Tom Ferry and Steve Harney Talk Tax Reform

As the Founder of Keeping Current Matters, Steve Harney has his finger on the pulse of all residential real estate issues, and he joins Tom to break down how tax reform will impact you.

In this episode you will learn:

  • The 3 biggest impacts
  • Geographic ramifications
  • How your role as an agent changes

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (NAR Infographic)

Source: nar.realtor

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated on the 3rd Monday of January each year and marks the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This holiday is also recognized as a day of service, and is an opportunity to serve your community. Using information from the 2017 Member Profile, this infographic takes a look at how REALTORS® are volunteering in their communities:

  • Seventy percent of all REALTORS® volunteer in their community, and the typical REALTOR® who volunteers is 53 years old.
  • Sixty-one percent of REALTORS® aged 50 and older volunteer in their community.
  • Sixty-five percent of the REALTORS® volunteering are women, and 35 percent are men.
  • Fifteen percent of volunteers were fluent in a language other than English.
  • REALTORS® who volunteered typically had previous careers in management, business, or financial field were more likely than any other previous career to volunteer (18 percent), and sales or retail (14 percent).
  • Among firms, there is encouragement for REALTORS® to volunteer. Eighty percent encourage volunteering in the local community, 43 percent encourage volunteering with their local association, 24 percent encourage volunteering with their state association of REALTORS®, and 18 percent with the National Association of REALTORS®.

Real Estate Infographic

For more information, read the Economists’ Outlook blog post “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018.

Find more information on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and opportunities to volunteer in your area: nationalservice.gov/mlkday (link is external)

For more highlights on REALTORS®, view the 2017 Member Profile and 2017 Firm Profile.

An Overview of the Fair Housing Act

Join NAR’s commemoration of the Fair Housing Act. Watch this video to learn about the law, how it makes our industry and country stronger, and the work that is still to be done. We ask all members of the REALTOR® family to join us in this commemoration and stand together with us in this commitment.