You’re Invited! Join us in Celebrating REALTOR Advocacy this May

[A guest blog post from 2017 REALTOR® Party Director Charlie Oppler.] Tax reform, mortgage interest deduction, rent control and tax on services are just a few of the public policy issues that REALTORS are facing on a national, state and...
April 25, 2017

Beat Bill Brown’s Bracket: And Then There Were 16

Well, we certainly had a wild, wacky, and wonderful first weekend of the NCAA Basketball Championships, now didn’t we? After the dust settled, only sixteen teams remained to vie for the men’s and women’s national championship. Seems like a good...
March 23, 2017

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

by William E. Brown, 2017 NAR President In the words of one of one of rock’s greatest hits, we didn’t mean to cause a big sensation…but NAR recently released its 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study.  This...
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March 15, 2017

Beat Bill Brown’s Brackets

The NCAA Basketball Championships are upon us, and NAR President Bill Brown has caught bracket fever. Think you’ve got the prognostication chops to top NAR’s President? Then head to the links below to make your picks, for both the Men’s...
March 15, 2017

Magic of the Season

by William E. Brown, 2017 NAR President I was a “spirited” child growing up. Perhaps my family would choose a different adjective… let’s just say I had a lot of energy. However, in 1963, when I was eleven years...
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December 16, 2016

2015 NAR President Chris Polychron honored with Walton College’s Lifetime Acheivement Award

The REALTOR® Community congratulates 2015 NAR President Chris Polychron, the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas. Chris’ tremendous accomplishments as the 2015 NAR President were highlighted...
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April 21, 2016

Evidence Points to Improving TRID Landscape

by Tom Salomone, 2016 NAR President This time last year, everyone in our industry was talking about the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule. Also known as “Know Before You Owe,” the new rule meant new forms were coming to consumers...
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April 5, 2016

New Phishing Scam: Don’t Get Hooked

By NAR 2016 President Tom Salomone One member of the National Association of REALTORS® recently told how a client was scammed by a “phishing scheme.”  That’s when hackers lure unsuspecting consumers into giving up their hard-earned money. In this...
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March 28, 2016

A Note of Support

By: Tom Salomone 2016 NAR President A few thoughts from last night… REALTORS® build and strengthen communities. It’s what we do day in and day out. Helping a young family find the perfect starter home, assisting a developer scout...
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March 23, 2016

A LIFE WORTHWHILE

By NAR 2015 President Chris Polychron A year and-a-half ago, the untimely death of Realtor® Beverly Carter brought home to me that a person’s livelihood as a Realtor® should not put them in mortal danger. As 2015 President of...
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March 4, 2016