Board of Director Elections

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Elections, event, Update

Election dates September 15th – 30th You may vote by logging into your account at www.UtahRealEstate.com Dan Naylor Dan Naylor is a trainer, educator, and expert.  He is the owner and Principle Broker of Stone River Realty and President and owner of the Institute of Real Estate Education, both family businesses.  His passion for helping others succeed has led the Institute to become one of the top real estate schools in Utah.  He is honored to be nominated for the Board of Directors. With over 15 years of experience in business management and real estate, Dan is active in his community.  He currently serves as chairman of the Education Committee at NWAOR, heading up events such as the Education Extravaganza, …

Self Defense for Realtors

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Advice

Working in real estate can be dangerous. There has been increasing number of attacks on real estate agents in America. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the industry has seen an average of 77 work-related deaths per year from 2011 to 2014. You can arm yourself with a healthy dose of skepticism and mistrust. As an agent you might be an easy target and here’s why: You are expected to meet anyone at any time potentially alone. Real estate is the only business that publicly announces, “Hey come on in! I am going to be alone in an empty house all day!” Real estate agents have a certain reputation including an image of wealth. Now is a great …

Affiliate Golf

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors event

The Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Affiliate Committee held their annual Golf Tournament on Friday, August 12th at The Barn Golf Course in North Ogden.  Over 136 Golfers participated as well as 18 Hole Sponsors.   A hot breakfast was prepared in the morning by Troy Thompson and The Nook & Kranny Home Inspection Team as well as Dale Thompson and Mark Gonzalez. Our lunch was also sponsored by UtahRealEstate.com MLS. The 1st place team was awarded their local NWAOR Dues for 2017, and the 2nd & 3rd place teams were awarded $50.00 & $25.00 to each member of their foursome. Many amazing raffle prizes were provided by The NWAOR Affiliate Committee as well as the individual hole sponsors. We want …

Logistics of Self Employment (Health Insurance, Setting up an LLC)

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Advice

Have you ever dreamed of working for yourself? Self-employment is a popular dream many people have, but how do you turn that dream into a reality? To help you move forward to becoming self-employed, here are 5 important steps to take. Personal assessment. Deciding to go into business for yourself is an exciting time—and a scary time. As you begin your journey towards self-employment, take a moment to do an internal evaluation and determine what skills you have that are transferable and which industries you have a great working knowledge of. As you consider these skills, here are some questions to ask yourself: What would you like to spend your time doing, what product or service would you like to …

Northern Utah Boasts Hot Housing Markets

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Update

A sizzling hot housing market is pushing Utah home sales to new records. That’s according to a new report that says Utah Realtors sold the most homes ever during the month of May. The records, which date back to 2003, show a 6 percent increase in statewide sales, according to the Utah Association of Realtors. That’s up from an exceptional month last year. This May, Utah Realtors sold nearly 5,000 properties, an increase of about 300 sales from 2015. The hot real estate market extended to Northern Utah, especially as buyers looked for more housing choices close to Salt Lake. In Weber County, where buyers sought more affordable homes, real estate sales rose 10 percent. Davis County boasted a 4 …