Stories by Raphael Barta

Our Reason Why

Walking back from this morning’s State Presidents session, I encountered this line which snaked along for several blocks. I chatted with several people in line who had cheerfully been there


You can’t be too thin, too rich, or have too many great ideas. This morning’s State Presidents Idea Exchange was gushing with takeaways: real, practical, affordable, and EFFECTIVE things to

The Candidates Forum

The Candidates Forum for Vice President of the National Association of REALTORS® was moderated by Past President of NAR, Mr. Chris Polychron. The packed room was full of very attentive,

Commercial Committee

At this year’s Commerical Committee we had round tables with real issues that affect us right now and got great feedback from expert practitioners. Taking the ALERT report chapter by

The Big Event

In my real estate market, autumn is a great up-cycle of activity. The summer procrastinator buyers are more motivated and October/November is one the strongest periods for closings. No one

Conference Live 2017