Education & Training

Education & Training

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.

National Institute of Building Sciences Issues Second Report on the Value of Mitigation

The National Institute of Building Sciences issued its latest report in a multi-year study on natural hazard mitigation. The second in a series of interim results, Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: Utilities and Transportation Infrastructure examines the potential benefits associated with investing in mitigation for select utility and transportation infrastructure.

ULI’s Real Estate Education Programs for Students, Public Officials and Industry Entrepreneurs Receive Boost...

Real estate education programs tailored to students, public officials and industry entrepreneurs offered by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) are being reinforced with a gift of more than $200,000 to the ULI Foundation from ULI Trustee and former ULI Global Chief Executive Officer Patrick L. Phillips. ULI is a global real estate organization with more than 42,000 members

Investing outside the box — 5 alternative real estate picks

Mention real estate to many potential investors and they’ll conjure up images of sleek chrome skyscrapers, high-end apartment complexes and plush suburban homes with well-manicured lawns.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Cut the Ribbon on Latest Short-Term Family Housing Program, The Horizon...

On Tuesday, October 9, at 5 pm, Mayor Bowser will cut the ribbon on The Horizon, a short-term family housing program in Ward 7, marking another step forward in delivering on her promise to close and replace DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs across all eight wards.

Deadline Approaches to Submit an Entry for a Beyond Green™ Award

There are only four weeks left to enter those cutting-edge projects and activities for a chance to win a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Award.

EPA reaches landmark agreement with Kamehameha Schools to conduct cesspool audit of over 3,000...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Kamehameha Schools (KS) announced a landmark agreement in which KS will audit over 3,000 properties spanning more than 365,000 acres to identify and close large-capacity cesspools (LCCs).

Careers You Can Start Online

Long gone are the days of limited work opportunities, especially with the advent of the internet and social media. Starting a career online is not always possible overnight, but provides the freedom and flexibility so many individuals crave today. Before choosing a career that is right for you, compare some of the most popular positions that are attainable with a bit of research, commitment, and the ability to remain self-motivated.

One Week before FMOC Holds Webinar on Transitioning New Facilities

There’s still time to register for a new webinar hosted by the National Institute of Building Sciences Facility Maintenance and Operations Committee (FMOC). But don’t wait too long. The one-hour webinar, Transitioning a New Facility from Construction to Operations and Asset Management
Off-Campus Housing

3 Things to Consider When Choosing Off-Campus Housing

Have you finally decided to move out of the dorms this semester? Depending on your personal situation and finances, you might consider luxury apartments in Bellevue if you plan to go to school in the greater Seattle area. Or, if you are going to school in Denver, a great option to consider is COLAB: student apts for rent in Denver in off campus student housing because of the modern conveniences, great amenities, and location in downtown Denver.
Abode Communities

Affordable Housing Developers Welcome Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino

Abode Communities and Mercy Housing California, together with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), will celebrate the grand opening of Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar, 176 service-enhanced affordable family homes in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles.

New SAFETY Act Best Practices Guide to Commercial Building Security Now Available

A new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) for commercial office buildings. With best practices developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)

Institute Looking to Hire Professionals with BIM, CAD, GIS Expertise

The National Institute of Building Sciences is in the process of filling several positions to support federal agency clients. The organization is looking to hire building professionals with expertise in building information modeling (BIM), computer-aided design (CAD) and geographic information systems (GIS).

The Institute Appoints Jury for 2018 Beyond Green™ Awards

The National Institute of Building Sciences announces the jury for the 2018 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards. The 2018 jury members include Nancy McNabb, AIA; Jason Hartke, PhD; and Arpan Bakshi.


The annual event explores current trends and best practices in community association law for attorneys, insurance and management professionals, and other industry leaders.

How To Start A Career In Real Estate

If you are considering a career in real estate, there are some things that you need to know and do before you can attain a high level of success. Let’s talk about the education, licensing, skills, and other things that you will require in order to get started with listing, selling, and managing properties for sale.

FMOC Webinar to Look at Improving Maintainability of Facilities through Design

Operations and maintenance (O&M) expenses can account for as much as 80 percent of a building’s life-cycle costs. Yet, working with facility professionals during the design phase of the project can alleviate these costs and help optimize building performance.
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Deepens Investment in Underserved Communities and Commitment to Social Justice In...

Capital Impact Partners began 2018 by deepening its commitment to breaking down barriers to success for underinvested communities by expanding justice and equity. The organization announced today that it provided more than $36 million in financing during the first half of 2018.

New law cuts red tape for real estate professionals, businesses; takes additional bill...

Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation to reduce burdensome licensing requirements for real estate businesses. The new licensing program is expected to save the state money by reducing a duplicative and unnecessary licensure structure that provides no benefit to the public and discourages business creation and growth.

Urban Land Institute’s Recommendations on Mitigating Homelessness in Los Angeles Being Implemented by ULI...

ULI Los Angeles, a District Council of the Urban Land Institute, is coordinating with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office to help implement key recommendations from its recent report on homelessness. ULI has gathered top-level architecture

Author: NAR - National Association of REALTORS

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NAR Forecast: Modest Increase in Home Sales Expected in 2016

Following the housing market's best year in nearly a decade, existing-home sales are forecasted to expand in 2016 at a more moderate pace as pent-up buyer demand combats affordability pressures and meager economic growth, according to National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun in a newly-released video on his 2016 housing market expectations.

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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.