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Stay Safe at Conventions
Real Estate, Safety, and You

Traveling to a convention—whether juggling suitcases, stowing valuables in hotel rooms, or wandering a strange neighborhood wearing an attendee badge—can make you vulnerable to pickpockets, theft, and other crimes. Following these tips may help keep your next convention experience safe and secure.

NAR Code of Ethics: Cycle Four
BABR CE: Thursday, October 13, 2016 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course satisfies the NAR Quadrennial Code of Ethics training requirement. After completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of due process and code enforcement. You will also understand the arbitration of disputes and ethics process. This course includes case studies. The current four-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2016.

NEW in 2016 - REALTOR® Safe Harbor
REALTORS® often need a simple way to find safe, public locations to meet prospective clients. REALTOR® Safe Harbors are locations who have agreed to allow REALTORS® to meet at their office. REALTORS® can now simply use this app to quickly find all Safe Harbor locations in their area. The location can be quickly forwarded to a client with a few clicks. Mobile apps are available for iOS and Android and can be found by searching for “REALTOR® Safe Harbor” on the App Store or Google Play.
REALTOR® Safety Month: September 2016

As part of NAR's ongoing efforts to keep our members safe, we're kicking off a year long focus on this issue of safety with the annual observance of REALTOR® Safety Month. We are committed to helping our members stay safe while on the job, at home, and on the road.

10 Tips for Holding a Safe Open House
Real Estate, Safety, and You

Open houses can be a great sales tool—but hosting one also exposes you to numerous unfamiliar people for the first time. Take these steps to stay safe.

Solutions for Staying Safe with Social Media
Real Estate, Safety, and You
Problem: Savvy real estate professionals like yourself frequently update your presence on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. However, because of the nature of your work, you are likely to have "friends," followers, and connections whom you don't know. Solution: Following these basic steps can help you avoid exposing yourself or your data to risk through social media tools. It is vital to consider what you are sharing through the Internet!
2016 PAC Application Deadline
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Congratulations! You are still in the best business in town. As the year comes to an end, it is time to prepare for the 2016 Professional Achievers Circle awards. All PAC documents are available online. The Awards Luncheon has been set for Tuesday, March 21, 2017. We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments!

NAR-backed Condo Legislation Passes U.S. Senate, Offers Relief for Homebuyers
Federal

The U.S. Senate passed the Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act of 2016 passed the U.S. Senate on July 14. More than 139,000 REALTORS® across the nation responded to a Call for Action to urge the Senate to vote on the bill. NAR calls the legislation a significant step toward eliminating barriers to safe, affordable mortgage credit for condos.

FAA Rule Allows Commercial Use of Drone Aircraft
Federal

Commercial use of drones in the real estate business got a boost this week with the release of federal rules governing small unmanned aerial systems. The rules create a clearer pathway for real estate professionals to use drones for business purposes, a prospect that NAR President Tom Salomone called “a win for the industry.” Read more on this important development.

Enhance Credit Scoring Models, Says NAR
Federal

NAR supports legislation that would allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to update their credit scoring models to let utility providers report consumers' payment histories to credit reporting agencies. Find out more.

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