As the rains of Hurricane Harvey cease and the floods begin to lessen, the city of Houston and millions of residents are beginning to evaluate the extent of the damage. It is estimated that up to one million cars and trucks and 30,000 to 40,000 Houston homes have been destroyed by the hurricane.
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Realtor.com recently released their Market Hotness Index, ranking the current hottest real estate markets around the country according to the latest statistics on housing inventory and demand. In August 2017, the national median home price sits at $275,000 with a national median age of inventory of 66 days.
Hurricane Harvey has torn through Texas, flooding entire cities and displacing countless families from their lives and homes. As the flooding and rain continues—until early Wednesday, forecasters predict—we must raise awareness of resources and organizations helping displaced families and their pets.
August 26, 2017 is National Dog Day in the U.S., a day set aside to celebrate pups around the country and raise awareness of the number of dogs that need to be rescued every year. Celebrated annually, the observance was founded in 2004 by Colleen Paige, the founder of several philanthropic days shining a light on animals’ struggles and the importance of adoption.
NAWRB would like to wish our Members and Community a happy Women’s Equality Day this Saturday, a day dedicated to commemorating the anniversary of women winning the right to vote. The 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote after 72 years of activism by suffrage leaders, was passed by Congress in 1919 and ratified by the states in 1920.
Technological innovations taking place on a daily basis arouse excitement and anticipation, but how will they affect the future economy and job market for American workers? We have witnessed self-checkout machines transform grocery stores, allowing companies to have fewer cashiers on hand, and the swiftness with which video streaming services led to the end of once thriving video stores around the country.
The National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB) has announced the addition of Shauna Weatherspoon, President & CEO, Weatherspoon & Associates, to their Membership Committee Board. The Membership Committee is responsible for growing NAWRB Membership on a local and national scale, providing women in the housing ecosystem with resources for business success.
The LA Sparks’ Lead with Light Mentorship and Shadow Experience is a program connecting #WeAreGirls official youth ambassadors with strong female executives dedicated to bettering the Los Angeles community.