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Replace a Fossil Fuel Furnace to Lower Emissions and Your Bills

(TNS)—Whether you want to reduce the greenhouse gases your home produces or lower the cost of your utilities, a heat pump might seem like a good idea. Here are some important factors to consider before you make a purchase. It’s a Heater and an Air Conditioner The most commonly installed are air-source heat pumps, which […]

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Learn How to Close With Confidence at ‘Real Estate’s Rocking in the New Year’ 2021

This year has been full of surprises, and although we’re rounding the corner on 2020, now is not the time to slow down. This next year is chock full of uncertainties, leaving real estate professionals with several questions: What does the future hold? How will this impact real estate? What can I do to prepare […]

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Still Doing Listing Presentations? Here are 3 Secrets for Successful ‘Marketing Consultations’ Instead

The phrase “listing presentation” may bring to mind images of practicing scripts in front of the mirror and presenting a 10-page PowerPoint to clients while they sit quietly and listen. While you absolutely should practice how you present yourself to prospective clients to earn their listings, putting them through a one-sided presentation likely won’t get […]

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COVID-19 and the Holidays: 5 Things You Can Do to Physically Prepare for the Long Winter

(TNS)—The holiday season can be a tricky time to maintain physical health, and with COVID-19 keeping many people indoors and isolated, there are even more barriers to wellness. “When we spend more time isolated and indoors, our physical health can become an afterthought,” says Madhan Prabhakaran, M.D., family medicine physician, Mayo Clinic Health System in […]

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Explore What’s Next in Real Estate!

NAR PULSE—At NAR Academy, you’ll be at the forefront of new ideas and technology, emerging issues, and key advancements. National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) members receive a $100 scholarship for each eligible course. Share with your agents! 5 RPR® Report Customizations You May Not Be Using RPR® Reports are a popular and powerful presentation deliverable. […]

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Pillar To Post Home Inspectors® Drives Confidence in Home Inspection Safety

In a year that began with high expectations, few could have predicted a global pandemic that would bring business to its knees. “The year started brilliantly,” says Dan Steward, president and CEO of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. “We’d had a year of growth and innovation, and we were charged up for more of the […]

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‘House Then the Car’ Program Helps NAREB Showcase Homeownership to Young Black Community

If you asked Donnell Williams, president of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB)—an organization dedicated to housing for all, particularly among Blacks—what keeps him up at night, he would respond without hesitation: homeownership rates. More specifically, homeownership rates among the Black community. According to recent data from the U.S. Census, homeownership rates among […]

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How to Have a Socially Distanced Cookie Exchange This Holiday Season

(TNS)—Every holiday season, Maya Madsen looks forward to a Christmas ornament party at one of her girlfriends’ homes, where everyone brings their own home-baked treats to share. The Scripps Ranch mother of three is among millions of Americans who love baking cookies during the holidays and exchanging them with friends to double, triple or even […]

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Pending Home Sales Dip Slightly in October

Pending home sales dipped slightly in October, according to the latest report from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), which is a forward-looking indicator of home sales based on contract signings, declined 1.1 percent to 128.9 in October—the second consecutive month of declines. Since last year, pending home sales […]

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Meet Charlie Oppler: 2021 NAR President

This month’s National of Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable introduces NAR’s new 2021 President, Charlie Oppler. John P. Horning: Executive Vice President, Shorewest REALTORS®, Milwaukee, Wis., Liaison for Large Firms and Industry Relations, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Charlie Oppler: COO, Prominent Properties Sotheby’s Intl. Realty; 2020 NAR President-Elect John Horning: Approaching […]

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