Professional Development Archive

Check Out “Realtormag” – REALTOR® Magazine’s New Home Page

By Stacey Moncrieff, editor in chief, REALTOR® Magazine The magazine’s mission is to be “the business tool for real estate professionals.” Over the last few months we’ve worked to redesign REALTOR® Magazine’s home page to give you easy, anytime...

Right Tools, Right Now – Extended into 2010!

The Right Tools, Right Now initiative is back in 2010 to help you and your business find continued success. In the coming year, you’ll find even more great free or at-cost offers, updates to existing NAR products and resources,...
January 29, 2010

The Most Interesting Thing About the iPad…

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine …is not the product itself. At least that’s my first impression. As many who are smarter and more techno-centric than I am have noted, it seems very much like an oversized iPod...
January 27, 2010

Voices from the IBS Expo Floor

What products, if any, have you found at the International Builders’ Show Expo that you are planning to integrate into your business right away? “We’re looking at an alternative for composite cement siding. We are interested in what innovations...

The Top Real Estate Newsmaker of 2009 Is…

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine …NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® CEO Dale Stinton. That’s according to real estate pundit Stefan Swanepoel, who cited Stinton’s progress on innovative initiatives such as the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, HouseLogic, and the...
January 7, 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

A Thank You to Joseph B. Doherty, Sr.

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Joseph B. Doherty, Sr., of Andover, Mass., was president of NAR in 1974 but his term of office was just one of the countless ways he gave back to the REALTOR® community...
December 1, 2009

What’s on Your Tech Wish List?

Budgets may be tight, but you’ve got to continually reinvest in your career and technology is an important part of that. So, as you look ahead to next year, what would you like to add? New camera? Upgrade to...

Two Men I’ll Remember

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine Often, we aren’t aware of the people who are positively influencing our life and work. In the past two days, I learned of the death of two such people: Mal Sherman...

Praise for HouseLogic

The small but dedicated staff of HouseLogic, and the Web design and development team at Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Huge Inc., scored a compliment from tech consultant Robert Hahn in a piece for InmanNews. Hahn offered encouraging words for my colleagues, who’ve been...
November 18, 2009