This Field Guide includes articles, studies, Supreme Court decisions, and other material on the debate over impact fees.
The Spring 2012 issue of REALTOR AE introduces the winners of the Best Association Web Site Contest; spotlights technology to help associations and their AEs gain an edge; and updates AEs on major NAR initiatives and campaigns.
Technology has transformed the way Realtors® do business, and the National Association of Realtors® is helping members keep up with the latest trends that can enhance business and client relations. NAR Tech Edge, a new one-day technology conference hosted by NAR will give attendees the chance to learn about cutting edge technologies that are changing the real estate industry.
There are approximately 62 million echo boomers in the U.S. Also called "millennials," echo boomers are currently ages 17-31. According to the 2011 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, younger home buyers - those ages 18-34 - represent 31 percent of all recent home purchases.
If you think running a REALTOR® association is enough of a technological challenge, Reggie McCrary, RCE, EVP of the Atlanta Board of REALTORS®, runs six REALTOR® associations and a full-service real estate school. Learn what advice he offers AEs on using technology for project management.
In an ever-changing economy and real estate market, there is one common truth: Effective communication with members is key. RAE takes a look at essential communications technology tools, most of which cost under $15 a month.
REALTOR AE offers a look at how associations are using Facebook and Twitter in the communications strategy.
Tablet computers, especially the iPad—and the applications created specifically for them—are revolutionizing the way association executives get things done. RAE asked AEs for the top tablet computer and smart phone applications that have changed the way they work.
The effect of social media Web sites and blogs on association Web sites is clear: Across all association sizes, member-focused Web sites have become simpler and more member-focused.
Adapting to new technologies isn’t a choice for association executives; it’s a necessity. Beyond the charge of managing effective associations, we serve an important role model function for our members. REALTORS® look to us for best practices involving which tech tools we use and how we employ them in our daily business practices.