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Tuesday at the Legislative Meetings

Tuesday started early with the Federal Technology Advisory Board. First: We discussed the patent troll legislation that we were supporting through Congress, it was moving along well until the pharmaceutical companies got involved. We are trying to work with...

Illinois REALTORS® meet for regional caucus

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May 14, 2016

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

Exploring RPAC and Beyond – The Role of Friction in Engaging Consumers

Attending conventions is analogous to drinking from a firehose.  Earlier in the week during the Ideas Exchange Council, Joe Pryor provided a fascinating take on Virtual Brokerages, highlighting efficiency of work process, substantial financial savings and the importance of...

Commercial organizations hold reception at NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings

Members of several important commercial held a reception Thursday night in Washington, D.C.. Included were CCIM and CCIM....
May 13, 2016

Mendenhall meets with RLI and SIOR representatives

NAR First Vice President Elizabeth Mendenhall had a pair of meetings with representatives of two major commercial organizations on Thursday, May 12, 2015. Mendenhall met with the Realtors Land Institute (RLI) and the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors...

NAR RPAC Trustees Committee Meetings

Good morning from NAR Legislative Meetings Headquarters in Washington D.C. Fellow REALTORS! The NAR RPAC Federal Dispursement & Fundraising Committee Trustees hold their meeting at the Annual NAR Legislative Mtgs. in Washington D.C. To discuss the Business & Issues...

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...

Claire – our amazing Wardman Park Marriott shuttle angel

  I would like to take a moment and say Thank You to the amazing Claire. If you’ve been coming to #NARLegislative for a few years, you know who she is: The Keeper of the Shuttle Schedule, The One...

Days full of productivity and Pride

Day three for me at the annual Legislative meetings in DC for me and now I’m really in the thick of it. This morning started with a 7am briefing on our political priorities, in preparation for the next two...