Monthly Archive:: March 2013

Sending the Message, Do No Harm, to the White House

2013 NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong shares his experience on the The Real Estate Roundtable Board of Directors where they met with White House top advisors Valerie Jarrett and  Gene Sperling, and where NAR’s message — Do No Harm to...
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March 28, 2013

Happy Anniversary, REALTOR® University

By Gary Thomas, 2013 NAR President REALTOR® University is one of finest examples of the innovative thinking NAR is doing to meet the needs of REALTORS® in a rapidly changing industry. REALTOR® University fosters lifelong learning. It is the...
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March 27, 2013

E-Sign on the Dotted Line

By NAR 2013 Vice President Leslie Rouda Smith Before the year 1500, real estate transactions were sealed by “livery of seisin”—the ceremony surrounding conveyance of a property.  Closing the deal required the physical transfer of a piece of ground,...
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March 25, 2013

A Beautiful Mind…and an Expensive One

By NAR 2013 Vice President Bill Brown “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”   That sentiment from Walter Cronkite is being tested as the cost of an education soars...
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March 12, 2013