March 12, 2012: The NAR Legal Affairs Podcast for March is devoted to a discussion of the FTC Business Opportunity Rule which became effective March 1.
In the March 5 edition of "Mondays with Moe," 2012 NAR President Moe Veissi announces that the website for the Rally to Protect the American Dream is now live. He encourages every member to go the site now to register, as well as every association to go to the site to request a bus to help bring members to the Rally.
NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong provides highlights of the latest quarterly commercial forecast from NAR. Plus, he discusses a new study on a proposed lease accounting rule that demonstrates the negative impact it would have on the entire economy. Finally, Bill explains that the REALTOR® Rally taking place in D.C. on May 17 isn't just about housing; REALTORS® are also there to remind Congress about how vital commercial real estate is to the economy.
In the February 21st edition of the President's Podcast, 2012 NAR President Moe Veissi discusses two important issues facing REALTORS®. First, he corrects misinformation that members may have heard about a 3.8 percent tax in the new health care law, and reiterates that it is not a transfer tax. Second, he provides an important update on the rally that REALTORS® are holding to protect the American Dream of Home Ownership on May 17th, 2012 in Washington, DC. He encourages everyone to attend to ensure that REALTORS®' voices will be heard.
In the latest President's Podcast, 2012 NAR President Moe Veissi highlights how the REALTOR® agenda is moving forward with the president focusing on housing in the State of the Union address, building a large turnout for the Midyear Meetings, completing the National Flood Insurance Program reauthorization, and developing our public policy priorities for the coming year at the REALTOR® Party Advocacy and Policy Conference.
President Moe Veissi discusses an important issue that could cause the cost of home ownership to increase, and why he is urging members to contact their member of Congress and tell them to do no harm to housing.