Every once in awhile, when you’re having a tough time on the job, it’s nice to be reminded why you bothered going into such a crazy field in the first place.
Our newest blog aims to reflect how media, pop culture, and the internet can all play an influential role in your business.
The pace of historic change can be at once laborious and swift. The passage of the U.S. Fair Housing Act in 1968 is a case in point.
Homes need staging, so do REALTORS®.
It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to be evicted, perhaps because the impacts of evictions are so wide-ranging. Household items are put on the curb and lost if the evictee can’t afford a storage unit.
No matter how passive it may seem, reading is an activity. It can be an acknowledgement, a political act, an act of remembrance—and at its best, it’s often all three wrapped into one.
Rothstein offers several suggestions for meaningful change, but also acknowledges how difficult it might be to accomplish his ideas.
Do you ever get frustrated because attempts at working with others seem to get bogged down with the same issues? Whether you’re taking part in contentious negotiations in a real estate deal, trying to merge two different brokerages, or working on bringing disparate groups together in a committee or association context, it’s important to learn how to bridge common divides.
While the passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968 was a moment worth celebrating, it’s also important that we, as Americans and as real estate professionals, look at what’s happened since that historic moment.
I live in a bustling neighborhood in Chicago called Boystown, the city’s best-known gay enclave, with a plethora of bars, shops, and other businesses tailored for the LGBT community.