Chris Polychron 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

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

Honoring Beverly Carter

A Note from 2015 NAR President Chris Polychron As many of you may already know, on Friday, January 15, 2016, Arron Lewis was found guilty of abducting and killing a Realtor® from Arkansas, a beloved member of our community,...
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January 21, 2016

Global Opportunities – French Connections

By: Chris Polychron, 2016 Immediate Past President Bonjour et Bonne Année!  Hello and Happy New Year, my fellow REALTORS®! Just before the holiday, I had the privilege of representing NAR, and speaking at the Federation Nationale de l’Immobilier’s (FNAIM)...
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January 6, 2016

How to Find the Best REALTOR® for You

Beyond being the winning bidder, how do you make sure you are working with the best REALTOR® for you? 2015 President Chris Polychron talked to Men’s Health Live recently, and provides tips for finding a REALTOR® just in time...
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March 11, 2015

Polychron on Fannie-Freddie low downpayment program

NAR President Chris Polychron, executive broker with 1st Choice Realty in Hot Springs, Ark., says Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s new low downpayment program should improve access to credit for responsible buyers. “NAR applauds Fannie and Freddie’s commitment to...
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December 22, 2014

Chris Polychron on FHA MMI Fund, 2015 Priorities

Housingwire has a story on the Federal Housing Administration and the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund for single-family programs. According to the agency’s report, the financial health of the regulating agency improved dramatically but that it still has a way...
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November 18, 2014

NAR Leadership In the News: Week of November 10, 2014

NAR and the Leadership Team made news this week on a variety of issues, including increasing REALTOR® professionalism, expanding mortgage credit, and the News Corp acquisition of Move, operator of realtor.com. 11/14/2014 HousingWire News Corp CEO Vows to Turbocharge...
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November 14, 2014

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

Standing Room Only at the St. Louis REALTORS® Broker Conference, Future Shock

NAR President-elect Chris Polychron addressed an audience of some 300 brokers at the St. Louis Association of REALTORS® Future Shock event focused on syndication....
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October 20, 2014