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Congratulations to the Newest ALCs
Congratulations to Shane Dawson, ALC, of Elevation Real Estate Company in Durango, CO (left), Rick Rupp, ALC, of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, LLC (center); and Garrett Zoller, ALC, of Oregon Land and Wildlife in Medford, OR (right). for earning the esteemed Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation.
Meet all of the 2014 New ALCs
Land Market Survey Results Announced
The 2014 Land Market Survey is the first of many biannual reports aimed to develop accurate information on current trends in the land markets and on the general state of land sales. The results are representative of over 625 land professional respondents from across the United States. While overall median land prices steadily rose 4 percent, individuals and families continued to invest in land and account for 58 percent of buyers in land sales transactions, according to a 2014 Land Markets Survey, conducted jointly by the REALTORS® Land Institute and National Association of REALTORS®. Read more.
Access the Survey Report
Important Safety Tips
Real estate professionals have experienced safety issues. We encourage all to take precautions to help ensure safety. The National Association of REALTORS® has published the following safety tips: 56 Safety Tips for REALTORS® and important information regarding The 10 Second Rule. Stay safe, be vigilant, and be aware.
2015 Board of Directors and
Committee Members Announced
The Institute is excited to announce the 2015 Board of Directors and Committee Members. The leadership depth and commitment of members is what has built a strong organization. The 2015 leaders will continue this tradition.
View the 2015 Board and Committee Appointments
Waters of the U.S. Call for Action
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has released a proposed rule to revise the definition of the "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) for all Clean Water Act (CWA) programs. The REALTORS® Land Institute is advocating for this proposal to be completely withdrawn and strongly encourages all Institute members and land professionals to submit a personalized letter giving your voice to why this proposed rule should be withdrawn. The deadline for letters is October 20. Download the template letter.
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