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REALTORS? Highlight the Importance of Defending Against a Data Breach

Published Thursday, November 8, 2018
REALTORS® discussed the risks of real estate fraud and approaches to avoid falling victim to scams in the marketplace at the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Boston. The forum, officially titled, “Defending against the Data Breach: Protect from Spyware, Malware, Ransomware & Keyloggers,” was led by Robert Siciliano, CEO of more»

What REALTORS? Need to Know About the New Tax Law

Published Thursday, November 1, 2018
Evan Liddiard, Director of Federal Tax Policy for the National Association of REALTORS®, and Peter Baker of the Business Planning Group, give an overview of 2018's new tax laws. This video series offers guidance for individuals and families filing tax returns, the tax incentives of owning a home, as well as business tax changes for real estate more»

NAR is fighting for these 6 issues in the 2018 midterm elections

Published Monday, October 29, 2018
The federal midterm elections to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 are two weeks away. The results will determine who holds power in Congress and what pieces of legislation may see the light of day. What are the issues most important to the National Association of Realtors, the largest real estate trade group in the nation and a powerful lobbying force? NAR more»

Sales drop yet home prices continue to rise in New York State in 3Q

Published Friday, October 26, 2018
Third quarter closed sales dropped 3.9 percent from a year ago to 38,072 units while median sales prices rose in New York State by 5.8 percent to $275,000 according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. This is the fourth straight quarter that sales prices have risen. Click here to read more!

Main Event and Raising the Bar #4 Recap

Published Friday, October 5, 2018
This year the Main Event was held in conjunction with Raising the Bar #4. There were over 20 vendors' tables and over 230 in attendance! The trade show was held form 10 - 12:00 pm followed by lunch and Jeremias Maneiro, the keynote speaker for Raising the Bar. The event was held at Embassy Suites-Destiny where previous RTBs have been held. It is always a more»

FREE NYSAR Tech Hotline Now Available

Published Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Free NYSAR Tech Hotline now available!, Call NYSAR's free Tech Hotline at 518-380-5380, Monday-Friday, from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and speak with on-call experts available to assist you with your technology-related issues. You can also email techline@nysar.com to be called within an hour during normal operating hours.

September is REALTOR? Safety Month!

Published Friday, September 21, 2018
September is REALTOR® Safety Month and GSAR wants to keep you safe and NAR has a host of tips and tricks that can do just that...just click here! Here are a variety of pre-designed safety forms that you can customize and use in your office. Agent Identification Form (DOC:26 KB) Agent Itinerary (Doc:33 KB) Office Safety Action Plan (DOC: 35 KB) more»

Homebuyer Activity Remains Brisk in August in New York State

Published Friday, September 21, 2018
Homebuyer activity remains strong in New York State and prices moved higher in the month of August, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The 13,852 closed sales for the month are the third highest total in the last eight years. The median sales price rose 5.7 percent from a year ago to more»