homeownership Archive

Building Wealth Through Homeownership

By John Blom I’m often asked why I spend as much time as I do volunteering with the state (Washington REALTORS®) and National Association REALTORS®. There are many reasons, but perhaps the greatest is that I truly believe in...

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...
May 22, 2012

The American Dream

By Subhi J. Gharbieh With everything that is currently going on in many parts of the Middle East, specifically Egypt, it really made me think about how blessed we are to live in this country. Being a first generation...
February 11, 2011

A Call to Action

By Chris Nichols At his inaugural, NAR President Ron Phipps, issued a challenge to the members. He said, “We shouldn’t merely be the voice of real estate; we should be its architects and engineers.” I remember hearing those words...
January 18, 2011

Remind Consumers of Tax Benefits of Home Ownership

Prospects waffling over the value of buying a home? Share the free article “7 Home Ownership Tax Advantages” from the REALTOR® Content Resource. At the REALTOR® Content Resource, you can share consumer articles directly to Facebook, Twitter, and email....
December 3, 2010

Finding the Gems Amongst the Naysayers

By Nobu Hata An article recently came across my Twitterstream from Wired.com which, punditry (and ‘Granted, I live in Manhattan…’ caveat) aside, is a pretty good read. Go ahead, it’s a short one, I’ll wait for you right here. ...