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NVR General Counsel, lobbyist share insights in community

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Nevada REALTORS® continues to work to educate members and consumers around the state on its advocacy efforts and mission statement. On Saturday, NVR General Counsel Tiffany Banks and NVR's contract lobbyist Jenny Reese, of Carrara Nevada, were guest speakers for Judge Jim Spoo's paralegal course, discussing Nevada's laws and legislature.

Reese explained the impacts of lobbying for a large trade association, specifically Nevada REALTORS. Banks focused on the Silver state's legal process and the importance of how legal language is drafted. Banks said she was impressed with the students' eagerness to learn about the legislative process and hear about the behind-the-scenes work that goes on during the biennium's legislative session.

Application process now open for 2020 NAR committees

For REALTOR® members interested in sitting on a 2020 NAR committee, the selection process opened earlier this month. The committee application website will be open through May 1. NAR members can submit a committee application for up to five committees and seek up to three endorsements per application.

To learn more about the selection process and how to apply, click here.

Sign up for CFA text alerts

GregImageAs a member of Nevada REALTORS® you have an opportunity to make your voice heard in Washington DC. It’s free, simple and effective. In 2017, almost 300,000 REALTORS across the country responded to Calls For Action on Property and Homeowner’s Rights issues, including more than 2,000 from Nevada. But we in the Silver State can still do better!

Mobile Text Alerts are the free, simple and effective way for you to lend your voice to important REALTOR® issues. Here’s how you sign up. First, text the word REALTORS to 30644. Next, hit SEND. Give it a shot, whether you think you are already signed up or not … if you are, you will quickly know. If not, that’s it! Watch the video from 2017 NVR President Greg Martin explaining the easy process here

The second part of this is also very important. When you receive a text for CALL FOR ACTION, you’re just a few clicks from your REALTOR® voice being included with hundreds of thousands of like-minded REALTORS® across the country. Our one REALTOR® voice will be delivered to your Nevada representatives in Washington, DC. That’s a powerful voice for our industry! Calls For Action are sent approximately once or twice per year. To sign up online, click here.

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