NAR PULSE—Access to affordable healthcare benefits is one of the most important concerns on American minds right now. One of the reasons is because several major reform provisions legislated under the Affordable Care Act will take effect Jan. 1, 2014. This may leave many REALTORS® wondering what their current comprehensive healthcare benefits cover, as well as lots of questions about the ACA and what options will be available to them now and in the year ahead. Visit the Members Edge blog read how the REALTORS® Insurance marketplace can help you.
IREM to Launch National Job Shadow Initiative
Expanding its already aggressive efforts to promote real estate management careers and attract a pool of new talent to the field, the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is set to launch a nationwide job shadow initiative to connect industry practitioners in their respective workplaces with high school, community college and university students. The program will launch from Feb. 3 to 7, with a second week of intensive job shadow activities slated for Sept. 15 to 19.
Is Education One of Your Resolutions?
A Master’s Degree from REALTOR® University can do amazing things for your professional life. Current students are already experiencing benefits by learning practical skills that they are using to market themselves, and run a more efficient business. “People demand more from agents today,” said Al Naticchioni, broker/owner of RE/MAX of Redding, Calif. “Customers expect you to be more professional and educated and with a Master’s Degree you’re on the cutting edge. That’s what education can do for you. Even if you get one item out of it, you’re ahead of the competition.” For more information on the student experience contact REALTOR® University or contact us at 855-786-6546 opt 1, firstname.lastname@example.org.