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Spotlight: E’toile Libbett FPC for Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Dr. E’toile Libbett serves as the federal political coordinator for Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence. Licensed since 1986, FPC is just one of many hats E’toile wears in REALTOR® leadership, including state association director and the most recent recipient of the...

Michigan REALTORS® in Washington, DC

Here’s a video slideshow of our Michigan REALTORS® advocating for private property rights in Washington, DC....

Honor Flight

Wednesday was a special day for Michigan REALTORS® President, Jason Copeman from the state’s upper peninsula. His father, Jim Copeman, a veteran of US Army who served our country in the Korean War, came to DC for the day...

Pat Vredevoogd Combs, 2007 NAR President

Pat V. Combs on the importance of REALTORS® lobbying efforts in Washington DC....

FPC Sara Lipnitz Meets With Senator Gary Peters

Michigan REALTOR® and FPC Sara Lipnitz meets with Senator Gary Peters on Capitol Hill...

Pssst: Pro tip for getting between the Omni and the Wardman

Yesterday a friend told he was out of breath from the walk up the hill to get to the Wardman from the Omni. He’s been staying at the Omni for six years in his visits to the meetings and...

Leadership Academy Class of 2015 to Graduate May 11

Before most of the legislative events get underway in May, the 2015 class of NAR’s Leadership Academy will meet for it’s last official session. For the last three months the group has been working together to identify ways that...

FPC John McArdle Interviews Representative Dave Trott

D.C. is the place to be next week as the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo convenes in our nation’s capital. Leading up to #NARLegislative, @MichREALTORS held a district meeting with Representative Dave Trott in Birmingham, Michigan. Congressman Trott...

Women’s Council of REALTORS® at Midyear

WCR leaders from across the country meet during Midyear to participate in NAR events and conduct governance sessions along with offering plenty of educational opportunities. For most of us though, the highlight of the WCR events is the annual...

Michigan REALTORS(R) Successfully Lobby on Capitol Hill

This was my second year of Hill visits at the Midyear Meetings, and what a day I had! We started off in the morning with 14th District Representative Gary Peters, who has always shown strong support for housing issues...