Bay State REALTOR® News and Features
|Brokers Lead the Charge to Change|
|Organizational success demands management leadership—it’s a lesson every accomplished business owner realizes. And, it certainly holds true for successful real estate brokers and owners.|
|From the Editor: Be a Joiner|
|Many of us may join organizations as members, but how vested are we? Are we simply one that joins, or are we a leader?|
|I am privileged to travel the country and have the responsibility as this year’s national Member Mobilization Liaison to engage and mobilize our members to take political action on behalf real estate.|
|How Did You Sell That?|
|Whether the home shows poorly, is located in a less-than-desirable neighborhood, or has a lot of red tape associated with it, getting to the closing table with your seller requires time, patience, and some elbow grease.
|Members Cite Most Valuable Member Benefit|
|Many REALTOR® quoted in this feature responded to the question asked, “What do you consider to be the most valuable benefit of membership?” See them here.
|The REALTOR® Tradition of Community Service is Expanding|
|A family getting support from Friendship House in Norwell has two adult children who are developmentally disabled and require assistance on a nightly basis. A grant from the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation has helped Friendship House.|
|The Fannie Mae Short Sale Assistance Desk|
|The Fannie Mae Short Sale Assistance Desk (Assistance Desk), that helps real estate professionals quickly resolve issues that may arise after a short sale offer is made on Fannie Mae backed loans, is now available in Massachusetts.
|Direct Your Professional Compass|
|The preamble to NAR’s Code of Ethics sets a high standard for brokers and agents: “The term REALTOR® has come to connote competency, fairness, and high integrity resulting from adherence to a lofty ideal of moral conduct in business relations.|