June 2023 Newsletter

Industry News



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Transparent Idaho:

Your Window to Local Government Expenses and Property Taxes

Idaho REALTORS would like to highlight an amazing tool for Idaho Citizens that we believe can greatly assist our members and clients - the Transparent Idaho Local Transparency tool. Developed by the State Controller's Office, this site provides insight on public funding data for cities and counties across Idaho. This resource allows Idaho citizens and businesses to explore and compare financial information between jurisdictions, including property taxes and government expenses between different cities and counties. Visit the Transparent Idaho Local Transparency page today and empower yourself and your clients with knowledge to make informed decisions about housing in your cities and counties.

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We're excited to announce that there are sponsorship opportunities available for convention! If you or your organization are interested in becoming a convention sponsor, please reach out to our Education and Events Director, Amanda Pannell. She can provide you with all the details and benefits of becoming a sponsor. You can contact Amanda at [email protected].

Save the date for the Idaho REALTORS® 2023 Convention, taking place at the beautiful Sun Valley Resort from October 10th-13th! Early Bird Registration is now open, so register today to lock in the lowest rate for convention!

This week-long event will feature a variety of educational classes, keynote address, a board of directors and membership meeting, and the inaugural celebration for the incoming 2024 IR President - Katrina Wehr.

This is a must-attend event for all Idaho REALTORS® looking to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and developments in the industry, network with fellow professionals, and participate in the governance of the organization. We can't wait to see you there!

Register for Convention HERE
Reserve Your Room HERE

2023 Association Elections and Guide

The Idaho REALTORS® application period for candidates is open. IR is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions: 


• First Vice President; 

• West District Vice President;

• South District Vice President; and 

• Two State Allocated NAR Directors;

The enclosed Election Packet includes an election timeline, candidate application(s), and a full description of the duties and obligations for each available position.

To apply as a candidate, the following must be returned by email to [email protected] no later than 5 PM MT on the assigned deadlines. 

Visit Our Elections Page
Download the Election Guide

Forms Suggestions

Do you have suggestions or proposed changes for the Idaho REALTORS® Forms? IR is currently collecting suggested form changes via our website. We welcome our members to share feedback and suggested changes with us. Please remember to share the RE form number with your suggestion. We appreciate the input from our members to help us improve our forms. If you have any questions contact Melisa Gray.

Submit Forms Suggestions HERE

Idaho REALTORS® 2023 Scholarship Applications Available Until June 16th!

Idaho REALTORS® is offering several scholarships to qualified students for the 2023-2024 school year. High school seniors and full-time students enrolled in a college, university, or vocational-technical school can apply for two $2,500 scholarships or five $1,500 scholarships by submitting a completed application, official transcripts, three non-related reference letters, a high-resolution photo, and a short biography. Students must be US citizens and preference will be given to those studying real estate or a related field, attending schools in Idaho, or having a connection to a REALTOR® office or Affiliate business.

The deadline for applications is June 16, 2023, by 5 pm MT, and applicants should send their materials to [email protected] or Idaho REALTORS® at 10116 W Overland Rd, Boise, Idaho 83709.

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2024 Committee Applications Available!

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Are you interested in serving on an IR Committee in 2024? Please complete and submit a committee application form to get involved in making a difference in your association!

*Submission Deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 5pm MT*

Committee Descriptions and Applications Available HERE

NAOR is Hosting A Human Trafficking Educational Event

The Nampa Association of REALTORS® (NAOR) is hosting a significant community event on September 20, 2023 at the Nampa Civic Center. Starting at 6:00 pm, this event is to spread awareness on Human Trafficking in Idaho communities. The Malouf Foundation will be in attendance to share information on identifying signs of human trafficking and recognizing victims. Additionally, Elizabeth Smart, a human trafficking survivor, will be speaking and sharing her personal story.

Also in attendance will be local organizations including the Nampa Police Department, Nampa Family Justice Center, and Community Outreach Behavioral Services (COBS). These organizations will be sharing local resources to help combat human trafficking. Please mark your calendars and support significant event.

Download the NAOR Flyer for the Event

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Industry News

Commercial Real Estate: How New Bill Will Change the Market

By Yahoo Finance

Wed, June 7, 2023

Credit crunches tied to this year's bank failures continue to put pressure on the commercial real estate market. Commercial Observer Reporter Brian Pascus joins Yahoo Finance Live to break down the $1.5 trillion invested in commercial real estate mortgage, REIT invest, and a new commercial real estate bill.

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Idaho REALTORS® advocates on behalf of its members at federal, state, and local levels of government to promote the development and adoption of policies that protect private property rights, advance industry standards for consumers, and REALTORS®, and encourage the American dream of homeownership. Successful advocacy is achieved through a variety of people and programs.

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