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Leading Women - Rebecca Thomson, PMN

When a friend’s father suggested Rebecca Thomson consider a career in real estate, he thought it would leverage her interest in sales. He was right. Little more than a decade later, Thomson is Vice President of Agent Development with @properties, the largest independent brokerage in Illinois and one of the top 12 residential brokers in the U.S.
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Become a Listing Presentation Pro with RPR®

Read how RPR® helped build business & credibility for REALTOR® Penny Brockway out of Texas. “I can’t imagine being a REALTOR® right now and not having access to RPR®,” says Penny.
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New Homeowner Checklist - Sponsored Content

After all of the searching, holding your breath, and crossing your fingers, you’ve finally closed on your first new home – congrats! Becoming a new homeowner is an accomplished feeling. But as many of you may, or may not know, finding the perfect home is just the beginning. Upon moving into your perfect abode, there’s still a great deal of work to be done in order to ensure a smooth transition. From packing and cleaning to the actual move, we got in touch with Maria from Close to Home to share some tips for creating a comprehensive new house checklist.
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Officer Blog: Leadership Academy

Women's Council's Leadership Academy, presented this year from August 5-7, is an educational and leadership-training program designed to prepare incoming officers for their year of leadership ahead. This exclusive training event is held annually in Chicago for all local and state Presidents-elect and Regional Vice Presidents-elect. Incoming leaders will learn how to build an effective leadership team, communicate the value of membership as well as develop and implement award-winning industry programs.
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Banking in the Digital Age - Sponsored Content

As a busy real estate professional, you have more options than ever for managing your finances on the go. There’s no need to spend valuable time waiting in line at a bank when you could take advantage of the convenient electronic products available at most financial institutions. Brick and mortar will always be there for that in-person experience, but why limit yourself?
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Get the PMN Designation for Less – Limited Time Offer

Would you like access to an exclusive networking group that gives you premium referrals, enhanced visibility, marketing opportunities and cutting-edge information on real estate trends? Then take advantage of this special, limited-time offer to fast-track your PMN requirements to earn your designation during the National Conference in Orlando. We're offering discounts and added bonuses that will get you motivated.
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Registration Now Open for the National Conference

Registration is open for the REALTORS® Conference & Expo: Educate, Innovate, and Celebrate with Women's Council, November 2-6 in Orlando. This exciting conference packed with top-notch education plus opportunities to connect with your peers from around the country will take place at the Women's Council headquarters hotel, the Rosen Centre. The Conference is held in conjunction with NAR's REALTOR® Conference & Expo.
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Upcoming Webinars

Join us for these informative free online events. On August 24, Warren Dow - Vice President of Industry Engagement at Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies will be presenting "Leveraging the Google Environment." On September 21, Karlton Utter - Senior Director of Learning and Development for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC will be presenting "Real Estate Blackjack - 21 Prospecting Activities." On September 28, Rebecca Thomson, PMN - Vice President of Agent Development at @properties will be presenting “Mastering Multiple Offers.”
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Women's Council Offers 15-percent Discount on Referral Ads in August

Take advantage of our discounted banner ads in the Referral Center. Starting August 1, a 15-percent discount will be applied to all member banner ads purchased during the month of August. Your banner ad places you ahead of the competition – literally. This special pricing is only available until August 31!
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