NAR Archive

What Are the “Black Swans” of Real Estate?

What does the acronym STAC Stand for? STAC stands for the newly named Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee (formerly the Strategic Planning Committee). This committee is tasked with strategically thinking about what NAR can do to help our 1 million...
May 16, 2014

We’re Going WORLDWIDE, Baby!

As a longtime government affairs director for this organization, attending the NAR Midyear Meetings REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo (that’s a hard habit to break) each May is always an exciting professional experience. I thought I had seen...
May 15, 2014

The Nebraska Dinner at RPCTE

The Nebraska REALTORS® Dinner at Nick’s Riverside Grill in Washington, DC....
May 15, 2014

Social Media Advisory Board and Membership Communications Meetings

Wednesday was a busy day for committee member meetings. I started off my day meeting a new member of the Social Media Advisory Board, Axay “Ax” Parekh, to grab coffee and see the official opening of the Trade Expo...
May 15, 2014

REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) & 10 for 10 with YPN!

What an exciting day for RPAC in Washington DC! RPAC stands for REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC). Since 1969 RPAC has promoted the election of pro-REALTOR® candidates across the United States. The purpose of RPAC is clear: REALTORS® raise and spend...
May 15, 2014

Using the RPCTE App, or “How to survive airport boredom during layovers and flight delays!”

Having just arrived in Washington, DC for #RPCTE an hour ago, the joys of delayed flights and long layovers are fresh in my mind! A great and productive way to stave off airport boredom is to download NAR’s Official...
May 13, 2014

On the Plane to the 2014 REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo!

This year I am honored to be a Featured Attendee for REALTOR® Party Live! I’m currently on a plane to Washington, DC and I can’t wait to see/network with all my REALTOR® friends throughout the world! Stayed tuned for...
May 12, 2014

Housing America’s Future

This morning, NAR’s Public Policy Coordinating Committee met, and had the opportunity to hear from Dennis Shea of the Bipartisan Policy Center. He shared with us the BPC’s recent report, “Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy“. The...

NAR REach – Accelerating Real Estate

Developed by its strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures, NAR is introducing REach to find top companies with robust business solutions across multiple industries to help them execute those solutions within real estate. More than just an accelerator — unparalleled...

FPC Meeting with Congressman Rob Wittman

I always look forward to Midyear and the Federal Political Coordinator (FPC)  meeting we have with Congressman Rob Wittman.  The purpose of the meeting is to update our Congressman on REALTOR (R)/ Pro-Homeownership issues and bill coming up, and...