Associations

MAR: Expect an ‘energized’ market by spring
MAR: Expect an ‘energized’ market by spring

“The continued uptick in activity is largely due to the delayed start in the spring, a shortage of inventory and extremely low-interest rates,” 2020 MAR President Kurt Thompso

NAR names Kinlin Grover agent Realtor Emeritus
NAR names Kinlin Grover agent Realtor Emeritus

Those who achieve the designation must have 40 years of membership and a year of service at the national association level

Remote workers could continue to drive the post-pandemic market
Remote workers could continue to drive the post-pandemic market

A new report from Homes.com shows that prospective homebuyers are still waiting to see if they will work from home permanently.

Massachusetts home sales remain vibrant in October
Massachusetts home sales remain vibrant in October

“Home sales are still booming in Massachusetts.” — MAR President Kurt Thompson

GBAR: ‘Now could be the time to buy a downtown condo’
GBAR: ‘Now could be the time to buy a downtown condo’

“In fact, we may be looking at one of the best buying opportunities in Boston since the last recession.” — GBAR President Jason Gell

How to close 50 deals in a year
How to close 50 deals in a year

Coach Ella Blaine, who is a real estate coach and founder of Real Estate Ladies Rock FB group, offered tips on how to achieve the goal of closing 50 deals annually and go even further in her webinar at the 2020 Realtors Conference and Expo.

NAR board OKs hate speech rule
NAR board OKs hate speech rule

Realtors who use harassing or hate speech could face fines by the National Association of Realtors, according to a proposal approved by the NAR Board of Directors at its 2020 Realtors Conference & Expo.

5 ways NAR is advocating for members in 2021
5 ways NAR is advocating for members in 2021

The National Association of Realtors announced a list of priorities its Business Issues Policy Committee will focus on next year.

Gov. Baker executive order impacts open houses, inspections
Gov. Baker executive order impacts open houses, inspections

Real estate professionals must ensure that open houses, showings and inspections are limited to only 10 people at one time.

Realtors could be sanctioned for hate speech under proposal
Realtors could be sanctioned for hate speech under proposal

The National Association of Realtors’ Board of Directors is expected to vote on a proposal that would prohibit members for conducting hate speech outside of work.

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