Inside this issue
  NVR hosts another webinar update on eviction moratorium  
Special guest John Restrepo of RCG Economics will join the event to share insights

Nevada REALTORS® members who are property managers please take note. NVR is hosting a webinar update on the Nevada's eviction moratorium. Special Guest, Judge Pierre Hascheff, NVR General Counsel Tiffany Banks and Legal Information Line Attorney Christal Keegan will hold a Q and A session. NVR Property Management Committee Chair, Molly Hamrick will host the event. The association also welcomes renowned real estate economist John Restrepo of RCG Economics to share insights.

The webinar is set for Friday, Feb. 26 at 12:30 p.m. This upcoming hour-long Zoom webinar is part of a continuing series of webinars offered to help NVR members work their way through the various phases of reopening Nevada. Click here to register.
If you missed any of the previous informational webinars presented by Nevada REALTORS® this summer, you can view them here, on NVR's YouTube channel.


  Taxbot webinar for real estate pros set for March 3  

Sandy Botkin is a former IRS tax attorney and he knows the ins-and-outs of the tax code better than anyone in the business. NVR member benefit partner Taxbot, featuring Botkin, is hosting a special presentation, highlighting the top 10 deductions real estate professionals should be using right now.

This one presentation could save REALTORS thousands in taxes this year alone. The upcoming Taxbot webinar will cover:

  • Meals: The latest stimulus brought back the 3-martini lunch
  • Tools of Your Trade: Are software tools, MLS access and key boxes deductible?
  • Vehicles: Deducting vehicles correctly could save thousands of dollars over a lifetime
  • Travel Rules: We'll cover the details so that REALTORS know what qualifies
  • Retirement Accounts: The best ways to save for retirement and what the limits are
The free Taxbot webinar will be held Wednesday, March 3 at 10 a.m. Be sure to register by clicking here.


  NAR: Black buyers more likely to have student loan debt, get rejected for mortgage loans  

Association officials say data reinforces need to close persistent minority homeownership gaps

Minority homeownership stubbornly lags behind the national rate, with Black Americans facing some of the toughest hurdles to achieving this essential part of the American Dream, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors® last week. The homeownership rate for Black Americans - 42% - is nearly 30% less than the rate for white Americans - 69.8%. The U.S. homeownership rate stands at 64.2%, with the rates for Asian and Hispanic Americans at 60.7% and 48.1%, respectively.

NAR's Snapshot of Race & Home Buying in America report examines the homeownership rate among each race in 2019 using American Community Survey data by state and the changes in the homeownership rate by race from 2009 to 2019. Using the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers data from 2020, the report looks into the characteristics of who purchases homes, why they purchase, what they purchase, and the financial background for buyers based on race. Click here to read more.



  CORRECTION: Incline Village Realtor Cheryl Delehanty recognized by RPAC  
  The REALTORS® Political Action Committee, or RPAC, - a national bipartisan grassroots-based political advocacy organization - will be adding more Nevada honorees to its Hall of Fame, including five newcomers and a trio that is moving up a tier.

Cheryl Delehanty, a member of Incline Village Realtors (IVR), is among this special group. Last week's NVR eNews edition incorrectly listed Delehanty as a Las Vegas Realtor. Delehanty is a long-time Realtor in the Lake Tahoe region and this year will be inducted into the RPAC Hall of Fame for reaching the $25,000 tier. Click here to read the full story.