In the March 29, 2011, edition of the commercial podcast, 2011 NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong discusses legislation concerning credit unions, accelerated depreciation, and a covered bond market that could bring more liquidity into the commercial real estate market.
2011 NAR President Ron Phipps discusses how the mortgage interest deduction predominantly benefits the middle class and how we need to make our state and local lobbying efforts just as effective as our lobbying efforts on the national level.
In his latest podcast, direct from Singapore, Ron explains how our work with global partners to stimulate the global real estate business complements NAR's efforts to strengthen the real estate market in the United States.
2011 NAR President Ron Phipps explains NAR's position on secondary mortgage market reform and provides information on the Home Ownership Matters bus tour, which kicks off in Chicago in March.
Freddie Mac Investigator Robert Hagberg discusses some of the recent short-sale payoff fraud schemes, such as "flopping," and the various ways—good and bad—that real estate professionals are involved.
2011 NAR President Ron Phipps discusses meeting with Citibank, Treasury and FHFA, and the acknowledgment that credit requirements are too restrictive.