The Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC) focuses on buyer representation. While it is now a broadly-accepted, mainstream business model in real estate circles, it’s sometimes easy to forget that it wasn’t always so—and how quickly the shift occurred. Within the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), buyer representation officially took hold in November 1996, when NAR acquired the then-independent REBAC, giving full support to a trend that has continued to gain momentum.
Annual Trends ReviewWelcome to our Annual Trends Issue. We've collected and analyzed the responses from the annual ABR® designee survey. Hopefully, this collection of tips, resources, and noteworthy facts about ABR® designees provides valuable perspectives and beneficial insights.
12 Key Considerations for Condo BuyersA condominium isn’t at the top of every buyer’s wish list, but they are ideal for many clients. With everything from small, four-unit buildings to towering complexes with hundreds of units and extensive amenities, condo buyers have vast choices. Buyers of condos also vary widely, including people seeking starter homes, buyers desiring a second home, retirees, and investors. As a result, condos are a diverse market that presents unique challenges for buyer’s reps.