NAR and a coalition of business organizations wrote to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), urging them to fundamentally rethink their lease accounting project.
Last week 100 bipartisan Members of Congress wrote to House Leadership urging them to extend rural housing programs that affect more than 900 rural communities.
NAR is pleased the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) included a real estate professional -- the co-founder of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) -- in its 25 member Consumer Advisory Board.
American businesses rely upon the availability and affordability of terrorism risk insurance and it's a vital component of most commercial real estate transactions, the National Association of Realtors® said in testimony today.
Housing—specifically the mortgage interest deduction (MID)—did receive a nod in Obama’s acceptance speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Representatives from the National Association of REALTORS® attended both the DNC and RNC, appearing and speaking at various real estate-related forums in support of housing issues.
According to a macro-economic analysis commissioned by the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), federal regulations have a significant and adverse impact on the American economy.
On Sept. 5, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released non-binding guidance for mobile app developers intended to help them navigate privacy and truth-in-advertising principles as they develop and market apps.
"The next president, whoever it turns out to be, is going to have a couple of big housing issues to address," says a housing analyst.
The government's plans to proceed with a bulk sales program of foreclosure properties is creating an outcry among many in the real estate industry.