Professional Development Archive

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.  ...

Leadership Development at Its Finest

I’ve been a proud member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® since I started my career in 2004, serving as local and state chapter president, as well as Region 8 vice president in 2015. Most recently I was elected...

Commercial Real Estate Research Advisory Board

This NAR Advisory Board monitors, provides feedback, and guides the Commercial Research Division of NAR. The research provides comprehensive reports to our members and the public that include Commercial Lending Trends and the Commercial Member Profile to name a...

Sustainability for the REALTOR® Future

One of the groups that I am most proud to be a part of is the Green Advisory Board where I serve with a small group of the most forward thinking REALTORS® in our industry. As a result of...

Elizabeth Mendenhall Addresses Women’s Council

Elizabeth Mendenhall spoke to the Women’s Council of REALTORS®. You can check out a brief clip below:  ...

Leadership Is a Journey

I’ve been attending the Mid-Year meetings since 2006 as an emerging leader with the Women’s Council and I am very excited to be here this year as 2016 president-elect for the Portland Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®, as well as...

Leverage Your Expertise for More Than Selling Real Estate

    Saturday the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Ignite Series focused on peer-specific – content for the areas you need most.  There were 8 sessions agents could choose from to learn new information that can benefit their local chapters or...

Women’s Council of REALTORS® Hill Visits and the Midyear Conference

Each year as the NAR Legislative Meetings come to an end, the Women’s Council of REALTORS® begin their Midyear meetings at the Washington Hilton.   These men and women leaders begin their journey on Captial Hill with Legislative Meetings....

Commercial Networking at NAR Legislative Conference

One of the tremendous benefits to going to the national conferences is the opportunity to meet and network with industry giants. I had a chance to meet with CCIM National President-Elect Robin Webb and REALTORS® Land Institute 2014 Land...