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Land Use Forum: REALTORS® Share Challenges, Successes

By Sarah Trzepacz, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org At this morning’s town hall meeting on land use, property rights and environmental issues, REALTORS® from all across the nation gathered to discuss the challenges facing their local markets and the home buyers...
May 14, 2010

Learned Over Lunch

By Sarah Trzepacz and Jennifer Cavendish In a conference this size, you have to make choices about the sessions you attend. The cool thing is that even when you miss a session, you don’t necessarily miss the lesson. Take...
November 15, 2009

Things Are Looking Up: 2010 Economic Forecast

A large crowd of REALTORS®, many with coffee cups in hand, snapping photos with iPhones and Blackberries, packed a ball room this morning to hear NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun discuss housing market trends and the economic outlook. Yun...
November 14, 2009

Town Hall Explores Land Use/Property Rights Issues

By Sarah Trzepacz, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org REALTORS® gathered this morning at a town hall meeting to discuss a myriad of issues related to property rights, land use and environmental concerns. The meeting presented a wonderful opportunity for REALTORS® to share stories...
May 15, 2009

NAR’s Yun Breaks Down Housing Market Trends

By Sarah Trzepacz, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org Thursday morning, NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun addressed an audience of early-rising REALTORS® on current housing market trends and economic indicators. Although there is no question that we have entered into difficult economic...
May 13, 2009

Final RESPA Rule Rundown

By Sarah Trzepacz, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org Expert Phil Schulman drew an over-capacity crowd to his session on HUD’s recently issued final RESPA rule. During the session he described changes in the six main components of the rule, identified winners...

Real Estate Summit: Legislative and Political Forum

By Sarah Trzepacz, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org Tuesday morning’s Legislative and Political Forum kicked off with a warm welcome by NAR President Charles McMillan, followed by a spirited and good humored debate between former Congressman Harold Ford and political commentator...
May 12, 2009