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Newest REALTOR Benefits® Partner Adwerx Helps Realtors® Boost Marketing Strategy

The more than 1.3 million members of the National Association of Realtors® now have access to an exclusive benefit through the digital advertising platform Adwerx(link is external), in partnership with NAR's REALTOR Benefits® Program.
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REALTORS® Lead Effort Urging Senate Confirmation of Kathy Kraninger

This morning, the National Association of Realtors®, joined by over 20 associations from across the real estate industry, sent a letter to Senate Leadership and the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs urging confirmation of Kathleen Kraninger as the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
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As Election Day Arrives, Realtors® Outpace Early Voting National Average

On Tuesday, as the nation sets out to decide control over the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, along with countless local government seats across the country, early data showed Realtor® interest in the election, as measured by early voting, outpacing the national average.
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National Association of Realtors® Installs 2019 Leadership

John Smaby, a second-generation Realtor® from Edina, Minnesota, was installed today as 2019 president of the National Association of Realtors® during the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.
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NAR Presents Realtor® JoAnne Poole with Distinguished Service Award

JoAnne Poole, a Realtor® from Glen Burnie, Maryland, has received the National Association of Realtors® 2018 Distinguished Service Award. The honor is presented yearly to no more than two of NAR's 1.3 million members. Winners were recognized at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Boston.
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Affordability, Disruption & Rising Interest Rates Lead Top Ten Issues Facing Real Estate

Housing affordability, disruptive technology and rising interest rates were just some of the issues the Counselors of Real Estate named most likely to affect the real estate industry during a session titled "Update: The Top Ten Impacts on Real Estate 2018-2019" at NAR's 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.
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NAR Forum Examines Realtor® Role in Property Valuation and Appraisal Processes

On Saturday, at the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Boston, Massachusetts, the National Association of Realtors® hosted its 2018 Appraisal Forum. The forum, officially titled “Demystifying Agent-Appraiser Communication: Law, Liability and Best Practice,” highlighted proper approaches for communication and cooperation between agents and appraisers.
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Minnesota Recognizes November 1 as “John Smaby Day”

With Edina, Minnesota, native John Smaby set to become the National Association of Realtors®’ 111th President, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton proclaimed today, November 1, 2018, as “John Smaby Day
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It’s Time to Say “Ready, Set, Boston!” as Realtors® Gather in Boston

As the country heads into the final days of the midterm elections, the National Association of Realtors® kicks off its annual conference in Boston today with a focus on education and opportunity.
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Metro Home Prices Rise 4.8 Percent in Third Quarter

Low inventory levels of moderately priced homes continue to stifle home sales and maintain the trend of increasing metro market prices according to the latest quarterly report(link is external) by the National Association of Realtors
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.realestate Top-Level Domain to be Available through GoDaddy

The .realestate domain, launched by the National Association of Realtors®, in partnership with Second Generation, Ltd., will be available for purchase through GoDaddy next month. Due to the anticipated demand for the .realestate domain, GoDaddy, get.realtor and more than 20 other registrars will offer .realestate starting November 26, following closing of NAR member pre-sale on November 16.
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Number of Real Estate Teams is Growing, NAR Survey Finds

Teams are becoming more common in the real estate industry as an increasing number of Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, consider themselves a member of a real estate team, according to a new survey by NAR.
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Realtors® Applaud Senate Passage of 2018 WRDA Bill

National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth-generation Realtor® from Columbia, Missouri and CEO of RE/MAX Boone Realty, issued the following statement after the Senate today voted to pass S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.
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2018 Realtor® Good Neighbor Award Winners Reach Out to Communities Around the Globe

Over the last 19 years, the Good Neighbor Awards has recognized Realtors® who make an incredible impact on their community – or the world – through selfless, dedicated volunteer work. The five individuals named this year’s National Association of Realtors® Good Neighbor Award winners serve as an example of how Realtors® strengthen communities by following their hearts and helping those in need.
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Pending Home Sales Dip 1.8 Percent in August

Pending home sales fell slightly in August and have now decreased on an annual basis for eight straight months, according to the National Association of Realtors. The Pending Home Sales Index,* www.nar.realtor/pending-home-sales
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Realtors® Recognize National Voter Registration Day

With just six weeks remaining until the 2018 midterm election, today marks National Voter Registration Day in America. This morning, National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth-generation Realtor® from Columbia, Missouri and CEO of RE/MAX Boone Realty, called on America’s 1.3 million Realtors® to ensure they are registered to vote this November
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Homeowners Ready to Sell in the Third Quarter of 2018, says Realtor® Survey

New findings from the National Association of Realtors® show that a record high 77 percent of Americans believe that now is a good time to sell a house, while those that think now is a good time to buy continues to decline
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Existing-Home Sales Remain Flat Nationally, Mixed Results Regionally

Existing-home sales remained steady in August after four straight months of decline, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales gains in the Northeast and Midwest canceled out downturns in the South and West
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Realtors® View Technology as Increasingly Valuable for Business, Competition

As technology continues to transform and modernize the real estate industry, Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, are focused on adapting to and remaining at the forefront of this change. Last month, NAR kicked-off the inaugural Innovation, Opportunity & Investment Summit in San Francisco, where Realtors® joined real estate technology companies and the investment community to discuss evolutions in real estate technology and strategies for Realtors® to keep up with these trends.
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Realtors® Demonstrate Commitment to Fair Housing at Congressional Black Caucus Event

The 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, declining African-American homeownership, gentrification, and creative solutions were top of mind for many of the 10,000 people attending

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Realtor® Good Neighbor Award Winners Strengthen Communities, Improve Lives of Neighbors...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtors® work tirelessly to strengthen the communities in which they live and work, as well as improve the lives of their neighbors. For the past 13 years the Good Neighbor Awards program has recognized Realtors® who do just that. The five individuals named as this year’s REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Award winners value service above self and are committed to helping those in need.

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Newest REALTOR Benefits® Partner Adwerx Helps Realtors® Boost Marketing Strategy

The more than 1.3 million members of the National Association of Realtors® now have access to an exclusive benefit through the digital advertising platform Adwerx(link is external), in partnership with NAR's REALTOR Benefits® Program.