The NAR President’s Podcast is a bi-monthly series from the NAR President focusing on communicating issues important to members. Topics range from public policy updates to announcements on the latest business advantages offered to members.
NAR President Gary Thomas was in Washington this week, where he testified on Capitol Hill about the importance of a government guarantee and the preservation of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. Gary provides a recap of his visit in his latest video podcast. Watch it now.
The first-ever REALTORS® Relief Foundation online silent auction takes place during the 2013 REALTOR® Conference & Expo. Bid for great offers including vacations, hotel rooms and gift certificates. Learn more in Gary's video.
The new Military Relocation Professional Certification helps REALTORS® hone their knowledge and skills for working with veterans and active duty military buyers and sellers to ensure that homeownership remains affordable and accessible to them. President Gary Thomas explains more in his latest podcast.
NAR's 2013 Leadership Team and CEO Dale Stinton attended President Obama's briefing on the current state of the economic recovery. REALTORS® were invited because of the critical role we played to stabilize and revitalize the real estate market. President Gary Thomas recaps in the above video.
"I am pleased to announce a significant victory for REALTORS® and homebuyers. Because of REALTORS®' efforts, and other important stakeholders, the administration just announced a proposed rule that will preserve low down payments for qualified homebuyers."
NAR President Gary Thomas and the entire 2013 Leadership Team wish everyone a safe and happy July 4.
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