Political Action & Involvement Archive

Nevada HOAs Challenged in False Claims Lawsuit

By Tara Owen Mention Home Owner Associations (HOAs) to any Las Vegas home owner and you are sure to get a passionate love them or hate them response. Many home owners I’ve met with are bitter over the fines...
September 28, 2012

Joining My Local Board of REALTORS®

By Jennifer Klein I’m a two-year chair of the Placer County Association of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network and I was recently nominated to the 2013 Placer County Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors. In my video below, I share...
September 12, 2012

YPNers Participate in the Rally to Protect the American Dream

By Peter N. Lamandre While I was at the Rally to Protect the American Dream last Thursday during the NAR Midyear meetings in Washington, D.C., I had the opportunity to interview some of the YPNers in attendance. See what...
May 23, 2012

Utah REALTORS® Take Their Issues to the Hill

By Chris Nichols Approximately 60 REALTORS® from the state of Utah spent last Wednesday afternoon discussing issues vital to the housing market with their Congressional Delegation. The afternoon started with a state caucus meeting with Jamie Gregory, one of...
May 22, 2012

There Are Givers and There Are Takers: Taking an Active Role in Your Profession

By Brett Caviness From the first year I got my license as a college student, I knew I wanted to be involved in the real estate business as much as possible.  I started by attending the Iowa REALTORS® Legislative...

Duty’s Calling, YPN

By Nobu Hata Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that we’re living and working in a tenuously linked society right now.  Hyper-political-mumbo-jumbo is being thrown around to a jaded audience, and we are more polarized and...

RPAC, Campaign Contributions, and What I Did On My Summer Vacation

By Nobu Hata This summer, against my wife’s better judgment (sorry hon), I decided to take the plunge into the REALTORS® Political Action Committee’s President’s Circle.  Basically, after giving at the local level, I’m contributing $2,000 of my hard-earned...