Environmental Archive

Sustainability for the REALTOR® Future

One of the groups that I am most proud to be a part of is the Green Advisory Board where I serve with a small group of the most forward thinking REALTORS® in our industry. As a result of...

Land Use

This is a huge committee. The full title is Land Use, private property rights and environment committee. We met as a group on Tuesday and I think there were close to eighty committee members there and a large number...
May 13, 2016

NAR GREEN Building Council Advisory Board Members & Staff tour Wash. D.C. U.S.G.B.C Headquarters

NAR GREEN Building Council Members & Staff tour the Wash. D.C. U.S.G.B.C. (United States GREEN Building Council) Headquarters! After an amazing Environmental Focus Group Session yesterday, the GRC Members get an amazing opportunity to visit the incredible space and...

Day Four of the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings

View the full meetings schedule here or check out these highlights: 8:00am-10:00am: Residential Economic Issues & Trends Forum with NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) 8:30am-10:30am: Commercial Leadership Forum Topic: Engaging Commercial Practitioners at the...

NAR Environmental Commitment Focus Group Session

A fine group of GREEN Minded REALTORS get together as an informal Focus Group of Current NAR GREEN Resource Council (GRC) Advisory Board Members & Past GRC EverGREEN Award Recipiants, to to discuss the NAR’s Continued Commitment to Environmental...

Meet the 2016 REach® Accelerator Class

Meet this year’s class of seven up-and-coming real estate tech companies all in one place at the REALTORS(R) Trade Expo. Visit the Reach Accelerator Class of 2016 at Booth #1729 on Wednesday and Thursday. This year’s class includes: •...

Day Five Highlights at the 2015 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

Friday’s schedule includes updates, roundtables, and regional caucuses. 9:00am-10:00am: Updates on Federal Water Regulations Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Maryland Suite A If federal water regulations are impacting real estate activity in your market, you will want to add this...

The Latest from Land Use, Private Property Rights and Environment Committee

  This is one of my most favorite committees at NAR. Even when I was not on the committee I attend the meetings. The far reaching subjects covered that impact our day to day business are tough issues, not...

The Importance of REALTORS® Getting Involved in Politics

As REALTORS®, we know the importance of getting involved in politics — that’s why we’re participating in this week’s REALTORS® Legislative Meetings. In Utah, we’re taking our involvement to the next level by also working with community groups to...

Measuring the Impact of a Green MLS

It’s a new day for the Green MLS. A revised Green MLS Toolkit and a new Green MLS Implementation Guide are being rolled out this month. The tools make it simpler to incorporate green fields in MLSs. They also...
May 12, 2014