The ongoing commission battle has one report calling for changes the NAR says could freeze many out of the homebuying process.
“Expect strong housing demand to continue and prices to increase, although both will likely moderate over the next 12 months,” writes incoming NAR President Leslie Rouda Smith.
DECEMBER 29, 2021
South Florida Agent’s top 5 Association News items from 2021
In 2021, our guest contributors shed light on critical topics, including affordable housing, diversity and unconscious bias.
The National Association of REALTORS® applauded President Joe Biden’s nomination of acting Federal Housing Finance Agency director Sandra Thompson to serve in a permanent capacity.. “Her talents and experience will benefit the enterprises, homeowners and home buyers and the mortgage-financing ecosystem,” NAR President Leslie Rouda Smith said in a press release.
As part of an ongoing relationship with the Food Recovery Network (FRN), the National Association of Realtors provided roughly 3,475 meals to Americans in the past six months, according to a press release.
“While the rise in demand has created new opportunities for many agents, it’s by no means become an easier paycheck.” — Cynthia Lippert, President, Atlanta REALTORS® Association
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has partnered with Panorama Travel Solutions to offer exclusive travel deals and discounts through the NAR Travel Club.
As of Sept. 30, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) had collected $229.6 in dues from its 1.542 million members, according to a RealTrends report.
This was the year that we proceeded slowly and cautiously to get our lives back to normal. When fans returned to stadiums, students returned to classrooms and tourists returned to flights, landmarks and hotel rooms.
“In lieu of returning to the comfort zone of doing things the way we’ve always done them, I challenge all real estate associations, brokerage offices and leaders to take a close look at how new agents are engaged, leaders are selected, directors and committee chairs are appointed and possibly how unconscious bias is perpetuated, as the old guard chooses the new guard.” — Mary Gilbreath Pope, Executive Director, Atlanta REALTORS® Association