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NAR’s 2020 ‘That’s Who We R’ Campaign is Live

“That’s Who We R,” NAR’s national advertising campaign, helps consumers understand that REALTORS® are real estate experts in their local communities, who abide by NAR’s Code of Ethics and fight for real estate dreams and property rights. This year’s ads rally consumers to “Look for the R” for reassurance, resources, and reliable guidance on their path to property ownership. Take …

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How to Fund Your Unexpected Expenses: A Free Webinar

Make sure you have savings in case of an emergency or unexpected expense. Join NAR’s Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness’ Funding Your Unexpected Expenses webinar—Feb. 19, 1pm CT to learn how to build savings and avoid relying on credit. The cost of doing business is one of, if not the least, budgeted and under-budgeted items that most REALTORS® don’t take …

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The Voice for Real Estate: Feb. 3

NAR doubles down on Fair Housing, a look at 2019’s achievements, and Volunteer Works, a year-long mentorship program for Realtors® who are expanding their community service programs.

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18 Ways 2019 Was a Winning Year for Realtors®

REALTORS® had an action-packed year in 2019, with many key victories that have set the industry up for success in 2020. Although not an exhaustive list, here are 19 of the National Association of REALTORS®’ biggest wins last year that will help your business succeed going forward. Condo rule. After nearly a decade of NAR advocacy efforts, the Department of …

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VT Division of Fire Safety Launching Monthly Video Series

The Vermont Division of Fire Safety has launched the first of a 12-video series on fire safety topics aimed at helping Vermonters understand fire safety. This is good information to share with your clients and customers. Here is the first of the series. Use this link to share with your clients and customers: https://youtu.be/h9AVyo541Rw WATCH THE VIDEO

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2019’s Big Takeaways and How They Will Influence Real Estate in 2020

Real estate forecaster Stefan Swanepoel captured the essence of the year that was when he called the industry “chaotic” and “changing at what appears to be an unprecedented pace.” The biggest industry news of 2019 reflected the disruption that is—and has been—occurring technologically and in other ways in real estate, including: New business models that promise to solve transactional pain …

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Member Benefit: Save on Your Tax Preparation

REALTOR® members get exclusive discounts on TurboTax federal products. TurboTax is up to date on the latest tax laws and guarantees 100% accurate calculations and your maximum refund. The following TurboTax discounts are available to NAR members and their families: Save $10 on TurboTax Deluxe or Deluxe Live: Maximize tax deductions and credits Save $15 on TurboTax Premier or Premier …

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Easily Reach Clients While They Browse Online

Did you know that your REALTOR® membership gives you access to Adwerx, a simple and effective platform designed to boost your digital marketing strategy by building awareness of your real estate business, winning more referrals, and promoting your listings to a group of targeted homebuyers online? Adwerx’s innovative technology enables your ads to target and follow local prospects as they …

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Middle Class Prosperity Strong in Vermont

Though middle class households are pinching their pennies, they still desire homeownership as a means to increase personal wealth, according to a new study by personal finance resource SmartAsset. Researchers looked at the states in which the middle class is the strongest financially, factoring in housing costs, incomes, and job growth, among other criteria. The middle class is defined as …

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Digital Life Estate Planning

You probably already have a will or trust that distributes your real property and personal possessions when you die. But what about your digital assets? Learn about a law that helps ensure someone has access to your social media, website, and other online accounts after you pass away. Watch below.

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Could Housing Buoy Economy in 2020?

Fannie Mae economists have upgraded the economic outlook for the coming year, and a big reason behind that is expected growth in the housing market. Housing added to economic growth in the third quarter for the first time in more than a year and a half. That momentum will likely continue in the fourth quarter and the first half of …

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