Commitment to Excellence Archive

NAR CEO Named Inman Innovator of the Year

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine Congratulations to NAR CEO Dale Stinton, who was named today as 2010 Inman Innovator of the Year. The announcement came during the real estate technology conference, Real Estate Connect. Dale was...

Houston CEO Named Communications Leader

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine Anyone who’s been involved in the REALTOR® organization for any length of time—either as staff or a volunteer leader—has likely heard about, worked with, or been influenced in by Houston Association...

Coming to Your MLS: More Pictures

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In a move bound to please real estate commentator Fred Glick, the National Association of REALTORS®’ Board of Directors approved a recommendation to adopt a statement of multiple listing policy pertaining to...

Stevens: “Incredible” Market Ahead

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine With the housing recovery still fragile, it’s hard to look ahead with anything but caution. However, the long-term prospects for the market are “incredible,” FHA Commissioner David Stevens told REALTORS® yesterday in...
May 12, 2010

Making Sure Everyone’s Included

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine I’ve been attending the Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity Forum at NAR meetings for years, and it’s striking to me the level of energy and vision that group’s volunteer leaders and staff are...

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

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

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...

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...