Friday, September 25, 2009

Back from the Iowa Association of Realtors meeting in Council Bluffs this week

Realtors® Robin Tucker and Tommy Tucker, representing Tommy Tucker Realty Co. attended the Iowa Association of Realtors® annual Convention held:

September 21-24, 2009 at

The seminars, meetings and events were outstanding this year at the Convention. I.L. "Tommy" Tucker is a Past IAR President, IAR Realtor of the Year and O.G. Powell Award winner and was recognized for his attendance and past service to the Association during the Inaugural Gala. Our Association's new president is Realtor® Carey Jensen of Council Bluffs. She was installed, along with other officers and directors at the 2009 Inaugural Gala.

Speakers included:

  • Pat Zaby
  • Rich Sands
  • Dan Olson of Department of Natuarl Resources (Septic Systems in Iowa)
  • Jerry Rossi
  • John Mayfield
  • Judy Stevens
  • Paul McLaughlin
  • Joe Sesso
  • Kitty Carstens
  • Joe Sesso

Upcoming legislative issues in the State of Iowa:

  • Septic Tanks
  • Radon
  • Storwater Fees
  • Fire Sprinkers
  • IFA issues (mechanics leans)
  • Lead based paint
  • Filing of sellers discosure at time of of transfer
  • Homestead changes
  • other upcoming issues in Real property
  • Health Care for small business and independent contractors was mentioned

Other Highlights of this year's Convention:

  • Numerous Continuing Education Opportunities - more...
  • Learn new business strategies relevant to today's market conditions
  • Expanded Trade Show - more... More than 50 vendors showcasing products and services
  • Vendor Demonstrations - more... See the latest technology and vendor products in action with our 12 demo sessions
  • Networking - see below Meet new REALTORS® and grow your contact base for referrals
    State Committees and Work Groups - more...
  • Get involved at the state level and make a difference in your industry
  • Events - Elegant dinners, great nightlife, and other events just for fun!

The 2010 IAR Convention will be held in Dubuque.


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