NAR Archive

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...

RPR and REALTORS®: It’s All About the Information

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine What makes REALTORS® relevant in the real estate industry? In a word, information. That’s why the REALTORS Property Resource™ is so important, Dale Ross, RPR’s CEO, told NAR’s Board of Directors Saturday...