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Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor

Owning a Home Is Always a Virtue

July 15, 2013: 

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun responds to "Owning a Home Isn't Always a Virtue" (Economic View, July 14), which questioned incentives for homeownership.

Government's Flood Insurance Program Works

April 5, 2013: 

Exactly four months before Hurricane Sandy came ashore, Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, with the strong support of the National Association of Realtors®, and in so doing reauthorized the critically important National Flood Insurance Program so homeowners could affordably access flood insurance.

Mortgage Interest Deduction Must Be Saved

January 30, 2013: 

The mortgage interest deduction is essential to homeownership, which is the foundation for a healthy middle class, and vital to the stability of the housing market and economy.

Mortgage Interest Deduction Under Attack

January 15, 2013: 

Recent debates over tax reform and revenues have speculated about targeting the MID for change and have caused widespread rumors and myths about the vital tax benefit for homeowners and its critical role in the stability of the U.S. housing market and economy.