Chris Nichols Archive

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...

The Most Important Thing You Can Do Before the Legislative Meetings

While there are a multitude of things you need to do before any trip, there is one thing that is probably the most important thing you must do before coming to DC. Take some time to learn the talking...

Introducing Legislative Live’s 2015 Featured Attendees

We’re excited to announce 33 Featured Attendees for Legislative Live; over half of them are new additions to the team! Please welcome: Andrew Sims, Birmingham, AL Anne B. Meczywor, Lenox, MA Axay Parekh, Tulsa, OK Brandon Martens, Sioux Falls,...

Accuracy Matters – REALTOR.com’s New Ad Campaign

I’ve had an interesting couple of weeks with Zillow’s Zestimate. If you’d like to see the details just visit my Facebook page and see for yourself. The experience prompted me to do some research for myself and see just...
May 12, 2014

Prudential Utah Elite Agents Head To DC

Many people don’t realize that REALTORS® do more than just help people buy and sell homes. REALTORS® are actually the front line of defense when it comes to protecting homeowners from adverse legislation at the federal, state and local...
May 12, 2014

Introducing REALTOR® Party Live’s 2014 Featured Attendees

We’re excited to announce 18 Featured Attendees for REALTOR® Party Live; over half of them are new additions to the team! Please welcome: Brandi Pearl, Chattanooga, TN Brent Ellis, Canton, GA Brian Copeland, Nashville, TN Carrie Bey-Little, Glen Ellyn,...
May 8, 2014

Contactually – One of My Favorite Apps

Real estate is all about referrals. So why do we do such a terrible job of regularly staying in touch with folks, and actually *asking* for referrals? We’re busy. And without a system to regularly follow up with your...

REtechnology Rocks DC

There are so many great evening events to participate in at NAR Midyear. But one of my favorite is REtechnology’s consistently awesome party. Victor Lund and his team do a great job each year of finding amazing venues and...

Housing America’s Future

This morning, NAR’s Public Policy Coordinating Committee met, and had the opportunity to hear from Dennis Shea of the Bipartisan Policy Center. He shared with us the BPC’s recent report, “Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy“. The...

NAR REach – Accelerating Real Estate

Developed by its strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures, NAR is introducing REach to find top companies with robust business solutions across multiple industries to help them execute those solutions within real estate. More than just an accelerator — unparalleled...