The .realestate Member Pre-Sale Has Begun!

NAR PULSE—Your agents cover a lot of ground…your digital presence should, too. From Sept. 18-Nov. 16, REALTORS® with an active .realtor™ domain—FREE for the first year, one per individual member—have exclusive access to purchase .realestate domains before they become available to the public. From westend.realestate to bayside.realestate, the possibilities are endless. Don’t miss out! Make […]

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Fewer Realtors are packing (guns and pepper spray)

Despite the illusion of more safety, the reality is that slightly more Realtors — 6 percent in 2018, compared to 5 percent in 2017 — were victims of a crime last year.

Register for NAR’s Free REALTOR® Safety Webinar

NAR PULSE—Share the message of safety with your agents this month! Encourage them to register for NAR’s REALTOR® Safety Program webinar scheduled for September 12 at 1:00 p.m. CT. They will learn how to form good habits that will help them stay safe on the job year-round. Register here! 3 Creative Ways to Generate Listings […]

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A Powerful New NAR Marketing Guide

NAR PULSE—Complete your “Little Book” Series with the “The Little Orange Book: Sales and Marketing Rules to Live By for REALTORS®” from the REALTOR® Store. Filled with over 120 tips, philosophies and dos and don’ts, this is the perfect guide to help your brand stand out from the crowd. Visit www.store.realtor/LOB to purchase your copy […]

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Register Now for NAR’s Premier Tech Summit—Seating Is Limited!

NAR PULSE—The iOi Summit, August 29-30 in San Francisco, will bring together tech entrepreneurs, investors and real estate professionals to lead the future of real estate tech. Learn from over 50 technology companies, marketing experts and top-producing agents and brokers who are making waves in the real estate industry. View the complete agenda and register […]

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RPR® Webinars to Help Reach Your 2018 Real Estate Goals

NAR PULSE—Introducing the 2018 webinar lineup from Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®). Each workshop will cover one essential aspect of a real estate agent’s business, showing agents how to use RPR data and reports to realize the full potential of every transaction. Learn more. Introducing New REALTOR® Safety Video NAR’s REALTOR® Safety Program published a new […]

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Suspicious serial caller ‘Dwayne Bergeman’ targets agents in Arizona

The Arizona call follows previous incidents in Baton Rouge, Lousiana; Salem and Portland in Oregon; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Boston, Massachusetts; Little Rock, Arkansas; and parts of North Carolina and Hawaii, said Courtney and Carter …

Impact of Teams: Join One, Start One or Compete Like One

NAR PULSE—Teams are already a major driver of business nationwide—in some areas of the country, they represent over 50 percent of all transactions. To further measure the impact teams are having on the industry, NAR, in partnership with realtor.com®, is conducting a study measuring the impact of teams. Participate in this short quiz through NAR’s […]

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Ex-husband indicted in Realtor Crystal McDowell’s murder

A Texas man charged with strangling his ex-wife, a Realtor in Houston, was indicted last Thursday, according to The Houston Chronicle. A Chambers County grand jury leveled the murder charge against Steven McDowell nearly three months after Crystal McDowell, a beloved Realtor with Virginia Malone & Associates, went missing on Aug. 25 during the hours leading up to historic Hurricane Harvey’s destructive landfall …

Real estate agent uses self-defense training to escape assault

On Friday Oct. 20 real estate agent Sherri Hinkel met Micheal Beat, who said he was a potential homebuyer, at one of her listings near Pacific Springs Golf Course in Omaha, Nebraska. Hinkel had spoken with Beat on the phone several times before and loo…