Inside this issue
  LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: It's not soup yet  

Episode 3 released last Friday

Nevada Realtors 2023 President Tom Blanchard and Past President Chris Bishop (2020) discuss the Silver State real estate industry and policy impacts as the Nevada Legislature kicks off its first week of the new session. The third host in Episode 3 is NVR 2023 Legislative Chair Keith Lynam.

*A Reminder that Bills and Bill Draft Requests are CONSTANTLY CHANGING during Session. The information contained in this video MAY NOT BE CURRENT for more than a couple of days. Please view updated “It’s Not Soup Yet” videos and read the REALTOR Advocate which goes out to NVR members via email every Friday during session for the latest information. Watch the video here.



  LEGAL FAQs: Implications of EMD disputes on relisting a property  

The article in the adjacent link addresses a popular issue often discussed on the Legal Information Line. The NVR legal team touches on a key issue during this current real estate era like -- Can a seller relist their property while there’s a pending earnest money dispute?

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. This legal article was originally published in October of 2020.



  GLOBAL: Purchasing real estate in St. Croix  

By Karen Smith, NVR GBC Vice Chair

I had the pleasure of attending a real estate cruise led by Anne Brobyn, the Founder/President of Hibiscus Tours International Ltd. She has spent her life traveling the world, exploring cultures and experiencing first-hand the lifestyle of living in the Caribbean. She started Hibiscus International over 35 years ago. Brobyn now sits on the Allied Board of Directors for the Caribbean Tourism Organization. She is a published author, professional travel advisor, and motivational storyteller who has won many prestigious awards.

Brobyn has coordinated over 18 years of real estate cruises designed for REALTORS® to the Caribbean and has utilized the Celebrity Cruise Line. Our 2023 cruise set sail from Miami, Florida to visit San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Croix, U.S.V.I.; St. John’s, Antigua; Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis; and Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Click here to read the full article



  Last Minute Tax Fix: Avoid the most expensive tax mistakes  

Are you tired of overpaying your taxes as a small business owner or freelancer? Do you feel like your accountant is just running an assembly line of tax filing and doesn't have time for proper tax planning? Did you know 93% of small business owners overpay their taxes? It’s time for you to take back control and stop making costly mistakes.

Join Dominique Molina, president of the American Institute of Certified Tax Planners, in the "Last Minute Tax Fix" webinar on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 @ 10 a.m. In this live webinar, you'll learn how to avoid the 10 most expensive tax mistakes and get expert advice on topics such as tax planning and basic tax computation, strategies for reducing your risk of an IRS audit, protecting your deductions, and more. Click here to sign up now for the "Last Minute Tax Fix" webinar and take control of your finances.   




  Region XI Conference slated for April in Reno  

NAR’s signature 2023 ‘Ride With The Brand” event series will kick off the conference festivities on Monday evening (4/10). The event is FREE to all conference attendees AND to all REALTORS® who register for the Monday Night reception!! conference and The first 200 at the door will receive free Riding With the Brand swag. The event will have a corn hole tournament, games, photo ops, REALTOR® Brand information, and giveaways! There will also be appetizers and a drink ticket! Come meet NAR President Kenny Parcell, and your state and local REALTOR® leadership.

That’s not all. NVR is thrilled to announce that Nevada's new Governor, Joe Lombardo, will be joining conference goers on Wednesday morning (4/12). This last day of the event will be closed by the amazing and talented Bow Tie Economist, Elliot Eisenberg!

Other guest speakers include tech-minded Nobu Hata, NAR General Counsel Katie Johnson, business coaches Natalie Davis and Julie Youngblood, quick start success story Nick Giorgi, a real estate commission panel led by Commissioner Lee Gurr, MLS and Leadership panels, DEI presentations and much more!

Don’t miss the networking and fun! NVR hopes you are excited to join us! Tell a friend! Be sure to save the dates in your calendar and register for a fun, insightful conference. To learn more and register for the event, click here. The deadline to take advantage of the conference's reduced-rate room block is March 11. To check out the reservations and the room block, click here