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July 1, 2011: 

DataViz “Documents to Go.” DataViz lets you create and edit Word and Excel files and PowerPoint presentations, and view PDF documents.

NAR Express. Real estate news, research, opinions, events, and calls for action from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

Getting It Done: Technology & Trends

July 1, 2011: 

Top tech tools & services developed by NAR in the past 5 years

Realtors Property Resource™: a national database of assessor, recorder, and mortgage data, MLS content, foreclosure information, demographics, neighborhood data, and more.

Second Century Ventures: a venture capital fund focused on promoting innovation (particularly new technologies) in the real estate industry.

Getting It Done: Resources & Facts

July 1, 2011: 

Show me the money

Full-time REALTOR® association chief staff executives’ average annual base salary, 2010: $59,629

Median AE salary by association size, 2010:
Small: $26,000
Medium: $62,400
Large: $125,000
Mega: $160,000

Average 2010 REALTOR® association income & expenses

Small associations (fewer than 500 members)
Dues revenue: $71,763
Non-dues revenue: $75,811
Expense budget: $150,046

Getting It Done: Programs & Value

July 1, 2011: 

How to uncover the value of every member benefit

Articulate the advantages of member benefits and identify programs that no longer offer a real member value in four easy steps.

Step 1. List every program, product, and service you offer, from telephone customer service and support to leadership training. Be specific and don’t list general categories, such as “education” or “MLS.”

Getting It Done: Management & People SKills

July 1, 2011: 

5 things REALTOR® AEs need to know to effectively manage; 4 easy policy updates to save your association time and money; Associations’ 21 most common strategic plan goals; 3 things to avoid as an AE; 12 best practices for stellar customer service; 6 reasons your association’s directors micromanage; 3 steps to implement your strategic plan; 6 types of difficult people and how to deal with them; 10 reasons you need a lawyer; and the new and improved REALTOR® Association models planning tool.

Getting It Done: Leadership & Outreach

July 1, 2011: 

16 steps to finding a life-changing mentor

Whether it’s your state AE, a neighboring AE, another business leader in your community, or someone you find online, experienced professionals are typically thrilled to be asked to share their advice. Here are some tips on securing a mentor and ensuring a long and mutually beneficial relationship.

Small, Intimate Gatherings Contribute to RPAC Success

July 1, 2011: 

Leaders at the two Washington, D.C., area associations‚ Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors® (GCAAR) and Washington, D.C., Association of Realtors®—have found that a personal approach to RPAC fundraising is the key to success.

Rep. Cantor Addresses Virginia REALTORS®

July 1, 2011: 

The Richmond Association of REALTORS®, Va., hosted a housing forum in March with special guest speaker U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) (pictured above center with REALTORS®), who is also a real estate lawyer and developer.

Meet the New RCEs

July 1, 2011: 

These seven REALTOR® association executives earned their RCE (Realtor® association Certified Executive) designation after an extensive course of study and exam in May.

Congratulations, 5th Graduating Class of the University of Chicago Strategies in Nonprofit Management Certificate

July 1, 2011: 

Julie Alert, Elkhart County Board of REALTORS®, Ind.
Steven Anaya, REALTORS® Association of New Mexico
Steven Bois, Rockford Area Association of REALTORS®, Ill.
Cynthia B. Butts, RCE, CAE, Maine Association of REALTORS®
Michele Caprio, RCE, Greater Providence Board of REALTORS®
Sheila Dodson, Coastal Assoc. of REALTORS®, Md.
Marc Gould, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Tara Lightner, Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS®, N.C.

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