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3/19/2019 1:44:09 PM

NAR PULSE—Have your agents engaged with Commitment to Excellence? More than 15,000 REALTORS® have already started their C2EX journey and are leveraging their learnings. If your agents haven’t signed up for C2EX, get them started today. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to gain a distinct advantage for your brokerage and stand out among […]

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3/19/2019 1:36:11 PM

Chris Stuart, CEO of HSF Affiliates, addresses attendees at the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices convention, “All In,” held in Las Vegas March 10-12. A dream realized. A fresh start. A new, promising venture. There is no disputing the element of humanity in real estate, and the emotion integrally tied to it. From the beginning, Berkshire Hathaway […]

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3/18/2019 5:01:54 PM

Coldwell Banker is changing its logo after nearly 40 years, and adopting a fresh mission. The brand will incorporate input from the network in the process of the rebrand, dubbed “Project North Star.” Coldwell Banker Real Estate is embarking on a major rebrand, entitled “Project North Star,” and enlisting its network to shape the transformation. […]

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3/17/2019 10:07:47 AM

For most brokerages in America today, the MLS is what it is. Many brokers do not pay much attention to their MLS until something substantial changes that rubs them the wrong way. The truth is, staying connected to your MLS and participating in the meetings can be one of the best ways to improve the […]

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3/15/2019 9:02:25 PM

In the following interview, Brenda Elliott, CEO/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – The Space Place in Huntsville, Ala., discusses what’s impacting real estate today, the brokerage’s development program, and more Region Served: North Alabama Years in Real Estate: Almost 30 Number of Offices: 3 Number of Agents: 130 What makes Weichert, Realtors® – The Space Place […]

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3/15/2019 9:01:09 PM

Vitals: Locations Years in Business: 50 Size: 420 agents on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island Regions Served: State of Hawaii 2018 Sales Volume: $1.5 billion 2018 Transactions: 2,400 In 2019, Locations is celebrating 50 years of offering top real estate service throughout Hawaii, and Scott Higashi, the firm’s president and CEO, is coming up […]

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3/14/2019 1:07:21 PM

The controversial London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is set to phase out by 2021 after an international investigation revealed that multiple banks were manipulating the rates for profit. Why does that matter for consumer loans? Although the benchmark, established in the ’60s, sets the interest rate at which banks can lend to each other, it’s […]

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3/14/2019 1:05:11 PM

In the following interview, Teresa Tedder, broker-in-charge/owner of Realty ONE Group Results in Greensboro, N.C., discusses engaging with homebuyers, the local market, and key trends. Region Served: West Jefferson (all of High Country, N.C.), and North Wilkesboro, Winston-Salem and Greensboro (all of Triad, N.C.) Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 4 Number of […]

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3/14/2019 1:04:55 PM

“That’s Who We R®.” The National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) exciting new national ad campaign powerfully illustrates what it means to be a REALTOR®, turning the iconic block R® membership mark into a potent symbol of REALTORS®’ commitment to ethics, professionalism and community. NAR members have been funding consumer advertising for 21 years through a […]

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3/12/2019 1:33:52 PM

NAR PULSE—During Ram Truck Month, you get great discounts on the 2019 Motor Trend Truck of the Year. Through NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program, when you buy or lease select vehicles, you’ll get $500 cash allowance plus additional incentives! Pass the word along!  NAR’s Powerful New Ad Campaign Is Here NAR’s new national ad campaign gives […]

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