REALTOR® Magazine Wednesday News Round-Up

From REALTOR® Magazine At the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, NAR members gained insights into financial consumer protection, net neutrality challenges, and sexual harassment liability in housing, among other issues on the first day of sessions. Mulvaney:...

NAR FVP, Budget and Finance, and Branding Forums

The Thursday afternoon schedule was full of information forums relative to the actions to be taken by the Board of Directors on Saturday. First, the “FVP Candidates Forum” provided the venue to head from the tow candidates for 2018...

Do You Want Photos From The Meetings?

You can now download all the photos from the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. The navigation can be tricky, but with this guide, you’ll be a pro in a few minutes! It’s best done on a desktop...

NFIP: Ongoing Regulatory Reform Initiatives

At this morning’s Insurance Committee meeting, the panel addressed issues surrounding NFIP’s recertification, insurance claims, flood maps, and flood risk rating. As a lakefront homeowner in Kissimmee, Florida, the information provided was personally relevant. After all, around 35% of...

Outlook Positive for New Home Prices

As I have talked with other brokers around the legislative meetings this week, many of the business conversations have gone exactly the same: Me: “How’s business – what’s happening in your market?” Every other broker: “We have no inventory,...

White House Briefing

Braving the pouring rain and chilly weather, a group of NAR leaders went through rigorous security to go to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building for a White House briefing. President Trump’s Special Assistants from the Office of Economic Policy,...

Owning It!!!

It’s been an empowering week here in the District with my favorite REALTOR® family and friends!!! We’ve had personal visits with our elected officials on Capitol Hill, we’ve embraced the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, and we...

Join the HyperLocal Movement!

Meet Stefan Peterson, Co-Founder, and COO of Zavvie and listen to why YOU, as a REALTOR® and local market expert, need to be a part of the HyperLocal Movement. After you check out what Stefan has to say, head...

What Are You Waiting For?

Thirteen years is way too long to get involved. So, what are you waiting for? I’ve been a REALTOR® for 17 years. It wasn’t until 2013 that I learned about opportunities at the local and national level. The truth...

Don’t Mess with the Red R

It was a wet and very early morning at the Public Policy Coordinating Committee meeting yesterday where we heard a member mention from the audience that the Commercial Committee made a motion to recommend that NAR NOT change the...