Strong metropolitan markets are experiencing the beginning of what portends to be a major trend for decades — the redevelopment of well-located, low-density suburbs into more intense mixed-use communities. Older shopping centers, with their acres of underused parking lots, are ripe for this type of development; and a location near public transportation is increasingly seen as a needed ingredient for success. As reflected in several articles in this issue, the digital world is bringing new ways of doing things to real estate development.
You, our loyal readers, made some amazing accomplishments in 2013! Take a moment to congratulate yourselves as we call out some of your best moments of the year.
REALTORS® have demonstrated their all-inclusive support of ensuring fair housing opportunities by adding gender identity to their Code of Ethics.
Steve Brown, a REALTOR® in Dayton, Ohio, was installed today as 2014 president of the National Association of REALTORS®.
NAR CEO Dale Stinton has joined the board of directors for DocuSign, the leading provider of e-signature transaction management solutions.
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.