While REALTORS® are among the ALS Foundation’s biggest supporters, many don’t realize that the former Boston College baseball captain who launched the #icebucketchallenge is the son of a Beverly, Mass., REALTOR®. Nancy Frates. Her son Pete was diagnosed with ALS in 2012, and she said in a recent interview that “he set his mind on doing this” the day of his diagnosis, March 13, 2012.
Congress has adjourned for the rest of the summer, but that isn’t stopping REALTORS® from staying in touch with our representatives. NAR's hardworking Federal Political Coordinators are meeting with Congress in their home districts.
NAR President Steve Brown shares several guiding principles that will continue to ensure access to affordable mortgage credit from these two housing finance companies.
August 18, 2014: In the fifth video in The Voice for Real Estate news series, NAR Director of Broadcasting Stephen Gasque looks at changes to the HUD-1 and Good Faith Estimate forms, FICO changes that could help borrowers, antitrust risks, and why this summer is a good time to remind Congress of mortgage cancellation relief.
August 4, 2014: In the fourth video in The Voice for Real Estate news series, NAR Director of Broadcasting Stephen Gasque looks at NAR's Environmental Summit, progress on flood insurance improvements, and an NAR win on FHA dual-agency policy on short sales.