In This Issue
Steve Francks, RCE, CAE, is CEO of the Washington REALTORS® Association. Contact him at 360-943-3100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’ve been hearing this a lot lately: “Gee, Steve, you sure picked a great year to be the AEC Chair.” It’s usually said with a smile and an underlying note of, well, sympathy....
If you attended the AE Institute in Dallas earlier this year, you learned plenty about today’s challenges in the industry, along with some solutions from AEs and others. I took the opportunity to survey AEs I encountered in the halls, on the elevator, and seated next to me at lunch with one vital question:
What’s your main challenge today and what are you doing about...
I knew health care reform would be a great topic for this column, but I didn’t expect it to be so daunting. With all the conflicting information available from so many sources, and many of the facts in flux, it’s no wonder this subject is a constant source of debate.
Despite ongoing legal challenges, several provisions of the law have taken effect and are changing the way...
QR code usage is on the rise at associations.
As technology plays an ever-increasing role in our lives and in businesses, CEOs are expected to navigate the virtual business world as expertly as they navigate the physical one. But make no mistake: The CEO should not be the CIO (chief information officer).
The extent to which an executive is involved with the technology side of a business varies depending on the industry, but one...
No matter where you live, you can help your members attract the growing international buyer audience. Skeptical? Just hear me out.
At a time when domestic buyers are hesitant, foreign buyers are eager. Last year, roughly $66 billion of U.S. real estate was sold to immigrants and buyers residing primarily outside the United States. NAR is working to ensure that your members are aware of...
Google “Nick Kremydas,” CEO of the South Carolina Association of REALTORS®, and you’ll find links to his Facebook page, his LinkedIn profile, and his Twitter feeds (he has 2,287 followers and counting.). Then there are his YouTube videos, Ustream clips of his weekly appearances on South Carolina REALTORS®-TV, not to mention his member profiles on sites to which he...
Launched in 2010 by executives at local and state REALTOR® associations, the Nationwide Open House campaign has become a major consumer marketing blitz to promote local real estate and, of course, the benefits of working with a REALTOR®.
Make ‘Game Changer’ Ideas Work for You
A Seattle Association is coordinating Japan disaster relief.
Members to Lead Green Home Education
CAR to Launch REALTOR® Ratings
Market Conference Delivers Positive News for Members
With Age Comes Opportunity
Are Plaques Passé?
Noon New CEO of Oklahoma
Get the Political Survival Initiative Facts
Order 2011 Association Resource Packets Today
Marketing Update with Bob Goldberg, NAR’s senior VP of marketing
Conference on Building Better Public MLS Sites
South Carolina Wins Google Contest