Trends Archive

2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Set for Nov. 7-10 in New Orleans

it is not too early to begin making your plans to attend the REALTORS® Conference & Expo by choosing from a variety of registration options. A variety of hotels are available for attendees to select during...

First Master of Real Estate Graduates to Raise Standards of Industry Excellence

The first very first class to earn a Master of Real Estate (MRE) degree from REALTOR® University was honored at the REALTOR® Party Convention and Trade Expo May 12-17 in Washington, D.C. The class graduated from REALTOR® University in...

Securing Prescription Drugs During Open Houses

Securing prescription drugs during open houses is a precaution all REALTORS® need to remind sellers to prioritize during the selling process since they will be inviting the general public into their home to view it. There is big money...

Do You Know Where Your Listings Are?

Why You Need to Know Where Your Listings Are Posted You might think that promoting your listings on dozens of websites is a good thing, even on sites that you did not approve or even knew existed. If so,...
April 25, 2014

New FHA Electronic Signature Standard is Good News for REALTORS®

Real estate agents are yet another step closer to eliminating the need for pen and paper when signing real estate transaction documents. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced in a Jan. 30 statement that it now recognizes electronic signatures...
April 4, 2014

Know What Median-Priced Home Buyers Want Most in Your Region

Specific buyer tastes in room features, layouts and amenities vary greatly depending on geographic ...

Use REALTOR’S® Code of Ethics to Build Trust with Buyers and Sellers

Honesty and integrity are the first two characteristics buyers and sellers look for when choosing to work with a real estate agent, according to a recent About.com Real Estate article.[i] This is why promoting the National Association of REALTORS®’...

Baby Boomers Primed to Benefit from REALTOR® University’s Master of Real Estate Degree

Experienced REALTORS® are among the industry’s most valued professional assets. Not only do these individuals bring a wealth of knowledge to buyers and sellers, but they also recognize the value continued education can bring to their careers. According to...
March 12, 2014

Realtors Property Resource® Brings Complete Real Estate Property Listings to Your Fingertips

In today’s real estate market, most home buyers want more than basic pricing, lot size and square footage details before they will even consider visiting a real estate property listing in   person. That’s why Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) offers...

Best of the Web for REALTORS® in 2013

Web-based technology can vastly improve a real estate agent’s ability to take his or her business to the next level. And several apps and websites have evolved as cutting-edge winners for real estate brokers, according to the “REALTOR® Magazine’s Best of...