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Are You an Open House Master?

In February 2009, REALTOR® Magazine launched the Masters Series, a video diary of top-producing practitioners, who represent expertise in a certain field within real estate. We traveled all over the country to meet some of the best real estate...
February 9, 2010

Have You Checked Into Foursquare?

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine While attending Inman’s Real Estate Connect in New York two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to hear from the young, somewhat geeky, somewhat hip founder of Foursquare, Dennis Crowley. I’ve become...
January 28, 2010

30 Under 30: Don’t Miss Your Chance

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In 1999, former REALTOR® Magazine Senior Editor Robert Sharoff gave birth to the idea of showcasing talented real estate pros under the age of 30. Thousands of applications and hundreds of profiles...
January 6, 2010

Social Media Best Practices

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor REALTOR® Magazine Social media should be used to create communities and not to push listings out. You wouldn’t go to church to hand out your listings, and therefore, you shouldn’t do it through your Facebook...
November 14, 2009

REALTORS® Make San Diego a Little Greener

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Yesterday, almost 50 practitioners gathered to help build a new home at 1441 Harding Avenue, National City, Calif., with Habitat for Humanity.  Since 2001, NAR has partnered with the organization to build...
November 13, 2009

Trick-or-Treat, Zillow Style

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Looking to maximize on Snickers and Milky Way bars this Halloween? Zillow.com has put together a guide to the best homes in Seattle and Los Angeles for trick-or-treaters based on property values,...
October 29, 2009

Deliver Happiness

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine A few months ago, I heard Alfred Lin, COO & CFO of Zappos.com speak at Inman’s Real Estate Connnect San Francisco 2009. The company has won accolades from the business community for...

Are You a Master?

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In February 2009, REALTOR® Magazine launched the Masters Series, a video diary of top-producing practitioners, who represent expertise in a certain field within real estate. We traveled all over the country to...

Your Chance to Be Part of 30 Under 30

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In 1999, former REALTOR® magazine Senior Editor Robert Sharoff gave birth to the idea of showcasing talented real estate pros under the age of 30. Thousands of applications and hundreds of profiles...
September 15, 2009

Alison Levine: Beware of Complacency

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine As a child, Alison Levine suffered from a life-threatening heart condition that prevented her from even climbing the stairs and therefore couldn’t imagine that she would one day be at nearly the...