Honors for the Past and Future

My final month as chairman of HAR will be bittersweet. I will look back on all of the good that we did for the industry and our community. At the same time, I know that it is time to let someone else take the reins and lead. There is no one who is better prepared or who will do a better job than Chaille Ralph. I know I will sleep

The Future Looks Bright for HAR and Its Members

Whitney Houston sang, “I believe the children are our future.” While the honorees for this year’s NRG 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate recognition are definitely not children, I do believe they are our future.  HAR is so fortunate to have such determined and distinguished members who are of the “younger generation.” There were so many deserving applicants for the list, but you may read about each of

Awards, Fundraising and Safety Headline Activities in September

September is the official REALTOR® Safety Month, but we always say it should be every month. Unfortunately, we have seen a sharp rise in the number of more sophisticated scams and incidents of harassment targeting REALTORS® and/or their clients. There are safety tips located throughout the magazine, but pay special attention to the center spread here. We try to regularly remind all of our members that no deal is worth

Location, Location, Location is Changing to Consumer, Consumer, Consumer

As you can tell from the “Special: Consumer Edition” stamp on the cover of this month’s magazine, we are focusing on the consumer. And shouldn’t we all? HAR has been at the forefront of conducting consumer research on behalf of our members to help you make better choices and provide better service to your clients. The HAR Consumer Research Panel has more than 6,660 consumers who have opted-in to respond