Learn from your fellow REALTOR® association executives how to stay safe and fight back against cyberthreats. Plus, get members to adopt your next technology-focused membership benefit in six easy steps. Council of MLSs 2019 Chair Chris Carrillo delivers the scoop on the state of the industry, and learn why California’s new data security legislation could become the norm nationwide.
In This Issue
2019 AE Committee Chair Duncan MacKenzie, on the importance of setting the bar high for your association’s advocacy efforts.
State and local associations are a key element in the new National Association of REALTORS® “That’s Who We R” consumer advertising campaign.
The new Good Neighbor Facebook page makes it easy to share stories with your association’s social media audience.
Two recently filed class-action antitrust lawsuits against the National Association of REALTORS® and several major real estate franchisors allege falsely that consumers have no ability to negotiate commissions with real estate professionals.
Attempting to bridge a $1.2 million hole in its budget, the city council of Peoria, Ill., planned to impose a new fee on owners of all residential and commercial property.
Rob Olmstead of Pinellas REALTOR® Organization, Fl, discusses the book Radical Candor, How to Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity.
The Executive Outreach Program, designed to strengthen relationships between NAR and local and state associations and MLSs, launched in early 2018.
A major advocacy success came as the result of the Greater Northwest Indiana Association taking the lead to defeat a proposed commercial zoning regulation that would artificially restrict free enterprise.
REALTOR® association AEs share their cautionary tales of being hacked, encrypted for ransom, and recovering their data.
From safety apps to transaction management systems, the membership benefits you offer can fall flat without a finely tuned launch plan for maximum member adoption.
The new California data privacy law that addresses growing concerns over how online companies are using people’s personal information may be the beginning of a nationwide trend that could also affect REALTOR® associations, MLSs, and brokerages.
Setting clear boundaries is the best way to ensure that you’ll be a successful REALTOR® association executive.
You can’t take all the stress out of performance review time, but you can minimize it with an established process, good tools, and communication.
MLS mergers, adoption of new technology, implementation of the latest polices, competition from portals and startups … there’s a lot going on in the MLS industry today.
How can, and should, REALTOR® association executives balance social media use in the office and on the job? Here, NAR HR expert Carole Kaptur address some common questions.
Life is slowly returning to Paradise, Calif., months after the state’s most devastating wildfire, which killed 85 people, including two REALTORS®.