Improving Your Business

Stories, articles and advice aimed at improving your business

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.

City spends $4M on purchase of affordable apartments
City spends $4M on purchase of affordable apartments

The deal is part of mayor’s plan to buy 1,000 affordable units and take them off the market to preserve their affordability.

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.

What buyers see: A new study used eye-tracking hardware to find out
What buyers see: A new study used eye-tracking hardware to find out

A new study reveals the areas of the home buyers are most interested in when looking at a property.

What does professionalism mean to you? Find out what Boston real estate professionals had to say
What does professionalism mean to you? Find out what Boston real estate professionals had to say

We asked, you answered. Here’s what Boston Agent readers had to say about professionalism.

NAR helps secure federal funds for transportation, flooding
NAR helps secure federal funds for transportation, flooding

It was a hard-fought effort to procure federal funds in the middle of a recession, but NAR announced that the president is poised to sign a bill that provides money for road projects and flooding.

A ‘Wicked Smart’ new strategy at MLS PIN
A ‘Wicked Smart’ new strategy at MLS PIN

“Being ‘wicked smart’ captures our personality and the personalities of the customers we serve.” — Kathy Condon, president and CEO of MLS PIN

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