Inside this issue
  LEGAL: Watch out for wire transfer fraud  

The article in the adjacent link addresses a popular issue often discussed on the Legal Information Line. NVR Legal Information Line Counsel Gina Session touches on a key issue during this current real estate era -- Cybercrime is a growing trend in the real estate industry, what to be aware of.

Do you know how Nevada law reads on these issues? 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.



  NVR offering teen leadership conference  

One-day workshop open to teens of NVR member families

Nevada REALTORS has something very exciting planned for our REALTOR® families and space is limited. The association will host "Build Something That Matters" from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, December 19 in Las Vegas. The venue is still being determined. There is no cost and lunch/snacks will be provided.

GOAL OF THE PROGRAM: That the participants will leave with clarity around their youthful purpose and have the tools to discover their “why” with an action plan for consistent habits toward their meaningful goals, gaining confidence and building a community around their values.

Learn more by reading the brief article here. NVR General Counsel Tiffany Banks, who also oversees the association's Leadership Academy, is available for questions at




  Last chance to lower taxes this year  

The clock is ticking. You only have until December 31 to take advantage of tax strategies to slash your 2022 tax bill. Most owners simply believe that their tax bill "is-what-it-is". They don’t realize they can control how much they pay the IRS.

It’s a shame, but you can do something about it. Register for this FREE MidasIQ training & discover a dozen ways to drastically cut your tax bill before the end of the year! This presentation was put together by two of the brightest minds in tax reduction: the president of the American Institute of Certified Tax Preparers, Dominique Molina, & former IRS attorney, Sandy Botkin. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. Don't miss out.



  NAR CEO meets with White House officials to discuss housing supply, affordability  

National Association of Realtors® Chief Executive Officer Bob Goldberg joined White House officials and industry representatives two weeks ago to discuss the Biden administration’s response to housing supply and affordability constraints affecting the country. NAR President Kenny Parcell followed up the meeting with a  letter to White House officials outlining numerous priorities the trade association believes would help address these ongoing challenges.

On Capitol Hill, NAR is working to advance the Neighborhood Homes Investment Act and the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, two pieces of legislation it argues would increase affordable housing options. The former would mobilize private investment to build and rehabilitate 500,000 affordable homes over the next decade, and the latter would improve the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. Click here to read the full article.




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