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Defeat The Margin Tax

Do you know that Question 3 will be on the ballot in November? If passed, it could have a chilling effect on the real estate industry. It is critical that you find out how it would affect your business, and make sure to vote NO on Question 3.

Super Priority Lien- Decision In The Supreme Court

If you read nothing else today, read this! The Nevada Supreme Court issued an opinion this week that has the real estate community in a buzz. Here's what you need to know, and what you should and should not tell your clients.

Save The Date- Talk To Congressman Heck

On October 1, at 1pm, we will be calling REALTORS® who reside in district 3 for a tele town hall with Congressman Heck. Make sure you answer when we call to connect with you! Are you in district 3? Find out here.

NAR Takes A Seat In FAA's Drone Talks

The Federal Aviation Administration has invited the National Association of REALTORS® to participate in its ongoing working group addressing the use of drones or unmanned aerial systems.

Opportunity To Serve On Nevada REALTOR®'s Political Action Committee

The Nevada REALTORS® Political Action Committee (NV RPAC) is now accepting applications for individuals interested in serving as trustees. Trustees are responsible for determining which candidates running for state and federal offices in Nevada support private property rights and for allocating PSF contributions to these candidates. The NV RPAC trustees are seeking candidates from GLVAR, RSAR and IVBR who are interested in serving as trustee beginning in 2015. Applications must be filled out and returned to NVAR no later than October 24, 2014. Any questions about the application or for more information, contact NVAR Karen Walker karen@nvar.org or 800.748.5526.  Click here for Trustee application and eligibility.

2014 LeadershipNVAR Outstanding Graduate Award

The LeadershipNVAR Alumni Association (LAA) is now accepting nominations for its annual LeadershipNVAR award. This award honors a graduate of the LeadershipNVAR program who has made a significant contribution in their community and/or the real estate profession since their graduation from the program. All LeadershipNVAR graduates who are REALTORS® in good standing with the Nevada Association of REALTORS® are eligible for nomination. Click here for a list of graduates.
Click here for the nomination form.

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.