Environmental Archive

Impact of Water Quality and Marketing Activities of Successful Real Estate Pros among Areas of Study in NAR’s Rosenthal Center ‘Journal of the Center for Real Estate Studies’

One top-level NAR resource all real estate professionals should know about is the Richard J. Rosenthal Center for Real Estate Studies. The Rosenthal Center provides practical, hands-on data and analysis relevant to the real estate trends and policy issues...

Benefits of Continuing Education are Emphasized through REALTOR® Designation Awareness Month

November is recognized annually as REALTOR® Designation Awareness Month, which is when the National Association of REALTORS® emphasizes the importance and its support of continuing education. Better educated real estate agents bring heightened professionalism, marketability, ethics, and proficiency to...
November 13, 2014

How REALTORS® Can Make Green by Going Green

Transforming a home into a Green Home can add value to a property, making it more desirable for environmentally-conscious buyers and reducing overall energy bills. By making a few updates and quick fixes, such as adding energy saving light...

Keep Up With Real Estate Designations and Certifications

Today’s REALTORS® potentially work with four generations of real estate buyers: Millenials, Generation X, Baby Boomers and Matures, not to mention unique and diverse groups within these demographics, including minorities, international, Green and commercial buyers. All buyers and sellers...

How to Attract and Close Green Homebuyers

Spring is here. Are you ready to get a jump on the market and build your business with Green opportunities? According to recent McGraw Hill research, the Green Homes Market is expected to increase five-fold by 2016.  REALTORS® are...

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...

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...

What Do You Think About Land?

How much time are you spending thinking about land? How about soil and crop information? Or aerial photography of properties?  Probably not very much at all. As a REALTOR®, you’re mostly concerned with what sits on top of the...

Go Green or Go Home

The green movement, like social media, hybrid cars, and Justin Bieber, is no longer a trend, it’s here to stay. As demand grows for sustainably built homes and buildings, the consumer grows savvier and the competition gets craftier. “Greenwashing,”...