Presentation on theme: "Early Voting is Now Underway for November 6 General Election Make The REALTOR ® Party voice heard at the polls during Early Voting, which lasts from Monday,"— Presentation transcript:
Early Voting is Now Underway for November 6 General Election Make The REALTOR ® Party voice heard at the polls during Early Voting, which lasts from Monday, October 22 – Friday, November 2 Information about HAR-supported candidates and local ballot initiatives may be found HERE.HERE Information about Early Voting polling locations by county is available HERE. HERE Did You Know? Voters did not have to vote in the May 29 primary election in order to qualify to vote in the general election on November 6. Whether you voted or not in the primary, you may vote for whomever you choose in November. Eligible Texans must have registered to vote by October 9 in order to vote in the November 6 election.
NAR Call for Action on Mortgages The NAR Call for Action urging Congress to maintain safe and affordable mortgages is still active, but closes this Thursday, October 25. If you havent yet responded to the Call for Action, you may do so right now in the online REALTOR® Action Center.REALTOR® Action Center. Slightly more than 43,000 members have responded to the Call for Action, representing a 5.22% response rate. Should you have questions about the rural housing issue or need more information, it may be found in the REALTOR® Action Center or by clicking HERE.HERE
The BIG e Delivers BIG v (Value) Stay one step ahead of your competition by learning the latest real estate technology and marketing trends at Thursdays conference. Are you one of those people that does not see the benefit of attending a local conference like The BIG e? Just take a look at our line-up! It includes some of the real estate industrys brightest minds and features more hands-on Lab Sessions – and the HAR Genius Bar!take a look at our line-up Are you one of those people who cannot justify the expense of attending a conference like The BIG e? The BIG e delivers BIG v (Value). Ticket price for The BIG e is just $69.00 while the average cost of attending a national conference is about $400, and with travel, food and lodging, that can easily climb to $1,000. The BIG e is THIS THURSDAY, October 25! Click here today to register for The BIG e.Click here today to register for The BIG e
HAR Plays an Active Role in the Community If you were unable to attend HARs annual H-Town Day program, it featured a veritable Whos Who of local political heavyweights who make important decisions every day that affect the needs of REALTORS ® and consumers alike. The HAR-TV team was there to capture highlights and interview speakers as they shared their insights. Check out the video. Check out the video The Nancy Owens Memorial Foundation recently marked its 11th year with REALTORS ® coming together to celebrate the life of Nancy Owens and promote awareness about cancer. The HAR- TV cameras were on hand and captured highlights of the event that you may watch here.watch here
Weekly HAR Market Stat Housing pessimism is as out of fashion nowadays as bell bottoms and shoulder pads. Those who are still fishing for that elusive "market bottom" have likely missed it in most areas. The major story continues to be tightened inventory and high buyer turnout. Homes should be selling faster and for closer to list price – or even above in the hottest neighborhoods. Continue to monitor key differences between the foreclosure and traditional segments as well as variability between the single-family and condo markets. In the Houston region, for the week ending October 14: New Listings decreased 6.3% to 1,717 Pending Sales increased 42.7% to 1,476 Closed Sales increased 3.6% to 931
Questions? ext. 6 Make Safety a Priority Register at Your Safety, Your Protection, Your Life Every year, real estate professionals are threatened, robbed or assaulted while performing routine duties like showing a property or conducting an open house. This course will teach simple techniques and adjustments to the way the licensee does business to help reduce exposure to and avoid violent crimes. It will also teach ways to identify areas of potential risk that may affect how the licensee does business. The knowledge provided will help keep the licensee and his/her clients safe. Date: Monday, October 29 Time: 2:30 – 5 p.m. Location: HAR Central Investment: $30