News & Commentary: Nar President Articles
Our industry has made real progress in helping to bring equal opportunity to more Americans. Today, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® reflects the diversity of our country better than at any time in our history.
The Member Profile is an important tool for helping NAR understand who you are as a professional and what you need from your association. The Profile also points up areas where NAR clearly faces a challenge.
The Small Business Health Fairness Act would give small-business owners and self-employed workers the same right to affordable quality health insurance as corporate employees and union members by allowing small businesses to band together, through their associations, to negotiate lower health insurance costs.
Accounting irregularities in the past three years at both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac leave little doubt about the need for change. But our industry depends on the right reform, not reform that will potentially weaken the GSEs and threaten our nation’s housing finance system.
Hope is an emotion for optimists. But pragmatism is what the HOPE Awards are all about.
REALTOR® Magazine this month includes a special three-page section on the REALTOR® Tsunami Relief Project. It’s gratifying to see the direct and immediate benefit of our fund-raising effort.
It’s time we put our mouth where our money is.
Investing in the FamilyTime DVD, both for yourself and for your clients and customers, is one of those win-win-win situations we like to talk about in our business: It’s a win for your family, it’s a win for your clients’ families, and it’s a win for the REALTOR® family.
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® has scored another victory in our effort to keep big banks out of real estate.
Walt McDonald looks back on his year as NAR president.