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Truth in Lending Act TILA

Truth in Lending Act TILA

In 1968, Congress enacted the Truth in Lending Act to increase economic stability and competition. Learn about the recently-enacted new rules and procedures that relate to real estate.

  • This survey gathers information about the land business for the period July-December 2014 and gives the outlook for January-June 2015.

  • NAR President Chris Polychron announces the new REALTOR® safety course that will be presented at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.

  • Nearly a decade since the start of the foreclosure crisis, formerly distressed homeowners with restored credit are re-entering the housing market.

  • Though pepper spray is the most popular weapon among REALTORS®, it's not reliable in every situation. Article from REALTOR® Magazine.

  • Dorcas Helfant-Browning, a past NAR president and the first woman to hold that position, will use her trademark wit and tongue-in-cheek delivery to explore what it takes for successful collaboration among leaders, staff, and members. Friday, May 15, at the 2015 REALTORS® Legislative Meeting and Trade Expo. Tickets are $65.

  • This infographic shows March 2015 foot traffic index data along with trends and changes.

  • U.S. Senate Banking Committee held a hearing entitled, “Regulatory Burdens to Obtaining Mortgage Credit.” Chris Polychron, 2015 NAR President and executive broker with 1st Choice Realty in Hot Springs, AR, testified on behalf of NAR.

  • As part of their obligations under the Real Estate Settlment Procedures Act (RESPA) and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an updated "Special Information Booklet" which is now known as the "Your Home Loan Toolkit."

  • Fannie Mae announced a new program that offers 3% in closing costs assistance for first time homebuyers that purchase Fannie Mae REO properties.

  • This infographic is about return buyers, formerly distressed sellers who have repaired their credit and have returned to the housing market.


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