It’s a Wrap!!!

Now that I’m back to my day to day REALTOR® life, I’ve had some time to reflect on the good work our members did in DC. The week was jam-packed with visits to our elected official on Capitol Hill...

Why This Session May Prove to Be the Most Important Issue I Learned About!

We are back in Michigan! The luscious greenery of the landscape makes me think that Michigan had its fair share of rain too. It’s back to work, and I am thankful to be. In reflecting on the various experiences...

WW2 Memorial and Honor Flight

So after the rainiest Legislative Meetings on record, the skies opened up to the sun on Sunday. I excitedly took a brisk walk down to The White House and then onto the monuments. Honor flights are conducted by non-profit...

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...

RPAC in Action

For those who might still be wondering why they should contribute to RPAC, or whether their contributions actually make a difference in addressing the issues important to us as REALTORS®, the resounding answer to those important questions is a...

Meeting with Representative Faso

As Linda explained to Rep. Faso, as REALTORS®, we have come a long way regarding fair housing. Initially, NAR leaders pushed back against the Fair Housing Act. “Requiring a property owner to enter into a contract with one not...

My RPAC Participation Council Interview

Women’s Council of REALTORS® National Treasurer Sylvia Seabolt and Region IV RVP Jennifer Vucetic being interviewed by the RPAC Participation Council...

Meeting with Senator Gillibrand

About 40 NY REALTORS® from across the state were able to participate in the meeting with NY’s Junior Senator, Kirsten Gillibrand last week in DC. The NAR talking points gave us a valuable frame of reference when outlining the...

Reflections on a Historic Moment in REALTOR® History

It is hard to put in words, the feeling one gets when you see a historic title abstract blatantly states that Jews, Blacks, Catholics, and other so-called ‘undesirables’ cannot legally purchase a home in a particular neighborhood. This is especially...

Morris Was Right Man at Right Place at Right Time for Fair Housing Commemoration

Zeke Morris chairs the Fair Housing Act Anniversary Implementation Group, which was charged with this year’s commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act of 1968. Coming off an emotionally charged week of fair housing-themed events, there’s...