Mortgage lenders are lining up to take their place online--but perhaps no lender has geared its Web site more directly to real estate practitioners than Countrywide Home Loans Inc. Countrywide, with more than 300 branches nationwide, estimates it does business with 80,000-90,000 real estate practitioners.
In November, Today's REALTOR® published a discussion with Mary Chatton Brown, Julie Davis, and Joan Deal--three national leaders in the industry--on their struggles to rise in what was once a male-dominated industry. Here our panelists examine how women have surpassed men in the number of salespeople and brokers and closed the gap in management and ownership.
Deepak Chopra's book, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, may be just the anchor needed in the choppy seas of change. Without people like him to remind us, we tend to forget that our business is a journey, not a destination.