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  • A Lock and Key Is Not Enough

    Feb 25, 2015
    In recent years, computer hackers have accessed customer information and employee data at Home Depot, Target, Staples, and Sony Pictures Entertainment to name a few. Their efforts have compromised credit cards, social security numbers, bank accounts, and other financial records.
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  • Growing a Business to Last: Top Brokerages and Their Staying Power

    Feb 25, 2015
    Every experienced REALTOR® knows that housing markets constantly evolve. While some REALTORS® and brokerages get in and out of the market with speed, others manage to withstand economic pressure and stay in business for decades.
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LATEST NEWS
  • Office Policies You Must Have, Office Policies You Should Have

    Apr 28, 2014
    To my knowledge, real estate broker owners have only two legislated requirements that should be included in an office policy. Understanding the required elements and providing additional components to consider adding to your written office policy will help create one that will protect and guide your business practice.
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  • New REALTOR® Initiatives to Impact Advocacy

    Apr 28, 2014
    REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill is coming up soon, scheduled for Wednesday, June 11, and I look forward to seeing many of you there. As we approach our annual trek to the State House to show member support for our year round lobbying efforts, I wanted to let you know about some of the exciting things we have going on at MAR regarding our political and advocacy initiatives.
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  • Healthcare Reform: What Mass. REALTORS® Need to Know

    Apr 28, 2014
    With the onset of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements for health care coverage nationwide, readers may have questions regarding the state insurance requirement that has been in place for several years and how it relates and compares to the national reform. All plans have to contain 10 Essential Health Benefits as contained in the 2014 health reform provisions. To learn more review the following FAQs.
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  • Expired License & Agency Disclosure

    Apr 28, 2014
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  • Avoid The Risk - Steps That Can Reduce Your Risk

    Apr 28, 2014
    REALTORS® are commonly thought of as gregarious and chatty, yet the number one reason they run into legal hassles is sharing too little rather than too much. Mike McDonagh, general counsel for MAR, says that failure to disclose issues about a property is the most common reason REALTORS® call MAR’s legal hotline for help.
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