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  2023 Region XI Conference set for April  

Kevin Sigstad, the 2023 Region XI RVP, will host the Rocky Mountain Regional Conference April 10-12.  The event will take place in Reno and the host venue is the Grand Sierra Resort. 

An opening reception will kick off the event at 5 p.m. on April 10. On April 11-12, the region is hosting NAR President Kenny Parcell, plus keynote economist, Elliot Eisenberg, "The Bow Tie Economist". Other guest speakers include tech-minded Nobu Hata, and business coaches Natalie Davis and Julie Youngblood, MLS and Leadership panels, DEI presentations and much more!

On April 12, attendees will celebrate RIDE WITH THE BRAND! To learn more and register for the event, click here. To check out the reservations and the room block, click here



  Rock the C2EX Challenge!  

REALTORS® completing C2EX can differentiate themselves in the community and optimize opportunities to best serve clients and position themselves 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.

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 an Oct. 1 drawing for the grand prize – a paid registration to the NAR NXT annual November conference in Anaheim – a $500 value. If the grand prize winner has already paid their NAR annual registration fee, they will be awarded instead, a gift card in the same amount as the annual registration fee.  Click here to learn more about C2EX and start your challenge.



  Explore new niche when income needs a boost  

Targeting particular client base can increase customer pipeline.; Follow roadmap for branching into different market

When facing a market slowdown, you may want to step on the gas instead of slamming the brakes to generate new leads.

To stay ahead of any market shift, some real estate professionals look to diversify their business, adding property management, home staging and other services to build additional income streams. Thomas Day, an agent with eXp Realty in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., knows the benefit of diversifying. He started in real estate in 2006 right before the housing market spiraled during the Great Recession. He discovered a foreclosure niche that allowed him to ride out the market upheaval and keep his business flowing with a steady stream of REO listings from banks. Click here to read more of this REALTOR magazine story.