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  Register for the 2022 NVR State Conference  

The Nevada REALTORS State Conference is coming soon! The event will offer great speakers like the local inspiration Grant Korgan. The event will also feature speakers from state and national REALTOR Leadership. There will be fun, networking and giveaways for attendees!

After a decade-plus hiatus, the NVR state conference returned in 2018. The 2022 event, presented by title sponsor JFK Financial, marks its fifth-straight year. It will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village at beautiful Lake Tahoe on Sept. 22-23. The corresponding NVR BOD Meeting will be held Sept. 21. 

Please let us know if you have any questions by sending an email to: Registration for the live event will open later this week. and we encourage all members to participate. Watch for a special eNews edition coming soon.



  LEGAL: Avoid texting traps when marketing  

The article in the adjacent link addresses a popular issue often discussed on the Legal Information Line. This article was originally released in the summer of 2021 and is being shared again because of its importance. The NVR Legal team touches on key points during this current busy real estate era like -- When can a real estate professional use their cell phone for marketing calls and texts without consent?

Do you know how Nevada law reads on the subject? Read this short legal-themed FAQ article and learn all you need to know. If you have any questions, please email the Legal Information Line at You can view the legal article on the subject by clicking here.



  Could solving housing shortage help close racial gap, too?  

REALTOR Magazine: Report highlights housing supply issues, how multifaceted approach could also be key to improving housing equity

The nation's housing shortage has also fueled a housing inequity problem, Bryan Greene, vice president of policy advocacy for the National Association of REALTORS®, writes in an essay included in a new report, "Housing Underproduction in the U.S." To close the widening racial gap in ownership, housing's underproduction must be widely addressed, he notes.

And that problem is only worsening: The Up for Growth report puts a new number on the nation's housing shortage-3.8 million homes, more than double where it stood in 2012. The deepening inventory crisis is widening in scope, affecting urban, suburban and rural areas alike and hitting certain minority groups particularly hard, according to the report. Click here to view the full article from REALTOR magazine.



  Nominations open for 2022 NVR awards  

Nevada REALTORS® is accepting nominations for 2022 REALTOR® of the Year Award (ROY), Distinguished REALTOR® Award (NDRA), Inspiring New Leader of Tomorrow Award (INLTA), and REALTOR® Active in Politics award (RAP). The deadline for the NDRA and RAP awards is Friday, Sept. 30. The ROY award deadline is August 15. Read the individual award qualifications here and then nominate a deserving REALTOR® today! You can view the nomination application for awards by clicking here.  Then, please email Lilli Walker at NVR with your nominations.