NAR 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...

RealKey Is the “Key” to Getting Your Client’s Loans Closed Faster!

Meet Christopher Hussain, CEO and Founder of RealKey. A simple yet powerful solution to help you cut through the noise and pains of mortgage lending. Listen to Christopher explainhow you can get your client’s loans closed faster and with less...

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 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...

The REALTORS® Are Briefed Before Heading to the Hill

NAR Chief Lobbyist Jerry Giovaniello (who announced he will retire at the end of this year) and his incredible government affairs staff, brief the members in attendance at this early morning gathering in preparation to swarm Capitol Hill. The...

Residential Real Estate Council (RRC formerly CRS) Kicks-off their Meetings by Networking

2018 and Back together Again!  The RRC/CRS Family has almost always kicked off their meetings with a Member Welcome Reception/Networking Event.  So, no exception here in Washington, D.C. before this year’s annual NAR Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo! 2018...