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Evidence Points to Improving TRID Landscape

by Tom Salomone, 2016 NAR President This time last year, everyone in our industry was talking about the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule. Also known as “Know Before You Owe,” the new rule meant new forms were coming to consumers...
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April 5, 2016

MLK & Fair Housing

By: Tom Salomone, 2016 President Monday, Jan 18th 2016, marks MLK Day, honoring the memory of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In thinking about Dr. King’s many, many heroic contributions, I am reminded of the tremendous...
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January 15, 2016

Social media highlights from NAR 360

At the 2015 REALTOR Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, NAR360 provided a one-hour showcase of the hottest issues affecting the industry. The program featured NAR’s legislative talking points, RPAC, HUD Secretary Julian Castro, the new promotional campaign from realtor.com...
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May 18, 2015

Polychron testifies in House on RESPA/TILA

2015 NAR President Chris Polychron testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance on the need for a grace period before enforcing the new regulations on the real estate settlement process....
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May 15, 2015

PODCAST: Episode 3 of “Unscripted” on selling your first house

Members of the NAR Leadership Team discuss the idea of mentoring up-and-coming leaders and recall early figures of influence in their careers....
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April 23, 2015

New safety course set to officially debut at Legislative Conference

2015 NAR President Chris Polychron announces the new 3-hour Realtor safety course that will be presented at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo on May 12, 2015 in Washington D.C....
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April 20, 2015

Polychron urges Senate to ease regulatory burdens

2015 NAR president Chris Polychron testified before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on the need for regulatory reform and increased access to credit....
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April 16, 2015

Upcoming webinar: REALTOR® Safety from a Law Enforcement Perspective

On April 21, NAR is offering a webinar on safety awareness, REALTOR® Safety from a Law Enforcement Perspective....
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April 8, 2015

Chris Polychron Throws Out First Pitch

NAR 2015 President Chris Polychron threw out the first pitch at the White Sox -- Orioles game last August during the Leadership Summit...
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April 6, 2015

Chris Polychron hosts Credit Access Symposium

2015 NAR President Chris Polychron provides opening comments and wraps up the Credit Access Symposium in Washington DC, a roundtable discussion with a diverse group of housing industry stakeholders, April 1, 2015....
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April 1, 2015