How NAR Got It Wrong in 1988 May Teach Us Something About Today

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 [...]

By |2021-03-05T15:25:35-08:00March 5th, 2021|Mergers & Acquisitions, NAR, Thought Leadership|1 Comment

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.

By |2020-08-20T13:42:48-07:00August 20th, 2020|NAR, Research|2 Comments

NAR Survey Signals Training Goals for Realtors Working from Home

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...

By |2020-04-17T12:42:36-07:00April 17th, 2020|Business Intelligence, NAR, Suveys and Research|2 Comments

California’s Vince Malta Taking the Reins as President of the National Association of REALTORS®

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.

By |2019-11-11T16:18:43-08:00November 11th, 2019|Follow the Leader, NAR, Press Releases|1 Comment

The Biggest Marketing Success in the History of The National Association of REALTORS®

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.

By |2019-08-26T15:47:00-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Broker-Agent Information, Main category, Marketing, NAR|1 Comment

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS Bolsters Marketing Team to enhance creative storytelling

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!

By |2019-04-25T12:59:13-07:00April 25th, 2019|NAR, Press Releases|1 Comment