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Building Relationships, Making Clients for Life

Shirley Morrison Broker/Owner CENTURY 21® Coastal Advantage Jacksonville, North Carolina www.c21coastalnc.com Region served: Southeastern North Carolina Years in real estate: 30-plus Number of offices: 3 Number of agents: 60 You recently opened your own CENTURY 21® brokerage after more than 30 years with the brand. Tell us about the experience.  I felt like I was…

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Court Calls for NAR to Provide Sitzer/Burnett Findings to Moerhl Plaintiffs

Despite the solace of its recent courtroom victory, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) still has one of its most significant fights ahead. The organization has been pressured to provide expert reports and documentation from one commission-related case to another. As both sides compile supporting documents and evidence in the Moehrl v. The National Association…

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National Rents Hit Their 14th Straight Month of Record-Highs

The U.S. median rental price hit a new high—$1,827—for the 14th month in a row, according to the latest Monthly Rental Report from realtor.com® released this week. And higher rents are increasingly cutting into households’ budgets for regular expenses and savings, according the portal’s Avail Quarterly Landlord and Renter Survey, also released this week, which…

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Registration Open for ‘NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience’ – the New Name of the Annual REALTORS® Conference & Expo

The REALTORS® Conference & Expo is now NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience. This year’s event will take place in November in Orlando, Florida. NAR NXT will also offer virtual content for select sessions. Over two years of analysis and research have resulted in incorporating meaningful changes to NAR’s premier annual event, REALTORS® Conference & Expo.…

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Effie Atsaves Promoted to LeadingRE Vice President, Marketing

Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) recently promoted Effie Atsaves to vice president, marketing, the company has announced. In this role, Atsaves will continue to lead the marketing team, while developing strategies for enhancing LeadingRE’s branding opportunities, delivering valuable member tools and resources, and elevating network communications, the company stated. Atsaves joined…

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Fathom Realty Adds Four Members to Its New Regional Director Position

Fathom Realty has announced several new leaders have been promoted to guide and support agents in a new position of regional director, to support company growth goals and drives key performance indicators. In addition, these new leaders will help coach and train district directors to build solid relationships with Fathom Holdings brands, the company states.…

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Headliners Week of 5/15 -5/21

RISMedia Content Editor Paige Brown delivers this week's Headliners, a video recap of the week's top stories in real estate.

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Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc., New Jersey's largest real estate development company, has signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut energy and water use and to take other steps to reduce the environmental impacts of its retail and commercial properties across the state. Buildings are responsible for close to half of the nation's greenhouse gas pollution. Under the agreement, signed on March 11, Hartz will take steps to promote sustainability in its operations.
Elect the Select
Homeowner associations are designed to be representative democracies governed by a board of directors elected by the members. Electing directors to the board that can thoughtfully govern is extremely important. To accomplish this, elections must be carefully planned, not hatched at the last minute. Here are important components of a successful election process:
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Undisclosed Short Sale Payments May Lead to Trouble
A recent memorandum from the legal department of the California Association of Realtors® (CAR) warns CAR members as follows: "Undisclosed payments in short sale transactions, especially those paid outside of escrow, may violate the law, including RESPA, laws against loan fraud, and licensing laws."

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