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February of 2021 saw very similar numbers as January, with increases in sold dollar volume, median price, and units sold. The market saw a 10% year-over-year increase in median price, going from $316,000 in February of 2020 to $349,950 in February of 2021. Units...
On Tuesday, March 2, the Stafford County Board of Supervisors voted 4-3 to downzone nearly 90,000 acres spread across more than 2,000 parcels in the rural A-1 zoning category from one house per 3 acres to one house per 6 acres. Supporting the measure were Crystal...
Here's a little bit of fun for FAAR members. Get creative and fill in the blanks! Send your completed madlibs to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll post them here!
Tomorrow is decision day in Stafford County. Will the Board of Supervisors adopt a unilateral downzoning changing the minimum lot size from 3-acres to 10-acres? FAAR has been strongly opposed to this action for more than a year because it could devalue rural land,...
Legal advice is a precious commodity that occasionally everyone needs to access. The Virginia REALTORS® offers the Legal Hotline. A member is required to complete an application before a question can be submitted to the VAR attorneys and must communicate the issue to...
Get off the sideline and into this fun FAAR competition! Guess who you think will make it to the top of the March Madness pyramid and will be crowned 2021 National Champions! Here's how it works Fill out the bracket here with the teams announced on Selection Sunday...
New Member Tools
The Motherload: NAR's Topic References
Before you search elsewhere, take advantage of the research NAR has already done for you. Formerly known as Field Guides, References contain links to external articles, titles from the NAR Library eBooks collection, websites, statistics, and other material to provide a comprehensive overview of perspectives on each topic.
Realtor® Magazine's Rookie Tool Kit
The Rookie Tool Kit provides answers to common first-timer questions and checklists for your first year in real estate and beyond.
Being a new REALTOR®
Get on the road to success with tips, ideas, and helpful advice. Learn what other rookies have done to jump-start their careers, find first clients, overcome objections, and discover negotiation strategies.
Realtor® Acronym Guide
Download this cheat sheet of Realtor®-related
Listing and Presenting
Prospective clients have to buy into the idea that you’re up to the challenge. Learn how to tailor your approach to the seller’s comfort zone, pinpoint the perfect price, and answer any objection.
With all of the many options available to market a single property, it’s hard to know where to begin. Create a marketing plan and determine the best place and tone for your property advertising.
Handouts for Customers
Reinforce your value and illustrate your real estate expertise by educating your buyers and sellers. Download all buyer or seller handouts to customize them with your branding.
Business Letter Templates
Free template ideas penned by NAR’s Library & Archives for business prospecting or to announce new business ventures.
Personal marketing is the process of getting your name out there and convincing people to contact you when they need real estate services. Learn how to plan and execute your personal marketing strategy.
Prospecting is the lifeblood of any successful real estate career. The more people you come in contact with, the more listing and sales you can achieve. All it takes is a plan and some persistence.
Social media has become an integral part of marketing and communications. Get information on concerns with various popular social media sites as well as tips and suggestions to protect your privacy and identity.
Graphic Design for Realtors
Canva is a great online tool for new REALTORS® looking to create marketing content easily. View the recording of our graphic design class for tips using this editor.