Total existing-home sales—completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops—rose 3.1% from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.00 million in January.
From the Desk of the Interim CEO: Calling All Aspiring Leaders
It’s that time of year at HGAR when we reach out to our exceptional member base that is 14,000 strong and ask who would like to invest their time and energy to focus on their leadership development. The association is looking for candidates to apply for the 2023-2024 Leadership Accelerator Program (LAP).
HGAR’s Leadership Accelerator Program is a carefully cultivated initiative aiming to elevate and prepare future HGAR leaders through practical and high-engagement experiences. Participating in HGAR’s LAP can have several benefits for our members looking to enhance their leadership skills and advance their careers in the industry. Here are a few key advantages:
• Improved leadership skills—LAP is designed to teach real estate professionals about effective leadership practices and techniques, including communication, problem-solving, negotiation and decision-making. These skills can help individuals become better leaders, better serve their clients and grow their business.
• Increased industry knowledge—LAP covers current trends, best practices, and regulatory changes in the real estate industry. This can help participants stay informed and adapt to changes in the market, which can be critical to success in the industry.
• Enhanced networking opportunities—LAP provides opportunities for participants to connect and network with other real estate professionals, including peers, mentors, and industry leaders. These connections can be a valuable investment in an individual’s personal and professional growth, and can help them become more effective leaders, more successful real estate professionals and advance their careers in the industry.
• Recognition and credibility—Strong leadership skills and a commitment to ongoing professional development can help Realtors establish themselves as a trusted and respected leader in their field. This can lead to greater recognition, credibility, and influence in the industry, as well as increased business opportunities and referrals.
Overall, HGAR’s Leadership Accelerator Program can be a valuable investment. LAP participants gain the behavioral skills and mindset to cultivate and drive change in an evolving industry. Completing this program means having greater clarity of purpose, leadership proficiency, mastery of change and results, and accountability for personal and organizational growth.
For those interested in applying for the 2023-2024 Leadership Accelerator Program, and to get more information, please go to https://www.hgar.com/resources/hgar-leadership-accelerator-program. Applications are due Friday, June 16, 2023.