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  • Photo of Will the Market Get the New-Home Supply It Needs?

    Will the Market Get the New-Home Supply It Needs?

    At the International Builders Show, economists predict greater opportunities for construction in 2020.

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  • Photo of The Code Toughens Its Words

    The Code Toughens Its Words

    An implicit antidiscrimination ban is now spelled out by a new standard of practice in the Code of Ethics.

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  • Photo of Governor’s 2020 State of the State Address

    Governor’s 2020 State of the State Address

    Governor Little highlights education, other priorities in 2020 State of the State and Budget Address.

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  • Photo of Realtor® Leaders Meet with Secretary Carson, Pass Sweeping New Fair Housing Action Plan

    Realtor® Leaders Meet with Secretary Carson, Pass Sweeping New Fair Housing Action Plan

    WASHINGTON (January 8, 2020) – Leadership from the National Association of Realtors® met with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and other senior Department officials on Wednesday in Washington to discuss fair housing issues just hours after unanimously passing a new plan to tackle the issue.

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  • Photo of Congratulations to Our Scholarship Recipients

    Congratulations to Our Scholarship Recipients

    $2,000 Scholarship Winner CAIGE BRUCE Payette, ID I am a musician, an artist, and I am enrolled at Boise State University for their business program this upcoming year. During my first semester, I plan to take classes to receive my real estate license. I’m excited for this opportunity!$1,000 Scholarship Winners ASPEN JENSEN Meridian, ID I am a junior at Brigham Young University, pursuing my Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. I work as a Nursing Assistant, helping the geriatric population. I am extremely grateful to be a recipient of the 2019 scholarship as it helps me become a nurse so that I can give back, and help others.NICOLE SPARANO Lenore, ID I am a graduate of Orofino Junior Senior High School. In the fall I plan to attend the University of Idaho where I will study…

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  • Photo of Introducing the New Form Simplicity for IR Members

    Introducing the New Form Simplicity for IR Members

    Form Simplicity Upgrade Form Simplicity will launch their new and improved interface for Idaho REALTORS® on July 9, 2019. *Both form simplicity sites will be available for a period of time in an effort to smooth this transition. Members will have a chance to test and navigate the new platform before the current platform is discontinued* Responsive Web Design  Easier to use on all devices including: desktop, laptop, tablets & smartphones. Application layout automatically adjusts per browser size of individual devices. Login the same way you always have via at https://idahorealtors.formsimplicity.com/index/signin or your local MLS. Click the orange “Try It” button below folder icons or the red “Try Your New Form Simplicity” button at the top of the page. New Interface: 4 sections Menu: fewer tabs with same access to all of the features. Recent…

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  • Photo of No Internet? Here’s how to set up your own Hotspot

    No Internet? Here’s how to set up your own Hotspot

    If you are always on the go, and you don’t have a nearby Wi-Fi connection, how can you get instant internet service? Use your smartphone and create your own internet connection for your laptop. Here’s how. This tip is provided by TechHelpline, a free tech support service that is included in your Idaho REALTORS® membership dues! Call as many times as you need. No hidden costs! Tech Support By email: support@techhelpline.com By phone: (877) 573-8104 Chat online: Click here.

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  • Photo of NAR Unveils ‘That’s Who We R®” Consumer Campaign

    NAR Unveils ‘That’s Who We R®” Consumer Campaign

    While many people know that a Realtor® helps buy and sell homes, what they may not know is that only a Realtor® is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes to its Code of Ethics. It’s the Realtor® Code of Ethics that inspired the association’s powerful new “That’s Who We R®” campaign, which launched on February 25. The campaign aims to reinforce the value of Realtors® as advocates for property owners, engaged community members and trusted advisors with in-depth knowledge of the industry. “Our story is a century in the making as we began to set NAR members apart from the rest by establishing a Code of Ethics in 1913. This code is as relevant now as it was one hundred years ago; it’s our pledge of…

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  • Photo of Scam Alert: Email Phishing Attempt Reported

    Scam Alert: Email Phishing Attempt Reported

    WARNING: If you receive an email with the Subject Line: “*PLEASE READ** Important Updates & Changes to 2019 Member Roster”, it is NOT from NAR. If you or your members receive this fraudulent email, please alert NAR Member Support at ContactNAR@realtors.org (link sends e-mail) and then delete the email. The National Association of REALTORS® urges its members and state and local REALTOR® associations to be on high alert for email and online fraud.

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  • Photo of Tracy Kasper Named Vice-President of Advocacy for the National Association of Realtors®

    Tracy Kasper Named Vice-President of Advocacy for the National Association of Realtors®

    The National Association of REALTORS® 2019 President, John Smaby, has appointed local agency owner Tracy Kasper as Vice President of Advocacy.

Tracy is the first Idahoan to hold such a position in the 100-year history of the NAR.

 “Every year, the NAR President appoints two Vice Presidents to serve on a seven-member volunteer leadership team to oversee 1.3 million members. Tracy will be the Vice President of Advocacy, which is a very important job. She is very prepared and is one of the most talented leaders in our industry.” said John Smaby, the incoming President of the NAR. Tracy has been in real estate for more than 26 years and is the Designated Broker and Sole Owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Silverhawk Realty. As an active REALTOR®, Kasper has experience in…

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