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  • What Does the “R” Stand For?

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  • Join Team WR for the REALTORS® Relief Run

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    The REALTORS® Relief Run is a 5k Run/Walk/Cheer at the National Association of Realtors® 2018 Conference to benefit the REALTORS® Relief Foundation.

  • REALTORS® Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Fair Housing Act

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    Who among us doesn’t have a dream? From our great-great-grandparents’ generation to our own, we have all had a dream of providing better lives for our children and the generations that follow. Owning a home is a big part of that dream for many.

  • Nominations Are In!

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    Each year, Washington REALTORS® works with our local associations to showcase REALTORS®, Partners, Affiliates, and Citizens who embody the REALTOR® spirit.

  • REALTORS® attend Fair Housing Proclamation Signing

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    To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, REALTORS® advocated for and attended the signing of the Fair Housing Act Resolution.

  • Realtors®, Property Owners Get Good News

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    More than 500 Washington REALTORS® from across the state received some exciting news when they were in Olympia recently visiting state legislators during their annual Legislative Day. More than 120 of those REALTORS® were first-time attendees who were thrilled to be advocates on an amazing day at our state’s Capital!

  • Broker Alert – Hirst Water Supply Legislation Passes

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    Broker Alert - On January 19, 2018, the Legislature passed SB 6091, which was immediately signed into law by Governor Inslee. This legislation reversed the State Supreme Court’s October 2016 Hirst & Futurewise v. Whatcom County water rights/Growth Management Act decision.

  • Legislative Day Photos Are Here

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  • Good News on Hirst!

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    The Governor has signed SB6091, a REALTOR® supported bill written to fix the State Supreme Court’s Hirst Growth Management Act decision regarding water availability for new private wells.

  • Big News On Tax Reform

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    In the anticipation of passage of the final tax reform package late tonight or night or early tomorrow morning, Washington REALTORS® President Margo Willis issued the following statement:

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  • Consult the Coach, Autumn 2018

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    My managing broker asked me to mentor a new broker in our office. Since I have never done this before, I am not sure the best way to go about helping this broker. I wasn’t given a lot of direction. What do you suggest?

  • How to Run More Effective Facebook Ads

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    FACEBOOK ADS have changed dramatically over the past few years, but they are still one of the best tools brokers have for targeting their key audience, building brand recognition and generating leads. Here are a few steps that can make a big difference and make your Facebook ads more effective.

  • Brokerage Tech? Old School Predictive Analytics Generate Move Scores

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    Predictive analytics is one of the new sciences that is capturing the imagination of our industry. One can use big data to analyze everything from social media and credit card activity to demographics and GPS movements; data scientists predict who is most likely to buy and sell real estate in the next year. Then, they sell this data as leads to real estate professionals and real estate companies.

  • THE AGE OF AMAZON - LESSON 6: WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE DATA?

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    Big data. Artificial intelligence. Predictive analytics. We hear these buzzwords a lot. In many ways, the real estate industry has been practicing in these three fields for years. What is the MLS? Who are Broker Metrics, Real Data and TrendGraphix and what do they provide? What about your profit and loss statement? Isn't that big data?

  • Profits & Recruiting: Data Tells A Story

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    REAL Trends team members Scott Wright and Alicia Vivian manage the valuation, merger and acquisition efforts for our company and are deeply involved in developing benchmark tools for our clients based on the significant data that we collect. We get data not only from our valuation work but also from the REAL Trends 500, our agent rankings in The Thousand and America's Best Real Estate Agents and other company assessment work.

  • REALTOR® PROFILE, Kay Hunt

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  • Facebook & Instagram Stories - How To Use Them in Real Estate

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