New REALTOR® Archive

Booking it to San Fran

Every year at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, I find new authors and books to explore. But what if you want to get a jump start on the meetings coming up this November? Well, I don’t know about you,...
October 29, 2013

Are You Ready to be Interviewed by a Savvy Buyer?

Marianne Cusato—author, designer, and creator of the critically-acclaimed “Katrina Cottages”—is out with a new book aimed at house hunters. On first glance, Just the Right Home: Buying, Renting, Moving—Or Just Dreaming—Find Your Perfect Match!, to be published April 2013,...
February 12, 2013

‘Must See Inside’ Is a Must in Real Estate

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Mario Jannatpour is not a national speaker. He’s not a sales coach, either. He’s simply a real estate practitioner who loves his job. Now Jannatpour, a sales associate with RE/MAX Alliance...
November 17, 2010

Top 10 Real Estate Sales Books

Here are the current top selling books about sales in real estate from Amazon.com:   1. FLIP:  How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit, by Rick Villani, Clay Davis, and Gary Keller 2. Success as a Real...
February 4, 2010

Most Popular Books at NAR’s Midyear Meetings

NAR’s annual Midyear meetings are underway in Washington, D.C., and some of the best-selling books flying off the bookshelf at the REALTORS® booth in the Trade Expo include: Power Real Estate Letters, by William Pivar and Bradley Pivar 2007...
May 14, 2008

What They’re Reading Now (9/7/07)

&nbsp&nbspThe Savvy Woman’s Homebuying Handbook (Prosperity Way Press, 2007) &nbsp&nbspBy Tara-Nicholle Nelson &nbsp&nbsp— Janice Glavan, GRI, e-PRO®, Equitable, Scottsdale, Ariz. &nbsp&nbspFlipping Confidential: The Secrets to Renovating Property for Profit in any &nbsp&nbspMarket (Wiley, 2007) &nbsp&nbspBy Kirsten Kemp &nbsp&nbspReal Estate...
September 7, 2007

What They’re Reading Now (8/8/07)

Real Estate Investments and How to Make Them (Fourth Edition) (Prentice Hall Press, 2007) By Milt Tanzer — Walid Muhammad II, Exit First Choice Realty, Indian Trail, N.C. The Real Estate Professional’s Handbook for Starting and Running a Successful...

Top 10 Best-Selling Real Estate Sales Books (7/16/07)

Here are today’s top sellers in real estate sales, according to Amazon.com: 1. FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit, By Rick Villani, Clay Davis, and Gary Keller 2. Success as a Real Estate Agent for...
July 16, 2007

Learn the ABCs of Real Estate

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Your Successful Real Estate Career By Kenneth W. Edwards (AMACOM) 240 pp., $18.95 Among the most sustaining introductory books about real estate, the new fourth edition of Your Successful Real Estate Career provides...
September 2, 2003

Get It Right the First Time

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine You studied, you struggled, and you aced your state licensing exam. But that doesn’t mean you really understand how to sell real estate. In fact, you may not even know enough about the...

A Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine When starting a new career, it’s often difficult to even know where to begin, particularly in a business as complex as real estate. New real estate professionals must tackle a dizzying array of...
September 2, 2002

Every Day is Somebody’s First Day

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Real estate is a tough business to break into, but new associates should remember that even their office’s seemingly invincible top producers total gross sales once equaled $0. It takes time to master...
March 1, 2002

Everything You Need to Know About Real Estate and More

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Ever gotten involved in real estate negotiation where the other side started using obscure terms you didn’t understand? Don’t get caught at a loss for words, again. Race to your copy of The...
February 25, 2001

Selling from A to Z

By Robert Sharoff, REALTOR® Magazine David Rathgeber’s Agent’s Guide to Real Estate (John McLean, Va.: Realty Research Group; $16.95) is mainly a primer for beginning real estate salespeople, but also includes a great deal of basic information that more...
February 2, 2001