Each year at this time, REALTOR® Magazine celebrates the industry’s next generation of up-and-comers. We hope you’ll enjoy reading about the very promising group we spotlight in this year’s “30 under 30” feature (page 35). The future of the business is in their hands.
People are focused as much on adding value to their house as they are on squeezing value out of their real estate investment. That’s a good news story I wish more reporters would take into account as they struggle to be the first to “call” the end of the real estate boom.
There’s something to be said for keeping your goals manageable. But no doubt many of you would like to make more of your career. That’s why we’re launching a special series of essays this year on excellence and innovation.
Three years ago, we experienced an outpouring of assistance and support from around the world after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Now, we’re repaying that goodwill by aiding the millions who’ve suffered the devastating effects of the Dec. 26 tsunami.
The annual “Cost vs. Value Report,” which we publish in conjunction with Remodeling magazine, strikes at the heart of homesellers’ central anxiety: How much is our house worth—and does it help that we just replaced the windows and put a wet bar and bathroom in the basement?
Within the scope of our mission—to be “the business tool for real estate professionals”—REALTOR® Magazine covers a wide and growing array of topics, from laws and regulations affecting your business to selling and management how-tos to architectural and design trends. Everyday, we get calls from readers asking, “How can I be a part of your editorial coverage?”