Bay State REALTOR® News and Features
|From the Editor: Spreading the News|
|Although we are on different ends of the association structure, you as
the member and me as a staff member, we are both very much in the
|Honoring the Best of the Best|
|Like many association execs, I wear several hats for the organization. In
addition to producing this magazine, I have my hands in a number of
different tasks and areas of the association’s activities. I work on the team
that puts together events for members, such as the MAR Conference &
Tradeshow, the annual Installation of Officers, and the Professional Awards Recognition event.|
|Marketing Yourself As Green|
|REALTORS® who arm themselves with education about green building and sustainability can share their understanding of the importance of environmentally friendly practices.|
|From the Editor: Midyear Resolutions|
|The state and national REALTOR® Association’s Public Awareness Campaigns were devoted to the tax credit in the hope it would help ignite the market. And we think it did.|
|Get Noticed Online: Don't Get Lost in a Big Pond|
|More than 85% of consumers begin looking for information about their local real estate market online. But with more than one million licensed REALTORS® nationwide and over 20,000 in Massachusetts alone, the competition for grabbing the attention of those buyers and sellers in cyberspace is fierce.
|FREE Continuing Education Now Available|
|An online learning center has been developed, the Massachusetts REALTOR® Online Education Center, where REALTOR® members can take free courses toward renewal of your license, day or night, from anywhere.
|2010 Financial Playbook|
|The federal tax credit program has been the most compelling piece of upbeat financial news for Realtors® over the past year. And several other new programs that could facilitate the sale of properties should be on Realtors®’ radar and in their playbooks.