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An Overview of the 2014 Midterm Elections

In case you missed last week’s Getting Out the REALTOR® Vote live webcast, featuring NAR President Steve Brown and the NAR Government Affairs staff talking about the 2014 midterm elections, please click on the link below to view the entire recording.
http://www.realtor.org/links/getting-out-the-realtor-vote

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NAR Leadership Team Recommendations On RPAC Fundraising Goal Policies

The Citizens United Supreme Court Ruling in 2010 changed the face of campaign finance and political fundraising.  The NAR Leadership Team outlines game-changing recommendations on RPAC Fundraising Goal Policies to keep the REALTOR® voice strong in this new, competitive arena.

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REALTORS® Conference & Expo

November 7-10, 2014 • Morial Convention Center • New Orleans, Louisiana
In 2014, the REALTORS® Conference & Expo will be held in New Orleans, LA. This year’s theme is REALTORS® In Full Swing!, and indeed, REALTORS® are back at the height of activity. This event will help them prepare their business for 2015. Register Now!

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Austin REALTORS® Host Summit to Address Housing Gap for Minorities

Inspired by a national report on challenges faced by African Americans in the housing market, the 9,500-member Austin Board of REALTORS® formulated a plan to do something about it in their own back yard. They began by securing a Diversity Grant from NAR to host a two-day conference to which they invited a variety of local minority organizations and stakeholders. Hoping for 50 participants, they had more than 80, and they’ve begun acting on ideas that came out of the conference brainstorming sessions…MORE>

Knoxville REALTORS® Shape Local Sign Ordinance Into One That Makes Sense for All

The 3,400-member Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® (KAAR) decided it needed some help when the city began revising its local sign ordinance. The proposal wasn’t looking pretty for the real estate community when they turned to NAR’s Land Use Initiative for valuable legal review and analysis. In the end, they had a reasoned dialog with city policymakers and got a fair and reasonable sign ordinance that reflects industry standards. Plus, the process helped KAAR build a stronger relationship with their local government. MORE>

Hot Topic Alert - Sales Tax

Extending sales taxes is a perennial idea of policymakers and commentators. The idea has been around for a long time. Is it catching on? Are states really moving to expand their tax bases to include services?MORE>


We are the REALTOR® Party.
It is critical for REALTORS® to speak with one voice about the stability that the real estate market brings to our communities. From city hall to the state house to the U.S. Capitol, elected officials make decisions that have an impact on the bottom line of REALTORS® and their customers. The REALTOR® Action Center is where you learn how Voting, Acting and Investing in RPAC builds our political strength at every level of government.  

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