Much Ado about Drones
Use of drones in commercial applications is a hot topic these days. We know you probably get solicited regularly to incorporate this strategy into your marketing tool belt. Or perhaps you’re doing it yourself. The official OAR position and advice on this matter follows the NAR guidelines. READ MORE »
Why Winter is Wonderful...for Selling!
Do your clients think Winter is a bad time to list their home? We don’t think so! And neither does REALTOR® Magazine. Read more about the trend here. And then share this video (maybe AFTER next week!) to jump start some leads for 2015.
2014 NAR Profile of Homebuyers & Sellers
From us to you, please enjoy this compendium of industry information for your holiday reading pleasure. Click here
for a handy summary infographic. Or you can download the full report. Warning: it's large and will take a few minutes to download. READ MORE »
NAR Director Reports from National Convention
Your NAR Directors have returned from the NAR Convention & Trade Show in New Orleans last month. In exchange, they report back on key takeaways that impact Oregon REALTORS®. READ MORE »
HOME Foundation Grants Awarded
Your State Association charity, the HOME Foundation, just awarded $144,000 to 27 community nonprofit organizations dedicated to affordable housing throughout Oregon. This brings the total grants awarded to over $750,000 since the program’s inception in 2004. Want to know which groups will be bringing holiday cheer to some deserving families in 2015? READ MORE »
The Value of Your State & National Dues
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Wait…what? Yes, we’re still talking about dues. It’s wonderful because each year you get to elect to be part of the largest trade association in the world. As your State Association, we put your valuable dues dollars to work every day to: READ MORE »
Oregon Leadership Academy – Applications Due 12/31!
If you’re planning on applying to the 2015 Oregon Leadership Academy, don’t delay. Applications are due 12/31. This program, formerly known as Leadership Institute Northwest, develops future local, state, and national volunteer leaders in the REALTOR® organization. Learn more about the program, including dates and costs, and then apply if you’re interested. READ MORE »
REAL Trends Newsletter
As one of your member benefits, OAR subscribes to REAL Trends and passes this valuable information on to you. This month’s newsletter includes year-end recaps and a look toward 2015 with focuses on change, trends and the market report. READ NEWSLETTER »