Fall 2016: Make a Difference

35 Association Community Outreach Programs that Build, Beautify, and Inspire

Read about community outreach programs that build, beautify, and inspire in the Fall 2016 issue of REALTO® AE Magazine.

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In This Issue

REALTORS® and their associations contribute countless hours of community service, raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for local and national charities, raise awareness for a wide range of issues, and help grow, beautify, and enrich their communities in many ways. Read a sampling of the REALTOR® association–led community and consumer outreach efforts shaping communities nationwide.

Bill Brown, the 2017 president of the National Association of REALTORS®, announced four key goals that will be the focus of the next year, and urged local and state associations to get onboard with these goals. 

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Lofty home-price growth and tight supply are leading to softening confidence among renters about whether it’s a good time to buy a home, according to the latest installment of the National Association of REALTORS® Housing Opportunities and Market Experience survey. 

Three REALTOR® association staff professionals recently earned the Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society of Association Executives: Wyndi Austin, RCE, CAE, director of marketing communications at the Southeast Valley Regional Association of REALTORS®, Arizona; Mike Barth, CAE, director of association services at the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®; and Thomas Larson, CAE, vice president of legal and public affairs at the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association. 


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