Local REALTORS® Awarded Emeritus by National Association of REALTORS®
Posted March 8, 2020 in Real Estate Notebook
(Vancouver, WA) — The REALTOR® Emeritus status is a prestigious recognition awarded by the National Association of REALTORS® to a REALTOR® Member who has held membership for a cumulative period of forty (40) years.
At the end of 2019, Sherri Adams and Roger Crandall, were honored with this recognition. In their honor, here is what was going on when they both started their careers 1979.
Major News Stories included: Three Mile island Nuclear Accident (eek), China institutes the one child per family rule, General Knowledge Quiz Game Trivial Pursuit Launched, Pink Floyd released “The Wall”, USSR Invades Afghanistan, for the first time in history a woman, Margaret Thatcher, is elected Prime minister in the UK. As technology becomes smaller Sony released the Walkman a worldwide success costing $200 which at that time was a significant amount of money. Also the first Snowboard is invented in the USA.
Cost of Living 1979
How Much things cost in 1979
Yearly Inflation Rate USA11.2%
Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 838
Interest Rates Year End Federal Reserve 15.25%
Average Cost of new house $58,100.00
Average Income per year $17,500.00
Average Monthly Rent $280.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas 86 cents