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Defeat The Margin Tax
We need your help to reject this harmful tax at the ballot this November! Question 3, called the Margin Tax or Education Initiative, is one of the most detrimental tax proposals the real estate industry and the state have ever faced. It is critical that you find out how it would affect your business, and make sure to vote NO on Question 3.
NO On 3 yard signs and stickers are now available! Do your part to defeat this deeply flawed and unfair tax. Click here for more information.
REALTOR®-Friendly Voter Guide Now Available
Please take a moment to review the candidates who are supportive of private property rights by visiting the online voter guide at www.nvrealtorssupport.com.
Lenders Appeal NV Court Decision Allowing HOAs To Extinguish Mortgages
Several mortgage lenders have asked the Nevada Supreme Court to reverse a decision it made in September that a homeowners association (HOA) super priority lien can extinguish a first deed of trust non-judicially on a residential property.
Vegas Among Top Ten Cities Attracting The Most Families
The U.S. economy is reviving at the same time that new household formation has begun to recover. This impacts the economy strongly in such areas as single-family home construction, the supply of labor and consumer demand, and Las Vegas is one of the top ten cities attracting the most families.
Opportunity To Serve On Nevada REALTORS' 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 email@example.com or 800.748.5526. Click here for application and eligibility.
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.