Commitment to Excellence Archive

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

Polychron makes real estate Top 200 list

NAR 2015 President Chris Polychron placed #51 on the SP 200 list of residential real estate's most influential leaders....
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January 14, 2015

Polychron, 2015 NAR Officers Installed in New Orleans

In New Orleans at the NAR Board of Directors meeting during the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, 2014 President Steve Brown passed the gavel to Chris Polychron, installing the Hot Springs, Ark., REALTOR® as 2015 president of the National...
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November 11, 2014

We Are the Lions

By NAR 2014 President Steve Brown It’s a tremendous honor to serve as the 2014 President of the National Association of REALTORS®. At our Annual Conference in San Francisco last week, I laid out my goals and direction for...
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November 27, 2013

The Heart of the Deal…With a Giving Soul

By Scott Louser, 2012 Vice President and Liaison to Government Affairs, National Association of REALTORS® Over the past few months, have you heard the phrase, “REALTORS® are the heart of the deal?” When you hear it what does it...
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January 19, 2012

What We Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Intentional Leadership, Posted by Elizabeth

Last weekend, I was in Washington, D.C., for the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial dedication festivities. And what a powerful and memorable couple of days it was. I was very happy to see two of NAR’s former presidents, 2009...
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October 21, 2011

Remembering One of Our Own, Posted by Moe

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September 12, 2011

A Few Good Neighbors, Posted by Gary

We REALTORS® work hard to help people realize their dreams of home ownership. However, that’s not all we necessarily do. Many of us go the extra mile by volunteering our time and skills to help improve our own communities...
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September 2, 2011

Honoring NAR’s Federal Political Coordinators, Posted by Vince

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May 13, 2011

Holiday Wish: Mentoring, Posted by Elizabeth

Each year at my office we send a copy of one of the Chicken Soup for the Soul stories to my agents. It’s a tradition that my dad started decades ago, and we still continue it to this day....
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December 8, 2010