Residential Real Estate Archive

HEAR US ROAR!

By NAR 2017 First Vice President John Smaby Last week, nearly 9600 Realtors®came to Washington to make our voices heard on protecting homeownership.  If you haven’t had the chance to come to one of our national conferences, you are...
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May 24, 2017

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

by William E. Brown, 2017 NAR President In the words of one of one of rock’s greatest hits, we didn’t mean to cause a big sensation…but NAR recently released its 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study.  This...
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March 15, 2017

Polychron praises FHFA efforts to promote affordable housing

NAR president Chris Polychron says Realtors® support responsible lending to qualified buyers, which is essential for building strong communities....
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January 27, 2015

Polychron on Meeting President Obama

NAR President Chris Polychron met Barack Obama backstage before the President's address in Phoenix on housing and the middle class....
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January 9, 2015

Polychron on President’s action to lower cost prohibitive FHA insurance premiums

NAR President Chris Polychron praises President Barack Obama's housing speech today in Phoenix....
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January 8, 2015

NAR Leadership in the News: Week of November 17, 2014

NAR and the Leadership Team made news this week on a variety of issues, including advocacy, professionalism, the new Code of Excellence, housing market conditions, the FHA, and net neutrality. Chris Polychron: Advocating for Brokers in 2015 Steve A....
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November 21, 2014

Conversations with Real Insight Launches with Secretary Julian Castro

NAR President Steve Brown sits down with Julián Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...

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

We Are the Lions

By NAR 2014 President Steve Brown It’s a tremendous honor to serve as the 2014 President of the National Association of REALTORS®. At our Annual Conference in San Francisco last week, I laid out my goals and direction for...
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November 27, 2013

NAR Debuts New Military Relocation Professional Certification

The new Military Relocation Professional Certification helps REALTORS® hone their knowledge and skills for working with veterans and active duty military buyers and sellers to ensure that homeownership remains affordable and accessible to them. President Gary Thomas explains more...
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September 23, 2013