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Illinois REALTORS® meet for regional caucus

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May 14, 2016

Meetings provide preparation for Board of Directors meeting

Waking up Friday morning to the Committee Liaison and Senior Management Team meeting where we are discussing key committee issues which are being submitted to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors....

Commercial organizations hold reception at NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings

Members of several important commercial held a reception Thursday night in Washington, D.C.. Included were CCIM and CCIM....

Mendenhall meets with RLI and SIOR representatives

NAR First Vice President Elizabeth Mendenhall had a pair of meetings with representatives of two major commercial organizations on Thursday, May 12, 2015. Mendenhall met with the Realtors Land Institute (RLI) and the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors...

Cookies and leadership: Powerful draw at Expo

Get a cookie. Meet NAR’s leadership. NAR President Tom Salomone and Senior Vice President Bob Goldburg took part in a get-to-know you event at the NAR booth in the exhibit hall at the Marriott Wardman. Meeting with leadership was...

Meeting two: Update on commercial credit from government perspective

Day three, meeting two, was at the Commercial Legislation and Regulatory Advisory Board. The guest speaker was Grant Wilson, director Commercial Credit Risk Policy in the Chief National Bank Examiners Office at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Wilson...

1031 Exchange on list of issues for discussion by commercial REALTORS®

Day three in D.C. at the Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo begins with the Commercial Committee chairs and vice chairs at a breakfast meeting. On the agenda? Discussions about protecting the 1031 Like-Kind Exchange. Like-kind exchanges under Internal...

900,000-strong response seen from NAR consumer outreach

Although meetings have been occurring all day Tuesday, one of the signature kickoff events is happening this afternoon. NAR 360 is a chance for the national association to share updates on projects and initiatives. This year, NAR President Tom...

Core standards raise bar for all, REALTOR® leaders are told

REALTORS® heard an update on Core Standards at the Local Leadership Idea Exchange on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. A key message: Every member pays the same amount of dues to NAR, and it isn’t right for some members to get...

A lesson in political trends from two master pollsters

Tuesday’s Midyear meetings start with a forum on the 2016 elections featuring two pollsters working on elections throughout the U.S. Peter Hart an Bill McInturff  keynoted the event, which explores the general mood of the country as we enter...