At its Nov. 11, 2013, meeting, the Board of Directors approved a new three-year strategic plan that emphasizes innovation and transformation. A 15-month process called REThink engaged members in talking about NAR's future and drove development of the plan. In a letter introducing the plan, NAR's leaders talk about actions the association has already taken as a result of REThink.
This year the National Association of Realtors® celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Realtors® Code of Ethics.
Realtors® Join Habitat for Humanity of Greater San Francisco to Create Housing Opportunities for Area Residents
Realtors® joined forces with Habitat for Humanity of Greater San Francisco to help construct a multifamily housing development for low-income families in the San Francisco area.
NAR's Student Membership category aims to engage post-secondary students enrolled in real estate programs at colleges and universities at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Grants help REALTOR® associations play leadership roles in the areas of housing opportunity, smart growth, and diversity.
Children who live in walkable neighborhoods get 46% more physical activity than children who live in suburban areas that are designed for driving, a new study finds.
The reworked document has been narrowed down to those issues you either are currently facing or will likely face in the year to come. It includes arguments both for and against each issue to help you become more familiar with both sides of the issues that impact REALTORS® and consumers.
Does your community have vacant lots, plazas, parks, blocks, waterfronts or other public spaces in need of sprucing up or revitalization? Placemaking is a tool that can help transform these unused or underutilized spaces into vibrant community places which, in turn, may help to increase the value of surrounding properties. NAR offers a Placemaking Guide, resources, a series of webinars and educational sessions so you can find out how to initiate a Placemaking activity in your community.
Last week, the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) issued a first ever report on the “State of Housing in Black America.” This comprehensive discussion of recent housing trends in the African American community documents the dramatic reduction in the homeownership rate and loss of wealth for African American families.
The 2013 National Housing Pulse Survey also found that Americans overwhelmingly believe owning a home is a good financial decision and a majority of renters say homeownership is one of their highest priorities for the future.