MLS Issues, First Vice President Candidates, Caucus Day, and more!

Thursday started with the Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee and Forum, where we talked about MLS’s and copyrighted photos. We passed a motion on to the Board of Directors to approve on Saturday. The other main issue that...

Wednesday at the Legislative Meetings

Wednesday started early for this West Coast boy: 7:00am for a Federal Priority Issues Briefing followed by Bob Woodward’s perspective on the race for the White House. Bob was funny and insightful, and it was one of my favorite...

Tuesday at the Legislative Meetings

Tuesday started early with the Federal Technology Advisory Board. First: We discussed the patent troll legislation that we were supporting through Congress, it was moving along well until the pharmaceutical companies got involved. We are trying to work with...

Marki Lemons’ Favorite Photos

Watch out DC, Marki Lemons is in town!...

Kerri Hartnett’s Favorite Photos

Here are some of my favorite photos from last week’s meetings in Washington, DC....

Photos from the Member Communications Committee

This year I’m the Vice Chair of the Member Communications Committee. Read more about my experience here, and learn how you can get involved in a committee next year....

A Day in the Life of a FPC Team Member

5:45 am: Wake up. Get ready. Eat breakfast. Get to the Marriott Wardman for your 7:00 am meeting. 7:00 am: Find your FPC and team mates to find a seat during the Federal Priorities Issues Briefing. Listen to the...

The Best Part of the Trade Expo

The following is an actual conversation I had at the 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo. Names have been changed to protect the identities of certain parties. Drew: “I have got to get to the trade expo and...

Adventures with Ax

Adventures with Featured Attendee Ax Parekh during the 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo....

May 2016 Economic and Housing Market Outlook

Click here for the slides from the Economic and Housing Market Outlook presentation given by Lawrence Yun during the Residential Economic Issues & Trends Forum at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, DC, on May 12,...