Monthly Archive:: December 2009

Is the New GFE an Improvement?

By Stacey Moncrieff, editor in chief, REALTOR® Magazine Happy New Year, everyone! As usual, we’re ringing in the new year with a lot of unfinished business (health care reform, financial institution reform, and so on). One thing that was finally settled,...
December 31, 2009

Last Chance: $4,000 Marketing Makeover

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine HP is putting its products and services on the line to prove that print marketing is still essential to your success — and you could be the beneficiary, with a marketing makeover to...

The most important social network to participate on is your own.

By Todd Carpenter, NAR Social Media Manager Online community building expert, Chris Brogan wrote an interesting article last week on what he would do if he was a REALTOR®. I disagree with his strategy not to talk about work, but that’s another post...

Top 10 Real Estate Developments of the ’00s: #1

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine More than 10 days and 3,000 words later, we’ve finally reached the top-ranked real estate development of the decade. The “winner” is …...
December 23, 2009

Top 10 Real Estate Developments of the ’00s: #2

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine We’re getting close! Here’s the second-ranked trend on our list of top real estate developments of this decade:...
December 23, 2009

Don’t Miss Short Sale Power Hour

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine During our Dec. 10 webinar with Bank of America Senior Vice President Dave Sunlin, there were many questions asked about new short-sale tracking software that BOA has rolled out. Essentially,  BOA...
December 22, 2009

2011 NAR Slate of Officers

The Nominating Committee has announced the following slate of candidates seeking office of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® for the year 2011. These candidates completed the appropriate legal, criminal background and financial audits, along with the individual interviews with...
December 21, 2009

Top 10 Real Estate Developments in the ’00s: #3

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine We’ve cracked the top three! Here’s the next installment of our series on the top developments in real estate this past decade:...
December 19, 2009

Top 10 Real Estate Developments of the ’00s: #4

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The overview of the top real estate developments of the decade continues with the fourth-ranked item on our list:...
December 17, 2009

Top 10 Real Estate Developments of the ’00s: #5

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Today, we start on the bottom-half of the top real estate developments of the decade with something that really came into play in the past year:...
December 16, 2009