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    The mind science experts at the Perception Institute present an online workshop to help members avoid implicit bias in their daily business interactions. Drawing upon the latest evidence-based research, Perception explains how our brains’ automatic, instant association of stereotypes with particular groups can cause us to treat those who are different from us unfairly, despite our best intentions and often without our conscious awareness. Perception then applies these concepts to the everyday work of REALTORS® and offers strategies to override bias in order to convey respect, ensure fairness, and improve business relationships.

    The mind science experts at the Perception Institute present an online workshop to help members avoid implicit bias in their daily business interactions. Drawing upon the latest evidence-based research, Perception explains how our brains’ automatic, instant association of stereotypes with particular groups can cause us to treat those who are different from us unfairly, despite our best intentions and often without our conscious awareness. Perception then applies these concepts to the everyday work of REALTORS® and offers strategies to override bias in order to convey respect, ensure fairness, and improve business relationships.

    Want to go deeper? Take the Implicit Bias test, and watch for future offerings from Perception and NAR.

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    At Home With Diversity® (AHWD) is an NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity® program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of home buyers.

    At Home With Diversity® (AHWD) is an NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity® program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of home buyers. At Home With Diversity® (AHWD) is an NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity® program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of home buyers.

    The At Home with Diversity® course is a 6 to 7-hour class that can be taken online or in person and addresses the topics of diversity, fair housing, and business planning development. After successfully completing the course, REALTORS® are eligible to apply for the official AHWD certification, which conveys to clients they’re working with a dynamic real estate professional with expertise that transcends cultural barriers.

    About the Course: The At Home With Diversity® Course teaches REALTORS® how to: 

    1. Assess and understand attributes of diversity in local markets and their impact on the real estate industry 
    2. Understand basic competencies to earn the confidence of potential buyers and sellers, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, handicaps, familial status, or national origin 
    3. Build a business plan that minimizes risk and successfully services all types of clients See the course goals and objectives.
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    Cultural diversity is a modern-day reality in most workplaces. Cultural differences may show up in a variety of different ways and can at times cause misunderstandings or even conflict. This course helps us to give thought to how culture may manifest in our own workplace. A framework is presented that helps us self-examine how we personally interact across difference. Finally, clear strategies are identified to build and strengthen your cultural competence.

    Cultural diversity is a modern-day reality in most workplaces.  Cultural differences may show up in a variety of different ways and can at times cause misunderstandings or even conflict. This course helps us to give thought to how culture may manifest in our own workplace.  A framework is presented that helps us self-examine how we personally interact across difference.  Finally, clear strategies are identified to build and strengthen your cultural competence.

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    This course focuses on communication and effective listening in the workplace; however, the skills learned here will help you become a better listener in all areas of your life. This course will teach you the difference between hearing and listening, as well as explain common listening barriers. It shows the importance of hearing, understanding, remembering, interpreting, evaluating, and responding.

    This course focuses on communication and effective listening in the workplace; however, the skills learned here will help you become a better listener in all areas of your life. This course will teach you the difference between hearing and listening, as well as explain common listening barriers. It shows the importance of hearing, understanding, remembering, interpreting, evaluating, and responding.

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    This course focuses understanding how to apply leadership for everyone. A leader in any position, whether a CEO or a temporary head of a small project, serves his or her co-workers and the project as a whole best by being aware of strengths, weaknesses, and proclivities that affect how one communicates and processes information. Learning your tendencies as a leader will not only make you more conscious of the way you communicate, but will also allow you to recognize the personality and communication styles of your staff as well.

    This course focuses understanding how to apply leadership for everyone. A leader in any position, whether a CEO or a temporary head of a small project, serves his or her co-workers and the project as a whole best by being aware of strengths, weaknesses, and proclivities that affect how one communicates and processes information. Learning your tendencies as a leader will not only make you more conscious of the way you communicate, but will also allow you to recognize the personality and communication styles of your staff as well. 

    There is a misconception among many people that a strong leader has to have certain characteristics, including being authoritative, decisive, and powerful, among a host of other strong adjectives. However, leadership is not just for authoritative people-in fact, many people are put off by authoritative leaders who push their own agenda. In many current corporate structures, almost anyone can emerge as a leader in a variety of functions, which means leadership roles aren’t out of reach for most personality types. When you understand your personality and individual leadership style, you can use that understanding to inform the way you lead others.

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    Unconscious bias is a phenomenon that all humans engage as a mechanism to help explain and understand our surroundings. Unfortunately, it can inhibit our interactions and make us draw conclusions that are incorrect. Being able to recognize these biases, fully understand how we process information, and know strategies to avoid negative implications creates for a well-balanced work environment. The SEE Model is used as a way to slow down our immediate responses and provide a step-by-step breakdown the experience. Strategies are presented to assist in the reprogramming of our innate reactions and allow for more open interactions.

    Unconscious bias is a phenomenon that all humans engage as a mechanism to help explain and understand our surroundings. Unfortunately, it can inhibit our interactions and make us draw conclusions that are incorrect. Being able to recognize these biases, fully understand how we process information, and know strategies to avoid negative implications creates for a well-balanced work environment. The SEE Model is used as a way to slow down our immediate responses and provide a step-by-step breakdown the experience. Strategies are presented to assist in the reprogramming of our innate reactions and allow for more open interactions.

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    With the amount of communication and messages bombarding us on a daily basis, through e-mail, text, social media, and the like, we don’t have time to waste trying to decipher the messages being sent our way. For the most part, if a communicated message doesn’t get to the point within the first sentence or two, we dismiss it, delete it, and rush to the next thing. Experts say we spend at least 75-80% of our waking time in some form of communication, whether that be verbal or written. If you are new to supervision, the job now requires much MORE time communicating than before supervision was in your role. If you are not new to supervision, you know how important communication is and how your communication can make you or break you. Interpersonal communication is the primary supervisory skill you need to have to be successful.

    With the amount of communication and messages bombarding us on a daily basis, through e-mail, text, social media, and the like, we don’t have time to waste trying to decipher the messages being sent our way. For the most part, if a communicated message doesn’t get to the point within the first sentence or two, we dismiss it, delete it, and rush to the next thing. Experts say we spend at least 75-80% of our waking time in some form of communication, whether that be verbal or written. If you are new to supervision, the job now requires much MORE time communicating than before supervision was in your role. If you are not new to supervision, you know how important communication is and how your communication can make you or break you. Interpersonal communication is the primary supervisory skill you need to have to be successful.

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    Virginia REALTORS® strives to provide an inclusive environment for all volunteers, staff, and contractors. This commitment allows the Association to tap into the rich and diverse knowledge and experiences of our members, and it requires all of us to be vigilant in creating an inclusive environment. Part of that environment is ensuring that people are not subject to harassment.

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    Virginia REALTORS® strives to provide an inclusive environment for all volunteers, staff, and contractors. This commitment allows the Association to tap into the rich and diverse knowledge and experiences of our members, and it requires all of us to be vigilant in creating an inclusive environment. Part of that environment is ensuring that people are not subject to harassment.


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    Mortgage rates have risen over the past few weeks. At the beginning of 2022, the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hit a two-year high. The Federal Reserve has signaled plans to raise rates three times this year, and most economists are forecasting that mortgage rates will hit 4.0% by the end of the year. What should we expect for rates this year? What factors impact mortgage rates? And what will be the impact of rising rates on the housing market? Register for our By the Numbers webinar featuring our Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist to hear about the latest on mortgage rates and to receive an analysis of how an uptick in rates could affect the housing market and YOUR business.

    Mortgage rates have risen over the past few weeks. At the beginning of 2022, the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hit a two-year high. The Federal Reserve has signaled plans to raise rates three times this year, and most economists are forecasting that mortgage rates will hit 4.0% by the end of the year. What should we expect for rates this year? What factors impact mortgage rates? And what will be the impact of rising rates on the housing market? Register for our By the Numbers webinar featuring our Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist to hear about the latest on mortgage rates and to receive an analysis of how an uptick in rates could affect the housing market and YOUR business.

     

     


  • Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/10/2022

    Even with the best of intentions, lawsuits are sometimes unavoidable. Join Virginia REALTORS® Staff Counsel Jessica Toone to learn more about Virginia’s judicial system and what you should expect when filing or responding to a lawsuit.

    Even with the best of intentions, lawsuits are sometimes unavoidable. Join Virginia REALTORS® Staff Counsel Jessica Toone to learn more about Virginia’s judicial system and what you should expect when filing or responding to a lawsuit.

    Jessica Toone

    Staff Counsel

    Virginia REALTORS

    Jessica’s energy and years of juggling multiple clients after receiving her law degree in 2009 have helped to make her an excellent part of the Virginia REALTORS® team. Members will often see her on episodes of Legal Live, out teaching classes, participating in legal videos, or they may hear her on the legal hotline or Caveat REALTOR® podcast. Her work can often be found as part of the Broker Sales Meeting Kits. When away from the office, you might find Jessica enjoying her favorite food, diner breakfasts, or spot her reading a good book or sipping a cocktail at the beach!

    Favorite Quote:

    “Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.” – Bruce Lee