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They may be part of the most tech-savvy generation, but these budding real estate
stars say strengthening their relationships with clients has been most critical in
fueling their success. PAGE 20
REAL ESTATE’S AGE GAP
Onboarding the Next Generation
In an industry dominated by older workers, brokerages are adopting innovative
practices to recruit and retain younger agents. PAGE 28
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A BROADER VIEW OF DRONES
UAVs aren’t useful only for marketing
property. They’re becoming important tools
in appraising homes, surveying property
damage, and assessing construction sites.
AT THE HEART OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY
Learn how a REALTOR® became a national
civil rights hero. PAGE 15
Without more new construction, home sales
will remain constrained. PAGE 16
A new member benefit from NAR will give
REALTORS® access to zipLogix products.
how to . . .
WORK OUT DIFFERENCES BETWEEN
TEAMS AND BROKERS
Company policies can put team leaders at
odds with brokers. Here’s how to resolve
issues before they boil over. PAGE 32
UP CURB APPEAL IN A TIME OF
Challenging weather patterns have led to a
rethinking about conventional lawns. PAGE 34
HELP HOME OWNERS UNDERSTAND
Unapproved work could sink a future sale.
in the trenches
Your surprising and amusing stories. PAGE 44
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