Sometimes it’s great to be “where everybody knows your name,” but for some small associations, the cozy dynamic between volunteer leaders and association staff can veer into “too close for comfort” if you’re not careful.
For a people pleaser like me, the first question that comes to mind in the aftermath of an enraged-member encounter is: “Is it me?” Is there something I could have done that could have prevented this member’s flash point?
REALTOR® AE features four outstanding association volunteers who are working with passion and enthusiasm for the REALTOR® mission.
The Young Professionals Network of the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS® proves that the industry’s youngest members are not just about light-hearted happy hours: They can take on serious issues, raise serious funds, and throw a seriously great party!
These 20 REALTOR® association executives earned their RCE (Realtor® association Certified Executive) designation after an extensive course of study and exam in March.
The Wisconsin REALTORS® Association rolled out a new 18-minute member benefits video covering everything from advocacy to education.
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® board of directors acknowledged the growing complexity of MLS technology issues by creating an MLS Technology and Emerging Issues Subcommittee that will anticipate and analyze MLS technology issues.
Even with the ubiquity of virtual and brokerage video tours, the traditional MLS caravan (where agents drive their own cars to visit listings in person en masse) is alive and well in many parts of the country. Some members say previewing properties in person is the best way to keep their finger on the pulse of the local real estate market.
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® awarded grants totaling more than $60,000 to 19 state and local REALTOR® associations through the Housing Opportunity Program this year.
Over the past five years, REALTOR® association leadership training has matured beyond the annual retreat for a handful of leadership team members.