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

2016 Advocacy Agenda

Working together we can be great!! By: Tom Salomone 2016 NAR President Earlier this month, REALTOR® federal policy leaders, from around the United States, gathered in Washington, DC to discuss our Association’s policy agenda. Facilitated by 2016 NAR Vice...
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February 22, 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

MLK & Fair Housing

By: Tom Salomone, 2016 President Monday, Jan 18th 2016, marks MLK Day, honoring the memory of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In thinking about Dr. King’s many, many heroic contributions, I am reminded of the tremendous...
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January 15, 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

Home for the Holidays [Hold the tripe]

With the holiday season upon us, the end of the year provides us with a well-deserved opportunity to slow down and reflect. Lightening your foot off the gas pedal isn’t easy– after all, as a Realtor, it’s your strong...
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December 17, 2015

Social media highlights from NAR 360

At the 2015 REALTOR Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, NAR360 provided a one-hour showcase of the hottest issues affecting the industry. The program featured NAR’s legislative talking points, RPAC, HUD Secretary Julian Castro, the new promotional campaign from realtor.com...
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May 18, 2015

Polychron testifies in House on RESPA/TILA

2015 NAR President Chris Polychron testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance on the need for a grace period before enforcing the new regulations on the real estate settlement process....
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May 15, 2015