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Defeat The Margin Tax
Question 3, called the Margin Tax or Education Initiative, is one of the most detrimental tax proposals the real estate industry and the state have ever faced, and we need your help to reject this harmful tax at the ballot this November. It is critical that you find out how it would affect your business, and make sure to vote NO on Question 3.
Nevada Housing Division Launches New Homebuyer Grant Program
The Nevada Housing Division (NHD) has launched Home Is Possible, a new home buyer program that provides qualified homeowners in Clark and Washoe counties a grant of up to 4% of the loan amount to be applied toward down payment and/or closing costs.
Talk To Congressman Heck This Wednesday, October 1
This week on Wednesday, October 1, at 1pm, we will be calling REALTORS® who reside in district 3 for a tele town hall with Congressman Heck. Make sure you answer when we call to connect with you! Are you in district 3? Find out here.
NAR To FAA: Lift Ban On Drones
The National Association of REALTORS® sent a letter last week to the Federal Aviation Administration asking the agency to consider permitting the use of drones in real estate, arguing that the technology does not pose a threat to public safety.
Comstock Mine Tour October 14
The Reno Tahoe International Council will be hosting an event and operations tour with President and CEO of the Comstock Mine on October 14, 2014 at the Gold Hill Hotel in Virginia City to discuss the local and global economic impact of mining.
2014 LeadershipNVAR Outstanding Graduate Award
The LeadershipNVAR Alumni Association (LAA) is now accepting nominations for its annual LeadershipNVAR award. This award honors a graduate of the LeadershipNVAR program who has made a significant contribution in their community and/or the real estate profession since their graduation from the program. All LeadershipNVAR graduates who are REALTORS® in good standing with the Nevada Association of REALTORS® are eligible for nomination. Click here for a list of graduates.
Click here for the nomination form.