2 REALTOR® MAY/JUNE 2014 REALTORMAG.REALTOR.ORG
30 UNDER 30
Classics, With a Twist
Meet 30 young professionals who are mastering the art of serving their clients,
their industry, and their communities. PAGE 22
And the Verdict Is . . .
Evan Metalios, broker-owner of RE/MAX
Team in Jackson Heights, N. Y., says providing
sales associates with high-quality marketing
materials is a win for their business—and his.
New School Tech +
Old School Technique
Acquiring all the latest, greatest devices won’t
automatically relieve your business struggles. Here are recommendations for
taking charge of the tools you already have and determining what other systems
you need. PAGE 36
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top of mind
Lawsuits focus on the conflicts between
state labor laws and real estate license
laws in assessing the broker-associate
relationship. PAGE 10
What to do when a neighbor’s fence cuts into
a seller’s lot. PAGE 11
Greater private capital is bolstering
commercial real estate, but government-backed lending is still essential on the
residential side. PAGE 12
Be careful with hastily remodeled flips.
Neither you nor your client wants to invite
legal action by a buyer. PAGE 14
You might have a website consultant in your
family without even realizing it. PAGE 16
how to . . .
MARKET VACATION HOMES
Practitioners are using fresh strategies to
sell second homes and resort properties.
BREAK DOWN RECRUITING OBSTACLES
Agents you’re trying to attract may be
hesitant about switching companies for a
variety of reasons. Here are some compelling
talking points. PAGE 50
power of R
YOUR MEMBERSHIP PAGE 52
YOUR IMPACT PAGE 56