Identity theft is among the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Cover all your bases by enrolling in the IdentitySecure(SM) Program for REALTORS®, an advanced identity protection service offering a comprehensive suite of benefits that prevent, detect, and resolve identity theft.
Realtors Property Resource™, a powerful new member benefit that overlays data from local MLSs with a massive database of public records and other property information, promises to raise the bar on the level of information you can offer your clients and customers.
Charles McMillan has done nothing short of make history. Not just because he's the first African American president of the country's largest trade association—a milestone he downplays—but also because he's leading NAR into fresh territory in 2009, overseeing new initiatives to strengthen REALTORS®' bond with consumers and bring the housing market out of turmoil.
The U.S. Department of Energy offers these simple tips and relatively inexpensive home improvements that will help ensure cold gusts stay out and your furnace doesn't have to work harder than it should.
How will you pay the bills if the deal falls through and there’s no commission check this month? Or worse, what happens if your business pipeline is dry for two or three months? It’s an ugly scenario that you must be ready to deal with, especially when your job doesn’t lend itself to predictable paychecks.
Private transfer taxes — which are most common in California but are beginning to crop up in other states — help builders win support from organizations that otherwise would stand in the way of new developments.
To help you save a little cash, while still getting the marketing exposure you need, we recently asked readers to send in their very best business-boosting idea for under $1,000. The feedback was impressive: the vast majority of ideas that poured in were far less than $1,000, and many of them were free.
It’s always healthy to get an outsider’s perspective, especially when it comes to something as critical as marketing materials. We asked readers to send in their ads for an honest critique, with the idea that feedback from consumers and a marketing expert would benefit them and other readers who are looking for a way to spruce up their public image.
Pat Vredevoogd Combs comes to the top post at the National Association of REALTORS® at a time when housing markets are shifting, transactions are becoming more complex, and the real estate industry is the focus of an unprecedented level of government scrutiny.
We asked readers of our monthly Business Tips Newsletter to share their best strategies for achieving their ambitious business goals and still having time for family, friends, and fun. If you can find just a few new strategies for keeping your hectic life in order, this article will be well worth the valuable time it takes to read it.