"That’s Who We R", the National Association of REALTORS®’s national advertising campaign, helps consumers understand that REALTORS® are real estate experts in their local communities that abide by a Code of Ethics. “REALTORS® Are Here For It” demonstrates how REALTORS® bring value, partnership, and professionalism to every aspect of [...]
REALTORS® strive to ensure all Americans have the opportunity to achieve homeownership, the centerpiece of the American Dream and the pathway to economic well-being and intergenerational wealth-building. Owning a home builds financial security. With 65.5% of Americans owning homes, the net worth of a typical homeowner is nearly 40 [...]
The 2023 Baltimore Business Journal's Book of Lists marked GBBR as a leading local presence on their most significant associations list. GBBR is ranked 4th -- and for more than a decade we've consistently ranked in the top ten! Even more impressive, is the fact that the associations ranked above GBBR [...]
Tim Shotzberger Named President; Linda Harned Honored as REALTOR® of the Year The Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS® (GBBR) recently announced that Tim Shotzberger will lead its board of directors as president for 2023, during their annual Installation of Officers and Awards banquet event, held at the Baltimore Country [...]
NAR HIGHLIGHTS GBBR'S PSA's AS A FAIR HOUSING SUCCESS STORY The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has acknowledged GBBR Public Service Announcements (PSAs) as a noteworthy example of showing collective support for fair and equitable housing. Read the article, here: https://bit.ly/NAR_GBBRpsas Our members should know, this is a [...]
PAYING TRIBUTE TO OUR FIRST RESPONDER FALLEN HEROES The GBBR Charitable Foundation recently committed a $5,000 donation to the Signal 13 Foundation, in Baltimore City Police Officer Keona Holley’s memory, to directly benefit her family. Additionally, The GBBR Charitable Foundation has committed a $10,000 donation to the Baltimore [...]
The rapid rise in home prices over the past year is prompting the government-sponsored enterprises to revisit the maximum size of home mortgages it’ll back for 2022. Get the scoop, here: https://bit.ly/RMag_mortgageuptick
As promised in our last Brokers, Managers, and Team Leaders meeting, here is the PowerPoint presentation that was offered from Bright MLS. Bright MLS --Top Policy Q&A (View document in a PowerPoint format - prompts for download) Bright MLS --Top Policy Q&A (View document in a PDF format - [...]
Now available: Automatically close listings on the Close Date 06 AUGUST, MEGHAN DEVINE On closing day, listing agents have no shortage of things to do for their client. With so many items to cross off, it can be easy to forget to update the listing status after it’s closed [...]
22 Little Known Yet Highly Effective Persuasion Techniques to Help you Sell More Homes 22 Little Known Yet Highly Effective Persuasion Techniques to Help you Sell More Homes is part of the GBBR Virtual Education Series - 2020. To watch, please click here.
Review of the Brokerage Agreements - Listing and Buyer Agreements Review of the Brokerge Agreements - Listing and Buyer Agreements is part of the GBBR Virtual Education Series - 2020. To watch, please click here.
Mortgage Lending in the New Normal - Updates and Changes You and Your Buyer Need to Know Mortgage Lending in the New Normal - Updates and Changes You and Your Buyer Need to Know is part of the GBBR Virtual Education Series - 2020. To watch, please click here. [...]
The GBBR Charitable Foundation Donates to Multiple Local Causes During the COVID-19 Shutdown The Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation cares about those in need in our communities during this unprecedented time. The impact of COVID-19 has created financial stress for many as they simply struggle to cope [...]
Configure your listings for virtual showings in ShowingTime You are now able to configure showings on the listing level to note whether Virtual and/or In-Person showings are being accepted. This gives you and your sellers more control over how showings are conducted on the listing. Configure your listing’s showings [...]
March 2020 Housing Market Update: Median sales prices reached ten-year highs in Washington D.C. and Baltimore Metro areas. New pending home sales and new listings declined in latter half of month due to impact of COVID-19. APRIL 13, 2020 2020 MEGHAN DEVINE The following analysis of [...]