NAR Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Protect Realtors® from Frivolous Patent Infringement Lawsuits
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed The Innovation Act of 2013, which will help curb abusive patent litigation and licensing schemes that can hurt REALTORS®.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is developing a new Single Family Housing Policy Handbook. The handbook will combine prior handbooks, Mortgagee Letters, and Housing Notices into a single policy source.
Realtors® welcome today’s announcement from the Federal Housing Finance Agency that the current limits on conforming loans will remain in effect until further notice.
Before a House subcommittee on Nov. 19, 2013, NAR past president Moe Veissi testified against further implementation of rate increases until FEMA can report to Congress as required by the Biggert-Waters law.
On Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013 the CFPB issued the final RESPA/TILA rule.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) released a draft tax reform proposal today, which included several provisions that would affect current tax provisions for commercial real estate in a negative way.
On Nov. 20, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 3309, legislation to deal with the growing problem posed by “patent trolls” bringing frivolous patent infringement litigation.
Realtors® applaud new rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that will help home buyers receive timely, accurate, and easy-to-understand information about their mortgage loan before closing.
Realtors® Demand Immediate Relief for Homeowners Impacted by Unforeseen and Exponential Increases in Flood Insurance Premiums
As the leading advocate for private property rights and housing issues, NAR strongly supports maintaining access to affordable flood insurance.
Key aspects of the major health insurance reform law enacted three years ago take effect as early as Oct. 1 and it’s important for you to know what parts of the law affect you as a real estate professional.