NAR Archive

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

More Than a Good Rate on Savings Accounts

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine When Benny McMahan helped the Greater Dallas Association of REALTORS® start its own credit union in the late 1970s, the banking landscape was a lot different than it is today. Credit unions...
October 8, 2010

REALTOR® Safety Month: Do You Carry a Safety Device for Added Protection?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine REALTOR® Safety Month is a reminder to real estate professionals that safety needs to be a priority. Everyday situations can be potentially dangerous: You’re meeting with strangers all of the time...
September 23, 2010

You Still Go to the Bank? Um, Why?

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine If you didn’t grow up on Facebook than it’s probably a safe bet that going to the bank for you means actually going to the bank to make your deposit or your...
September 14, 2010

REALTOR® Safety Month: Is Your Safety at Risk?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, Contributing Editor REALTOR® Magazine We’re in the middle of REALTOR® Safety Month, and it’s a good reminder to those working in real estate that, if you’re not careful, it can be a risky business when...
September 13, 2010

Business Loans at the REALTORS® Credit Union

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine There’s a lot happening with the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, so it’s a good time to take stock of where the company is and where it’s going. If you’re not familiar with...
September 9, 2010

e-PRO® Evolves This November in New Orleans — What’s in It for You?

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® I admit it. I get to work on some really cool stuff: Available for the first time in a classroom setting, the new e-PRO® gives you a roadmap to...
September 7, 2010

Phipps: ‘It’s Our Time’

  By Wendy Cole, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine   The smiling, young  acrobat completed a mesmerizing  sequence of flips and spins and whirls, landing literally on the feet of his strong-armed partner. Jaws dropped among the 1,800 attendees at NAR’s Leadership Summit who...
August 5, 2010

Lessons Learned After Facebook Deletes a Real Estate Page With 47,000 Followers

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, National Association of REALTORS® The National Association of REALTORS® believes in the value of making its mark remarkable. This mandate comes from REALTORS® who regularly report misuse. Earlier this spring, we received several complaints about...
July 22, 2010

HouseLogic Nominated for Innovator Award

HouseLogic, the National Association of REALTORS’® new consumer Web site covering all facets of homeownership, is a finalist in the 2010 Inman News Innovator Awards’ “media site” category. HouseLogic’s nomination places it in the running for Inman News’ People’s...