NVAR Notices

 

Working from Anywhere: Business Management

03/18/2020

NVAR and its members are a strong community of professionals – collectively working through these unique circumstances to support one another, the industry and our communities. 
 
While NVAR's office buildings will be closed until further notice beginning at 5 p.m. today, NVAR is open for business online and will continue to share regular updates about the latest developments that impact your business.
 
Please check your emails and NVAR.com/OnlineforBusiness regularly for additional news.
 
We will be monitoring email and phone lines during regular business hours.
 
As circumstances permit:
  • We will continue to fill online orders; shipping fees are waived until further notice.
  • To assist members with lockbox issues, NVAR staff will be available by appointment only at NVAR Fairfax HQ on Fridays between the hours of 2 - 4 p. m. Email membership@nvar.com to set up an appointment. Click here for additional details.
  • All on-site lockbox business will be conducted on a drive-through basis in the Fairfax HQ parking garage.
In a series of emails, we’ll be highlighting the eight NVAR Shop Realtor® categories and showcasing specific resources to benefit you, your business and your clients – as you may find yourself running more of your business from the comfort and safety of your home, and seeking to interact with clients, colleagues and prospective clients virtually in creative ways. 
 
Today's email focuses on Business Management and provides you with helpful tools to utilize technology, organize your business and maximize your earning potential.

Education with NVAR
 
NVAR will be holding PL and CE classes virtually through the GoToWebinar platform through April 20. For all PL and CE courses through April 20, there will be no cancellation fee.
 
After registering for the course through our website, NVAR staff will share a GoToWebinar registration link with you.
 
 
Online CE classes are also available through the CE Shop. Learn more.
 
Orientation classes will be held virtually during this time. New members will receive a separate communication with registration details.

Tech Helpline: Your IT Benefit
 
Juggling remote work can be frustrating if you're not used to it. With Tech Helpline, your IT solutions are just a call or chat away. They can help with troubleshooting issues or getting you set up with Remote Desktop to access files from the office while at home.
 
Click here for info on the Tech Helpline.

Shipping Resources
 
NAR Members save on select services for both personal and business use including up to 26% off on FedEx Express®, up to 12% on select FedEx Ground® services, and up to 20% on select FedEx international services.
 
You can also save up to 30% on shipping with UPS.

Remote Desktop
 
If you are using a Windows computer, you can use Remote Desktop to access files and information from an office computer while at home. Click here for Remote Desktop support from Microsoft.
 
For Mac.

Starting April 1, (no joke!) classes at NVAR will no longer use paper course materials and instead provide digital versions. For questions please contact education@nvar.com.

Check NVAR.com/calendar for our updated schedule on CE and other events that will be going online over the next few weeks.
 
NAR Webinar: Business Survival During a Disaster - Financial Tips in a Time of Crisis
Friday, March 27, 2020 1:00 p.m.
 
This webinar will focus on how to be financially prepared during a time of crisis. Tune in to learn about steps you can take to build an emergency savings fund to protect your business and stay ahead of market trends. You'll also learn how the coronavirus will likely affect the real estate market and how you can not only survive but thrive after it has passed.
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