NAR drops congressman from donor program over anti-LGBTQ stance

The National Association of Realtors has officially dropped Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican from Orange County, California, from its President’s Circle donation program, NAR confirmed to Inman Tuesday afternoon.

REALTORS® Gather in D.C. to Address Key Issues

Approximately 9,000 REALTORS® are gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, addressing members of Congress and regulators on key real estate issues, as well as participating in sessions delivered by industry experts and thought leaders. “With a new president and Congress in office, it’s vitally important for regulators […]

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Join the Celebration of REALTOR® Advocacy This May

Every member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) shares the goal of revolutionizing the real estate industry and preparing REALTORS® for sustainable future success. Advocacy plays a critical role in achieving those goals, while also supporting property ownership throughout our communities. To help demonstrate the importance of advocacy at the national, state and local […]

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NAR Power Broker Roundtable: A New Administration – How Will It Impact Real Estate?

Discussing the new administration and its impact on the real estate industry in this month’s Power Broker Roundtable Moderator: Robert Bailey, Broker/Owner, Bailey Properties, Santa Cruz, Calif.; Liaison for Large Residential Firms Relations, NAR Participants: Rei Mesa, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, Sunrise, Fla. Mark Stark, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Americana, Las Vegas, Nev. […]

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Rob Hahn: The path forward for the Realtor association

Can we be honest for a moment? The Realtor association is dying. I don’t think it’s quite dead yet, but it’s on its deathbed with intensive care unit doctors hovering nearby. You can’t see that it’s dying because the numbers appear steady: 1.15 million Realtor members (and growing!), $160 million in dues revenues and tens of millions in lobbying …

Leigh Brown: The RPAC welcomes your voice, too

Why is it that, as agents, we will click on “the top five things you should never say at a Christmas party” or “the worst five things you’ve seen in a house,” but we won’t click on a politics-related post …

Leigh Brown: Politics do matter

One of the things they don’t teach you in licensing class is that real estate can be lonely. There are 1.1 Realtors in the U.S., and that’s not even counting the million licensees who don’t subscribe to the code of ethics. …

NAR targets new funding source for political causes: MLSs

The nation’s largest trade group has set its sights on a new source of funds for its political activities: multiple listing services. The board of directors of the million-member National Association of Realtors has approved new policies for the fundraising …

NAR’s 2014 election bets pay off

The National Association of Realtors made some smart bets in the 2014 midterm elections, backing the winner in 11 of the 13 races that it pulled out the stops for, and helping Republicans regain control of the Senate and increase …