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We’re Half Way Through 2019: Time to Take Stock

By |2019-06-13T20:00:11-05:00June 13th, 2019|NAR|

By Matt Clements I love the start of summer. It’s baseball season! We’re in the top of the 4th, and by this time of the game (year), you likely have scored at least several times. Perhaps, you’ve already made more than 60% of your income for the year. Is that true? It’s very likely. June [...]

Have a Voice: The Importance of Getting Involved With Your Local Association

By |2019-06-11T11:30:59-05:00June 11th, 2019|NAR|

By Rebecca Donatelli In my last blog post, “How to Deal When Your Plate is Full,” I discussed my best practices on balancing a busy schedule while still dominating the industry. One of the things that makes my plate “full”—which I believe every REALTOR® should have on their plates—is involvement in their local association. When [...]

April Pending Home Sales

By |2019-06-08T03:04:11-05:00June 8th, 2019|NAR|

April Pending Home Sales April’s pending home sales pace was down 1.5 percent last month and fell 2.0 percent from a year ago.May 30, 2019By: Michael Hyman Powered by WPeMatico

Realtors(R) Hold Panel Examining Nation’s Flood Disclosure Policies

By |2019-06-06T10:51:22-05:00June 6th, 2019|NAR|

At the National Flood Conference on Tuesday morning, a panel of five, including three Realtors®, examined the realities surrounding flood disclosure requirements and their impact on the real estate market. Austin Perez, senior insurance policy representative for the National Association of Realtors®, moderated the discussion and opened by highlighting some of NAR’s top research on [...]

3 Ways to Keep Building Client Relationships After the Sale

By |2019-06-04T16:04:59-05:00June 4th, 2019|NAR|

By Chirag Shah Can you remember what it was like when you bought your first home? Whether you’re moving out of your parents’ house for the first time, buying your first place when getting married, or purchasing a larger home for an expanding family, you are going through an extreme change. For most people, everything [...]

How Much Is Too Much Gray in Home Design?

By |2019-06-03T02:00:22-05:00June 3rd, 2019|NAR|

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It’s been gray mania in home design over the last few years. We first saw grays grow as the base wall color in homes, then within flooring, furniture (hello, gray sofas!), and now gray colored kitchen cabinets are all the rage. Gray is everywhere! And while all these gray [...]

New Books–June 2019

By |2019-05-31T10:26:30-05:00May 31st, 2019|NAR|

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the Virtual Library eBooks Collection. Members can also borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library Catalog for a nominal fee of $10. Call NAR Member Support at 800.874.6500 for assistance. Captivate The Science of [...]

What We’re Reading: May 27-May 31

By |2019-05-31T08:11:09-05:00May 31st, 2019|NAR|

Queen Victoria wearing shades, a beautiful eagle, moving a very old house, and much more, compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Beautiful bald eagle photo from Canada. Celebrating Apollo 11 with Legos. Human Foosball in New Zealand. Tomas Fano/flickr/2009 We would not spend our money on this. Moving a house from Japan to [...]