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.
If you’re one of the approximately 48 million Americans without health insurance, the time to look at your options and make a decision for 2014 is right around the corner. The law gives you a number of ways to get coverage and also makes resources available to you through your state and the federal government.
A false Facebook post is making the rounds claiming that if you don’t pay the penalty for not buying health insurance, the IRS can file a lien against your home.
The EPA and the Corps of Engineers have released a draft scientific report In support of an anticipated proposed rule that would purport to regulate all waters of the U.S.
The contentious debate over the future of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration single-family mortgage insurance program may grow to a fever pitch in the coming months, but no meaningful Congressional action is in sight according to two of the nation’s leading housing finance policy experts.
Uncertainty surrounding drastic increases in flood insurance premiums for coverage under the National Flood Insurance Program is negatively impacting transactions and the nation’s real estate recovery.