Issue Webinars

The State and Local Issues Policy Committee began cohosting legislative issue webinars with other NAR Governance Committees in 2020 and now is committed to hosting five (5) new issue webinars each calendar year to support it’s committee purpose to educate and assist REALTOR® Associations and REALTORS® in acting as spokespersons in their communities and to advocate and share ideas on how to effectively lobby and support relevant REALTOR® policies at the state and local level.

Questions? Contact Melissa Horn, State and Local Policy Representative at the National Association of REALTORS® at 202-383-1026.

Issue Webinar Recordings

ISSUE WEBINAR

SPEAKERS

DATE 

NAR RESOURCES

RECORDING 

BROADBAND

Cohosted by the State and Local Issues Policy Committee and Smart Growth Advisory Board, this webinar features a presentation from Kathryn de Wit, who leads The Pew Charitable Trusts Broadband Research Initiative. Earlier in 2020, the Pew Charitable Trusts released a report outlining innovative and promising practices for state governments seeking to improve broadband connectivity for their residents. Kathryn highlights their findings on how states are helping to close the digital divide.

October 2020 Text BROADBAND to 30644

to get a link sent to your mobile device through REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts with all available NAR Resources on this issue.

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REMOTE ONLINE NOTARIZATION (RON)

Cohosted by the State and Local Issues Policy Committee and Technology Committee, this webinar features an overview of federal and local policy activity and a panel discussion with Elizabeth Blosser at the American Land Title Association (ALTA), Nicole Booth at Notarize and Cady Thomas from the North Carolina Association of REALTORS®.

March 2021 Text RON to 30644

to get a link sent to your mobile device through REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts with all available NAR Resources on this issue.

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COMPLETE STREETS

Cohosted by State and Local Issues Policy Committee and the Smart Growth Advisory Board, this webinar reviews Complete Streets policy and features speakers from Smart Growth America, the REALTORS® Land Institute, AARP, and the American Heart Association.

May 2021 Text COMPLETE STREETS to 30644

to get a link sent to your mobile device through REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts with all available NAR Resources on this issue.

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SHORT TERM RENTALS

Cohosted by the State and Local Issues Policy Committee and the Resort and Second Homes Real Estate Committee, this webinar reviews short term rental restrictions policies and features speakers from Robinson + Cole which provides additional analysis of legislative proposals for NAR’s Land Use Initiative and Airbnb.

July 2021 Text STR to 30644

to get a link sent to your mobile device through REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts with all available NAR Resources on this issue.

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FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

Cohosted by the State and Local Issues Policy Committee and the Housing Opportunity Committee, this webinar reviews first-time homebuyers savings accounts policy and features speakers from Virginia Housing and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Colorado Association of REALTORS.

September 2021 Text SAVINGS ACCOUNTS to 30644

to get a link sent to your mobile device through REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts with all available NAR Resources on this issue.

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POINT OF SALE REQUIREMENTS

Hosted by the State and Local Issues Policy Committee, this webinar reviews point of sale requirements policy and features speakers from the Akron/Cleveland Association of REALTORS®, the Mid-Willamette Valley Association of REALTORS® and Maine Association of REALTORS®.

November 2021 Text POINT OF SALE to 30644

to get a link sent to your mobile device through REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts with all available NAR Resources on this issue.

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