Tuesday
March 28, 2017

News & Commentary: Feature Articles

  • 05/01/1997
    An update on real estate news from Washington.  
  • 05/01/1997
    Tom Dooley lets you in on the industry scoop.
  • 04/01/1997
    Pam Lychner, a former REALTOR® from Houston, helped to make the world a better place. And then, tragically, she died. Lychner and her two daughters boarded TWA Flight 800 in New York City, heading for a fun vacation in Paris. A short time after takeoff, the jumbo jet exploded and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 230 aboard.
  • 04/01/1997
    Pam Lychner's experience as a crime victim is a reminder that real estate professionals are sometimes targeted by criminals. Here are prevention tips that'll help you stay on the side of safety.
  • 04/01/1997
    The housing industry is rallying behind federal legislation requiring lenders to cancel private mortgage insurance when homeowners meet certain conditions.
  • 04/01/1997
    Bill Raveis talks about how Call Nights make prospecting a fun game, while at the same time picking up 1,000 new pieces of business a month.
  • 04/01/1997
    As affinity partnerships have become more prevalent, they've also raised questions now reverberating throughout the industry: When brokers and salespeople push affiliated services and products, does it distract them from their core business? Do affinity relationships really generate revenue and profit, or are they more apt to further squeeze profits by cutting into commissions?
  • 04/01/1997
    You've heard the expression going the extra mile. But how about an extra 7,000 miles for a charity? That's what Doug Stone, a salesperson with RE/MAX–First Choice Real Estate, Westboro, Mass., did last fall.
  • 04/01/1997
    I'm thinking of filing for divorce, but I'm worried about how it'll affect my business and personal finances. How can I prepare and protect myself?
  • 04/01/1997
    Major Chicago broker Baird & Warner works as a partner with--rather than as an adversary of--a local fair housing advocacy group.