The National Association of REALTORS® is excited to announce the month of May as REALTOR® Advocacy Month. What does this mean exactly? Each week during the month of May, associations are encouraged to promote REALTOR activities that highlight the main components of the REALTOR® Party—Vote, Act, and Invest.
The National Association of REALTORS is excited to announce the month of

You're Invited! Join us in celebrating the REALTOR® Party this May

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Learn how to help clients distinguish fact from fiction and make educated decisions about the value of green features in homes. Save $60 on NAR's Green Designation online bundle in April (only a few days left!): [ Bit.ly Link ]
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As smartphones increase in size, it may be time to reconsider which devices are necessary to lug around on the job. Here’s how some real estate professionals are prioritizing their technology needs.
As smartphones increase in size it may be time to reconsider which

Are Tablets Still a Good Business Tool?

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Gaining business isn’t the only indicator that customers are buying into your messaging. If your brand is really strong, you’ll lose some things along the way as well.
Gaining business isnt the only indicator that customers are buying into your

5 Signs Your Brand Resonates With Clients

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As part of the #GetRealtor advertising campaign, NAR has partnered with Sports Illustrated to create content demonstrating the value of having a coach by your side in all things in life, including in sports and real estate. Today, Thursday, April 27, NAR is taking over the Sports Illustrated Major League Baseball page! Check it out at [ On.si.com Link ]
As part of the GetRealtor advertising campaign NAR has partnered with Sports
Pending home sales in March maintained their recent high level, but momentum slackened slightly in most of the country as dearth supply weighed on activity. Only the South saw an uptick in contract signings last month. #NARPHS
Pending home sales in March maintained their recent high level but momentum

Pending Home Sale Dip 0.8% in March

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As the Trump administration unveils its plan to reform the U.S. income tax system, NAR President-elect Elizabeth J. Mendenhall visited key lawmakers on both sides of the aisle yesterday to remind them of the central role the mortgage interest deduction and other tax code provisions have long played in incentivizing Americans to become homeowners. Removing or diluting those incentives, which...
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As the Trump administration unveils its plan to reform the US income

Mendenhall Urges Lawmakers to Keep Incentives for Homeowners

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Major reforms are needed to lower tax rates and simplify the tax code, but that shouldn’t come at the expense of current and prospective homeowners. That’s according to National Association of Realtors® President William E. Brown, a second-generation Realtor® from Alamo, California and founder of Investment Properties.

Brown said that while the President’s tax proposal released today is...
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Major reforms are needed to lower tax rates and simplify the tax

Homeownership in the Crosshairs of Latest Tax Plan, Say Realtors®

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Your next offer from MVP is here! Tour the all new Member Center by April 30 to earn The Who, What, Where and How of Live Streaming and Video Marketing Webinar - Download, PLUS, a chance to win a $250 Visa Gift Card. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Tour the all new Member Center by April 30 to earn MVP Reward

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Smart design can turn a drab room into your dream master. #GetRealtor
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Don’t miss NAR’s free safety webinar tomorrow at 1pm CDT. Hear about the dangers of being too nice for your own good, and the safety of being prepared and professional. Register now! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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What costs more than 2 years of an exclusive .REALTOR website and email address ($39.95 value)? Concert tickets. #dotrealtor
What costs more than 2 years of an exclusive REALTOR website and

The term "REALTOR" is searched online over 2 million times a month

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If you are ready to help NAR advance and thrive, then we want you to enter the 2018 Vice Chair Challenge. Apply for Vice-Chair of Emerging Business & Technology Forum by 5/23. Click thru for more details and to submit an application. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Enter the 2018 Vice Chair Challenge by May 23

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As part of the Consumer Advertising Campaign, NAR has partnered with Washington Post’s Brand Studios to create content for financially and digitally savvy consumers about home buying, selling and investing and the value of a Realtor®. Check out the second article in the series below. #GetRealtor
As part of the Consumer Advertising Campaign NAR has partnered with Washington

The Disruptors: Changing forces are shaping today's real estate market

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Real estate professionals describe how the housing crisis has made them better at their jobs today.
Real estate professionals describe how the housing crisis has made them better

How The Housing Crisis Made Them Stronger

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From lawn watering to fertilizer, here are tips on how to avoid killing your yard.
From lawn watering to fertilizer here are tips on how to avoid killing your yard

8 Ways New Homeowners Accidentally Trash Their Yards

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Real estate agents and sellers sometimes use video recording devices to monitor open houses and walk-throughs. The motivations for surveillance are varied, and can be compelling. Video recording can offer an added layer of security for real estate agents conducting solo showings or open houses in remote areas. A prominently posted notice that security cameras are in place may act as a...
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Real estate agents and sellers sometimes use video recording devices to monitor

Smile for the Camera? Considerations for Using Surveillance Technology

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Real estate professional Rachel Adams was doing big business at the expense of her personal life. So she endeavored to make more time for herself without her productivity taking a hit. Here’s the plan she developed and how you can emulate it.
Real estate professional Rachel Adams was doing big business at the expense

Work Less Without Sacrificing Your Business

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