Being a REALTOR® Archive

Keeping Our Clients Safe From Wire Fraud

In a post I published yesterday, I talked about a company called Trusted Mail – a secured email system that uses facial recognition instead of a password. It fits right into what I’ve been hearing in the hallways here...
May 18, 2017

Hot Topics: Discussing Broker Profitability and the Rise of Agent Teams at Broker Idea Exchange Council

Here in Grand Rapids, Michigan we’re relishing the mostly sunny skies and the emergence of riotous bursts of color in our landscapes.  The spring market is also incredibly hot! Market inventory, according to the Grand Rapids Association of REALTORS®...

Highlights from the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

Here are some highlights from this years’s REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.  ...

Midnight Monument Photos Part 2

Here is Part 2 of my photos from the “Officially Unofficial YPN Midnight Monument Tour.”...

Midnight Monument Photos Part 1

Here is Part 1 of my photos from the “Officially Unofficial YPN Midnight Monument Tour.”...

MLS Issues, First Vice President Candidates, Caucus Day, and more!

Thursday started with the Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee and Forum, where we talked about MLS’s and copyrighted photos. We passed a motion on to the Board of Directors to approve on Saturday. The other main issue that...

Marki Lemons’ Favorite Photos

Watch out DC, Marki Lemons is in town!...

Kerri Hartnett’s Favorite Photos

Here are some of my favorite photos from last week’s meetings in Washington, DC....

Photos from the Member Communications Committee

This year I’m the Vice Chair of the Member Communications Committee. Read more about my experience here, and learn how you can get involved in a committee next year....

A Day in the Life of a FPC Team Member

5:45 am: Wake up. Get ready. Eat breakfast. Get to the Marriott Wardman for your 7:00 am meeting. 7:00 am: Find your FPC and team mates to find a seat during the Federal Priorities Issues Briefing. Listen to the...