How to bring veteran clients value by understanding MPRs

Getting through the VA’s appraisal process can be a deal-breaking nightmare — if you don’t know how it works. Navy veteran and agent Phil Capron, sheds some light on common loan-approval issues you can help veteran clients avoid.

NAR board overwhelmingly approves pocket listing policy

In a 729-70 vote, the trade group’s 800-member board on Monday morning voted to approve the Clear Cooperation Policy.

5 indicators for timing your market

Thanks to experience and a highly analytical approach to real estate’s cyclical nature, expert and author Robert Campbell has a huge edge when it comes to timing market shifts. Here are the five stats to watch and why a downturn might be around the corner.

WATCH: Delivering 7-star service in a 3-star industry

Connect Flashback: How one agent sustains 100 percent referral business with 7-star service.

Do open houses still work?

On the 100th anniversary of the open house, a growing number of agents are debating their relevance. Others are simply walking away from the time-honored practice.

9 failsafe time management strategies for real estate agents

Here are nine ideas on how to focus and get more stuff done, culled from a wide assortment of achievers from our own industry to world leaders and, yes, even Jerry Seinfeld.

National Association of Realtors may require less ethics training

The trade organization is mulling a policy change that would require its 1.3 million members to complete code of ethics training every three years instead of every two years.

Staffers to NAR: Protect us from ‘chest-beating’ volunteer leaders

This is “something that has kind of been talked about in the shadows and in the closet for a long time,” one attendee of the Realtors Conference & Expo said Saturday.

Dollars and Sense: 3 rules to keep your financial health in check 

Welcome to our new recurring column about all things finance for agents and brokers. In this inaugural column, Warburg Realty broker Bill Kowalczuk talks through setting yourself up financially for a strong career.

Controversial NAR pocket listing policy moves forward

NAR’s Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee on Saturday voted to approve the Clear Cooperation Policy. The proposal now moves to NAR’s Executive Committee.