With the help of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Information Central team, we scoured the history books to craft a quiz that challenges your knowledge of the association's 100-year history. After all, if you’re a REALTOR®, you should know your roots and all of the accomplishments that helped NAR rise to become the national voice for real estate.
Before being called the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, what name did the national Association go by?
In what year was the NAR Code of Ethics adopted, and what was its primary theme?
What year did NAR surpass 1 million members for the first time?
How many syllables does the word REALTOR® have?
Which past NAR president visited the White House in 1933 and handed President Roosevelt a $95,000 check, the first dividend from the Federal Home Loan Bank System?
In what year was the term REALTOR® approved as a registered trademark by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office?
Who was the only NAR president to serve for two years, rather than the typical one-year term?
In a famous NAR speech dubbed “Lions Over the Hill,” what topic was 1993 NAR president Bill Chee warning the Board of Directors that NAR was falling behind its competitors on?
The national association’s Land Developers and Home Builders Division later split off to form what group?
Who was the first female president of NAR?
How much money did NAR raise for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks?
What two past U.S. Presidents spoke at NAR’s 2006 Annual Convention?
In 1989, NAR adopted what theme as part of its official logo?
What powerhouse bipartisan organization was formed in 1969 to support candidates running for public office who supported REALTOR® positions?