Inside this issue
  Rock the C2EX Challenge  

REALTORS® completing C2EX can differentiate themselves in the community and optimize opportunities to best serve clients and position yourself as a leader in the community! The endorsement empowers REALTORS® to evaluate, enhance and showcase their highest levels of professionalism. It's not a course, class or designation-it's an Endorsement that REALTORS® can promote when serving clients and other REALTORS®.

The platform generates a customized learning path and recommends experiences and resources to enhance your individual skillset. Get started on your journey today by logging in to and taking any one of the 11 self-assessments to measure proficiency in 10 aspects of professionalism (11 for brokers), ranging from customer service to use of technology.

Wendy Shea

NVR has signed up for the NAR C2EX Challenge. C2EX is the endorsement aimed at helping REALTORS® improve their professionalism and be better at their jobs. This competition for state and local associations inspires REALTORS® to earn their C2EX Endorsement, to raise the level of professionalism in the industry, increase their marketability, and grow their business.

Complete the Challenge and your name will be entered for a drawing of a $100 gift card for the month you finish it. Additionally, all NVR members who complete C2EX will be entered into a drawing for the grand prize of $500 on Oct. 1. Congratulations are in order for Las Vegas REALTOR Wendy Shea, of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Universal, who was the April winner.  Click here to learn more about C2EX and start your challenge.



  REALTORS: Take Your Business Higher  

Our lists are here to provide inspiration as you work to generate new business, delight your customers, and stay on the right side of the law

These are uncertain times to be sure, with conflict abroad and inflation at home. What is certain: A home of one's own has never felt so essential. Home sales surged in January as buyers locked in low rates, setting off a year that may not surpass 2021 but has plenty of steam. At the same time, the business has never been more competitive. With inventory at an all-time low and National Association of REALTORS® membership at an all-time high, you need all the edge you can get. Our "list issue" is here to provide inspiration as you work to generate new business, delight your customers, and stay on the right side of the law. Take a deep breath, and dive in.

Click here to view the lists NAR has compiled to help its members.



  Homeowner Equity Grows Again Across U.S. in First Quarter  

ATTOM, a real estate data company, released its first-quarter 2022 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that 44.9 percent of mortgaged residential properties in the United States were considered equity-rich in the first quarter, meaning that the combined estimated amount of loan balances secured by those properties was no more than 50 percent of their homes estimated market values. 

The portion of mortgaged homes that were equity-rich in the first quarter of 2022 inched close to half, up from 41.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021 and from 31.9 percent in the first quarter of 2021. Read more by clicking here.



  Broker Tools: Participate in NAR Broker Power Hour  

Join NAR's Broker Engagement Team for a free Broker Power Hour on Tuesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Leading experts will present Hot Topics in Broker Risk Reduction! Follow this link to register.

Running a profitable brokerage takes vision, discipline, and stamina-never more so than now. In addition to the resources available at NAR.Realtor, REALTOR® Magazine's Broker to Broker Network offers articles with tips for boosting productivity and running business more effectively. If you don't see something you need, just contact NAR any business day, 6 a.m. - 4 p.m. PT, at 800-874-6500.




  Member benefit partner hosting webinar for NVR  


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