Starting things off with a policy update

The Midyear experience in Washington, D.C., begins with the first of many meetings, but this one is important. The Public Advocacy Advisory Group includes all the chairs of the federal policy and political committees. What’s the committee do? Review...

Arriving in DC

It’s great to be back in Washingon DC amongst my REALTOR® family. This year I’m rooming with first time attendee, Judy Panozzo, our local government affairs chair. After an uneventful flight with some disappointed Nationals fans (go Cubs) we...

2016 Realtors Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo – It’s Not Too Late!

It’s happening! The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is officially open and the events are happening. Every year in May, Realtors will gather at committee meetings, take part in legislative activities and attend an industry trade show. If you are...

Hobnob at the CRS Member Welcome Reception

A CRS Member Welcome Reception will be held on Wednesday, May 11 from 6:00pm-7:30pm in the Lincoln Room, Concourse Level of the Washington Hilton. Light appetizers will be served along with a cash bar. It’s a great opportunity to...

Woodley Pantry Opens in the Marriott

Woodley Market is now called Woodley Pantry! Same basic location in the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel but the space is reconfigured with expanded food options and more cashiers. Note that hotel room service will have a more limited menu....

VIDEO: Omni To Marriott Shortcut

Here’s a video of how to get from the Omni Shoreham to the Marriott Wardman and minimize your outside time, if rainy, or to make it to your session quicker. You’re welcome. Omni Shoreham To Marriott Wardman Shortcut...

Sixteen Ways to Take Advantage of an RLI Membership This Year!

Every year brings new challenges and new opportunities to real estate professionals. From legislative changes to shifting industry trends, real estate agents, especially those dealing in land, will need to be prepared to adjust and adapt. REALTORS® Land Institute...

Political Celebs on the Scene

You don’t have to go to Capitol Hill to hear from political influencers. Many government experts will be speaking at the Legislative Meetings this year, including: Peter Hart and Bill McInturff are well-known and well-respected national pollsters for the...

Get Your REALTOR® T-Shirt!

New this year, all REALTORS® in attendance will receive a REALTOR®-branded t-shirt to wear on visits to Capitol Hill and Regulatory Agencies. You can pick up your t-shirt at NAR Registration when you check in. See registration hours. With...

FHA Valuation Policies to be Discussed at Real Property Valuation Forum

Don’t miss this year’s Real Property Valuation Forum on Tuesday, May 10 from 1:00pm-3:00pm, where a speaker panel will discuss “FHA Valuation Policies: Helping or Hurting Transactions.” The forum will address member concerns on how FHA’s appraiser inspection changes...