Digital Marketing: Social Media

Who is it for? The RRC Digital Marketing: Social Media certification is for real estate professionals who want to develop expertise with social media resources and the sites that are an essential part of today's digital marketing mix, whether you are promoting your business or the properties you represent. What You Gain Distinguish yourself as [...]

By |2019-08-30T15:25:06+00:00August 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pending Home Sales Decline 2.5% in July

Yun expects GDP growth to ease to 2.0% in 2019 and 1.6% in 2020, but growth predictions are somewhat uncertain due to trade tensions. With slower economic growth, interest rates will remain low. Though home sales will get a short term boost from lower mortgage rates, existing-home sales are likely to be flat at 5.34 [...]

By |2019-08-29T13:40:29+00:00August 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Realtor® Good Neighbor Awards Finalists Honored for Impactful Volunteer Work

WASHINGTON (August 28, 2019) – The National Association of Realtors® has honored 10 Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, as finalists for its 2019 Good Neighbor Awards. This award honors Realtors® who have made a positive impact on their communities through extraordinary volunteer service.This year marks the 20th year the Good Neighbor Awards [...]

By |2019-08-28T14:40:39+00:00August 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2020 NAR Leadership Academy Class Announced

CHICAGO (August 27, 2019) - The National Association of Realtors ® today announced the roster of its 2020 NAR Leadership Academy class. Eighteen Realtors® from across the country have been chosen to participate in the 10-month program designed to prepare emerging state and local volunteers for future leadership roles at NAR."NAR's Leadership Academy provides one-on-one [...]

By |2019-08-27T21:43:27+00:00August 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opioid Safety and Open House Practices

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, an estimated 130 Americans are dying every day from opioid-related drug overdoses Although there appears to be no end in sight to this crisis, the National Association of REALTORS® believes that our members can help prevent prescription drug abuse by encouraging their home-selling clients to take simple [...]

By |2019-08-26T19:52:16+00:00August 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Curbio Named Winner at NAR’s Second Annual iOi Summit Pitch Battle

SEATTLE (August 22, 2019) — The National Association of Realtors® announced that Curbio, a presale renovation technology startup company, won the Pitch Battle at NAR’s second annual Innovation, Opportunity & Investment (iOi) Summit in Seattle.Second Century Ventures, NAR’s strategic investment arm, hosted the pitch battle which featured a select group of startups focused on developing [...]

By |2019-08-22T15:41:23+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Existing-Home Sales Climb 2.5% in July

Home price appreciation has been much stronger in the lower-price tier compared to homes sold in the upper-price tier, based on the analysis of proprietary deed records data from Black Knight, Inc. and Realtors Property Resource®.Of the same homes that were sold in 2018 that were purchased in 2012 in 13 large metro areas (repeat [...]

By |2019-08-21T12:45:43+00:00August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADA Website Case Dismissed

Read the full decision: Diaz v. Kroger Co.A district court in the Southern District of New York dismissed a website accessibility lawsuit against Kroger, Co. both as moot based on Kroger’s remediation of accessibility barriers to its website, and for lack of personal jurisdiction. The plaintiff, a visually-impaired individual, filed suit against the defendant, Kroger [...]

By |2019-08-20T21:16:06+00:00August 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Commercial Digest, August, 2019

Check out the REALTOR Benefits® Program, NAR’s official member benefits resource, for savings and offers from carefully selected partners including FCA US LLC, Dell, and an E&O insurance program from Victor O. Schinnerer & Company with coverage that supports a broad range of real estate specialties including commercial/industrial agents, farm and land agents, property management, [...]

By |2019-08-16T20:23:22+00:00August 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employment Practices Legal Hotline

As an employer, your association faces the challenges of an ever-changing employment law landscape and ongoing employee issues. Employment-related claims are consistently among the top 10 insurance claims filed by REALTOR® associations and MLSs every year.Chubb (the administrator of NAR’s Insurance Program) recognizes these challenges and teamed up with Littler Mendelson, the nation’s premier labor [...]

By |2019-08-16T20:02:47+00:00August 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments