Professional Development represents the education programs developed and presented by LR throughout the year. From continuing education offerings, to leadership training, to the best designation programs in the industry, LR delivers top national instructors providing diverse classroom and online learning options for REALTORS in residential, commercial and specialized practices. Learn more about LR Education >>
Meetings & Events provide REALTORS with valuable peer networking, the latest information on real estate issues, insights of national speakers, special professional development sessions and the opportunity to be involved and experience your state organization in person. The annual Leading Edge Conference, Spring and Fall Conferences, as well as quarterly Regional Conferences in your area are examples of major LR events designed to deliver information and education, and enhance your membership experience. Learn more about LR Meetings and Events >>
Professional Conduct is central to the REALTOR concept. As a REALTOR, you subscribe to a stringent Code of Ethics and have a commitment to professionalism and education unmatched in the industry. It’s what separates you from other licensees. LR helps its members understand and comply with the organization’s Code of Ethics and maintain high professional standards practices through training programs, and oversees mediation services, professional standards hearings and other enforcement procedures.
Federal and State Legislative Involvement reflects LR’s continuous efforts to protect REALTOR and real estate interests at the federal and state level. Your state organization has delivered many key legislative victories over the years on issues including private property rights, business and property taxation, insurance availability, professionalism in the industry and much more. Louisiana REALTORS is Louisiana’s leading housing advocate and one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the state. Learn more about LR Legislative Involvement >>
Issues Superfund provides REALTORS with financial resources to pass or defeat critical legislation that has great impact to the industry. Throughout the country, there is a growing trend of transfer tax, property tax, and commission tax measures being proposed by state and municipal governments to offset mounting budget deficits. These attacks on real estate have a negative impact on homeownership and our members’ livelihood -- REALTORS in Louisiana need to be prepared to go on the offensive if and when similar measures are proposed in our state. Learn more about the Legislative Issues Superfund >>
Marketing & Other Member Services accounts for those member benefits beyond the education, legislative and legal arenas. Industry news and information, technology resources, discounts on business products and services, exposure tools such as the REALESTATELOUISIANA.com consumer website, commercial REALTOR services, promotion of REALTORS to the general public, real estate research and member communications are among those services in this area.
Risk Management is critical in operating a real estate practice, and more challenging now than ever due to increased industry regulation and a more litigious society. LR stays on top of all the latest legal issues that can potentially impact your business, and provides guidance in minimizing risk for REALTORS. Through in-house counsel, a legal defense fund, the free Legal Hotline service for brokers and numerous resource centers on key legal and regulatory issues, LR helps you stay educated on legal issues and successfully navigate through the increasing legal liabilities in our industry. Learn more about LR Legal & Risk Management >>