Professional Development Archive

Bringing the World Together in San Diego

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Poland, Vietnam, Austria, Russia, Mexico–representatives from these countries and others from the worldwide real estate community gathered to mingle, share experiences, and learn at the International Welcome Reception at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront...
November 13, 2009

RPR and HouseLogic: Projects of Striking Scale

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine So many announcements are made at NAR’s annual meeting that it’s easy to lose sight of just how trend-shifting some of them are. At the opening forum of the 2009 REALTORS® Conference...
November 13, 2009

Sun, Surf, and Success in San Diego

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® kicks off its 2009 Conference & Expo this week in San Diego. It’s the first time it’s ever been held here, and attendees who have never been...
November 12, 2009

Real Estate iPhone Apps Gaining Traction

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate launched an iPhone app today. True to their brand, the app adds the flavor of the magazine by including tips on how to...
November 4, 2009

Looking Good, REALTOR.org!

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine If you regularly visit REALTOR® magazine online, chances are pretty good that you also check out our sister site, REALTOR.org, from time to time. In case you haven’t seen it yet, NAR’s...
October 29, 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...

Sugar Ray Leonard: “Knocked Down Doesn’t Mean You’re Knocked Out”

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine I hope you’re planning to join us in San Diego, Calif., for the 2009 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in November, which will feature boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. I had the pleasure...

Working with the Media Is as Easy as A-B-C

By Amy Konstas, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org  Communicators for local and regional real esate associations took part in mock media interviews and question-and-answer sessions, and generally enhanced their skills in conveying key messages to the media, during NAR’s dynamic Surround...
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May 15, 2009

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....

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