SHINSKY ATTENDS TEXAS REALTORS® WINTER MEETING 2012 IN AUSTIN
March, 2012 — Nita Shinsky of Shinsky & Assoc Real Estate Services in Azle was among more than 1,000 Texas REALTORS® attending the Texas Association of REALTORS® Winter Meeting, Feb. 24- 28 at the Hyatt Regency Austin.
Speakers during the five-day event included: Mark Dotzour, chief economist with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M; Jed Smith, Ph.D., Managing Director of Quantitative Research for the National Association of Realtors®; Douglas Foster, Commissioner of the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending; Congressman Lloyd Doggett; State Representative Burt Solomons; and Joe Stewart, 2012 chairman of the Texas Association of REALTORS®.
Topics discussed during the Austin meeting included: new housing initiatives for Texas homeowners, economic outlook for the real estate industry, the latest technology and marketing tools for Texas REALTORS®, the new Texas REALTORS® Strategic Plan as well as trends in commercial real estate, professional standards, technology, property management, risk reduction, member benefits and more.
In addition to educational sessions and speakers, the Texas Association of REALTORS® announced its top annual award recipients: Texas REALTOR® of the Year Avis Wukash of Williamson County; Educator of the Year Candace Cooke of Buchanan Dam; Tom D. Morton Association Executive of the Year Amy DuBose of San Marcos; Texas REALTOR® Hero Andrea Cooksey of Houston; William C. Jennings Commercial Transaction of the Year David Glasscock of Dallas; Omega Tau Rho designates from around the state; and Education Programs of the Year from local REALTOR® associations in Austin, San Antonio, Houston and MetroTex (Dallas).
Shinsky serves on the Professional Standards Committee on the state level. She is also an Ombudsman and is on the Grievance Committee and participates in the Property Management Forums and committee meetings.
Texas Association of REALTORS®
With more than 80,000 members, the Texas Association of REALTORS® is a professional membership organization that represents all aspects of real estate in Texas. We advocate on behalf of Texas REALTORS® and private-property owners to keep homeownership affordable, protect private-property rights, and promote public policies that benefit homeowners. Visit TexasRealEstate.com to learn more.