Prospecting tips

By LaVerne Brown-Williams Help Desk Supervisor All prospects start out as a contact. In TEMPO, a contact becomes a prospect when a saved search is associated with the contact. Create and manage your contacts under “Contact Manager” (Prospects à Contact Manager). Take advantage of setting up your contacts as a contact type (Buyer, Seller, Client, Family/Relative, […]

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Community impact

Stories of hope made possible by annual grants program By Terri Marshall Executive Director Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association Housing Opportunity Foundation What can $2,500 buy these days? How about the world’s cheapest car, Japan’s Tato Nano? A high-end gaming system perhaps? Now, here’s a thought … a quick weekend trip to Las Vegas (heavy on […]

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Time is running out!

Deadline for continuing education approaching By Mike Caesar Education Coordinator Every year, licensees must complete a four-hour Mandatory Update course and a four-hour approved elective course to renew their licenses on active status. June 10 is the last day for licensees to take this continuing-education (CE). Licensees who do not complete the renewal requirements by […]

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Education and … dragons?

Diversity events in February, May By Karyn Lindsey Vice President of Education Director, Mingle School of Real Estate At Home with Diversity, February In February, Mingle School and the Diversity Council partnered and offered the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) At Home with Diversity certification program to members at no charge. Mingle instructor Dana Rhodes, […]

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APPROVED: Proposed NAR dues increase for REALTOR® Party Political Survival Initiative – March 2011

The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) has launched the REALTOR® Party Political Survival Initiative. The initiative proposes a dedicated dues increase of $40 that would be used exclusively to fund political advocacy efforts. The proposal will be evaluated and voted upon by the NAR Board of Directors at the Midyear Legislative Meetings in May. The […]

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Lender-Mediated Report: What it is

From the March/April 2011 Executive Report The Lender-Mediated Report will provide an in-depth look at the trends related to traditional and “lender-mediated” listings (pre-foreclosure, lender owned and short sale) listed or sold within the MLS, providing some insight on their effect on the local market. The monthly report will chart lender-mediated data for the entire […]

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