The link to reserve a room in the IR room block for the April BOD Meeting is now available. Please use this link, or find the link in the April BOD section below.

March 2024 Newsletter

Industry News



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Idaho REALTORS® Grant Program

Idaho REALTORS® is proud to announce the Community Support Grant program, an initiative dedicated to empowering local associations and member projects that make meaningful contributions to their communities. This grant is designed to support innovative and impactful projects that align with our commitment to fostering communities across Idaho.

Eligibility for this grant extends to all members and local Idaho associations. We encourage applicants to present proposals that are not only creative and effective but also embody the values and professional standards of Idaho REALTORS®.

Please visit our Grant Application page to learn more and share your grant proposals with us!

Submit a Grant Application HERE

Join Us for the March Wednesday Webinar with Wayne Hammon, CEO of Idaho AGC

Join us on March 27th at 1:00 PM MT for our next Wednesday Webinar featuring Wayne Hammon, CEO of the Idaho Associated General Contractors, as he discusses the intersection of development, growth, and the economy in Idaho's housing sector. With a rich background in construction, policy advising, and leadership within Idaho’s largest network of construction professionals, Wayne offers valuable insights into how these critical areas impact housing availability, affordability, and sustainability in Idaho. Register today and join us for an amazing Wednesday Webinar!

Register HERE

Save the Date for the April 2024 Board of Directors Meeting

The 2024 Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 25th, 2024 at the Grove Hotel in Boise. Mark your calendars for IR's first major business meeting of the year. A full meeting agenda will be made available in advance of the meeting.

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Reserve Your Room at the Grove Hotel

Please note - deadline for room reservations is Tuesday, April 2nd.

Meet the Keynote Speaker

Idaho REALTORS® is pleased to announce that Robert Spendlove, Senior Economist at Zions Bank and member of the Utah House of Representatives, will be speaking during our Board of Directors Keynote lunch at the April Board Meeting. Robert is a distinguished expert in economic trends and public policy. Renowned for his ability to clearly articulate complex economic issues, he brings a wealth of knowledge from his experiences in policy advising, legislative roles, and media analysis. His expertise encompasses macroeconomics, demographics, financial markets, and public policy. We are looking forward to his insights as our keynote speaker regarding real estate trends and developments in Idaho.

2024 March Madness Bracket Challenge

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Idaho REALTORS® 2024 March Madness Bracket Challenge is right around the corner. The Bracket Challenge is for 2024 RPAC Major Investors who have made their RPAC pledge for this year. In order to participate you will need to submit your 2024 Pledge Form to Pete Katsilometes by March 15th. Brackets will be distributed to participants by March 18th.

If you are interested in participating, reach out to Idaho REALTORS® Membership Director - Pete Katsilometes for more information. Prizes for the 2024 Bracket Challenge include:

  • 1st Prize = $150 Amazon Gift Card
  • 2nd Prize = $100 Amazon Gift Card
  • 3rd Prize = $50 Amazon Gift Card

ICYMI: Watch the Recording for the NAR Litigation Update with Jason Risch

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the NAR Litigation Update with IR Legal Counsel, Jason Risch. We understand that not everyone could attend, so we're sharing our recording of the session.

For those who missed the event or would like to review the discussions, a recording of the session is now available to watch on our YouTube channel.


Save the date for the Idaho REALTORS® 2024 Convention, taking place in Boise at the Boise Centre, this October 1st through 4th! 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 IR President Elect - Julie Anglesey.

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.

Stay tuned for more announcements and information about early bird registration and convention details. We can't wait to see you there!


February 14th-15th

GRI 101 - Taxation & Investment Property; Tax & Self-Employed in Boise, ID

Hosted at Pioneer Title Company, Boise ID

Register HERE

This course offers an extensive understanding of basic contract law and its relevance to real estate professionals. Key topics include the unauthorized practice of law, various types and validity of contracts, and a detailed exploration of contract elements. It also delves into the parole evidence rule, requirements for legally competent parties, distinctions between unilateral and bilateral contracts, mutual agreement, and concepts of assignment/novation. Additionally, the course covers contract breach, misrepresentation, and practical aspects of real estate contract preparation, equipping participants with vital legal knowledge for their field.

March 18th

Military Relocation Professional (MRP)

Hosted at Pioneer Title Company, Boise ID

Register HERE

The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification is designed for real estate professionals focusing on assisting current and former military service members with their housing needs. The program educates REALTORS® on various aspects of working with U.S. service members and veterans, including understanding the specifics of military relocation and how it affects their housing decisions. It enables real estate professionals to guide service members through the process of renting or buying, selling or renting, and helps them in finding suitable homes. The course also provides insights into VA financing and offers access to exclusive marketing tools and resources. Importantly, the MRP Certification course is recognized as an approved elective for the Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) designation.

April10th - 11th8th

GRI 102 - Professional Standards - Ethics; Risk Reduction Hosted at Coeur d'Alene Regional REALTORS®, Coeur d'Alene ID

Register HERE

This real estate course emphasizes ethical practices and risk management, crucial for a successful career in the industry. Over two days, it offers engaging sessions on the National Association of Realtors® Code of Ethics, focusing on its enforcement and practical application in everyday scenarios. The course includes "The Fork in the Road," which explores ethical obligations, dispute resolution between agents and clients, and upholding professional standards. Another key component, "Real Estate is Risky Business," educates participants on identifying and mitigating common risks like inadequate disclosure, negligence, and misrepresentation, through proactive strategies to protect client interests and manage potential risks effectively.

Industry News

What should buyers do amid economic uncertainty?

By ABC News

February 28, 2024

Is now the right time to buy a home? ABC News' Elizabeth Schulze offers advice on how to navigate the real estate market.

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