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    Earn Your C2EX Brokerage Endorsement

    NAR PULSE—Find out how when you sign up for the Commitment to Excellence webinar this Friday, Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. CT. C2EX allows you to monitor your agents’ progress, suggest additional content to review and assign specific tasks to complete. MVP Members— Advance Your Business with a .realtor™ Domain Stake your claim and position […]

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    Laying the Foundation for a Profitable Business, No Matter the Market

    Homes.com provides the products and services to help real estate professionals connect with prospective clients Over the three-plus years that David Willett has been building his relationship with Homes.com, he has made a major investment in the company’s products and services. Recently upping his game even further, Willett—agent and managing broker at RE/MAX Executive Waynesville […]

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    Housing Starts: Single-Family Unit Growth Strong in September

    Single-family starts displayed continued growth in September, according to the latest report from the Commerce Department. Overall housing production increased 1.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units. The September reading of 1.42 million starts is the number of housing units builders would begin if they kept this pace for the […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: Watch the Shore

    Before COVID-19, I would have never been able to be with leaders from 31 states one day, then Zoom to Prague and Poland the next and wind up in London the day after. It just wouldn’t happen. Now, because we’re all at home and connected digitally, we can be anywhere at any time. And speaking […]

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    Builder Confidence: October Marks Second Record-High Month

    In a continuing display of a strong market rebound following the coronavirus outbreak earlier this year, builder confidence for newly built single-family homes increased by two points to 85 in October. This figure surpasses the previous all-time high of 83 as reported in September, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). According […]

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    NAR ‘Recommitted to the Fairness Fight’ With New Fair Housing Ad Campaign

    The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has long advocated for fair housing. However, as displayed by the recent resurgence of human rights protests and investigations by Newsday showing inequality and discriminatory practices in real estate, there is still work to be done. For this reason, NAR has “recommitted to the fairness fight,” encouraging the public […]

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    Free Webinar Explores the State of Fair Housing in the United States

    On Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, sit in on a virtual panel of real estate experts as they analyze the findings of the Newsday investigation, Long Island Divided, and discuss how real estate agents and brokers can evaluate their current practices to align with the Fair Housing Act. This non-credit webinar is free to anyone who […]

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    Joe Rand Becomes the Voice of the Broker Public Portal

    Joe Rand wears a lot of hats: broker/owner, agent educator, attorney, law professor, creative strategist, author and real estate thought leader. Now he’s adding another to his collection: the face and voice of the Broker Public Portal (BPP). Joe is one of the most trusted, well-known, tell-it-like-it-is industry insiders in real estate. He does not […]

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    CEO Exchange: ‘Technology Shouldn’t Be a Band-Aid for the Short-Term’

    Technology. It’s a hot topic in any industry in today’s COVID world as businesses have had to pivot to stay productive while maintaining safe, social distancing protocols. The topic was recently discussed at RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange, held this year on Sept. 17 as an all-day virtual event co-presented by the National Association of […]

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    Service Before Opportunity: The Ultimate Guide to Business Building

    What: To be a successful agent, there needs to be a mindset shift from transactions and profits to service. Don’t go searching out opportunities to increase your sales; instead, focus on providing the best service to your clients, and from there, the opportunities will come. Learn about this and more during RISMedia’s next webinar, “Service […]

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