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Nevada REALTORS promote Housing Issues in Washington, D.C.

midyear-logoMore than 100 Nevada REALTORS® joined thousands of their peers from across the country last week in Washington, D.C., to promote issues important to homeowners and the real estate industry.
 
At the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, held from May 14-19, 120 Nevada REALTORS® board members, staff and other leaders of the statewide association met with members of Congress and federal officials to discuss and promote a wide range of issues, including the historically low housing supply, housing affordability, the National Flood Insurance Program and net neutrality protections to ensure equal internet access to businesses and consumers.

As part of a year-long campaign organized by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), Nevada REALTORS® also participated in events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the federal Fair Housing Act. Several events during the week focused on the importance of equal opportunity in housing and highlighted the role REALTORS® play in furthering this cause.Click here to read more.


Members Edge: Find Ways to be Better

Content at Region XI Conference focused on best practices, helping REALTORS® find their niche

WEB- HataTinaREALTOR® leaders attending the annual Region XI Conference last week got to take advantage of a rare opportunity. The event, hosted at the Sandia Resort in Albuquerque, NM April 11-13, featured NAR's Members Edge Conference, aimed at REALTORS® who are eager to learn cutting-edge technologies and business practices, the latest industry news, and NAR resources that can benefit business and clients. The Members Edge portion of the conference, which took place April 12, is awarded to just two events annually.

Nobu Hata, NAR's Director of Member Engagement, led off the event and then served as moderator. His theme of the day centered on REALTORS® being better and providing more value for their clients. Click here to read more about the Members Edge event.

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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 NVAR 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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See and Share Nevada REALTORS ® video on the "Value of Using a REALTOR®"

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