Inside this issue
  Vote and Return your Ballots Today!  
 
A Note from 2020 NVR President Chris Bishop
To all Nevada REALTORS®:

This is an important reminder to be sure to cast your vote on or before Tuesday, June 9. The deadline for Nevada's primary election is June 9, 2020. We are encouraging all NVR members to turn in their ballots before the deadline. Ballots must be postmarked by June 9 to be counted.
 
Your vote is important, and voting in this election is critical for REALTORS┬«. There is no denying, the Silver State's economy and tax base have been negatively impacted by the pandemic. There will be a budget shortfall during the 2021 legislative session, if not before. As legislators navigate these issues, protection of your industry, protection of homeownership, and protection of your profession are more important than ever. A strong voter turn out by Nevada REALTORS means a stronger voice during the Legislative Session. So, please vote and turn in your ballots by June 9th.

It's easy! Return by mail or see the attached links for more tools in returning your ballots. See the attached links for more tools in returning your ballots.
https://www.clarkcountynv.gov/election/Documents/2020/MB-Dropoff-20P.pdf
https://www.mailitinnevada.com/county-information/
https://www.mailitinnevada.com
 

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  U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei featured in Q&A with NVR members  
  U.S. Congressman Mark Amodei (R-NV) has graciously agreed to join a ZOOM Q&A session for Nevada REALTORS┬« members. The Town Hall-style meeting will be hosted in a Zoom webinar format on Wednesday, June 10 at 2 p.m. You must register in advance for this webinar. Click here to be taken to the registration page and reserve your slot for the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. You must use the link in the confirmation to log in on Wednesday.

This event is for NVR's 18,000 members only. Sign up now as the event will be limited to the first 1,000 registrants.

PLEASE ASK YOUR QUESTIONS EARLY! A 'type-in chat' function will be available during the video conference, however, there may be more than a thousand NVR members on the call. In an effort to answer as many questions as possible, please give us your questions in advance. If you have a question for the Congressman, please email the inquiry to info@NVRealtors.org. The chat function will be open for your questions during the meeting.
 

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  WEBINAR: Enhance cash flow with stimulus package, banking relationships, other tactics  
 
Popular webinar offering financial tips to help succeed under current unique business environment
It's time to stop the bleeding in your business. The Taxbot team has put together this emergency presentation to talk to NVR members about the small business stimulus package and what it means as self-employed business people. Taxbot will also share some other tips to free up cash flow so businesses can get through these turbulent times. 

In this webinar NVR members will learn:
  • Exactly what the stimulus package means for self-employed people and small business owners like you...and how to manage this cash to keep your business healthy. 
  • Why it's more important than ever to ensure that you're KEEPING as much of your hard-earned cash as possible...and why this shift in mindset could save your business during the economic downturn. 
  • How you can qualify for unemployment even though you're a 1099 contractor...and why this new groundbreaking benefit can save your business during a rough patch. 
Register for the June 16 (10 a.m.) webinar with NVR member benefit partner Taxbot and learn how to save more on your taxes. Click here to learn more and register.
 

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  Q&A webinar with U.S. Department of Labor on FFCRA  
  This Tuesday, June 9, NVR is partnering with the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance in hosting a webinar with a representative from the U.S. Department of Labor and AdvanStaff to discuss the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA). If you want to know what this means for your business, we'd love to have you participate in this Q&A. The presentations will be from:
--Jocelyne Rodriguez, Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist, US Department of Labor
--Rebecca (Becky) Woods, Human Resource Director, AdvanStaff HR
All businesses are welcome. We encourage you to invite your partners to the webinar. Register here

WHEN: Tuesday, June 9 at 2:00 PM
WHERE: ZOOM Video Webinar

For additional resources, please visit the Business Information Network, which is continually updated with information. We are here for you during this time.
 

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  REALTOR Magazine: Relevant Ways to Reconnect With Your Sphere  
 

Get back to basics with humanized approach in past-client outreach 

Do you remember when you were first licensed and went through that grueling exercise of writing down the names and contact information of everyone you knew so that you could announce you're in real estate? Now, as a broker managing agents, you're likely asking your new recruits to do the same. But I'm guessing it's been a while since you checked in on your own list or updated it. Well, now's the time to dust off your address book, boot up the client database, and take things back to the basics as we navigate this COVID-19 era.

The people in your network already know you're in real estate; instead, it's time to reach out and show them you care. It's easy for your message to get lost in the sea of emails and social media posts that are all saying the same thing: "We're in this together." Instead, be original and model some ingenuity for your agents by serving your clients' distinctive needs. Click here to read the full story.

 

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  Realtor.com: Selling a home during Coronavirus era? Top Questions, Answered  
 

With every day of this pandemic feeling like it brings a fresh batch of news, you'd be forgiven for feeling confused about the actual state of things now. While many cities start to reopen-and some continue to experience a high volume of new COVID-19 cases - it's hard to know how any sector of the economy is doing, especially the real estate market.

Are things getting back to normal? Is now an OK (or even appropriate) time to consider selling a home? Whether you're curious about the timing of a sale or the nitty-gritty details of how it will all go down, we've got you covered. We've gathered advice from the real estate experts to answer your most pressing questions about selling a home during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading the reatlor.com article by clicking here.

 

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