Realtors® Reflect on Efforts to Stem Financial Crisis and Prevent Another

Ten years later, NAR’s Chief Economist looks towards the future of the housing market While the information provided below is decidedly U.S.-centric, “as the U.S. goes, so goes the world.” And vice-versa. As we saw 10 years ago, the...
September 18, 2018

Exchanging Business Opportunities in Asia – IREC 2018

Real estate agents and leaders from 19 countries gathered last week in Hanoi, Vietnam for the International Real Estate Conference (IREC), for two days of business and best practice exchange. To see each of the delegations so proudly representing...

How Missouri REALTORS® Sees the ‘Bigger Picture’

Spoiler alert: Is your Global Council aiming for that Platinum Global Achievement Award level? This idea will help get you there – keep reading! It’s Labor Day weekend, which means it’s back to school and students all over America...
September 2, 2018

Saying Farewell to Our Global Guru

In response to when she might retire, Janet Branton has often been heard saying, “How do you retire from family?” You see, Janet has been…what’s the word…no, “responsible for” doesn’t begin to cover it. “Instrumental to” – might start...
August 30, 2018

How did they do it? Check out the Global Council Best Practices Library

One of the most frequently asked questions about global councils is “How do I take my global council to the next level?” Or, just as often we hear “what are other global groups doing for {insert activity here}”? We...

Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate: Down, but not out

New report from NAR shows inventory shortage, rising prices are impacting sales to foreign buyers  Foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate dropped to $121 billion last year, down 21% from the year prior. In a market with tight...

Bringing Ireland to Chicago for Real Estate Networking and Education

The Irish culture is well represented in the Chicago area, from nightlife and restaurants to high-ranking politicians and religious leaders, not to mention the infamous parade on the south side (widely considered one of the largest Irish gatherings outside...

Make Connections in Asia-Pacific; Learn Global Trends at IREC 2018 in Hanoi

International Real Estate Conference (IREC) September 5-10 | Hanoi, Vietnam | The National Convention Center               Now in its fourth year, the International Real Estate Conference (IREC) has quickly become one of the most...

The International Importance of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

I hope all of you were able to join us last week in Washington, D.C., for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo! More than 9,000 industry professionals to take an active role to advance the real estate industry, public...

REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

It’s finally here! The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo takes place this week in Washington, D.C., and we can’t wait to see so many of you in person. For those of you who can’t attend, be sure to...