Monthly Archives for March 2011

An Interview with an Economist – CRE Market Forecast

In an interview this month, George Ratiu, NAR economist gives an update and forecast for the commercial market with some hopeful signs and information on declining vacancy rates. Continue reading

31. March 2011 by Wayne Grohl
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REITs Help Commercial Real Estate Uptick

Returns on Real Estate Investment Trusts have been strong. Continue reading

29. March 2011 by Wayne Grohl
Categories: Future Trends, Investment, REIT | 1 comment

On The Road Again…

Highlights from spending a week in Las Vegas at the RE/MAX R4 event and at Coldwell Banker Commercial’s Global Conference. Lots of engaging conversations, new resources and educational sessions made it a rewarding experience. Continue reading

18. March 2011 by Jean Maday
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ROI on RPR for Commercial Real Estate

REALTORS® face the challenge of technology-empowered consumers and investors who rely on research from multiple sources in order to educate themselves. The Realtors Property Resource™ (RPR™) was created to offer a comprehensive source of information for the exclusive benefit … Continue reading

09. March 2011 by Jan Hope
Categories: Future Trends, Member Benefits, New Technology, Property | 2 comments

30 Under 30

More than 600 applications were received this year in a quest to be named NAR’s “30 Under 30”.  I was honored.. and exhausted…to be one of ten judges who spent hours  reviewing applications and championing the top talent.  Some past … Continue reading

03. March 2011 by Jan Hope
Categories: Future Trends, NAR Publications, Young Professionals | 1 comment

It’s all in the family at Keller Williams

I attended the 2011 Keller Williams Family Reunion, these past several days representing the National Association of REALTORS(R) and sitting in on some of really interesting commercial sessions. KW Commercial has set sights on being the fastest growing commercial real estate company in North America – and looks to add 1,000 new brokers to their ranks this year.
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01. March 2011 by Jean Maday
Categories: Broker, CCIM, Conferences, Property, Social Media | Leave a comment