The United States is at the top of the list when it comes to transparency in real estate, according to the 2012 Global Real Estate Transparency index by Jones Lang LaSalle. Find out what that means and why it's increasingly important.
NAR President Moe Veissi explains why NAR's messages to Congress about RESPA/TILA are important: home buyers need to understand every step of the process, and REALTORS want to avoid duplicative paperwork.
NAR's Green Designation gives today's real estate professionals the training necessary to represent today's real estate clients who are interested in the cost-savings and health benefits of green homes. Register for the online course at REALTOR University, and enter discount code GREENNOW to receive a 10% discount.
Need to complete your continuing education? REALTOR® University's School of Professional Development and Continuing Education is now offering CE credit for a number of NAR's online designation, certification, and professional development courses for no additional cost. Visit the CE Course Catalog to view approved courses in your state and enroll.
NAR President Moe Veissi: I recently met with folks from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau including Rich Cordray, who heads up the CFPB. They are forming brand new committee and looking to include REALTORS®.
Learn how 300 state and local REALTOR® associations are using NAR's My REALTOR® Party resources to take their community involvement and advocacy work to the next level—including a mortgage interest deduction victory in Kansas and a smart growth milestone in Hilton Head, S.C.
Audition for the REALTORS® Got Talent competition by Aug. 31, and you could be performing in front of 5,000 at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., in November. The winner will receive either $2,000 in cash or an equal donation to his or her favorite charity.
Stay on top of legislation that affects commercial real estate legislation with Scout, a free software tool that alerts you when Congress or your state house proposes legislation that affects you or your clients.
It's his skill at acquiring new business, national marketing, and relationship building that earned Bret Hunsaker the 2010 REALTOR® of the Year from the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS®. Check out the CommercialSource blog, where the 25-year commercial pro shares his best tips for getting more business.
The Information Central Blog offers information on the For Sale By Owner market and how REALTORS® might break into it.