Chris Polychron, 2015 NAR President, delivers the opening keynote speech of the 2014 NAR Leadership Summit.
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.
- HUD-1, GFE Changes
- FICO Changes
- Antitrust Risks
- Congress on Recess
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.
NAR Associate General Counsel Ralph Holmen explains antitrust law and how to avoid unlawful conduct.
Lawrence Yun talks about the slight drop in pending home sales, the so-called "lock-in effect," the top three reasons people move, and the capital gains tax.
In the third video in The Voice for Real Estate news series, NAR Director of Broadcasting Stephen Gasque looks at President Steve Brown’s FHA discussion at the White House, the state of commercial drone regulation, and lingering concerns over the impact of the Qualified Mortgage rule’s ability-to-repay requirements on mortgage lending.
Watch NAR President Steve Brown discuss his visit to the White House to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Federal Housing Administration.