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Oregon State Credit Union Now Offers First-time Homebuyer Savings Account

October 10, 2019

To assist in making homeownership more affordable, the Oregon Legislature passed House Bill 4007 to create a First-time Homebuyer Savings account program. This program allows Oregonians to take a state tax deduction for saving towards the purchase of their first home, subject to Department of Revenue limits and conditions. Oregon State Credit Union proudly supports ...

2019 Distinguished Service Award Goes to Two Recipients!

September 20, 2019

Members of the Oregon Association of REALTORS® have selected to honor two REALTORS® and community leaders for the 2019 Distinguished Service Award, Don Livingood from Medford and Lester Friedman from Bend. Both of these men have shown an outstanding legacy of work in their local, state and national REALTOR® communities. Please join us in honoring their achievements ...

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

August 28, 2019

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.


C2EX Is a Winner

August 13, 2019

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!

August 1, 2019

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 ...

Heritage Grove Credit Union is now offering First-Time Home-Buyer Savings Accounts

July 16, 2019

Heritage Grove Credit Union is now offering First-Time Home-Buyer Savings Accounts to help members save for a future home purchase while providing Oregon state-tax savings. A home purchase in Oregon must be completed within 10 years of opening the account. To qualify, you must have not owned or purchased a single-family residence in the three years prior to ...

July E-News

July 2, 2019

Read about the latest news, trends and information in Oregon Real Estate.

Journey to Excellence

June 3, 2019

This summer take a journey to excellence by completing NAR’s Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) program. Complete the series by September 1, 2019 and you will be entered to win a $1,000 travel package from OAR!

Program Details: C2EX Flyer

C2EX empowers REALTORS® to demonstrate their professionalism and commitment to conducting business at the highest standards through an ...

NAR Brokers Edge Workshop

June 3, 2019

NAR is bringing their high-level Brokers Edge workshop to Oregon! This is an incredible opportunity for Principal Brokers, Manager or anyone interested in leadership. The workshop is on Thursday, June 27 at the Embassy Suites at Washington Square Mall in Tigard.

OAR’s Annual Fall Convention and Trade Show

June 3, 2019

OAR’s annual Fall Convention and Trade Show makes its way to Oregon’s beautiful capitol city October 1-3, 2019 at the Salem Convention Center. This is a great opportunity to take time to get up to speed on current trends, earn CE and make new connections. We believe membership is a two-way street and “It Starts ...