In a May 21 article appearing in Roll Call, 2014 NAR President Steve Brown urged Congress to focus on policy that stems the decline in middle class home ownership.
REALTOR® University recently launched a 4 hour online training course for REALTORS® and Association and MLS staff on privacy and data security.
Read a summary of the seven cases where NAR agreed to provide financial support during the recent REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo.
The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® (FCBR) has taken a proactive approach to examining the impact of MAX on community planning, housing development and consumer behaviors. Six months prior to the launch of MAX, the FCBR sponsored a tour of the Mason Corridor and brought in smart growth experts to meet with local officials. Then in February, FCBR conducted an NAR® Smart Growth poll to take a closer look at public opinion. FBCR hopes future NAR® Smart Growth grants will help address and advance issues identified in the survey.
Some experts think the era of suburban sprawl is over.
California, the Golden State, is in danger of turning brown. Or, some climatologists worry, significantly browner.
Now in its third consecutive dry year, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in January and warned in a speech that things might get worse for the state and its 38 million residents.