Highlights of the 2014 Member Profile with Director of Member and Consumer Survey Research Jessica Lautz.
When the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, environmental concerns focused primarily on addressing the pollution of air and water. Over the decades since then, the scope of environmental issues has expanded to include energy conservation, rising sea levels, extreme weather events, farmland preservation, and the multiple benefits to land, water, and air that come from reducing sprawl and providing alternative transportation options. In this issue of On Common Ground, we provide an overview of this wider range of environmental issues our communities — and property owners — will face in the future.
REALTOR® Magazine and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the sixth annual Volunteering Works, matching REALTORS® who work on small-scale charitable efforts with mentors and awarding them grant money.
In 2013, NAR brought value to one million members by advocating for federal policy initiatives, and providing information and tools REALTORS® need to meet future business challenges and opportunities. REALTORS® not only helped make the dream of homeownership a reality for up to 70,000 home buyers, REALTORS® helped "make things happen" on Capitol Hill and throughout Washington, for both residential and commercial real estate. It is only appropriate then, that "Make It Happen" is commemorated as the theme of NAR's 2013 Annual Report.
NAR President Steve Brown talks about a positive development on NAR’s concerns over how the 3% cap on points and fees in the qualified mortgage (QM) rule has been interpreted.
The National Association of REALTORS® and realtor.com® are preparing a joint media blitz calling attention to the power of the REALTOR® brand.
After a comprehensive national search, the National Association of Realtors® has selected Katie Raynolds Johnson as the association’s newest Senior Vice President and General Counsel. She assumes her new responsibilities effective today.
Consumers recognize the value a REALTOR® brings to the transaction.
More than 9 out of 10 consumers agree that:
At its Nov. 11, 2013, meeting, the Board of Directors approved a new three-year strategic plan that emphasizes innovation and transformation.