Change of Dues Billing Cycle

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Update

In response to numerous requests from Realtor members, our Board of Directors has decided to move the dues billing cycle to the summer.  This will change the billing cycle from January 1 – December 31 to July 1 – June 30.  This dues cycle will align NWAOR with other boards in the state and will simplify the dues billing process.  This member requested initiative will allow for dues to be collected at the peak of sales season rather than the low point and holiday season. The transition to this billing cycle will begin this September.  The 2017 Dues bill will cover 12 months of NAR and UAR dues and 6 months of NWAOR Local dues.  May 2017, you will receive …

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, …

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 …

Ogden Named Top City for Young Buyers

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Update

Despite the obstacles of student loan debt and rising home prices, young buyers still have a feasible path to homeownership. In fact, a national study recently named Salt Lake and Ogden as two of the top areas for buyers under 35. The National Association of Realtors studied employment growth, population trends, incomes and housing conditions in the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas to identify the best places for millennials who are buying their first homes. The report defines millennials as buyers under 35 years old. “Even with potentially higher incomes, prospective millennial homebuyers residing in some of the most expensive cities in the country face the onerous task of paying steep rents while trying to save for an adequate …

Agent Safety is Top Priority

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Update

With the murder of real estate agent, Beverly Carter, her son is urging for greater safety measures to be taken to prevent this from happening to someone else. With the tragic murder, it is important for agents to make safety a top priority and REALTOR® associations across the country are taking extra precautions to train and ensure safety for agents. There are some apps and ‘smart jewelry’ worth checking out to stay safe. In addition to using technology to stay safe, here are a few more things you can do to stay safe: Always let your office and one personal contact know where you are at all times. Never agree to a private showing unless you’ve already met the client …