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Government Affairs Materials for the REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo

The 2014 REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo represents an important opportunity for REALTORS® to meet with their U.S. Senators and house staff and communicate the issues critical to their businesses, communities and the consumers they represent.

To help prepare members for their upcoming meetings in May, NAR has prepared talking points that will walk REALTORS® through the messages that NAR would like presented to their Members of Congress. Additionally, NAR will hold a virtual town hall on May 8 at 2 p.m. EST to address any questions REALTORS® may have about the talking points.

Talking Points

In 2014, in addition to your Capitol Hill visits with your Members of Congress during the REALTOR® Party Convention & Expo in May, you will also help NAR deliver a “one-two punch” to Congress by scheduling in-district meetings back home in June. NAR has prepared two sets of talking points: one for your hill visits in May, and the other one for your in-district meetings in June. Download both sets of talking points below.

Hill Visit Talking Points:

Preserve the Mission and Purpose of the FHA Program

Preserve Real Estate-Related Tax Policies

Reform The Secondary Mortgage Market To Provide Certainty In The U.S. Housing Market

In-District Talking Points:

Preserve the Mission and Purpose of the FHA Program

Preserve Real Estate-Related Tax Policies

Reform The Secondary Mortgage Market To Provide Certainty In The U.S. Housing Market

Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Download the updated agendas for the various NAR committee meetings taking place at the REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo in May.

Real Estate Activity Reports by Congressional District: 113th Congress

Learn the key real estate statistics and home buying activity reports by state and district.

Live Webcast: NAR's Virtual Town Hall

On May 8th, 2014, NAR conducted a Town Hall Meeting for REALTORS® who were planning to attend the 2014 REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo. NAR's Senior Vice President and Chief Lobbyist Jerry Giovaniello, accompanied by NAR lobbyists and policy staff, highlighted the issues REALTORS® were to present during meetings in Capitol Hill offices. Jerry, the lobbyists, and the policy staff also answered many questions that were submitted by the attendees.

Watch the recorded webcast