Most of the major commercial real estate sectors show gradually improving fundamentals and are easily absorbing the relatively small amount of new space that is coming online, with a full recovery already in the multifamily market, according to the National Association of REALTORS® quarterly commercial real estate forecast published on November 26, 2012.
Xceligent provides business intelligence to the commercial real estate industry. Learn more in this interview with Xceligent CEO Doug Curry.
Goodwin, who is a member of the NAR, Illinois, and Chicago REALTORS® Halls of Fame, as well as the RPAC President’s Circle and its Hall of Fame, shared his views on why more commercial brokers need to join NAR.
On Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, NAR achieved a significant victory in obtaining a safe harbor in the QM rule for loans underwritten to the automated standards of the GSEs, FHA, VA, and RHS.
NAR has been actively involved in shaping the debate and structure of the Qualified Mortgage (QM) Rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) created by the Dodd-Frank Reform Act. NAR achieved a significant victory in obtaining a safe harbor in the QM rule for loans underwritten to the automated standards of Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Authority, Veterans Administration and Rural Housing Service (within their respective loan limits) for up to seven years.
Renting, buying or selling a home abroad can be complicated- very few countries have similar rules and regulations. A International REALTOR® Member (IRM) will be able to guide you through local laws, processes and paperwork.