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A proposed bill may soon help speed up the approval process for homeowners selling their home through short sale by requiring subordinate lien holders to review and respond to short sale requests within 45 days.
Read about the effects of Chinese drywall on health and the real estate market and discover websites that provide helpful information on this developing topic.
Real estate sale by auction is an innovative and unique method for completing real estate transactions. This process often accelerates the sale process, exposing a property to numerous buyers in a short period of time. Read below to learn the benefits and drawbacks to real estate sale by auction.
Is it better to buy or rent? The information listed here will assist you in helping answer this question. Included are statistics and studies on home owners and renters as well as financing options and tips.
REALTOR® magazine explains five reasons that make the National Flood Insurance Program's reauthorization an achievement for home owners, the economy, flood plain mapping, and more.
NAR President Moe Veissi explains why NAR's messages to Congress about RESPA/TILA are important: home buyers need to understand every step of the process, and REALTORS want to avoid duplicative paperwork.
NAR held discussions to determine today's real estate industry climate, and the research surfaced eight trends that are vital for setting strategic direction for agents, brokers, and associations alike.
Updated July 2013
Short for Real Estate Transaction Standard, RETS provides a common language so that computers can more easily transfer real estate information, such as MLS data, to other computer programs or Web sites. The National Association of REALTORS® and other industry groups launched RETS in 1999.
On June 28, 2012, Frank Gregoire testified before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity on behalf of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).