The information presented here is for national, state and local Realtor® leaders and staff who speak to the media on NAR's behalf.
These talking points will help you deliver NAR’s position and perspective during media interviews. The topics cover current industry issues.
Each topic is divided into three sections:
Talking Points: Quotable soundbites that will help you grab the reporter’s attention.
Background: Detailed information you can use to update yourself on the issue in question. This section includes links to supporting content on REALTOR.org so you can access the most accurate, up-to-date information on any given topic.
Related Talking Points (if applicable): Talking points on related topics that may be useful in preparing for your interview.
- Benefits of Home Ownership
- Capital Gains
- Commercial Real Estate
- Consumer Outreach
- Distressed Sales
- Eminent Domain
- Environmental Issues and Smart Growth
- Fair Housing and Multicultural Homeownership
- FHA Programs
- Flood Insurance
- Global Real Estate
- Government-Sponsored Enterprises
- Home Buying Process
- Home Selling Process
- Housing Affordability
- Industry Housing Reports
- Internet and Technology
- Market Conditions
- Mortgage Availability
- Mortgage Interest Deduction
- Property Disclosures
- QRM and QM
- REALTOR® Party
- Remodeling Trends and Home Feature Preferences
- Second Homes Market
- Value of REALTORS®
For more information on NAR's key legislative issues, check out the Government Affairs/Regulatory Relations Advocacy Agenda.