The National Association of REALTORS® and the benefits of being a member

The National Association of REALTORS®, or NAR, is the largest professional real estate organization in North America. The members of NAR are called REALTORS®, and they conduct activities in the selling and purchase of real estate properties either as sales people, brokers, property managers, counselors and others. While many people confuse REALTORS® with regular real […]

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Obtaining Certification in Property Management

There are many benefits to obtaining certification in Property Management. This prestigious designation will not only increase your chances as an employee, but also allow you to work in a variety of positions which are among the best paid in the real estate industry. Here are a few things you might not have known about […]

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A Few Ideas on How to Become A Real Estate Agent

“How to become a real estate agent” is a question many young enthusiasts ask themselves. There are many people who dream of becoming successful real estate agents, but they have no idea where to start. Here are a few tips that will give you an idea about what you’ll need in order to have a […]

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The REALTOR®’s Code of Ethics and Why It Is So Important

The REALTOR®’s code of ethics is one of the best safety measures that ensure the protection of both buyers and sellers of real estate properties. REALTORS® have to respect this code and make sure that they abide by the rules, a thing which makes them preferable to common real estate agents. What is a REALTOR®? […]

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The REALTOR® Action Fund

Many REALTORS® might not be aware of the REALTOR® Action Fund and its impact on their daily real estate-related business. But, behind the scenes, the advocacy fund is helping shape the real estate industry and how agents conduct business. In layman’s terms, the REALTOR® Action Fund is an organized service for members that provides representation […]

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Featured Class: Introduction to MLS Matrix

It’s a necessity for every real estate professional to be an expert in using the local multiple listing service. So it’s a great opportunity that the South Bay Association of Realtors offers its members free training on the CRMLS Matrix platform. The Introduction to Matrix class will teach you the basics of how to use […]

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Where to find the answers to your legal questions

Every REALTOR® knows that in the process of doing real estate business, legal issues sometimes arise that require expert assistance. Inevitably, REALTORS® will have questions relating to these legal issues. It’s important to remember that as agents, you are not lawyers, and there are important legal issues that require the specific expertise outside of your […]

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How REALTORS® Can Create Amazing Customer Experiences

A successful REALTOR® knows that exceptional customer service is critical in the real estate business. It’s a way – perhaps the way – to set their services apart from the competition. But many also know that customer service simply isn’t enough. It has become expected. The real battleground in real estate is wrapped within the […]

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How The California Association of REALTORS® Can Help You Know The Market

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned real estate developer with multiple estates in the state of California, maintaining an excellent relationship with the California Association of REALTORS® serves a number of benefits that should not be understated. The main mission statement of the California Association of REALTORS® is to provide services and […]

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Why REALTORS® Need CRMLS Training / MLS Training

Being a REALTOR® associated with the national trade association can carry a great number of benefits. These include upholding the standards of quality set forth by the association in order to make clients feel assured about doing business with you, as well as giving you access to information that you would otherwise not be able […]

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