Publications & Online Resources

V These resources may meet the Core Standards' Vote requirement.
A These resources may meet the Core Standards' Act requirement.
I These resources may meet the Core Standards' Invest requirement.
* These RPAC programs are subject to state election laws.
A print version of the Advocacy Resource Vote, Act and Invest, REALTOR® Party includes resource options that can help associations reach your advocacy goals and meet Core Standards requirements.  Download the Advocacy Resource Guide.  Association staff may request copies for events and conferences by contacting Ted Wright, Coordinator, Advocacy Meetings, Important: Requests for printed guides need to be submitted two weeks prior to the event.
The Commercial Issues & Actions provides a snapshot of federal issues impacting commercial real estate and NAR’s advocacy on them. It comes in a long-form as well as a one-pager of top priority issues.
The GADFly is a monthly email newsletter that provides Government Affairs Directors (GADs) and select Association Executive at state and local REALTOR® Associations with tools, news, and information to help them serve their members.
    Use the Growth Management Fact Book to obtain with factual information and analyses concerning modern growth management techniques and land use related controls. This publication reflects NAR’s belief that REALTORS® must be able to engage with citizens, legislators and government officials effectively on regulatory issues of importance to the real estate industry.
    This monthly resource highlights important trending real estate issues in state legislatures and contains a concise summary of information on a topic that has generated attention over the past six to twelve months. Hot Topic Alerts also include advocacy efforts of local REALTOR® Associations.
    Use the Land Use Initiative Memo Database to research various land use related proposals and impact on the real estate industry. This information can help craft your association’s response to proposed local ordinances in a way that best supports your members.
    Published twice a year, On Common Ground contains articles on cutting-edge land planning and development techniques. Order bulk copies of this magazine to use as a leave-behind when visiting local officials or provide NAR with a mailing list and leave the delivery to us.
    Emailed monthly, the REALTOR® Party News newsletter is sent to all NAR members and provides regular updates on REALTOR® Party activities and resources as well as success stories from state and local REALTOR® Associations.
    Looking for new ways to vote, act, and invest in the REALTOR® Party? Want to see how other associations are successfully using REALTOR® Party programs, grants and tools? Whether you want to apply for grants, learn more about RPAC, or participate in a national call for action, the REALTOR® Party website is a one-stop shop for your advocacy needs. The website offers members and associations valuable resources and tools to strengthen their advocacy programs and build political clout at every level of government and strong communities nationwide.
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      We are pleased to offer a new service that helps association staff to identify and monitor state legislation — the REALTOR® Party State Legislative Monitor. This database allows you to monitor legislation in your state and other states. State GADs have access to the State Legislative Monitor database and receive weekly reports via email.
      Covering legislative and regulatory policy activities, the Washington Report is compiled by NAR’s Advocacy Group policy staff. To receive this content via email, subscribe to NAR’s Weekly Report newsletter and check the “legislative & regulatory issues” box.