RISMEDIA, March 20, 2009-This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS include: the launch of NAR’s Green Designation Core Course at REALTOR® University; discounts at Lowe’s through the REALTOR Benefits® Program; and REALTORS® recommend responsible lending practices to the house.
NAR’s Green Designation Core Course Launches at REALTOR® University
As the newest designation in the NAR family, NAR’s Green Designation was designed to help members better understand how the issues of green and sustainability are affecting real estate today, prepare for this market shift, guide clients, understand financial incentives and green building certifications and increase awareness in their communities. To earn NAR’s Green Designation, students must complete the 12-hour Core Course plus one 6-hour Elective Course. Achieving NAR’s Green Designation can now be accomplished exclusively online through REALTOR® University. Register today for NAR’s Green Designation Core Course.
New enhancements to Lowe’s FREE Marketing Tools
REALTOR Benefits® Partner, Lowe’s is offering new enhancements to their FREE Marketing Tools available at LowesRealtorBenefits.com, including personalized 10% off e-coupons sent directly to your client’s inbox and a 10% off direct mail coupon in Spanish.
REALTORS® Recommend Responsible Lending Principles
REALTORS® care about protecting consumers from unfair lending practices and are important allies in those efforts. That is the message NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® President Charles McMillan delivered to the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.
For more information, visit www.REALTOR.org.