Read about community outreach programs that build, beautify, and inspire in the Fall 2016 issue of REALTO® AE Magazine.
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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.
REALTOR® Action Day, now in its second year at the Wilmington Regional Association of REALTORS® in North Carolina, has served the community and generated media attention.
Marc Lebowitz, RCE, CAE, Former CEO, Tuscon Association of REALTORS®, pens his final column as 2016 chair of the AE Committee.
Norman Morris, RCE, CAE, on the intersection of advocacy and disaster relief.
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.
The official Facebook group for REALTOR® association executives, run and moderated by your fellow AEs, is a forum to post questions, share advice, tout successes, and discuss issues.
The countdown is on. The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ ethics requirement gives members until Dec. 31, 2012, to take an approved ethics course. Associations are doing everything they can to avoid holding eleventh-hour ethics courses for hundreds, or even thousands, of members in December.
The National Association of REALTORS® negotiated a settlement on behalf of the real estate industry to end patent enforcement actions against real estate businesses that send email alerts when a website is updated with a property that matches a user’s criteria.
From REALTOR® AE Magazine: A Texas federal court rules that photographer lacked standing to bring infringement lawsuit against another subscriber.
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Traffic headaches, crash statistics, and possible solutions to it all were the focus of a transportation summit in Cape Coral, Fla., Sept. 30, sponsored by the Royal Palm Coast REALTOR® Association and the Streets Alive of SWFL.
The 58-member East Central South Dakota REALTORS® used a $15,000 Smart Growth Action Grant from the REALTOR® Party to bring in a planning expert to help the city of Brookings govern its own growth with a wise eye to the future.
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.
How to get your board and members on board with candidate selection.
How to use the metrics about your fans, follows, likes, mentions, and shares to build a better a communications plan.
Now that every association is required to conduct community outreach under the Core Standards program, many are establishing separate charitable organizations to better manage their efforts.