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Explore What’s Next in Real Estate!

NAR PULSE—At NAR Academy, you’ll be at the forefront of new ideas and technology, emerging issues, and key advancements. National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) members receive a $100 scholarship for each eligible course. Share with your agents! 5 RPR® Report Customizations You May Not Be Using RPR® Reports are a popular and powerful presentation deliverable. […]

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Pillar To Post Home Inspectors® Drives Confidence in Home Inspection Safety

In a year that began with high expectations, few could have predicted a global pandemic that would bring business to its knees. “The year started brilliantly,” says Dan Steward, president and CEO of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. “We’d had a year of growth and innovation, and we were charged up for more of the […]

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‘House Then the Car’ Program Helps NAREB Showcase Homeownership to Young Black Community

If you asked Donnell Williams, president of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB)—an organization dedicated to housing for all, particularly among Blacks—what keeps him up at night, he would respond without hesitation: homeownership rates. More specifically, homeownership rates among the Black community. According to recent data from the U.S. Census, homeownership rates among […]

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How to Have a Socially Distanced Cookie Exchange This Holiday Season

(TNS)—Every holiday season, Maya Madsen looks forward to a Christmas ornament party at one of her girlfriends’ homes, where everyone brings their own home-baked treats to share. The Scripps Ranch mother of three is among millions of Americans who love baking cookies during the holidays and exchanging them with friends to double, triple or even […]

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Pending Home Sales Dip Slightly in October

Pending home sales dipped slightly in October, according to the latest report from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), which is a forward-looking indicator of home sales based on contract signings, declined 1.1 percent to 128.9 in October—the second consecutive month of declines. Since last year, pending home sales […]

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Meet Charlie Oppler: 2021 NAR President

This month’s National of Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable introduces NAR’s new 2021 President, Charlie Oppler. John P. Horning: Executive Vice President, Shorewest REALTORS®, Milwaukee, Wis., Liaison for Large Firms and Industry Relations, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Charlie Oppler: COO, Prominent Properties Sotheby’s Intl. Realty; 2020 NAR President-Elect John Horning: Approaching […]

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You Should Probably Replace Some of Your Fabric Face Masks

(TNS)—If your masks are beginning to feel as old as this pandemic, it’s probably time to get yourself some new ones. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises using masks that have at least two layers of tightly woven, washable, breathable fabric, such as cotton. When you wash your masks regularly, which you’re supposed […]

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RealEdge Recap: October and November’s Podcast Episodes

In October, RISMedia launched RealEdge, a real estate-related podcast that highlights the industry’s most innovative and successful members, sharing best practices for obtaining a real estate edge. Here are the episodes we released in October and November: Episode 1: ‘You’re Meant to Be Here’ – Breaking Into the Luxury Real Estate Market Sports and Celebrity […]

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Brokers: Power Your Marketing

How to Attract and Engage Leads Using Property Data What: Brokers, now more than ever, having a differentiator in your business is essential in order to succeed. While other brokerages often focus on the aesthetics’ portion of marketing, the real key to lead conversion is leveraging property data. Join RISMedia’s next webinar, “Power Your Marketing: […]

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Buyers Can Now Access Flood Data on Realtor.com®

Last August, realtor.com® began displaying flood risk information on for-sale properties across the United States. The data comes from two sources: FEMA and the nonprofit tech group First Street Foundation, and together, covers all of the nation’s waters as well as areas inland where heavy rainfall can cause flooding. Consumers can now see the FEMA […]

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