Fix the Cap

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown Because of NAR’s efforts and the REALTOR® Party‘s diligence, I am pleased to report that the United States House of Representatives passed the Mortgage Choice Act this past month. This bill would return...
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July 2, 2014

A Nation that Captured a Dream

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown Two hundred and thirty-eight years ago, this July 4th, a new nation was conceived, different from all others — a nation that could and would capture the imagination of the world for centuries to...
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July 1, 2014

Yes to GSE Reform

  By 2014 President Steve Brown   NAR recognizes that the current system for secondary mortgages is unsustainable. We fully support moving forward with legislative reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. NAR, however, insists than any specific legislative...
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June 10, 2014

Progress on the 3% Cap

NAR President Steve Brown talks about a positive development on NAR’s concerns over how the 3% cap on points and fees in the qualified mortgage (QM) rule has been interpreted.  ...
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April 30, 2014

NAR Presents Four Action Items to FEMA

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown With the passage of the NAR-supported Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act in early April, REALTORS® were able to help bring property buyers and owners relief from exorbitant rate shocks and potentially inaccurate rate...
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April 8, 2014

REALTORS® Running for a Cause

NAR President Steve Brown encourages REALTORS® across the country to support charities of REALTORS® running in the 2014 Boston Marathon in remembrance of last year’s bombing victims.  ...
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April 2, 2014

FHA Bounces Back

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown Just as the winter snows melt, and spring begins to bloom, there are also signs of renewal for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The White House released its fiscal 2015 budget proposal last...
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March 10, 2014

Mortgage Debt Forgiveness: It’s All About Fairness

In his latest video, NAR President Steve Brown explains why NAR supports an extension on mortgage debt cancellation relief. Take a look. brightcove.createExperiences();...
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February 26, 2014

A Win for Rural Housing

NAR President Steve Brown outlines an important win for rural communities that was just signed into law. See more in Steve’s video below....
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February 12, 2014

Happy Holidays from NAR

On behalf of the entire 2014 leadership team, NAR President Steve Brown wishes REALTORS® everywhere a very happy holiday season....
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December 20, 2013