Professional Development Archive

Bring Promise of Stress-Free Gift Giving with Loop & Tie

One member of the NAR REach class of 2015 brings members the promise of stress-free gift giving. Using Loop & Tie, gift givers design an online card with their own photo, logo and message and gift recipients have the...
December 15, 2015

Largest Trade Show in Real Estate Industry to Take Place during REALTORS® Conference & Expo

There is still time for real estate professionals to register for the 2015 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, taking place in San Diego Nov. 13-16. And when you get there, be sure to visit the largest trade show in real...
October 28, 2015

‘Field Guide to the Small House Movement’ Points to New Housing Niche

The current economic climate has driven some Americans to examine how much space they really need. And when it comes to purchasing a home, many consumers are finding they can do with less than an average-sized home of 2,600...
September 9, 2015

Join NAR’s REach® Insights Panel and Gain Preferred Access to New Technologies for REALTORS®

One of the most innovative benefits for NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) members is the opportunity to join the REach® Insight Panel, which allows participants to become the very first to use new technologies created specifically for the real...
August 26, 2015

Realtor.com® New Agent Success Kit Brings Wealth of Resources to NAR Membership

Real estate agents who are new to the industry often quickly realize how difficult it is to establish a viable client base. One of the key challenges for REALTORS® is choosing the right marketing options that set them apart...
August 5, 2015

REALTOR® Broker Summits Return this fall to Provide Insights into Management Strategies and Tech Trends

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) will be offering three REALTOR® Broker Summits in the fall of 2015 that provide fantastic opportunities for brokers to learn from industry leaders about critical business strategies and tech tools needed for long-term...
July 22, 2015

.REALTOR Provides Unprecedented Marketing Opportunities for REALTORS®

In the early days of the internet there were just seven top-level-domains (TLDs); .com, .org, .edu, .net., .int, .gov and .mil. These were put in place to provide some distinction between the types of websites a user was visiting...
July 8, 2015

Refine Your Customer Database Base to Identify and Best Serve Your Best Customers

Homebuyers are most responsive to marketing campaigns that bring close knit messaging directly to them. The most personal touches are usually most effective, such as handwritten letters, gifts, personalized e-mail messages, visits and phone calls. However, REALTORS® who build...
May 27, 2015

New Class Graduates with Masters of Real Estate Degree from REALTOR® University

The latest class of Master of Real Estate (MRE) degree recipients from REALTOR® University will be honored at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo May 11-16 in Washington, D.C. This class of MRE recipients, as well as soon-to-be...

Five New Online Courses Added to REALTOR® University e-Catalog

Through REALTOR® University, the National Association of REALTORS® offers more than 500 hours of professional development materials for members of the real estate industry, including those that lead to some of NAR’s most popular certifications and designations, such as...