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Working with Communities to Rebuild and Restore High-Vacancy Neighborhoods

At this forum at NAR’s 2010 Annual Conference & Expo, attendees learned the roles REALTORS® can play in helping communities purchase/sell foreclosed properties, and discussed the practical skills and tools needed to help local government and nonprofit housing providers market foreclosed properties and their neighborhoods. The panelists, listed below, represented the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Presenters and Slides

Craig Nickerson
President, National Community Stabilization Trust

Kathleen Gallagher McIver
Chairman of the Board, Orlando Regional Realtor Association
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Maria Matthews, REALTOR
Long & Foster Real Estate

Mardie Oakes
Executive Director, Hallmark Community Solutions
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Tom Streitz
Director, Housing Policy & Development, City of Minneapolis
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