Monthly Archive:: November 2011

Diversity in Real Estate

America is more diverse than it has been at any other time in our nation’s history. As a result, ethnic homeowner growth has become critical to sustaining housing markets across the country. Minorities account for 40% of first-time homebuyers....

Think Global, Sell Local

Hola. Bonjour. Ni Hao. Jambo. Guten Tag. Shalom. In how many languages can you say, “Hello?” If you’re like a growing number of REALTORS®, the answer is probably, “more than one.” That’s because international buyers are a growing segment...

It’s All About the Buyers

With the explosion of REALTOR® specialties you have more options to diversify your business than ever. At the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) the buyer is always number one. As the world’s largest organization of real estate professionals focused...

REALTOR® Guide: Designations and Certifications

We are committed to giving our members the edge they need to thrive as a REALTOR®.  One way we accomplish this mission is by offering REALTOR® Designation and Certification courses.  Successfully completing a Designation or Certification course will give...

Resources for Resort Specialists

While the title “resort specialist” may conjure up images of poolside meetings and multi-million dollar beachfront homes, the reality is a bit less glamorous. REALTORS® who work within this unique niche – buying, selling, or managing properties for investment,...

Sharpen Your Skills before the REALTORS® Conference & Expo

If you’re planning on attending the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim this November, you’re definitely going to benefit from the opportunity to network with colleagues and sharpen your marketing skills. You may not be aware that there are...

The REALTOR®’s Guide to Social Media

Facebook. Twitter. YouTube. You use these sites all the time to keep in touch with friends and family, to see the latest viral video, and share your vacation pictures with the world, but why would a real estate professional...