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Phone-a-Friend for RPAC: The National Phone Bank Initiative

We call on our friends for favors. We call on our friends to lend a hand. Now, let’s call our REALTOR® friends to invest in the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC).

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On The Go: Complete Streets Podcast

How do Complete Streets relate to real estate? Adriann Murawski, NAR’s State and Local Government Affairs Rep. discusses some of the benefits communities experience with Complete Streets. Additionally, Adriann talks with several individuals involved with completing their streets: featured guests are CEO of the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® Melanie Blakeney, the National Complete Streets Coalition Director Emiko Atherton, and REALTOR® Andi Turco-Levin from Ulster County, New York.

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Las Vegas REALTORS® Bet on Smart Growth, Win Big in Sahara/Decatur

The working families and millennials of Las Vegas’ Sahara/Decatur neighborhood were not privy to the development opportunities, glitz and glam of The Strip.  The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) created a three-part plan—using Smart Growth training and Action Grants to bring community and government partners together to brainstorm smart growth solutions; holding a Better Block event; and creating a marketing pack for potential developers—to elevate the livability and economic promise of the neighborhood.

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Everything is Bigger in Texas, Including Efforts to Pass Proposition 1

The Texas Association of REALTORS® pulled all the stops to ensure that Proposition 1 would pass. The ballot measure amended the state constitution, increasing the homestead exemption and banning real estate transfer tax on all real estate sales. The Issues Mobilization Program, targeted outreach and a comprehensive website helped the 100,000-member association educate its members and the public on the ballot measure, ensure its success. MORE>

Land Use Analysis Helps Missouri REALTORS® Reshape Zoning Code Changes, Build Coalition

The Columbia Board of REALTORS® immediately knew the proposed changes to area’s zoning code would threaten the area’s private housing market, which is shaped by the state universities flagship campus. Information from the Land Use Initiative analysis allowed the 500-member association to create a coalition of local agencies, speaking with one voice, to influence changes to the proposed temporary zoning rules.MORE>