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September is REALTOR® Safety Month   


September is REALTOR® Safety Month. Take advantage of all the tools available to you, including NVAR's new REALTOR® Safety page and watch for more information about safety this month in NVAR Enews.

FREE REALTOR® Safety Webinars September 9th

   
September is REALTOR® Safety Month. This year, there will be four webinars presented by five noted safety experts. Register now to reserve your place and learn valuable tips to keep you safe in your job.

Implement a Safety Program in Your Business Today

   
NAR along with Carl Carter, Jr. surviving son of REALTOR® Beverly Carter -- who was kidnapped and murdered while showing a vacant house -- encourage REALTORS® and Brokers to create a Safety Program in your office. Here are 6 takeaways and life lessons Carl Jr. learned from this tragedy.

Van Winkle Joins NVAR as General Counsel

   
NVAR has hired longtime local attorney and former Reno Municipal Court Judge Jim Van Winkle to help NVAR members throughout the state by staffing NVAR’s legal information line.

NVAR Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Awards

   
The Nevada Association of REALTORS® is now accepting nominations for 2015 Nevada Distinguished REALTOR® Award (NDRA) and REALTOR® Active in Politics award (RAP). The deadline for the NDRA and RAP awards is October 1st. Nominate a deserving REALTOR® today! Click here to submit a nomination.

Hot Legal Issues

 

NVAR's Legal Counsel write articles and updates on important legal topics.  You can find these articles here.

Real Estate Today Radio

 

Real Estate Today is an-NAR produced national radio show that offers listeners an opportunity to exchange information and learn from some of the nation’s most recognized experts on a variety of real estate related topics such as buying and selling homes, obtaining mortgages, seasonal markets, home improvements and more. The show also airs nationwide on XM Satellite Radio, and worldwide at www.RETRadio.com. Click here to listen to current or past programs.

 

Foreclosure help for Nevadans

Did you know that the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has provided a Foreclosure Prevention and Response (FPR) Grant Program to aid REALTORS®, their clients, and the nation’s communities in facing the challenges of the current market? The Nevada Association of REALTORS® (NVAR) received the grant to aid Nevada communities in facing the current foreclosure challenges. NVAR, in conjunction with the local REALTOR® associations, has created a website that offers foreclosure counseling and information to help Nevadans develop coordinated plans of action to prevent foreclosures and respond to their adverse effects.

Click here to visit foreclosurehelpfornevadans.org

Nevada rental deposit

Did you know there are funds available to assist individuals with their initial security deposit through a no interest loan program to move into rental property that the Housing Authority owns or manages? The Nevada Association of REALTORS®, in partnership with local Associations and Nevada Housing Authorities, has created the NVrentaldepositprogram.org website to assist working individuals who meet specific qualifications to tap into this Security Deposit grant money.

Click here to visit nvrentaldepositprogram.org and find out more.