NAR Opens Applications for 2024 Good Neighbor Awards

Marking its 25th year, esteemed program celebrates volunteerism legacy

CHICAGO (February 9, 2024) –The National Association of Realtors® today announced the opening of applications for its 2024 Good Neighbor Awards. 2024 marks the 25th year of honoring NAR members who exemplify dedication to volunteer service and make significant impacts in their communities.

"NAR's Good Neighbor Awards highlight the remarkable dedication of Realtors® to making a meaningful difference where they live and work," said NAR President Kevin Sears, broker-partner of Sears Real Estate in Springfield, Massachusetts. "As we celebrate 25 years of this program, we are reminded of the power of giving back and how one person can change the lives of many."

Five winners will each receive a $10,000 grant for their nonprofit organization and be recognized in November during NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience in Boston. Five honorable mentions will also each receive a $2,500 grant.

Since its inception, NAR's Good Neighbor Awards have recognized more than 240 Realtors® for their volunteer efforts, contributing more than $1.5 million to Realtor®-led nonprofit organizations. Past winners, hailing from 43 states and Puerto Rico, have made a meaningful impact in 17 countries worldwide, embodying the spirit of community and compassion that defines the real estate community and transcends borders.

"® salutes the Good Neighbor Awards and the program's 25 years of recognizing how agents who are Realtors® improve lives and communities," said® Chief Marketing Officer Mickey Neuberger. "As a long-time sponsor, we've witnessed the profound impact and been inspired to make a difference with consumers, customers and housing industry partners."

Entries must be received by April 17, 2024. To be eligible, nominees must be an NAR member in good standing and should have made a significant impact as a volunteer for a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Nominees are chosen for the award based on their community impact through volunteer work. For additional details, judging criteria and to apply, visit or call 800-874-6500.

About the National Association of Realtors®

The National Association of Realtors® is America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.5 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. The term Realtor® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

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