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Government Affairs Materials for the 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

The 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo represents an important opportunity for REALTORS® to meet with their U.S. Senators and Representatives and communicate the issues critical to their businesses, communities and the consumers they represent. 

To help prepare members for their upcoming meetings in May, NAR has prepared talking points that walk REALTORS® through the messages that NAR would like presented to their Members of Congress. Additionally, NAR will hold a virtual town hall on May 10 at 2 p.m. EDT to address any questions REALTORS® may have about the talking points.

Talking Points

Please review and download the talking points prior to your arrival in DC, to help you deliver NAR's message to your Members of Congress during your Hill visits in May.

Social Media Tools

What you can expect to find on the Social Media Tools page:

  • Shareable social graphics for Facebook and Twitter
  • Downloadable Facebook cover photos for you to use on your own page
  • Pre-written tweets for you to share in just two clicks

Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Download the updated agendas for the various NAR committee meetings taking place at the 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.

Real Estate Activity Reports by Congressional District: 115th Congress

Download the key real estate statistics and home buying activity reports by state and district.

Live Webcast: NAR's Virtual Town Hall

On May 10, 2017, NAR conducted a Town Hall Meeting for REALTORS® who plan to attend the 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. NAR's Senior Vice President Jerry Giovaniello, accompanied by NAR lobbyists, highlighted the issues REALTORS® will present during meetings in Capitol Hill offices. Jerry, and the lobbyists also answered many questions that were submitted by the attendees. 

Watch the recorded webcast