Legislative Advocacy Conference 2013
Omni Richmond Hotel
Wednesday, February 15 is REALTOR® Day on the Hill. You won't want to miss this important chance to talk directly with your legislators on issues that affect your business. Stick around for the Housing Policy Forum later in the afternoon, then make your way to the Jefferson for our can't-miss Legislative Reception.
On Wednesday, the annual Political Advocacy Luncheon with special guest speaker David Stevens, who is current CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association and former Federal Housing Administration commissioner. Following lunch, nationally syndicated Washington Post real estate columnist Ken Harney will emcee a special housing policy forum for Virginia REALTORS. Panelists for that forum include Mr. Stevens, National Association of REALTORS’ past president Ron Phipps, and George Mason University economist and Housing Wire contributor Dr. Anthony Sanders. Then, following the panel, we’ll host our 2012 Legislative Reception at the Jefferson Hotel.
Thanks to all who participated in the 2011 Realtor® Day on the Hill. The entire Get Active conference was a great success, and our Law & Policy team thanks you for making your voices heard and supporting this year's legislative agenda. Pictures from Day on the Hill, the legislative reception at the Jefferson, the RPAC lunch, and the Virginia Real Estate Awards reception are all online for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!
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Gerard "Jerry" Giovaniello, NAR's chief lobbyist and senior vice president of government affairs, is slated to speak to Virginia Realtors® at the 2011 Get Active conference in Richmond, VA, on February 11. Mr. Giovaniello will focus on national legislative issues, including the proposed changes to the mortgage interest deduction (MID).
On-site information for Get Active Legislative & Education Conference
Join more than 500 influential Virginia Realtors® in Richmond February 16-19, 2010 for VAR's 2010 Legislative & Education Conference, including Realtor® Day on the Hill on February 17, and hours and hours of Continuing Education class credits to choose from.
Membership in the local, state, and national associations of REALTORS® means you have access to a vast array of benefits. Below, you'll find answers to some of the frequently asked questions about REALTOR® membership. Be sure to explore all of VARealtor.com, Realtor.org, and your local association's websites to make sure you're taking full advantage of your REALTOR® membership.
VAR, NAR, and your local associations work year-round to provide members with the highest quality real estate education.
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Real estate is a heavily regulated industry. Realtors® are at the center of many policy decisions at all levels of government. VAR's law and policy team represents Realtor® and homeowner interests in the legislative and regulatory arenas at the state, local, and national levels. Below you'll find information and links to your main resources for legislative information during the General Assembly Session and all year long.
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