Conference & Expo Archive

Moving Toward a Groovy Future

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In a time marked by political upheaval and controversial and indecisive military actions, the U.S. economy takes a sudden dive, resulting in massive stock market losses and unemployment around or above 10...
November 7, 2010

Privacy: More Than Your State Rules Might Apply

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Real estate practitioners are far more familiar with the need to institute information privacy practices than they were just a few years ago, but the real estate industry still has a long...
November 7, 2010

Gear Up for a Housing Comeback

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine No one knows for sure when residential real estate will officially “recover,” but a turnaround may not be far off. When it comes, practitioners and brokers who spent the downturn fundamentally improving...
November 7, 2010

Different Locations, Different Recoveries

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine What’s impeding your market? In the Atlanta area, the big drag is distressed sales. Paul Brower, ABR, GRI, of Harry Norman, REALTORS®, in Marrietta, says the market is improved over last year...
November 6, 2010

$600B Fed Stimulus: A Boost, but Inflation Lurks

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The Federal Reserve’s move to boost the economy with $600 billion in U.S. Treasury bond purchases earlier this week helped ignite the stock market and could also help real estate in the...
November 5, 2010

International Friends Meet in New Orleans

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine It was a worldwide real estate party at the Doubletree Hotel in New Orleans Thursday night. Real estate professionals from Europe, Asia, the countries down under, Central and South America, and others...
November 5, 2010

Stevens: Banks Hurting Creditworthy Buyers

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine When you look at the success of FHA over the last few years since the downturn you have to wonder what’s up with the banks. Although the agency has had its credit...
November 5, 2010

REALTORS® Help Rebuild New Orleans

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Join us on location in the 7th Ward of New Orleans at NARdiGras 2010 as 200 real estate professionals give a hand to help refurbish nine homes with Habitat for Humanity ....
November 4, 2010

This Week, New Orleans Becomes ‘NARleans’

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The biggest and most important real estate convention rolls into the Big Easy this week, and the excitement in the air is as palpable as the humidity. With engaging sessions, top-notch vendors,...
November 2, 2010

A Geek’s Guide to #NARdiGras

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® I’m a big fan of RE TechSouth. It’s a regional real estate technology conference that’s been held in Atlanta every spring for the last three years. As you would...
September 20, 2010