Helping Our Communities Archive

REALTORS® Running for a Cause

NAR President Steve Brown encourages REALTORS® across the country to support charities of REALTORS® running in the 2014 Boston Marathon in remembrance of last year’s bombing victims.  ...
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April 2, 2014

After the Storm

By NAR 2013 President Gary Thomas Our hearts go out to the victims of the terrible tornadoes that ripped through Oklahoma. Tragically, as it stands now, 24 souls were lost in the storm, including nine children. Property damage is...
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May 23, 2013

Representing Real Estate in Tampa and Charlotte

One of the rights of citizenship in the United States is the right to petition the government, the right to share our opinion and our perspective with our elected and non-elected representatives.  We do that individually and collectively, by...
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September 19, 2012

Celebrating Ten Years of the REALTOR Relief® Foundation, Posted by Bill

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May 10, 2011

November 5, 2010: REALTORS® Dedicate Habitat Home in New Orleans, Posted by Vicki

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November 5, 2010

All in the Family, Posted by Vince

On Thursday, I attended the 2010 Multicultural Real Estate and Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.  This was a momentous event.  It was the first ever joint multi-cultural conference of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), the National...
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March 10, 2010

Relief for Haiti, Posted by Vicki

I’ve received numerous calls during the past week, asking how REALTORS® can support the relief efforts in Haiti.  Later today, I will be sending an e-mail to all members with information on our efforts, but I thought it was...
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January 21, 2010

For REALTORS® Homeownership Is a Passion, Posted by Charles

Wednesday afternoon, I had the honor of presenting one Habitat for Humanity family with the keys to a brand new home – a home that the REALTORS® built. Now, I have participated in Habitat for Humanity builds many times....
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November 13, 2009

Family First, Posted By Vicki

With the holidays upon us, it’s a great time to reflect on this past year as well as to plan on what we will do differently in the New Year. I happen to be a big believer in the...
December 24, 2008

Proud to be an American and a REALTOR®, Posted by Jim

Last week, I had the opportunity to represent the National Association of REALTORS® at the re-opening of the Smithsonian Museum of American History. After a two-year closure, including an $85 Million renovation project, the Museum re-opened in grand fashion....
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November 26, 2008