RISMedia’s March 2022 Digital Magazine

At McKissock Learning, we want our customers to have all the resources they need to be successful in real estate. That’s why we’ve teamed up with RISMedia, the leading provider of the most relevant and up-to-date information related to the residential real estate market.

As their Strategic Education Partner, we are able to give our customers free access to the digital edition of the RISMedia monthly magazine.

This real estate magazine is full of thought-provoking and valuable content that prospective and licensed agents of all years of experience can apply to their careers. Here’s a brief overview of what you will find in this month’s edition.

Cover Story

Leading the Charge

“Entrepreneurship knows no bounds within the ever-expanding global RE/MAX network,” according to this month’s cover story, which features interviews with female RE/MAX executives and real estate agents—including Ige Johnson, broker/owner of RE/MAX Generation in Texas and leader of a top-producing, all-female real estate team.

“‘The RE/MAX network is composed of ambitious, inspiring professionals with diverse outlooks all around the world,’ says RE/MAX Holdings Chief Financial Officer, Karri Callahan. ‘It’s one of the many reasons why nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX, as measured by residential transaction sides.’”

Topics discussed in the article include aligning with the RE/MAX brand, guiding RE/MAX initiatives, brokerage growth, leadership, and community support.

Read the full article here.

Industry News

How the Pandemic Has Changed the State of Working Women

“The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and live. While some changes are temporary, others are here to stay.” This piece features an interview with Tina Lapp, Head of Local Brands for Colibri Real Estate, who “offers her take on how  the pandemic has created opportunities and challenges for working women.”

“‘The great thing about real estate is that it’s a relationship-based business, so women can use their connections with other moms in the community to generate business,’” says Lapp.

Read the full article here.

Policy News

Sustainability Presents Myriad Opportunities

“Research shows that consumers are increasingly interested in the green features of residential and commercial buildings. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) has responded to this consumer interest by creating a robust Sustainability Program that provides leadership and strategies for sustainability that benefit members, associations, and communities,” writes Russell Riggs, NAR’s senior policy representative for environmental issues.

NAR’s recently-released ESG+R Report highlights their top sustainability accomplishments in 2021 within four categories: environment, social, governance, and resilience.

Read the full article here.

Real Estate Tips

Investing in Professional Development Pays Off For Real Estate Practitioners

“There’s good news for real estate professionals: income is on the rise.” According to our own newly-released 2022–2023 Real Estate Agent Income Guide, 75% of agents and 74% of brokers increased their earnings in 2019–2020.

“‘The Income Guide is unique and shows the linkage between development and income,’” says Jennifer Hoff, President of Colibri Real Estate. In other words: you learn more, you earn more.

Read the full article here.