Bob Goldberg: ‘The Status Quo Is Not an Option’

How NAR’s New CEO Intends to Change the Paradigm An enthusiastic and confident Bob Goldberg is fresh off his first live address as CEO during this week’s National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Summit. In this exclusive interview, find out how Goldberg is ushering in a new day at NAR, one that is centered on a […]

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Creative Flexibility Key to Attracting Agents

In the following interview, Bill Kratz, co-owner/managing broker, and Robert Foglio, co-owner/director of Operations, HomeSmart Realty Advisors, discuss the advantages of the HomeSmart brand, agent development, and more. Best Tip for Dealing With Difficult Clients: Always keep the end goal in mind and help facilitate everyone meeting in the middle. Best Time Management Tip: Encourage […]

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Century 21 Names Nick Bailey President and CEO

Century 21 Real Estate has named Nick Bailey, former executive at Zillow Group, president and CEO, the company announced Wednesday. Bailey, a 20-year veteran of the real estate industry known as a leader in brokerage, franchising, management and technology, will be responsible for building on the brand’s foundation and positioning the brand in global markets. […]

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Go Further With REALTOR® University

NAR PULSE— What would you do with a Master of Real Estate Degree from REALTOR® University? Offering flexible admissions, financial assistance, peer networking and five different real estate concentrations, an accredited Master of Real Estate Degree allows you to grow your business and your career. See yourself succeed at REALTOR® University. The next scholarship application […]

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What Keeps You Up at Night? From Commissions to Supply, RISMedia’s CEO Exchange to Address Pressure From All Sides

Brokers: What keeps you up at night? Your concerns will be addressed by some of the most powerful and successful real estate leaders at RISMedia’s 2017 Real Estate CEO Exchange, “Growing Your Business in Unpredictable Times,” taking place Sept. 12-13 in New York City, in a special session, “What Keeps You Up at Night? Overcoming […]

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The EB-5 Visa Program: Balancing Risk and Opportunity

For a quarter-century, the EB-5 visa program has helped finance economic development projects across America, sparking job growth and business investment in cities, suburbs and rural regions throughout the U.S.—all at no cost to the taxpayer. EB-5-funded projects span a diverse range of regions and industries, from charter schools in Utah and manufacturing plants in […]

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Are Relocation Professionals Robot-Proof?

Ever wonder how artificial intelligence would affect the corporate relocation industry? Could robots ever take over? Clearly, there is expanding reliance on technology applications, especially to track and report data and manage administration processes. But among the tech tools, many corporate programs feature personalized consultation that Relocation Management Company (RMC) counselors provide to assignees throughout […]

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Terrie O’Connor: Supporting Agents Equals Success for All

Following a 10-year career in real estate sales, marketing and management, Terrie O’Connor founded Terrie O’Connor REALTORS® in 1991. “As an entrepreneur, I felt the calling to open my own company with the simple idea that if I could provide all the behind-the-scenes support to my agents that they needed in a collaborative atmosphere, everyone […]

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‘Worst Case Housing Needs’ Rises to Over 8 Million

More than 8 million renter households were identified as having “worst case housing needs,” or burdened by rent and/or living in unsuitable conditions, in 2015, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)—the second-highest share ever recorded. Those labeled “worst case” are renters with very low incomes and […]

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5 Cs of a Successful Farming Strategy With RPR®

NAR PULSE—Nowhere is there a more streamlined single source of data and reports that fulfill every aspect of a successful farming campaign. From targeting and analyzing the marketability of potential neighborhoods to resources that help you “break the ice” with homeowners, it’s all here with Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®). Get started. Every Child Deserves a […]

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