2011 NAR President Ron Phipps discusses his meeting with Federal Housing Finance Administration Acting Director Ed DeMarco about the importance of reinstating the higher loan limits, and the positive effect it will have on ensuring that the American Dream of home ownership remains affordable for the middle class.
2011 NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong provides an update on a temporary extension of the National Flood Insurance Program and other news from Washington affecting commercial REALTORS®. He also offers a preview of what commercial REALTORS® can expect at the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.
President Ron Phipps promotes the upcoming online Town Hall on October 27, 2011, at 1:00 pm central time, and encourages members to submit their questions for NAR Leadership to answer during the Town Hall.
2011 NAR President Ron Phipps remembers Apple CEO Steve Jobs and his impact on the real estate industry and encourages REALTORS® to be like Steve Jobs in our efforts to be architects for change in the housing industry and our country.
2011 NAR President Ron Phipps discusses his involvement in the "New Solutions for America's Housing Crisis" conference, and highlights how REALTORS® are the driving force behind those solutions that will rebuild the housing market.
NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong explains why when it comes to commercial real estate, the concept of lenders having "skin in the game" by holding them partially responsible for loans, doesn't work and could actually harm the industry.