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WordPress Camp: Get Busy Bloggin’

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine From beginners to pros, WordPress Camp had something to offer every blogger at the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Monday. Technology and marketing experts presented dual-track sessions for novice bloggers and advanced...
November 8, 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

A Peek into the Daily Life of a Real Estate Pro

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Covering real estate issues for REALTOR® Magazine is fun, rewarding, and challenging. I love talking to members and capturing their story. So when I was offered the opportunity to shadow the...

CRT Presents New iPhone App at Leadership Summit

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine What’s the best smartphone on the market? This is one of the most common questions fielded by NAR Chief Technology Officer Mark Lesswing. He, along with Keith Garner, vice president of...

Coverage in the Gulf: A First-Hand View of the Oil Spill

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine One of the most memorable cities I visited during my trip to the Gulf Coast last week was Grand Isle, La. The oil is more physically present here than other city...
June 23, 2010

Coverage in the Gulf: Potential Economic Impact in Houma

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine I’ve learned from my visit to the Gulf that each community along the coast is having and will continue to have vastly different experiences dealing with the oil spill. Some areas,...
June 21, 2010

Coverage in the Gulf: Communities Oppose Drilling Moratorium

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Houma, La., yesterday, Grand Isle, La., today, Gulfport, Miss., tomorrow. Here’s what I’ve learned so far on my trip to the Gulf: Most people living here are opposed to the moratorium on deep water drilling...
June 18, 2010

Coverage in the Gulf: How the Oil Spill Is Impacting Real Estate

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine When Carolyn Angelette, broker-owner of Century 21 Island Realty in Grand Isle, La., looks out her window, she sees orange fencing and markers warning islanders to keep away from the oil-ridden...
June 15, 2010

Midyear Slideshow: Diversity Committee Tackles Business

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine NAR’s Equal Opportunity & Cultural Diversity Committee used breakout sessions to make headway on issues of training, political outreach, relationships, and inclusion of people with disabilities, GLBT and young professionals. In...

Midyear: Building a Communications Plan

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Are you a local association looking to create an effective communications plan?  Melynn Sight, president of nSight Marketing who specifically helps associations connect with members, says you have to start by...