2012 Midyear Meetings Archive

Property Management Forum

Great meeting just getting started with update by IREM’s Chuck Achilles on legislative and regulatory issues affecting property managers....

2012 Leadership Academy Class Presented to Leadership Team

The Leadership Academy Class of 2012 was congratulated on Friday morning by the Leadership Team.  This year’s graduates include: TRAY Bates (Texas) RUSSELL Boyce (Maryland) NIKKI Jean Boyd (Idaho) JENNIFER Branchini (California) BRETT Brown (Florida) ALEXANDER Chaparro (Illinois) BRIAN...

Recharge Your Marketing Tools

Ernie Graham, spoke about the acronyms after REALTOR names and how the consumer doesn’t connect with those letters.  Realtor.com will make the designations and certification interface with a badge-like system similar to foursquare or Yelp. He also talked about...

Views from the Trade Expo…

One of my very favorite companies and people here at The MidYear Expo are the folks from Moo. Their products, which include greeting cards, business cards and stickers, are unique, fun, and high quality. There was a time I...

Hey, Politicians and MSM. There were THOUSANDS of Realtors out there today!

The MSM ignored us today. The White House ignored us today. Luckily the public knows that Realtors represent a huge section of the GDP. Pay attention, politicians. We are small business. We create jobs. We help sellers and buyers...

Commentary from Professional Standards Committee

Just my two cents’ from the Professional Standards Committee here at NAR MidYear 2012. I think that as Realtors, boards, MLSs…we have to be more creative and be more open to what is good for the consumer and stop...

Midyear Trade Show Was Hoppin’

After the REALTOR® Rally, thousands of REALTORS® continued the movement to the Midyear Trade Expo…and boy was the floor hoppin’! Here are some of the highlights:...

Realtor Rally in Photos

What a GREAT time the Realtor Rally was! Perfect weather, a fired up crowd, great speakers and an even greater cause. Here are some photos I took, enjoy!...

Behind the Scenes at the REALTOR Rally

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Rally Participants Win Big

After the rally at the Washington Monument this morning, the movement continued to the Midyear Trade Expo, where a special rally took place for participants. Congrats to today’s grand prize drawing winner, Kim Lanchester, Assist 2 Sell, WV. She...