Social Media Tips from NAR’s Todd Carpenter

By Laura Melcher, Manager, Editorial Development, REALTOR.org At today’s Communications Directors’ Networking Session, NAR Social Media Manager Todd Carpenter described a recent “blogostorm” in which he and other NAR staff entered an Agent Genius blog debate about rules prohibiiting...
May 12, 2009

A Night of HOPE

By Wendy Cole, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine I’ve just returned from the HOPE Awards gala at the spectacular National Building Museum, and boy, do I feel well, hopeful. Surrounded by the golden neo-classical pillars of one of Washington’s most...

Real Estate Summit Highlights, Part II

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, Realtor® Magazine In an agricultural metaphor not unlike Ben Bernanke’s “green shoots” of economic recovery, Dr. Alan Greenspan said Americans are beginning to see the “seeds” of a bottom in the housing market in...

Real Estate Summit: Legislative and Political Forum

By Sarah Trzepacz, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org Tuesday morning’s Legislative and Political Forum kicked off with a warm welcome by NAR President Charles McMillan, followed by a spirited and good humored debate between former Congressman Harold Ford and political commentator...
May 12, 2009

Real Estate Summit Highlights, Part 1

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, Realtor® Magazine At the morning session of the Real Estate Summit at the 2009 NAR Midyear Meetings, comments about improving short sales and foreclosures and driving a turnaround in the housing market and the...

Real Estate Summit Tomorrow: Expect Sparks

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine It would be hard to assemble a more brilliant cast of characters than will be gathering tomorrow for the Real Estate Summit at the 2009 NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo...
May 10, 2009