Inside this issue
  Memorial Day 2023  


  NAR, VA release videos to help veterans  

Series aimed at supporting vets in journey to achieve homeownership

The National Association of Realtors®, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, last year released a two-part educational video series on the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program, designed to help REALTORS® better serve veteran and active duty homebuyers achieving homeownership with VA loans.

Part One: VA Loans 101 explores the advantages of the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program and how Realtors® can help veteran homebuyers successfully use VA loans. Part Two: Reducing Barriers for VA Borrowers examines misconceptions about the program and solutions to challenges experienced by Realtors®, buyers, and sellers.

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  It's Not Soup Yet! - Episode 15  

Nevada Realtors Past President Chris Bishop (2020) and 2023 Legislative Chair Keith Lynam discuss the Silver State real estate industry and policy impacts as the Nevada Legislature continues its 2023 session. 

*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.

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  GLOBAL: Earning CIPS gives REALTORS® leg up  

Next CIPS course institute begins this week

Besides earning significantly more money than the average agent, according to NAR research, CIPS designees have access to additional marketing tools, ongoing training, and a global network of referral-minded REALTORS who are prepared to serve clients from other countries and other cultures. All of this adds up to more business and better business practices.

Markets are local and so are the customs of buying, selling, marketing, negotiating, owning, and conveying real estate. It can be overwhelming and even intimidating to venture outside of the familiar. However, with the world becoming more and more connected, being prepared to serve people from across the globe, is vital whether you have a client looking to invest abroad or someone oversees making an inquiry on one of your local listings. Click here to read more.