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Realtor University Update: Accredited!

The big news for spring 2016 is that Realtor University’s Masters Degree Program is now accredited. Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. David Overbye told members of the Professional Development Committee this morning thaat this achievement was finally reached two...

Have You Seen YOUR Building?

In the past 30 days I have been lucky enough to visit NAR’s headquarters in both Chicago (April) and now Washington D.C. (May). Wow. What an experience. Both properties are humbling and inspiring. First thought – I was tempted...

2016 Realtors Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo – It’s Not Too Late!

It’s happening! The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is officially open and the events are happening. Every year in May, Realtors will gather at committee meetings, take part in legislative activities and attend an industry trade show. If you are...

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...

Professional Development Committee Summary

Thursday’s Professional Development Committee meeting was outstanding! Chair Amy Chorew and Vice-Chair Margaret Hartman ran a tight ship in the two-hour meeting that crunched through a variety of updates and a panel discussion. Here’s a quick summary. David Overby...

2015 Trade Expo Highlights

The trade expo is bigger and better than ever this year. Note the new realtor.com branding campaign that is making a big splash here with the emphasis on the word “real” in the website name. This rebranding is accompanied by a...

Congrats 2015 Realtor University MRE Graduating Class

        A year ago – in May of 2014 – I was part of the first graduating class of MRE candidates from Realtor University (that’s me – second from left). Back then we were nervous, excited...

Take Me To DC! 3 Reasons to Attend the Meetings

 NAR’s 2015 Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is officially open for business and in full swing! If you’ve never attended this annual event (which many of us still call by the old name – “Mid Year”) you’re missing out....