In the April 26, 2011, edition of the commercial podcast, 2011 NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong reports on three important wins REALTORS® gained recently concerning lease accounting rules, refinancing commercial loans, and the repeal of the 1099 rule.
2011 NAR President Ron Phipps discusses new legislation in Congress aimed at putting a deadline on lenders responding to short sales. He also explains the effects the "qualified residential mortgages" (QRM) and the current budget discussions could have on our industry.
2011 NAR President Ron Phipps sends a clear message to Congress that America needs a strong secondary mortgage market and encourages members to raise their voices on the MID.
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.