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...

The Value of NAR Global

This years Legislative Meetings have been awesome! I had time to visit over lunch at The Old Ebbitt Grill with our friends from Ontario, Canada. It’s been four years since we first met up to brainstorm on forming their...

Game Changers for Women’s Council

Game changers sessions encouraged WCR members to think out of the box and move out of their comfort zones.  This round robin session included 4 speakers with 30 minute presentations.  Each speaker provided game changing tools to help real...

Hardcore Blogging in Action

Here’s how hard-core NAR blogging looks: Brian Copeland hammering out updates on his notebook computer, camera gear at his feet, tethered to his smartphone for Internet connectivity....

NAR Moves Forward On AMP™/Upstream Project

The NAR Board of Directors unanimously passed the motion for AMP™/Upstream as follows: That the AMP/Upstream project, to be undertaken by NAR’s wholly owned subsidiary REALTORS Property Resource® (RPR®), be funded from NAR’s operating reserves over a period of...

NAR Board of Directors Meeting As It Happens

The NAR Board of Directors typically has only two regular meetings per year: at the #NARLegislative Meetings and the week of the NAR Convention.  The Board consists of several hundred directors.  Because the huge size of the Board limits...

Mendenhall Elected 2016 First Vice President

The NAR Board of Directors has elected Missouri’s Elizabeth Mendenhall from Region V First Vice President. Elizabeth holds the ABR, ABRM, CIPS, CRB, e-PRO, GRI, LCI, PMN designations. As a REALTOR and CEO with RE/MAX Boone Realty since 1996,...

2016 President Salomone Introduces His Leadership Team

2016 President Tom Salomone presented his leadership team to the Board of Directors....

Promoting Professional Standards Through Alternative Dispute Resolution

The REALTOR Code of Ethics sets the National Association of REALTORS apart from nearly any other industry trade group.  REALTORS do not merely have a Code of Ethics that stays locked in a closet and gets trotted out only...

Lessons vs Rewards

Earlier this week, Erica Ramus dished a few insights on why a realtor should consider attending the #NARLegislative Meetings and Trade Show each May in Washington D.C. in her post titled Take Me to DC! 3 Reasons to Attend the...