Webinar Recap - RESET Louisiana's Future

This Louisiana REALTORS and RESET-Louisiana webinar reviews how the elections for 144 state legislative seats and for the office of the Governor will poise Louisiana for a change it has not seen in decades. How will this affect you as a REALTOR?

Additional Information on the Property Disclosure Document Revisions

Louisiana REALTORS recently held a webinar on the new Residential Property Disclosure Form that will be required as of January 1, 2020.  As a follow up to the webinar, we want to provide you with an additional resource to give you more insight into the recent updates to the form.

2019 LR Fall Conference Recap

What an amazing week at this year's Fall Conference at Harrah's in New Orleans! We tipped our hats to the graduating 2019 LR Leadership Class, sat in awe as Ken Gronbach humorously & informatively took us into his world of demography, heard from National Association of REALTORS® representatives during our Advocacy Panel & Town Hall Meeting, elected our 2020 At-Large Directors and installed our 2020 President, Evelyn Wolford along with all the 2020 LR Board of Directors Officers.

2019 LR Leadership Graduates

Louisiana REALTORS® is proud to announce another graduating class of LR Leadership participants. Twenty-four (24) candidates now join the ranks of over 250 leaders before them. 

Obtain & Maintain - Disaster Relief Insurance Requirements

At the height of hurricane season, it is important to talk about flood insurance with your clients and in your offices. Louisiana REALTORS is providing you with this new resource about the requirement of property owners to obtain and maintain flood insurance after the receipt of disaster relief dollars.  

Legal Line: Buyer Beware! Inspect, Don't Regret

The property inspection is a critical part of the buying and selling process. A property inspection is generally the BUYER’s responsibility. The inspection can reveal whether the house is properly functioning and if any repairs need to be made. The Louisiana Residential Agreement to Buy or Sell (the “Agreement”) provides a process for BUYERS and SELLERS for the inspection. A document covering some common questions related to the property inspection process has been made available to you.

Keep Your Safety and the Safety of Others Top-of-Mind All Year Long

September is REALTOR Safety Month and we challenge everyone to make a year-long commitment to keep your safety and the safety of others top of mind. A key component to staying safe on the job as a Real Estate Professional is to be aware of potential dangers and minimize risk in your day-to-day business ventures.

Webinar Recap - "Get More People to Buy From You Faster"

Louisiana REALTORS hosted a webinar on August 28th, 2019 titled “Get More People to Buy From You Faster.”

A huge thanks to Erin Marcus for speaking about the three pieces of the sales conversation that can help you to turn more prospects into clients.

New FHA Rules Alleviate Affordability Constraints

The Federal Housing Administration has updated its condominium rules allowing for individual unit approval and will be working to improve the process and take a hard look at the requirements for property financing eligibility.

When Uh Oh Becomes an E&O Webinar Recap

Louisiana REALTORS hosted a webinar on August 13th, 2019 titled “When Uh Oh Becomes an E&O.”

A huge thanks to Jason Freas attorney with Galloway Law Firm for presenting this information on some best practices regarding E&O issues and touch on some recent cases involving Equal Housing complaints. If you could not make the webinar, we’ve made the recording available below.

C2EX Wins National Award

Bob Goldberg, CEO announced Monday that the National Association of REALTORS®’ Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) Program has been selected as a 2019 Learning! 100 award winner. This award honors organizations for fostering a culture of professional growth, innovation, and organizational performance.

LR BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATE PROFILES

Elections to fill At Large Director positions and NAR Directors will take place during LR's Annual Fall Governance Meeting in New Orleans, LA. The following candidates have completed the application process and expressed an interest to serve the REALTOR organization and the industry with their time and talents as an At Large Director.

The Laser Factor Webinar with Erin Marcus - Finding Hotter Prospects

Louisiana REALTORS hosted another webinar on August 6th, 2019 titled “The Laser Factor - How to Find Hotter Prospects.” Our guest, Erin Marcus, took us through the four components necessary in any marketing messaging guaranteed to get you more referrals. If you could not make the webinar, we’ve made the recording available to you.

Opportunity Zones Webinar Recap

Opportunity Zones Webinar Recap

Louisiana REALTORS had the privilege of working with three special guests for our Opportunity Zones Webinar on July 24, 2019. Erin Stackley from the National Association of REALTORS, Mandi Mitchell from Louisiana Economic Development, and Jason DeCuir from Ryan, LLC gave very informative presentations This article contains a recap, webinar recording and a download link the the webinar presentation slides. Stay tuned, more webinars to come!

2020 National Association of REALTORS State Elected Director

During the Fall Governance Meeting in New Orleans, the Louisiana REALTORS® Board of Directors will elect one member to serve as a state director on the Board of Directors of the National Association of REALTORS® for the years 2020 through 2022.