Fall Convention & Trade Show

October 1-3, 2019

This is a great opportunity to get up to speed on current trends, earn CE and make new connections!

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2019 Oregon Legislative Session

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RPAC Video Challenge

The Oregon Association of REALTORS® is part of the National Association of REALTORS® and is one of the largest and most influential trade associations in Oregon. OAR represents 17,000+ members involved in all aspects of the real estate profession. We are your real estate business advocate, force for education and legislative advocate for free enterprise and private property rights in Oregon. For information on licensing and rule-making please contact the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA).

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National Flood Insurance Program is set to expire on September 30, 2019

Without Congressional action, the National Flood Insurance Program is set to expire on September 30, 2019.  NAR is working with Congressional leaders and the White House to secure a long-term reauthorization of NFIP before then.  In the meantime, NAR has prepared this FAQ sheet to help answer any client questions about what this means ...

2019 Oregon Legislative Session Report

The 2019 Legislative session was one of the most consequential sessions in decades with major legislation effecting business taxation, private property rights and housing supply, among other issues.

In the 2019 Legislative Session Report we review the bills passed—and those that failed—with an impact on REALTORS® and Oregon’s Real Estate Industry. The report also discusses ways ...

Two OAR Executive Committee Members have been selected to participate in the NAR Leadership Academy.

2020 NAR Leadership Academy Class Announced

CHICAGO (August 27, 2019) – The National Association of Realtors® today announced the roster of its 2020 NAR Leadership Academy class. Eighteen Realtors® from across the country have been chosen to participate in the10-month program designed to prepare emerging state and local volunteers for future leadership roles at NAR.

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Update on Class Action Antitrust Litigation

REALTORS® are encouraged to have transparent conversations with current and prospective clients about the services they will provide and how they will get paid for those services. The National Association of REALTORS® developed the following message points to make sure members are up to date and knowledgeable about the litigation and help guide their conversations ...

HUD to Announce Long-Awaited FHA Condo Rules

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is expected to release updated guidance tomorrow on FHA-insured condominium financing. The new rules should benefit your real estate clients and customers by allowing more buyers to obtain low down-payment mortgages on affordable housing options. Specifically, the new rules will:

Extend FHA certifications on condo developments from ...

Qualified Opportunity Zones Toolkit

The National Association of REALTORS® is working with federal agencies, Congress, and community development groups to ensure that the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program brings business opportunities for REALTORS®, as well as opportunities for them to be involved in the planning of new developments and businesses within zones. For this program to be a success, ...

C2EX Is a Winner

The National Association of REALTORS®’ Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) Program has been selected as a 2019Learning! 100 award winner. This award honors organizations for fostering a culture of professional growth, innovation, and organizational performance.

NAR joins a distinguished group of previous winners, including Amazon, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the American Heart Association as ...

RPAC Video Challenge is LIVE!

The RPAC Video Challenge is LIVE! Your fellow REALTORS® and recent 2019 Oregon Leadership Academy graduates took on a challenge… to create impactful videos about why it’s important to support the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC).

These are original videos, by REALTORS®, for REALTORS®! Please take a few moments to watch and vote for the ...

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