Inside this issue
  REALTOR® Magazine: Changing Your Business Focus  

How practitioners seeking opportunities for professional
growth can switch gears without taking a hit

If you've been in real estate for a while, you may feel an itch to try something new. Targeting a different niche, expanding into another market, taking on an unfamiliar role at your company, and starting a brokerage are good ways to shake complacency, challenge yourself, and learn new skills. 

How do you know when you're ready? The best time to focus on a new endeavor is when your pipeline is full and you have reliable systems in place, such as a CRM that can automate follow-up contacts. These measures will "keep your business from falling apart while you place your attention elsewhere. Read the full article by clicking here.



  Inman Connect discount offered to NVR members  
Register soon; annual event kicks off next week in Las Vegas
For the first time ever, Inman Connect is coming to Las Vegas for a week-long exploration of residential real estate, present and future. The event will feature inspiring speakers, engaging conversation and A+ networking. As a valued member of Nevada REALTORS, we want you to join us! Use code NVAR19 at check out to save 10% on ANY Connect Las Vegas ticket. Click here to use the discount code and register.


  Survey: REALTOR® Commission Is Top Pain Point for Clients  

The commission payment is the top reason for consumer dissatisfaction in real estate, according to a new survey from Shelterzoom, a blockchain-powered industry platform. Shelterzoom surveyed more than 1,000 consumers to find out their top complaints and concerns in the home-buying process.

Nearly 43% of consumers say the agent's commission is too high. More top gripes include a lack of transparency, conflicts of interest, and a lack of communication. Other common pain points in a transaction, according to the consumer survey, are: too much paperwork (39%); the process takes too long (36.6%); it's too confusing (28.2%); too many people are involved (21.1%); and giving away too much information (17.3%). Still, 30% of consumers say there's nothing wrong with the home-buying process and they're comfortable with way it is. Click here to continue reading.



  Members encouraged to keep account information current  
  Nevada REALTORS® invites members from across the state to check and update their personal profiles in RAMCO, which members can log into at Members can also contact their local associations to provide updated account information.

It is vital that members keep their profile information -- including their current email address -- up to date. Current contact information allows NVR and NAR to reach members with important information regarding billing, Calls to Action and upcoming events. Additionally, without a current email address, members could miss out on valuable information from NVR's weekly newsletter and the Advocate, which focuses on statewide legislative news.

If you have further questions or concerns about keeping your member account updated, you can inquire by email at