What A Whirlwind It Was!

I’m sure many of us are back in our respective offices today, happy to be home after a good night’s sleep in our own beds. Like many of you, my brain is full of great ideas and a lot...

Leadership Academy Makes A Difference w/ Boomerang Buyers

When I entered Leadership Academy 2015 Class at National Association of REALTORS® in New Orleans last November, I was to say the least a little humbled to be in a room of NAR’s top REALTORS®, people that were state...

Women’s Council of REALTORS® Support RPAC Big!

At our closing session Saturday, May 16th, President Sindy Ready praised WCR members for their contributions to RPAC.   WCR members understand the importance of fighting for laws that protect the rights of home ownership.  48% of Women’s Council...

The end is only the beginning!

As we all travel home from Washington D.C. today, I can reflect back at the past week and see all that was accomplished by our Realtor family.  This week was jam packed with classes, meetings, education sessions and most...
May 16, 2015

Whirlwind of Work – Thank You NAR Staff and Committees!

When you think about the whirlwind of meetings and events that took place at NAR’s 2015 Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, the average attendee has no clue how much work went into this week. Over 80 committees met, dozens...

BOD Newbie No More

This dude (me), has a very short history with NAR meetings. This is what I have attended…EVER… 2012 Leadership Summit – Chicago (where I got the NAR itch; Thank you YPN) 2012 NAR Annual Conference & Expo – Orlando...

The Value of NAR Global

This years Legislative Meetings have been awesome! I had time to visit over lunch at The Old Ebbitt Grill with our friends from Ontario, Canada. It’s been four years since we first met up to brainstorm on forming their...

Game Changers for Women’s Council

Game changers sessions encouraged WCR members to think out of the box and move out of their comfort zones.  This round robin session included 4 speakers with 30 minute presentations.  Each speaker provided game changing tools to help real...

Hardcore Blogging in Action

Here’s how hard-core NAR blogging looks: Brian Copeland hammering out updates on his notebook computer, camera gear at his feet, tethered to his smartphone for Internet connectivity....

NAR Moves Forward On AMP™/Upstream Project

The NAR Board of Directors unanimously passed the motion for AMP™/Upstream as follows: That the AMP/Upstream project, to be undertaken by NAR’s wholly owned subsidiary REALTORS Property Resource® (RPR®), be funded from NAR’s operating reserves over a period of...