.REALTOR top level domainOnly members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and the Canadian Real Estate Association can call themselves REALTORS®. And only REALTORS® are allowed to use the new .REALTOR domain. In a complicated online world, it doesn’t get any easier to let prospects and clients know you adhere to our code of ethics and professionalism — and are a source they can trust.

October 23, 2014 NAR will open up the registration period so you can go claim your .REALTOR domain. NAR is providing one free .REALTOR domain for one year to the first 500,000 members who register for one. Additional .REALTOR domains can also be purchased at that time. The domains will become available at 11 a.m. EDT on Oct. 23.

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Marketing Services Agreements Under The MicroscopeThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is an independent entity housed in the Federal Reserve with its own budget and director, having broad authority and expansive power to prevent and address financial abuses. Since becoming operational on July 21, 2011, the CFPB has moved swiftly and aggressively in pursuit of its enforcement efforts, using its unparalleled power and limited accountability to not only investigate violations of federal consumer protection laws, but also to implement broad enforcement relief. The bureau, which has not been shy in announcing that it intends to exercise, to the fullest extent, its regulatory authority over service providers, has now turned its attention to marketing services agreements (MSAs).

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How to Get Organized with Evernote: A Follow-Up Webinar to Answer Your Questions

October 22, 2014

  Throughout the month of August, Bill Risser from Chicago Title taught us how to set-up our Evernote accounts, how to add notes and organize them into notebooks and notestacks. We learned how to integrate Evernote and our gmail accounts and even saw Evernote on MacBook Pro, Android, iPad! (If you missed out on any […]

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THE HANDYMAN EXEMPTION: Is it Really That Simple?

October 21, 2014

When considering a buyer’s request for repairs, REALTORS® know that repairs costing in excess of $1,000 must be performed by a licensed contractor while repairs under $1,000 can be performed by an unlicensed handyman. But is it really that simple?

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6 Open House Mistakes To Avoid

October 17, 2014

Here are 6 open house mistakes you can avoid.

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How to Use LinkedIn: 6 Steps to Career Success

October 16, 2014

    As of April 2014, over 300million people are utilizing LinkedIn to build relationships and grow their increase business. Are YOU? With less than 77 days left in 2014, isn’t it time to put some thought into what you can do to build your business in the new year?  We invite you to join […]

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