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Real estate: The week ahead

Realtor safety week begins; home-equity lenders head to D.C.

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The National Association of Realtors kicks off Realtor Safety week, Sept. 12-18. The association promotes learning and discussion among Realtors about safety challenges in the profession. The National Home Equity Mortgage Association will hold its legislative conference, Sept. 14-15, in Washington, D.C. Attendees will hear the latest from lobbyists, consumer advocates and legislators on regulatory trends, and have the chance to meet with Representatives and Senators. The Colorado Association of Mortgage Bankers will hold its convention and tradeshow in Denver, Sept. 15-16. The Texas Association of Realtors will hold its annual convention and trade show Sept. 17-21, in Fort Worth, Texas. "Grassroots & Groundwork: Practical Models for Reducing Poverty and Rebuilding Communities" is slated for Sept. 12-14, in St. Paul, Minn. The event will open discussion about what communities are doing to pull themselves out of poverty. "Rail-Volution 2004" is slated for Sept. 18-22, in Los A...