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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.

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.

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.

Homeownership down slightly but not for Millennials
Homeownership down slightly but not for Millennials

First-time buyers contributed to 31% of September’s home sales due to record-low mortgage rates, according to the report.

Why professionalism is more  important than ever during a pandemic
Why professionalism is more important than ever during a pandemic

“COVID-19 has changed much of how we do our work from day to day, but it shouldn’t change our attention to common courtesies. If anything, clear communication with colleagues and clients is more pressing today than it was a year ago.”

NAR’s motion for dismissal denied; third buyer-side lawsuit to move forward
NAR’s motion for dismissal denied; third buyer-side lawsuit to move forward

U.S. District Judge Andrea Wood rejects NAR’s motion to dismiss class action suit about buyer-broker commissions.

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.

Midwest Real Estate Data joins forces with Rockford Area Realtors
Midwest Real Estate Data joins forces with Rockford Area Realtors

Members can now join MRED’s marketplace of 45,000+ real estate professionals and gain access to two dozen products and services.

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