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Magnolia Residential and t-Olive Properties take top honors with OBIE Awards
Magnolia Residential and t-Olive Properties take top honors with OBIE Awards

Magnolia Residential and t-Olive Properties are enjoying their moment in the sun, winning in multiple categories in the 2020 OBIE Awards, held by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association.

How to close 50 deals in a year
How to close 50 deals in a year

Coach Ella Blaine, who is a real estate coach and founder of Real Estate Ladies Rock FB group, offered tips on how to achieve the goal of closing 50 deals annually and go even further in her webinar at the 2020 Realtors Conference and Expo.

NAR board OKs hate speech rule
NAR board OKs hate speech rule

Realtors who use harassing or hate speech could face fines by the National Association of Realtors, according to a proposal approved by the NAR Board of Directors at its 2020 Realtors Conference & Expo.

5 ways NAR is advocating for members in 2021
5 ways NAR is advocating for members in 2021

The National Association of Realtors announced a list of priorities its Business Issues Policy Committee will focus on next year.

Atlanta Realtors leads fight against hate speech
Atlanta Realtors leads fight against hate speech

The National Association of Realtors’ Board of Directors is expected to vote on a proposal that would prohibit members for conducting hate speech outside of work.

Kolter, Empire and Providence win big at 40th annual OBIE Awards
Kolter, Empire and Providence win big at 40th annual OBIE Awards

Atlanta developers are celebrating winning in multiple categories at the 2020 OBIE Awards.

Homeownership down slightly but not for Millennials
Homeownership down slightly but not for Millennials

First-time buyers contributed to 31% of September’s home sales due to record-low mortgage rates, according to the report.

Larger Georgia homes among the most popular in September
Larger Georgia homes among the most popular in September

Buyers are flocking to larger homes with four bedrooms or more, according to the Georgia Association of Realtors.

NAR’s motion for dismissal denied; third buyer-side lawsuit to move forward
NAR’s motion for dismissal denied; third buyer-side lawsuit to move forward

U.S. District Judge Andrea Wood rejects NAR’s motion to dismiss class action suit about buyer-broker commissions.

NAR helps secure federal funds for transportation, flooding
NAR helps secure federal funds for transportation, flooding

It was a hard-fought effort to procure federal funds in the middle of a recession, but NAR announced that the president is poised to sign a bill that provides money for road projects and flooding.

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