NAR President-Elect Russell K. Booth of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Sharon A. Millett of Auburn, Maine, a member of NAR's Executive Committee, are among the prominent members of the real estate community named recently to Fannie Mae's National Advisory Council.
With the REALTORS Information NetworkTM starting this month to broaden the availability of its services, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® officials want to make sure REALTORS® have the background they need to help them with purchasing decisions. So here's a handy primer.
For the last two years, some members of the New Iberia Board of REALTORS®, New Iberia, La., have been calling the numbers. No, they're not bookies. But they are running a numbers game of sorts---bingo, that is.
The Dick Armey, Steve Forbes, and similar flat tax proposals that repeal deductions for mortgage interest (MID) and property taxes would have a significant adverse effect on real estate if enacted, NAR analysts say.
Whether you feel professional jealousy or inspire it in others, you probably know how much pain it can inflict. And in today's highly competitive market---with what industry experts say are too many salespeople chasing too few transactions---you may face greater odds of encountering a jealous colleague.
Investment clubs, in which a group of people pool talent and money to make long-term investments, have been grabbing a lot of media attention lately. Here are a few tips from the National Association of Investors Corp., Madison Heights, Mich., to help you get started.
From time to time, we ask an expert in the field of personal growth to answer a question on a topic of interest to real estate professionals. This month, we asked Texas broker Ann Anderson about overcoming fears related to performance goals.
Alarmed by what they see as real estate practitioner intrusion into lender territory, mortgage industry leaders have embarked on a campaign to reach potential borrowers before they start looking for a house or even thinking about contacting a salesperson.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® lobbyists went to bat for you in 1995 and scored several victories that will help your business if or when they're enacted into law. Here are some of the major legislative issues that NAR has successfully pursued or supported in 1995.
More and more residential real estate professionals face similar transitions in the years ahead. An increase in merger and acquisition activity that began about a decade ago is expected to continue at the same rate, or faster, in the future. The trend is driven by higher overhead costs, narrower profit margins, and an oversupply of realty services.