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Contact NAR’s Information Services for All Things NAR
Not sure where to start? NAR’s Information Services will help you find the answer! Information Services is your single point of contact for everything NAR. They can assist you with reference and research, your NRDS ID, member benefits, and more. Plus, they give you access to the world’s largest real estate library and a collection of eBooks that can be downloaded to your mobile devices. Experienced staff is available at (800) 874-6500 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST.
Field Guides From NAR
Do you need to learn about subjects like opening a real estate brokerage, TRID, or the effects of power lines on property values? NAR’s Information Services has done the research for you! Check out Field Guides, one-stop resource packages filled with statistics, articles, books, websites, and more, on subjects of interest to REALTORS®. Visit www.nar.realtor/field-guides to explore over 150 topics. Contact NAR’s Information Services at (800) 874-6500 for more information.
Do You Need Ideas for Your Business Letters?
The NAR Library provides free downloadable letter templates on topics such as referral requests, farming and prospecting, and news or announcements. Don’t see a template to fit the need? Librarians will work with you to create one! Contact NAR’s Information Services at (800) 874-6500 for more information.
Have You Been a Member for 40 Years? Learn About REALTOR® Emeritus Status
A REALTOR® who has held membership for a cumulative period of forty (40) years and completed at least one year of association service is eligible for REALTOR® Emeritus status. Upon approval of an application by the NAR Board of Directors, there is no further payment of dues to the National Association. In addition, REALTOR® Emeritus Members are exempt from NAR’s Code of Ethics training requirement. Contact NAR’s Information Services at (800) 874-6500 for more information.
NAR Library eBooks Collection
Read more and save money! NAR’s Library has a free eBooks and audiobooks collection with thousands of titles that can be downloaded to your phone, computer, or eReader devices. Find titles on all aspects of residential and commercial real estate, appraisal, sales and marketing, finance, personal growth, foreign languages, diet and nutrition, technology, and more. Visit http://ebooks.realtor.org to get started. Contact NAR’s Information Services at (800) 874-6500 for more information.
Access Real Estate and Business Journals
NAR’s Library subscribes to EBSCO databases for trade journals and magazines such as Time, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, and more. Browse recent issues or search the database for articles. View a short tutorial on using EBSCO databases and get the password here. Contact NAR’s Information Services at (800) 874-6500 for more information.
Contact NAR Library for Research
NAR’s Library is the largest real estate library in the world, with a vast collection of digital and physical materials on residential and commercial real estate, appraisal, land, property management, business, sales and marketing, finance and economics, technology, and more, but don’t let that intimidate you! Contact NAR Librarians with your research topic, and they will conduct research on your behalf and provide relevant resources and key findings. Contact NAR’s Information Services at (800) 874-6500 for more information.
View NAR Archives’ Collection of Convention Art
The NAR historical Archives date back to the late-1800s and include 1,750 linear feet of physical material and over 500,000 digitized pages and images. Archivists have curated digital albums of images from the Archives for you to browse and use. Visit the NAR Archives’ collection of Convention art since 1908 here. Contact NAR’s Information Services at (800) 874-6500 for more information.
View NAR Archives’ Collection of Trademark Centennial Images
NAR celebrates the Centennial of the REALTOR® Trademark in 2016! NAR Archivists gathered dozens of images illustrating the evolution of the REALTOR® Trademark over the past one hundred years. Browse the collection here. Contact NAR’s Information Services at (800) 874-6500 for more information.