NAR and realtor.com launch first joint campaign (4/8/2014)
Their goal: To drive consumer awareness of Realtors and realtor.com’s value, and to explain the issues that impact buying, selling and investing in real estate.
Realtors to FHA: Your insurance rates drive buyers away (4/3/2014)
NAR President Steve Brown reached out to the FHA in a letter. He hopes to persuade the agency to lower its annual mortgage insurance premiums.
NAR’s 30 under 30 class of 2014 (4/1/2014)
One Fla. Realtor, Juan Carlos German with the Carlos German & Team Inc. in Kissimmee, made NAR’s annual list of up-and-coming Realtors.
Vote for Fla. 30 under 30 finalists (3/24/2014)
Three Realtors from Fla. are among the 50 finalists vying to be one of NAR’s Realtor Magazine’s 30 under 30 class of 2014, and they need your votes.
NAR a partner in Move Inc. lawsuit against Zillow (3/18/2014)
Lawsuit claims that Errol Samuelson, former Move Inc. exec who moved to Zillow, misappropriated trade secrets, and breached his contract and fiduciary duty.
Honor Realtors who are community volunteers (1/15/2014)
Realtors who make the world a better place tend to avoid the spotlight, but candidates for NAR’s Good Neighbor Awards win money and aid to further their cause.
Realtor.com ends AgentMatch pilot program (12/12/2013)
A two-city pilot program that raised concern among Realtors was pulled because “using an algorithm to ‘match’ consumers with Realtors is misguided.”
Realtor.com expands listings with NYC agreement (12/5/2013)
A recent policy amendment allows realtor.com to accept certain rental and non-Realtor listings, and it took the first step with NYC’s The Corcoran Group.
NAR: Florida Realtors’ YPN ‘State Network of the Year’ (11/13/2013)
Young Professionals Network honored for “effective involvement” with assoc., community and representing strength of young experts in the real estate industry.
Code of Ethics 100 years old but still growing (11/13/2013)
The “set of principles that define the professionalism that Realtors bring to the real estate transaction” now includes gender identity protections.
NAR Board meeting ends national convention (11/12/2013)
Board approves new building for Chicago headquarters, Fair Housing Policy changes, official position on eminent domain issues, and more. RPAC donations up 11%.
NAR opens priority registration list for ‘.realtor’ (11/8/2013)
Want a website that confirms your Realtor status, such as www.JohnSmith.realtor? NAR is taking first-come, first-served requests until Dec. 31.
Realtor Code of Ethics celebrates 100th anniversary (11/8/2013)
NAR president: The Code “demands high standards of professional conduct and training … (it’s) the golden thread that binds the Realtor community together.”
Survey shows lingering impact of tight credit (11/4/2013)
NAR’s 2013 Home Buyers and Sellers Survey: Tight mortgage-lending standards blocking some from homeownership, notably singles and first-time buyers.
GoDaddy will not sell ‘.realtor’ domains (11/4/2013)
NAR has a message for Realtors: If you want a website URL that ends with “.realtor,” you can get it only through NAR – avoid ads that claim otherwise.