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LeadershipNVAR off and running in 2017

WEB-Group3LeadershipNVAR’s Class of 2017 kicked off its year of festivities with the first of its four traditional programs, Jan. 24-26 in Scottsdale, AZ. The 15-member class made the Marriott in Oldtown Scottsdale its home for three days of activities to promote leadership and growth.

Tom Blanchard, Lisa Cobb, Tamra Coulter, Stephanie Dibbs, Cheryl Henning, Jerome Johnson, Tim Kelly Kiernan, Angela Lage, Alex Malenkina, Rebecca McKenna-Inman, Kendra Murray, Merri Perry, Naomi Pettit, Whitney Richburg and Kaycee Summers make up the group, which is comprised of some of the state’s best and brightest real estate minds, hailing from Elko to Minden and Reno to Las Vegas. Read the entire story here.

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Members encouraged to keep account information current

NVAR invites REALTORS from across the state to check and update their personal profiles in RAMCO, which members can log into at Members can also contact their local associations to provide updated account information.

It is vital that members keep their profile information -- including their current email address -- up to date. Current contact information allows NVAR and NAR to reach members with important information regarding billing, Calls to Action and upcoming events. Additionally, without a current email address, members could miss out on valuable information from NVAR’s weekly newsletter and the Advocate, which focuses on statewide legislative news.

If you have further questions or concerns about keeping your member account updated, you can inquire by email at

Gallup: Nevada climbs from worst to first in job creation

WEB-mapNevada led the way as the U.S. showed strong job growth in 2016, scoring highest among all states in Gallup's 2016 Job Creation Index. The rise to the top spot completed a six-year climb for Nevada, which ranked last among the states in both 2009 and 2010. Moving in the other direction, Wyoming scored last among the states for 2016 -- eight years after topping Gallup's first Job Creation Index in 2008.

Each night in its Gallup Daily tracking survey, Gallup asks employed Americans to report on hiring activity at their place of work. Gallup's Job Creation Index is based on the percentage of workers saying their place of employment is increasing the size of its workforce, minus the percentage saying their place of employment is reducing the size of its workforce. View the whole story here.

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The best and worst states to retire in 2017

Nevada Checks in at #8 among best retirement locales

Deciding when to retire is a major decision, but choosing where to retire is equally important. Once you move over to a fixed income, it becomes even more critical to live someplace where your retirement dollars can go the furthest. WalletHub recently analyzed all 50 states plus the District of Columbia across numerous measures of retirement-friendliness, including cost of living, health factors, crime, entertainment, and overall quality of life. If you're thinking of retiring in the near future, it pays to review these findings to see how your state ranks -- and whether you ought to consider a move to someplace more retiree-friendly.

Read the entire story here.


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