NAR Conference Recap

On November 16, the NAR Board of Directors met during the NAR annual conference in San Diego to discuss and approve a number of issues vital to the Realtor® community. Below are the highlights from this important meeting.   Free Forms Benefit from NAR The new zipLogix® benefit means members will get free access to various forms […]

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NAR Selects New Advertising Agency

The National Association of Realtors® has announced that it has selected the Boston-based agency Arnold Worldwide to handle creative, digital, brand activation and strategy.   As reported in AdWeek, the trade association, one of the nation’s largest, with more than 1 million members, spent slightly less than $50 million on ads last year, and $14 […]

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2014 Home Buyer and Seller Profile

Each year the National Association of REALTORS® compiles data on recent home buyers and sellers throughout the state. The survey covers everything from median age of home buyers to characteristics of homes sold. Check out the breakdown below.   Chapter 1 – Characteristics of Home Buyers Chapter 2 – Characteristics of Homes Purchased Chapter 3 – The Home […]

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NAR Board of Directors Meeting Highlights

During the NAR Board of Directors 2015 meeting on May 16 in Washington, D.C. a number of partnerships, programs and awards were adopted and approved to help NAR better serve REALTORS® as well as buyers and consumers. You can read about the highlights from the meeting below.   Nationwide Broker Data Entry System A partnership […]

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NAR Supports PATENT Act

National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron released an official statement in support of the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship (PATENT) Act of 2015.   “Realtors® lead the real estate industry by embracing new technology and innovation that provide consumers with services that are fast, convenient and comprehensive. Unfortunately, avid technology users are unknowingly putting […]

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REALTOR® Safety Webinar: April 21

On Tuesday, April 21, the National Association of REALTORS® will host a webinar entitled “REALTOR® Safety from a Law Enforcement Perspective” from 2-3 p.m. Webinar host Adrian Manzaneres, who has over 20 years experience as an officer and criminal investigator, is now a real estate broker. He’ll share his knowledge with participants to help members […]

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2015 REALTOR® Safety Report

Safety has always been an important topic in the REALTOR® community, but following the 2014 Beverly Carter tragedy in North Little Rock, the issue became an even stronger concern. As a result, the National Association of REALTORS®, under the guidance of 2015 president Chris Polychron, conducted its first REALTOR® safety survey. From the 2,804 responses received, […]

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The FCC’s Net Neutrality Vote

On February 26, the FCC voted on and approved a new set of net neutrality rules focused on prohibiting Internet providers from blocking websites they don’t like or selling faster traffic speeds to companies. The regulations that broadband Internet providers will now face as a result of the ruling mimic many of the regulations the […]

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NAR Responds to FAA’s Proposed Rule for Drones

On Sunday, February 15, the Federal Aviation Administration released its long-awaited proposal for governing small commercial drones, setting a plan for remote-controlled aircraft to share the skies with passenger planes.   As USA Today reports, the FAA proposal would allow drones weighing up to 55 pounds to fly within sight of their remote pilots during […]

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