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NAR/Realtor.com® Agreement Part 1: Displaying Unlisted New Homes & New Home Communities

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By Sam DeBord The National Association of REALTORS® recently voted to approve updates to its operating agreement with realtor.com® and allow more flexibility for the Web site.  There has been a wide range of reactions from REALTORS®. This blog is part one of my five-part series in which I will discuss the propriety of the agreement. Let’s start with some …

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Valuable or Worthless? The Choice is Yours

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Business Challenges, Helpful Tools 4 Comments

By Sammer Mudawar Let’s face it, in the eyes of the consumer, especially the internet shopper, all real estate agents are the same. In fact, they don’t even know why you get paid since they find properties on the internet themselves. Does this sound familiar? Regardless of experience level, 6 months in the business or 16 years, most agents are …

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Avoiding REALTOR®-to-REALTOR® Referral Nightmares!

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, communication, Managing Your Agents, Professional Development, Sales & Marketing 7 Comments

By Brian Copeland Over the past few months, I’ve been catching wind of a LOT of referrals between YPNers.  As Daddy Goose, I’m so proud!  As Daddy Goose, additionally, I think it’s important we chat a little about how to handle those agent-to-agent referrals. Three weeks ago, I sent out three referrals to three different REALTORS®.  None of those agents …