Member benefits and resources organized by the way you do business.
Pre-Appointment: Make Sure Your Transaction Goes Smoothly with Preparation Checklists
Did you know that there are 230 possible actions, processes, and stages that a Realtor® can provide in a successful residential real estate transaction? These transactions are complicated, but the good news is that Realtors® are there to walk clients through every step. Boost your client’s confidence as they head into the next steps of their journey with a checklist handout.
Client Presentation: Read More About Bright MLS RatePlug
With your BrightMLS account, you have access to a tool called RatePlug. RatePlug helps to deliver interactive and real-time mortgage payments with your clients. Additionally, you can share qualifying information with them. Learn more about what RatePlug can do for you!
On the Market: Check Out Our Staging Resource Partners
NVAR’s Home Staging Service Providers help you prepare a property for sale by decluttering and decorating your property. This allows the buyer to truly visualize themselves living in the home. Did you know that 95% of buyers look online first? Getting a professional stager can help your listing stand out from the others.
Offer to Closing: Check Out Our Title & Settlement Partners
Successfully close the deal by using one of NVAR’s Settlement Service Providers. Real estate settlement companies work with the real estate agents and the lenders of a buyer and seller to facilitate the terms of a real estate contract. Find a settlement service provider that will help you clients navigate a seamless closing.
Business Management: Attend Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification (SFR) [NVAR Headquarters] March 10
The SFR® certification teaches real estate professionals to work with distressed sellers and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short sale package, negotiate with lenders, safeguard your commission, limit risk, and protect buyers.
Business Marketing: Attend Realtor® 007: Don't Be a Secret Agent [NVAR Herndon] March 16
Put yourself out there for your clients to see! Don’t be a secret agent. Get your clients to know you, like you and trust you by increasing your online presence. This hands-on course will help you learn how to market your business online.
Real estate is about relationships, and it is important to know what Virginia law has to say about your business contacts. This class will provide a detailed guide to real estate licensees on important issues dealing with agency in Virginia. Topics that will be covered in this course include brokerage relationships, agency disclosure, confidentiality, transactions, and agency Code of Ethics.
Attend GRI 501: Agency in Virginia [Herndon Service Center/Virtual]
Realtor® Professionalism: Learn More About Realtor Advocacy and Government Affairs
The NVAR Government Affairs program advocates for you on a federal, state, and local level. They promote policy positions that protect the industry from harmful legislation that would erode private property rights, increase the costs of real estate transactions or place excessive regulations on homeowners and buyers. The success of the Government Affairs program relies on individual Realtor® participation. Learn more about how you can get involved.