Midnight Monuments

It’s not often that I have free time in DC, but this year I took time to walk the mall at midnight with my best friend Shannon Buss from Rhode Island. The air was warm and the energy was...

WCR Game Changer – Situation Rooms

Back by popular demand, Women’s Council hosted its Game Changer – Situation Rooms this morning. This fast-paced action-packed learning and networking environment encouraged attendees to look beyond and gain new strategic insights that they can thoughtfully execute when they...

RCE Designees Gather to Celebrate and Learn

NAR RCE (REALTOR® Association Certified Executives) designees gather in Washington, DC to celebrate REALTOR® Associations that reached the 100 year anniversary milestone, as well as listened and learned from NAR tech and trend guru Nobu Hata about brand promises...

Ties That Bond

A little over a year ago www.KPTies.com was launched by one of the most dedicated REALTORS® I know, Kenney Parcel. The ties are named after Kenney’s REALTOR® family members, but watching how the ties have brought a friendly competition...

Spotlight: E’toile Libbett FPC for Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Dr. E’toile Libbett serves as the federal political coordinator for Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence. Licensed since 1986, FPC is just one of many hats E’toile wears in REALTOR® leadership, including state association director and the most recent recipient of the...

Fightin’ The Good Fight

Midyear legislative meetings in DC is something that I’ve looked forward to every year for nearly 10 years. I love being in our nation’s capital with thousands of REALTORS® colleagues fighting for private property rights and talking with our...

Inspiration and Ideas: State Presidents Get Together

Darn it, this photo is a room full of people which doesn’t really convey what is happening. What is happening is a group of dedicated volunteers who lead their State’s REALTORS® come together to discuss challenges and opportunities we...

Congrats to the 2016 NAR RPAC Hall of Fame Inductees

The NAR RPAC Hall of Fame Wall on the NAR Washington, DC building rooftop welcomes just over 100 new HOF inductees. In addition to the new inductees, over 30 HOF members became new tier level investors at the $50,000,...

Thursday Recap

Thursday began with MLS steering where we discussed audio delivery of listings, key box security, and several other items. Then it was off to the Hill to meet with my representative and senator to talk about flood insurance, taxes,...

Florida REALTORS® Meet with HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson

What an amazing experience it was to be at the table with Florida REALTORS® leadership to speak to HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson about the pressing need for housing for all. He was soft spoken and introspective. Most of...