Why give to RPAC?
REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) is a voluntary political action committee whose membership consists of REALTORS® interested in actively and effectively protecting the real estate industry and the dream of homeownership by participating in government affairs at the local, state and federal levels. RPAC is the muscle of REALTORS® in Washington, D.C. RPAC represents over 1,100,000 politically active REALTORS® that Members of Congress want as their friends. Because of the combined strength of our members who contribute, through RPAC NAR has achieved many legislative and regulatory successes. To learn more about what RPAC is and does and how you can be a part/donate, visit Click here
The Iowa Association of REALTORS® stands united with all of our communities to condemn racism in all its forms. As Realtors we are called through our Code of Ethics to be advocates for all and champions of equality and inclusion. We have the power and responsibility to act on that commitment and make our communities better. We will continue to work to be a part of the solution, to strengthen the values that bind us, and to be active participants as we rebuild communities to ensure that all families and individuals have a right to live safely and securely in our state. IAR is creating a Diversity Committee to help us ensure we are part of the solution! If you or a Realtor you know would like to serve on the Diversity Committee, please sign up here or share this link! IAR 2020 Leadership Team Scott Wendl, President Jen Burkamper, [...]
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates
The Iowa Association of REALTORS is working with other entities such as the National Association of REALTORS and local partners to communicate important updates regarding the COVID-19 ( coronavirus) and its impact on the real estate industry. We wish everyone the best and hope you and your family are healthy in this challenging time. Visit https://www.iowarealtors.com/news/coronavirus
Coronavirus: NAR Guide for REALTORS®
Why is NAR issuing this guidance? In response to the growing concerns about COVID-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus, NAR is providing this guidance to help REALTORS® respond to the coronavirus’s potential impact on the real estate industry. As of March 4, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Level 3 Travel Warnings for all of China, South Korea, Italy, and Iran, and a Level 2 Travel Warning for Japan. However, the situation is rapidly evolving. Be sure to refer to the CDC’s website for up-to-date information about travel warnings (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html), as well as information about the coronavirus’s current impact in the United States (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html). Daily updates about the coronavirus are also available from the World Health Organization (https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019). What is Coronavirus? The CDC is responding to an outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus outbreak. While the outbreak started in Wuhan, [...]