Being a REALTOR® Archive

Foreigners Eye Sun Belt for Retirement

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Recently, NAR Research commissioned Harris Interactive to conduct an online survey of adult consumers over the age of 45 in Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, and Mexico about their retirement plans.  The...

NAR Offers Details on Property Database

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® plans to roll out an online database that it hopes will catalog comprehensive information on nearly 150 million residential and commercial properties nationwide....

REALTORS® Federal Credit Union Makes Gains

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Following a soft launch on May 1, the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union jumped to more than 200 members thanks to its presence at the 2009 NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo....

A Night of HOPE

By Wendy Cole, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine I’ve just returned from the HOPE Awards gala at the spectacular National Building Museum, and boy, do I feel well, hopeful. Surrounded by the golden neo-classical pillars of one of Washington’s most...

Real Estate Summit: Legislative and Political Forum

By Sarah Trzepacz, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org Tuesday morning’s Legislative and Political Forum kicked off with a warm welcome by NAR President Charles McMillan, followed by a spirited and good humored debate between former Congressman Harold Ford and political commentator...
May 12, 2009

Real Estate Summit Highlights, Part 1

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, Realtor® Magazine At the morning session of the Real Estate Summit at the 2009 NAR Midyear Meetings, comments about improving short sales and foreclosures and driving a turnaround in the housing market and the...

Real Estate Summit Tomorrow: Expect Sparks

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine It would be hard to assemble a more brilliant cast of characters than will be gathering tomorrow for the Real Estate Summit at the 2009 NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo...
May 10, 2009