Monthly Archive:: December 2011

REALTOR® Guide: Surviving the Holidays

The holidays are a busy time for REALTORS® and sellers alike – holiday gatherings, presents to buy, in-laws visiting, and treats to bake. Sellers may be motivated to pull their home off the market until the New Year rather...

REALTOR® Guide: NAR Marketing Resources

Membership in the NAR has its privileges, not the least of which is an extensive list of marketing resources you can use every day. From partnerships with national brands to technical and office solutions, get the most out of...

REALTOR® Guide: Starting 2012 the Right Way

There are still two weeks left in 2011 – plenty of time to take a moment to plan about how best to start the New Year on the right foot. Make more than just a New Year’s resolution and...

REALTOR® Guide: Productivity

Work. Email. Facebook. Twitter. Dinner. Soccer Practice. Must See TV. Your day is full of responsibilities, diversions, and distractions with technology only making it easier to get flooded with demands for your time. For many REALTORS®, it’s a full-time...

Going Once…Going Twice…Sold

What image does the phrase “real estate auction” bring to mind? Up until recently, it was probably a financial transaction carried out by a seller in dire straits such as foreclosure. Real estate auctions have never achieved the desirable...

A Place for Commercial REALTORS®

All REALTORS® are not created the same. Some REALTORS® specialize in green properties, some are experts on short sales and foreclosures, while others boast extensive experience in commercial real estate. There’s a place for them all at the NATIONAL...