FMLS in Atlanta today joined the ranks of multi-region MLSs by announcing it will be providing services to two Alabama MLSs. In fact, more than 50% of REALTORS® are served today by just 20 MLSs.
When George Slusser joined WAV Group to lead our Mergers, Acquisitions, and Valuations team, we all reviewed his book titled Acquiring Profit. I love reading old business books because time is a cruel fact-checker, and also because the thoughts of leaders in the past give us great guidance for our current forecasting predictions. Namely, don’t make them. When the book was written, the National Association of Realtors predicted that their membership would shrink from 820,000 to 500,000 by Y2k – the year 2000. At that time, there were also around 70,000 brokerages. The thought of industry leaders at the time [...]
National REALTOR® Safety Month is designated by the National Association of REALTORS, (NAR), as a time to focus on safety strategies and tactics.
Fair Housing Is Ultimately Local, Like Real Estate – National Association of REALTORS Declaration Must Trickle Down
Housing discrimination is a crime, punishable by federal fines exceeding $100k and other punitive measures, yet one that is still committed around the country even today. As NAR and the Urban Institute suggest, a first step in a solution framework to combat housing discrimination begins at the local level.
The NAR Emerging Issues workgroup has developed a policy statement that clears up a misconception about the data that a broker participant contributes to an MLS. It gives brokers the explicit right to get their data back.
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® published a quick survey this week called the NAR Flash Survey: Economic Pulse - April 2020. One of the key questions that we were struck by was related to technology. Read more...
What’s a Realtor? That’s a question if you asked most consumers, they would likely incorrectly respond that a Realtor is a real estate agent or broker. The National Association of Realtors is working to change that.
Vince Malta has a lifelong commitment to serving REALTORS® first serving in state leadership for the California Association of REALTORS® and now putting his insights and expertise to work at the federal level for nearly 20 years.
These three things should help make NAR San Francisco a much better experience: NAR Conference scheduling tool, NAR Bus Schedule, and The NAR Annual App.
NAR has done more for home ownership rights in America than any other group. Now NAR can turn its resources to fixing the largest problem in America today, homelessness.
Navigating next week’s Midyear Trade Expo in Washington, DC at the Marriott Wardman is downright manageable, and much more intimate than its big sister.
It looks like NAR is taking its job of telling the REALTOR(R) story to consumers across America very seriously. They just hired a consumer content heavyweight, Alicia Bailey, to help enhance the way the REALTOR® story will get told via video, print, radio, and experiential marketing!