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May 2023

  • What Your Headshot Says About You

    If your headshot could talk… what would it say about you? The truth is—your headshot IS talking about you, and it has a lot to say!
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April 2023

  • The Impact of Extreme Weather on Homebuying

    If you’ve ever thought that there seems to be more weather-related natural disasters than there used to be—you’re right. Data shows that the frequency, severity, and intensity of extreme weather events such as floods, wildfires, heat, drought, and storms in the United States and elsewhere is increasing. The impact of these events can be felt throughout the real estate industry, and homebuyers are increasingly considering climate risk in their purchase decisions.
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March 2023

  • Are You Meeting the Needs of Your Buyers with Disabilities?

    According to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, 61 million adults in the United States are living with a disability. That’s one in four Americans, or 26 percent of the adult population. For individuals over age 65, that ratio climbs to two out of every five persons. So, it’s safe to say that over the course of your career as a real estate agent, you will be assisting many individuals with disabilities in their home buying process. To better serve these buyers, real estate professionals must understand the challenges people with disabilities face when operating in the housing market.
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February 2023

  • Referrals and Where to Find Them

    The numbers don't lie. If you want to grow your business, focus on referrals. The 2022 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers shows that personal referrals and existing client relationships are by far the most common way real estate agents are getting new business.
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January 2023

  • Six Ways to Market-Proof Your Buyer Business

    Did the market shift at the end of 2022 give you whiplash? If so, you’re not alone. The buying frenzy that characterized the last few years has subsided into a moderate, cooler market, leaving some agents worried about how their business will perform in 2023.
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December 2022

  • Never A Dull Moment!

    Crazy things can happen while working with buyers. When we asked you to tell us about your most comical tales, you responded! Now, we’re happy to share several of the best stories we received from ABR® designees.
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November 2022

  • Make the Most of Your Membership

    We’ve compiled this handy guide with quick access links to make it easy to tap into your member resources. We hope you’ll save it for future reference!
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September 2022

  • Let's Talk About Working With Today's Buyers

    After an intense seller's market, the real estate landscape is changing. Many buyers feel anxious about a potential economic downturn and rising interest rates.
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  • Cryptocurrency is Too Big to Ignore

    Whether you’re a fan, a skeptic, or simply baffled, the reality is that cryptocurrencies and related blockchain based technologies are exploding—and could impact real estate sooner than you think.
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August 2022

  • August 2022

    3D printers are appearing everywhere! For example, medical researchers have printed tissue-like body parts, including a human ear. And custom dental restorations can be made in your dentist’s office instead of sending molds to a lab.
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