Wednesday
August 31, 2016

News & Commentary: Feature Articles

  • 03/01/1997
    NAR hooked residential salesperson Linda Martin up with a financial planner, who told her how to cut, save, and invest. Today, she reports that after considerable suffering, she is feeling positive about her financial future and has taken steps to avoid common pitfalls.
  • 02/01/1997
    Some three dozen real estate professionals were planning to attend a one-day summit in late January to determine what the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® policy should be regarding the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act rules.
  • 02/01/1997
    When you think of charitable donations, you probably think of canned foods, clothing, or money. You probably wouldn't think of fresh produce. Roger Gillespie thought of it, though. In fact, the Minneapolis-area Counselor Realty broker has taken his hobby--gardening--public.
  • 02/01/1997
    Richard W. Cope outlines innovations he's introduced to facilitate consumers' desires for more information and one-stop shopping.
  • 02/01/1997
    If sporadic commission checks are putting you among the debt-laden, the 3,600-member American Collectors Association Inc. has some advice.
  • 02/01/1997
    You helped elect a pro-business Congress that's favorable to homeownership, small business, and real estate. The real estate industry should be safe from radical proposals from either the left or the right for at least two years.
  • 02/01/1997
    You'd never have suspected Susan of being a battered spouse. After fleeing an abusive realtionship, she's back in real estate. Her confidence and self-esteem have returned. She  tells her story here.
  • 01/01/1997
    NAR's affiliated institutes, societies, and councils, which play an important role in providing specialized services to real estate professionals, recently elected their 1997presidents. Here's a brief introduction to each one.
  • 01/01/1997
    In the last five years the number of regional MLSs across the country has increased dramatically, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. The growth is expected to increase. If you're about to get a new MLS in your area, you'll want to read this story.
  • 01/01/1997
    Americans have ushered in a new year and a new session of Congress. Wondering what you can expect in the way of legislative and regulatory activity as it affects your business? We sat down with Stephen Driesler, NAR's chief lobbyist, and asked him about the political landscape for 1997.