Center for REALTOR® Wellness introduced
The National Association of REALTORS® proudly introduces the Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness, a new resource designed exclusively to meet the specific financial planning needs of REALTORS®. This new comprehensive program includes education materials and resources for wealth building, business planning, and investing in real estate.
Nearly nine out of 10 REALTORS® are independent contractors and face complex situations when it comes to personal finances. Unique attributes such as fluctuating income, taxing issues, and lack of salary cap require a different perspective.
Log-in to www.FinancialWellness.realtor to assess your current financial profile, receive personalized financial planning goals, practice financial planning decisions in a risk-free way, and explore a robust library of budgeting, retiring, and real estate investing resources. Click here to read more.
NAR presentation touches on millennial impacts, other factors in current housing market
It's certainly no secret in the real estate community that that millennial generation is impacting the housing market. Jessica Lautz is NAR's Managing Director of Survey Research and Communications. Her presentation "Avocado Toast for One, Please" poked fun at the premise many millennials are spending $20 for avocado toast rather than saving for a home. Lautz presented at the NAR Communications Directors Institute. Her insights were among the programming highlights at the event in Austin, TX July 11-13.
Lautz's presentation shared plenty of insights into the current home buying trends of buyers of all ages. Some of the key points: minority homebuyers are growing; millennial homebuyers now outnumber baby boomers, the marriage rate among homebuyers is falling and homebuyers are living longer. Click here to read the complete story with more great facts and figures.
Sign up for CFA text alerts
As 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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