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The Business

The Board of Directors meeting Saturday morning caps off the week. Many of the meetings, the presentations, the NAR Committee work, leads to making decisions at the BOD. It is fascinating to follow these proceedings, all so skillfully orchestrated...

Answering a Tech Question

As the president-elect of Idaho, I was asked to speak on technology issues to the States Presidents Forum Friday morning....

Ladies and Gentlemen Serving Ladies and Gentlemen

That’s a tag line from the Ritz Carlton, but it certainly applies to the Wardman. Clyde here is a real estate entrepreneur, an amateur historian, a sociology commentator, and all-around excellent fellow. Has anyone else noticed the awesome professionalism...

Inspiration and Ideas: State Presidents Get Together

Darn it, this photo is a room full of people which doesn’t really convey what is happening. What is happening is a group of dedicated volunteers who lead their State’s REALTORS® come together to discuss challenges and opportunities we...

State President-Elect Networking Session

This week covers issues and ideas from very large rooms with thousands of REALTORS® to more intimate settings where you make friends. There is formal training, informal training, face to face coffee, and just getting to chat with colleagues...

Rock Star Economist

You wouldn’t normally see these terms juxtaposed like this, but Dr. Lawrence Yun the economist for NAR, is truly a first-class intellect and a performer! Unlike many economists, weathermen, and other prognosticators, his predictions are always spot-on! If you...

NAR Resources

Go visit the NAR’s very capable and friendly people for any conceivable issue you may want to research, or if you need tech help. Or just drop in to say hello!...

Tastes Like Chicken

Chicken is the great compromise for group dining. I’m not complaining, but this is the fifth time I’ve been served chicken in three days. Just sayin…...

The Rooms Where the Work Gets Done

Region 12 get together to review the issues that will be debated the next couple days. This is where everyone has their A game on, this is really why we serve....

NAR 360: Showtime

Rock Concert, Gospel Hour, Magic Show: Welcome to NAR 360. There are about 10,000 attendees at this conference and no one wants to miss the show. There are no other sessions or committee meetings scheduled so as to avoid...