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Wahlberg entertains at General Session

Movie star shares insights on career, business ventures, family during discussion at NAR Annual

web-wahlbergBOSTON - The National Association of REALTORS® did not disappoint in bringing in a big name for its General Session during its annual conference earlier this month. Acclaimed movie star, commercial real estate investor and restaurant owner Mark Wahlberg was the guest speaker during a 1-on-1 sit-down interview with NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall. More than 6,000 REALTORS® took in the event as Wahlberg shared insights from his professional and personal life.

The crowd was also introduced to NAR's five Good Neighbor award winners as well as each state's REALTOR® of the Year, a parade of real estate talent that included Nevada honoree, 2018 NVR President Heidi Kasama. 

Olympic swimming standout Michael Phelps was a hit when he spoke at General session during NAR annual in Chicago a year ago and Wahlberg was definitely the star of the show Saturday afternoon (Nov. 3) at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Wahlberg, a Boston native and accomplished entrepreneur, is acutely aware of real estate and its impacts on his various business ventures. Click here to read the full story.


Installation dinner set for NVR's Keith Lynam

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Nevada REALTORS® will host its annual installation gala on Friday, Dec. 7 at The Foundry in the SLS Las Vegas. The cocktail-attire event will begin with a cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. NVR's 2019 President Keith Lynam will be installed as will the association's 2019 officers and board of directors. Click here for the official invitation.

Cost for the dinner gala is $100 per person. Those interested in attending should RSVP Karen Moran at: KarenAnn@NVAR.org. Attendees can mail a check to Nevada REALTORS® (760 Margrave Drive, Reno 89502) or pay by credit card at NVAR.org. For payment questions contact Becky Blankenburg at: Becky@NVAR.org.

Center for REALTOR® Awareness introduced 

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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. 

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

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