Real Estate Trade Resources

Real Estate

The word "realtor" describes only one aspect of working in the real estate industry. Professionals who own their companies must have a firm grasp on every element that impacts operations - whether the commodity is land, housing or commercial property. The sections that follow span a broad spectrum of subjects key to growing a healthy business.

Counselors of Real Estate

Site sponsored by the Counselors of Real estate to provide objective, informative content on issues impacting the commercial real estate business.

EcoBroker International

Organization offers EcoBroker Certified? designation and continuing education for brokers on green building and energy efficiency. Also connects businesses offering green services and products with real estate industry professionals.

National Contact Information:

Phone: (303) 674-7770


National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

Members are provided with extensive resources including profiles of significant movements in the market, compilations of published reports from other sources, handbooks, market research, updates on government actions affecting REITs. Library of in-house and market publications.

National Contact Information:

Phone: (202) 739-9400


Real Estate Educators Association

Site provides resources targeting professional development for individuals and agencies involved in real estate education. Features include research papers, a speaker's bureau, scholarship programs and more.

Reis Reports

Used by real estate professionals at more than 500 institutions - banks, lenders, investment banks, insurance companies, brokerage firms, investors and developers - for impartial commercial real estate performance information and analysis. More than 35,000 reports per month are downloaded. REIS Reports analyze and present data at the metro, submarket and property level in more than 80 U.S. metro areas, more than 2,300 submarkets for the office, apartment, retail and industrial sectors.

National Contact Information:

Phone: (212) 921-1122


Urban Land Institute

Non-profit research and education organization with 34,000 members worldwide. Membership includes firms and individuals from many real estate associated disciplines. Provides customized research, education programs, policies and practices program, and awards for excellence in land planning. Magazine and newsletters available to members.

National Contact Information:

Phone: (202) 624-7000

Membership, Orders, Meeting Registrations: 1-800-321-5011
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