Legislative Archive

August Recess Isn’t Slowing Down NAR

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown 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...
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August 25, 2014

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

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

Sending the Message, Do No Harm, to the White House

2013 NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong shares his experience on the The Real Estate Roundtable Board of Directors where they met with White House top advisors Valerie Jarrett and  Gene Sperling, and where NAR’s message — Do No Harm to...
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March 28, 2013

Looking Forward to 2013

Watch the video below and hear 2013 NAR President Gary Thomas talk about what’s in store for REALTORS in 2013....
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November 9, 2012

An Enduring Program – VA Home Loan Program Reaches 20 Million Loans

NAR President Moe Veissi celebrates the VA Home Loan Program with Department of Veterans Affairs officials and Elizabeth Carpenter, shown at left, who is the recipient of the 20th million loan through the program. Elizabeth’s son, Joey, rides his...
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October 26, 2012

Keeping Mortgages Safe and Affordable

Just this week I testified on Capitol Hill in regards to Qualified Mortgages. It was a great hearing with lots of engagement from the House committee members. Find out more in my video below....
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July 13, 2012

Bringing Clarity to Congress and Transparency to RESPA/TILA

Just a few days ago, I testified before Congress on a committee hearing on RESPA/TILA, to try to resolve that RESPA information sheet that we deal with during every transaction. We want transparency, we want the consumer to understand...
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June 27, 2012

I’ve Registered, Have You?

By Scott Louser, 2012 Vice President & Liaison to Government Affairs, National Association of REALTORS® As soon as I heard about the rally in Washington, D.C., I knew I had to be there. The American Dream of homeownership is...
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April 25, 2012