The Value of Facebook Live for REALTORS®

Facebook is generating 8 billion video views per day. By 2019, there will be nearly 6 billion Internet users with 21 billion networked devices and connections. In an average month, 8 out of 10 18-to 49-year-olds watch YouTube. By...

Illinois REALTORS® meet for regional caucus

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May 14, 2016

Current State of Short-Term Rentals

There was a big discussion today in a meeting about the current state of short-term rentals in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, rental housing now accounts for more than a third of the nations’s housing...

Commercial Networking at NAR Legislative Conference

One of the tremendous benefits to going to the national conferences is the opportunity to meet and network with industry giants. I had a chance to meet with CCIM National President-Elect Robin Webb and REALTORS® Land Institute 2014 Land...

NAR Leaders Discuss Leadership Academy at NAR Legislative Meetings – 2016

Craig Wilburn and Quincy Clayton, 2016 Chair and Vice-Chair of the Medium Board Forum for the Local Leadership Idea Exchange Council lead a rich discussion for the Local Board Medium Board leaders. One of the major question derived from...

North Carolina’s Bushnell Wins William R. Magel Award

North Carolina Association of REALTORS® CEO Andrea Bushnell was named the 2016 recipient of the prestigious William R. Magel Award. Andrea is respected as one of the most influential state association executives in America, running the largest association in...

Land Use

This is a huge committee. The full title is Land Use, private property rights and environment committee. We met as a group on Tuesday and I think there were close to eighty committee members there and a large number...
May 13, 2016

Friday Morning Meetings

Here we are bright and early on a Friday morning in Washington DC. We are about to kick off to action-packed education field inspirational days with information that we will bring back not only to our communities as REALTORS®,...

Tom Salomone Kicks Off the Women’s Council Meetings

2016 NAR President, Tom Salomone, kicked off our Women’s Council of REALTORS® meetings during our Opening Reception. He thanked us for our NAR LEADERSHIP, 22% of the NAR BOARD of Directors are Women’s Council members. 71% of our members...

Democracy at Work: Hill Visit with Senator Crapo

I cannot think of another country in the world where any citizen can sit face-to-face with a lawmaker and discuss in detail issues that concern us. Senator Mike Crapo is considered one of the experts on Capitol Hill for...