National Association of Realtors Archive


By NAR 2017 First Vice President John Smaby Last week, nearly 9600 Realtors®came to Washington to make our voices heard on protecting homeownership.  If you haven’t had the chance to come to one of our national conferences, you are...
May 24, 2017

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

by William E. Brown, 2017 NAR President In the words of one of one of rock’s greatest hits, we didn’t mean to cause a big sensation…but NAR recently released its 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study.  This...
March 15, 2017

Magic of the Season

by William E. Brown, 2017 NAR President I was a “spirited” child growing up. Perhaps my family would choose a different adjective… let’s just say I had a lot of energy. However, in 1963, when I was eleven years...
December 16, 2016

E Rallius Unum

By Ron Phipps, 2012 NAR Immediate Past President E Pluribus Unum.  Out of many, one. For many years, this has been the motto of the United States.  Today, it seems to be more important than ever.  As a country,...
March 28, 2012

Targeting Success

By Chris Polychron, 2012First Vice President-Nominee, National Assocation of REALTORS® Hello, my name is Chris Polychron, and I’m new to the Leadership Team,currently serving as the NAR 2012 First Vice President-Nominee.   Manners are important in the South, so since I’m...
February 2, 2012

The Sky’s the (Loan) Limit

By Gary Thomas, 2012 President-Elect, National Association of REALTORS® I have some great news to share with everyone! Last night Congress voted to restore loan limits and the maximum cap for Federal Housing Administration loans. Their action reinstates the...
November 18, 2011

At the Epicenter of Foreclosures, Some Hope for Home Owners

By Gary Thomas, 2011 First Vice President, National Association of REALTORS® Just yesterday I attended the Home Ownership Matters bus tour stop in Las Vegas. It was heartening to see Nevadans’ excitement, including REALTORS®, as the bus rolled into...
October 26, 2011

REALTOR® Future: Authors or Objects?, Posted by Ron

I just spent the last few days traveling for the Leadership Team out West, first to California’s Legislative meetings and then to the Resort and Second Homes Meeting at Lake Tahoe, Nevada.  It was a special trip and very...
June 21, 2010