Linda Davis Archive

Using Evernote at the Legislative Meetings

One of my most used tech tools during the Legislative Meetings is Evernote. Weeks before the meetings commenced, I created a “notebook” called NAR 2015 Legislative Meetings. It can be found under my NAR “stack” which I began in...

CRS at the Legislative Meetings

Much of my focus as a Legislative Live Blogger this year will be on CRS events. The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) will hold two days of business, education, and  networking events during this week of NAR’s Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo. These...

Union Station in Washington DC

I’m not sure how many times I’ve visited Washington DC.  I do know that the first time was with my 8th grade class from Corpus Christi Grade School in Pittsburgh. Early in my marriage,  we lived in Maryland and...

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,...

How’s the market? Ask Kathy.

Kathy's Accessories from Marietta GA has been a fixture at NAR conventions for 16 years. Her business is directly affected by how much money people have to spend on non-essentials like jewelry. You might say that no one understands...

Realtor Delegations Meet Their U.S. Senators

Visits to Capitol Hill resume today. Yesterday, Realtor delegations from around the country met with their US Senators to discuss Federal Priority Issues important to real estate. Connecticut Association CEO Cindy Butts meets U.S Senator Richard Blumenthal. Iowa Realtors...

Connecticut Realtors Go to The Hill

Connecticut Congressman Joe Courtney, wearing his “Homeownership is Not a Loophole” lanyard meets with Realtors from Eastern Connecticut. Incoming Connecticut State President Deb Chamberlain and Federal Political Coordinator Rachael Johnston meet with Congressman Joe Courtney.    ...

From the Expo Floor – Treater

ReachTM, a real estate accelerator, has a mission to help companies connect with the real estate industry. Reach accepts 6-10 companies per year and Treater made the cut in 2013. I certainly understand why they were selected. Treater is...

Next up: Federal Priority Issues Briefing

First thing Wednesday morning, Realtors from around the country will be briefed for issue discussions with their Members of Congress during their Capitol Hill office visits. Federal Priority Issues include: 1. Preserve the Mission and Purpose of the FHA...

Do you know your NRDS number?

In the local leadership idea exchange for medium boards, there were some comments that came up about knowing your NRDS number. There was a concern raised that REALTORS can't access Realtor.org without it and as a result are not...