MidYear Archive

2018 NAR Legislative Live Wrap-Up

With yet another volume of the annual NAR Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in the rear-view mirror, I truly believe that this was the best set of Legislative Meetings yet, and so much was accomplished this past week! At...

Charlie Oppler… 2019 NAR First Vice President-Elect

On May 19, 2018, during the NAR Board of Director’s Meeting, the board blected Charlie Oppler (NJ) as the 2019 NAR First Vice-President (FVP) to join 2019 President John Smaby (MN), Vince Malta (), Treasurer John Flor (WI), and...

Quigler Allows You to Be Transparent and Compliant from Contract to Close

Meet David Michonski CEO of Quigler, Inc. Listen as he explains how Quigler will help you stay in touch with your clients every step of the transaction and maintain transparency and compliance. After you listen to David, head on...

The May 2018 NAR Board of Directors Meet in Washington, D.C.

Well… here we are already… at the end of this long week, we reach the pinnacle and conclusion of this year’s Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C. After hearing musically from our very own “REALTOR® Ensemble,” the call to order...

The Caucuses

All of the committees, working groups, and forums are over. All of the motions have been vetted by the leadership team and the Executive Committee. So all that is left to do before the Board of Directors meet in...

BoxBrownie Can Make All of Your Listing Photos Delectable! Even the Most Unappetizing of Images.

Meet Mel Myers, Tech Guru and Co-Founder of BoxBrownie. After you check out what he has to say (see if you can place that accent of his), head on over to BoxBrownie’s site to learn more about their products and...

The May 2018 RCE Luncheon in Washington, D.C.

As always, the RCE (REALTOR® Certified Executive) designees, host their luncheons at both the May & November NAR meetings. In addition to updates on the designee headcount, and publishing the list of active RCE’s, the Certification Advisory Board had...

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...

RPAC Fundraising Trustees Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Once again this year, I am honored to serve as one of our two NAR Region 7 (IL, IN, WI) representatives on the NAR RPAC Fundraising Trustees Committee. As always, we had a full agenda to cover in out...

NAR National RPAC Awards Celebration

This was a wonderful event and opportunity to celebrate our 2017 results and the state and local associations that made it happen. Recipients from the state and local associations that achieved the President’s Cup and Trile Crown Awards were...