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The end is only the beginning!

As we all travel home from Washington D.C. today, I can reflect back at the past week and see all that was accomplished by our Realtor family.  This week was jam packed with classes, meetings, education sessions and most...
May 16, 2015

Meetings and Conference Committee is Ready for San Diego

Get ready for an amazing 2015 Annual Conference in San Diego. Meetings and conference committee met today and was pumped to put the finishing touches on this years conference in San Diego. Be prepared to experience the most awesome...

Why We’re Here: Capitol Hill Visits

Arguably the most important activity that happens at the #NARLegislative is visits with legislators.  I described in a previous post the role of REALTOR® FPCs in preparing members for Capitol Hill visits.  Here is how a typical Hill visit looks: a...

Arizona Takes The Hill

One of the most important events during this week is when our local representatives head to the Hill to talk to Congressmen and Congresswomen about the issues we’re facing locally as well as nationally. Arizona has always been well...

Two Baldmen on Leadership

As a part of  part of greatest graduating class of National Association of REALTORS Leadership Academy,  we had the honor of hearing from two of NAR’s most eloquent ambassadors, Kenny Parcells and Brian Copeland.  Kenny and Brian are phenomenal...

Want to get busy in real estate? Plan a trip!

What I thought would be a mundane Monday searching  for sensible shoes,  relaxing and packing for our early Tuesday  flight into DC  has morphed into 2 offers,   a couple showings – one at 8pm tonight – , contract modifications,...
May 11, 2015

Congrats to the 2014 Leadership Academy Graduates!!!

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May 14, 2014

Using the RPCTE App, or “How to survive airport boredom during layovers and flight delays!”

Having just arrived in Washington, DC for #RPCTE an hour ago, the joys of delayed flights and long layovers are fresh in my mind! A great and productive way to stave off airport boredom is to download NAR’s Official...
May 13, 2014

REThink Recap

In a packed special session at the 2013 Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, presenters revealed data and insights from the REThink workshops conducted during the past several months, and attendees were asked for their input on what to...

BIG tasks at hand for the Data Strategies Committee

Just wrapped up a 2.5 hour meeting with our inaugural Data Strategies Committee and all I can say is – wow. We covered so much ground and really only scratched the surface of the many issues we as a...
May 14, 2013