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REALTORS® Swarm the Hill

Along with hundreds of other members, we made our way to Capitol Hill to visit our members of Congress at the Capitol Building and the several congressional office buildings across the street from the Capitol Building. I am honored...

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...

NAR Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing Act

Since 1968, the Federal Fair Housing Act has defined housing and home ownership as a right of all citizens of this great country. As we gather in Washington, D.C. for the primary purpose of working on our political policy,...

NAR 360… May 2018

President Elizabeth Mendenhall welcomed and addressed the membership to Washington, D.C.! The entire NAR leadership also welcomed Immediate Past President Bill Brown to the stage after is long health-related time away from the members. Bill was warmly welcomed and...

Sustainability, Smart Growth, and Land Use

The 2018 NAR Land Use, Property Rights, and Environmental Committee met in Washington, D.C. to further discussion and policy within their purview. The committee heard updates from Smart Growth Advisory Board Vice-Chair Kathleen McQuilkin, Land Use Initiatives State &...

FEMA Discussion at the Federal Legislative & Political Forum to Start Tuesday’s Program

William Brock Long of FEMA speaks to the REALTORS® about the challenges FEMA faces every year. Incredibly, the agency is currently dealing with almost 700 distaters across the country in this very moment. Director Brock encouraged the REALTORS® to...

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...

Getting Ready to Fly!

Greetings REALTORS®! Once again it’s time for our annual pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. to do our REALTOR® Party duty to promote and protect private property rights, and our industry! As the REALTOR® Party “Vote, Act, Invest” manta infers, this...

20 for 20: Illinois REALTORS® Hit Every Member of State’s Congressional Delegation

20 for 20: Illinois REALTORS® Hit Every Member of State’s Congressional Delegation Every year, Illinois REALTORS® sets meetings with every single member of the state’s congressional delegation. It’s a massive effort that beings many of the association’s members to...

Women’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR) President Sherri Sousa Presides Over the National Governing Board Meeting in Washington, DC

Woooo Whooo… Madam Sherri Sousa presides over the 2017 Governing Board at the annual Legislative Meetings in Washington, DC! The agenda included an overview of the 2017 financials, a review of the 2017 financial results, and the President’s Report....