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NAR COMMERCIAL CALL FOR ACTION: Urge Congress to Extend TRIA – Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) of 2002
TRIA will expire at the end of 2014 unless Congress reauthorizes it once again. Because of the importance of terrorism insurance coverage to commercial real estate, NAR supports the continued availability and affordability of coverage made possible by the federal backstop program of the “Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002” and its extensions. Click Here to take action on this important legislation.


SCR December Breakfast featuring Dr. Mark Dotzour
Wedensday, December 3 • 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. • Colonial Country Club

Dr. Mark Dotzour will be giving the economic forecast for 2015. Don’t miss this informative speaker.

The SCR December Breakfast is completely SOLD OUT. Valet parking will be available.

8-1-14 Dotzour PicDr. Mark G. Dotzour (pronounced Dot sir) is the Chief Economist and Director of
Research for the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He earned his Ph.D. in the Department of Finance at the University of Texas at Austin in 1987 and served as Associate Professor of Real Estate and Finance at Wichita State University for 10 years. As Chief Economist, he is currently doing market research to monitor how global and national trends are likely to impact residential and commercial real estate markets.

Prior to his academic career, he was president of Gleneagles Development, Inc.,
developing residential subdivisions in Wichita, Kansas. He also served as president of
Dotzour Inc., Realtors, which was a residential brokerage firm in Wichita.

He has been at the Real Estate Center since August 1997. Since then, he has published 93 articles in magazines and given over 1,250 presentations to more than 210,000 people. His research findings and comments have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, USA Today and Business Week and was a guest on the Jim Lehrer NewsHour on PBS.

Dotzour regularly makes presentations at national and state conventions. His audiences
include residential and commercial real estate brokers, bankers, Chambers of Commerce, economic development organizations, homebuilders, construction and engineering firms, CPAs, wealth managers and foundations.

Dr. Dotzour and his wife LuAnn have been married for 39 years. They have two children
and two grandchildren. His father was a professional golfer. He grew up on the golf
course, but you couldn’t tell it from his current 15 handicap. He and LuAnn have spent a
lot of time prowling small bookstores all over America looking for old books about Wall
Street, economic history and science fiction.

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