Washington DC Archive

MLS Issues, First Vice President Candidates, Caucus Day, and more!

Thursday started with the Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee and Forum, where we talked about MLS’s and copyrighted photos. We passed a motion on to the Board of Directors to approve on Saturday. The other main issue that...

Leverage Your Expertise for More Than Selling Real Estate

    Saturday the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Ignite Series focused on peer-specific – content for the areas you need most.  There were 8 sessions agents could choose from to learn new information that can benefit their local chapters or...

Women’s Council of REALTORS® Hill Visits and the Midyear Conference

Each year as the NAR Legislative Meetings come to an end, the Women’s Council of REALTORS® begin their Midyear meetings at the Washington Hilton.   These men and women leaders begin their journey on Captial Hill with Legislative Meetings....

Home for NAR’s Legislative Meetings

When the hotel lottery opens for the NAR Legislative meetings, a scramble ensues for reservations at the Marriott and Omni Hotels since most of the meeting events are held there. Although I’ve stayed at the Marriott in the past,...

#ThereIsADifference

For as many years as I can recall, consumers have not fully grasped or have been properly educated on the glaring differences between a REALTOR® and a real estate agent. Soon, those differences will become something of the distant...

10 Things No One Ever Told Me Before I Came To Midyear

  1. You Don’t Have To Talk On “The Hill.” NAR has appointed FPCs or Federal Policy Coordinators. When you go into a chambers somewhere around the Capitol, that person will speak on behalf of the people you are...

Women’s Council of REALTORS® Support RPAC Big!

At our closing session Saturday, May 16th, President Sindy Ready praised WCR members for their contributions to RPAC.   WCR members understand the importance of fighting for laws that protect the rights of home ownership.  48% of Women’s Council...

BOD Newbie No More

This dude (me), has a very short history with NAR meetings. This is what I have attended…EVER… 2012 Leadership Summit – Chicago (where I got the NAR itch; Thank you YPN) 2012 NAR Annual Conference & Expo – Orlando...

Officially Unofficial YPN Midnight Monuments Tour

Exploring Washington, DC by night, including shots of law enforcement members visiting during National Police Week....

D.A.N.G.E.R REPORT

A look at what could be the worst case scenario for your business. The D.A.N.G.E.R REPORT was created by Stefan Swanepoel and The Swanepoel|T3 Group for NAR. This is a comprehensive report of The Top 50 DANGERS that could...