Put Your REALTOR® Membership to Work For You

As a REALTOR®, you work hard for your business. Now it’s time to put your REALTOR® membership to work for you. When tomorrow’s REALTOR® Trade Expo opens, make sure to take advantage of special offers and discounts on the...

Federal Legislative and Political Forum

It can be tough being the first forum at a convention, especially when it begins at 8am and many attendees have just arrived the evening before. And if you were at a “normal” convention, anything with the word “Political”...

CFPB Changes from a 30,000 Foot View

Since late last year, you’ve probably have heard the following terms (CFPB, TILA/RESPA or August 1st Changes) tossed around the real estate industry, that is unless you have been living underneath a large boulder.  Regardless of which, it is...

Pssst: Pro tip for getting between the Omni and the Wardman

Yesterday a friend told he was out of breath from the walk up the hill to get to the Wardman from the Omni. He’s been staying at the Omni for six years in his visits to the meetings and...

YPN – Smashes the Negative Stigma

You say “YPN” (Young Professional Network) and somehow, the general thought is drinking and partying. I am sitting in the standing-room-only YPN Advisory Board meeting where they have shared the makings of the new strategic plan for YPN, the...

.REALTOR Video to Air on United Flights in May

If you’re flying one of United Airlines 17,000 flights in May, check out the new .REALTOR video! This video explains how the Internet is changing and lets consumers know that when they see a website address that ends in...

Prepping for Hill Visits

For those who have not been to the NAR Legislative Meetings in D.C., the idea of showing up and lobbying members of congress on a potentially complex array of federal issues that impacts private property rights and home ownership...

Data Strategies Tackle Three Data Issues

NAR’s Data Strategies Committee met on Tuesday, May 12 at the Marriott Wardman to discuss three data issues surrounding members and consumers. 1.  RESO Data Standards for MLS 2.  Privacy Concerns Around Sharing Member Data 3.  Smart Homes, Smart...

The Importance of REALTORS® Getting Involved in Politics

As REALTORS®, we know the importance of getting involved in politics — that’s why we’re participating in this week’s REALTORS® Legislative Meetings. In Utah, we’re taking our involvement to the next level by also working with community groups to...

People Get Ready

To paraphrase the immortal Curtis Mayfield, people get ready. There’s a train a-comin’, and lenders, consumers, and REALTORS® need to get on board. Beginning on August 1, 2015, the settlement process for transactions involving a mortgage will require new...