Flood Insurance Archive

When It Rains It Pours

By NAR 2013 President Gary Thomas One of the proudest achievements last year by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) was when Congress reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This is a very important development, and NAR worked...
June 19, 2013

Plant Now to Harvest Later

 by Steve Brown, First Vice President, National Association of REALTORS® NAR recently held its 2012 REALTOR Party Policy and Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC.  The purpose was to give our members the opportunity to prioritize NAR’s policy agenda for...
February 7, 2012

The Sky’s the (Loan) Limit

By Gary Thomas, 2012 President-Elect, National Association of REALTORS® I have some great news to share with everyone! Last night Congress voted to restore loan limits and the maximum cap for Federal Housing Administration loans. Their action reinstates the...
November 18, 2011

Flood Congress with a Message… Fix Flood Insurance, Posted by Elizabeth

Recently, I was in Joplin, Mo. to take part in the rebuilding effort after the city was devastated by a massive tornado on May 22. It cut such a wide swath of destruction that it was so hard to...
August 16, 2011