Moe Veissi Archive

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...
October 26, 2012

Our Response To The Wall Street Journal About The MID

After reading an article in the Wall Street Journal that inaccurately portrayed why the National Association of REALTORS defends the Mortgage Interest Deduction for all homebuyers, I couldn’t stand by and let this assumption go unchallenged.  Take a moment...
September 6, 2012

New Help on Short Sales

NAR President Moe Veissi praises new help for struggling homeowners.    The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Tuesday announced measures to make “short sales” of underwater homes easier for homeowners, including extending help to people who have financial difficulties but haven’t...
August 23, 2012

Credit Union Merger = Robust Services and Opportunities for REALTORS®

NAR President Moe Veissi shares great news about the Aug. 1 merger between the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union and Northwest Federal Credit Union – together now known as REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, A Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union....
August 14, 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...
June 27, 2012

A Great Meeting with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

I recently met with folks from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau including Rich Cordray, who heads up the CFPB. They are forming brand new committee and looking to include REALTORS®. No one can better represent consumers today than REALTORS®!...
June 27, 2012

Transfer Tax Victory in Louisiana

By Moe Veissi, 2012 President, National Association of REALTORS® Moe shares a huge victory for REALTORS® in Louisiana and the REALTOR® Party Initiative, where the two groups came together to permanently ban real estate transfer taxes in that state....
December 2, 2011

Remembering One of Our Own, Posted by Moe

September 12, 2011

Do It For You, Do It For Your Clients, Do It For America, Posted by Moe

What do we ask of you?  Let me tell you.  It will affect 47 million middle-class Americans who have a mortgage. It will affect the home prices of 75 million Americans who own their home. It will affect the...
April 21, 2011

November 5, 2010: REALTOR® Family in New Orleans, Posted by Moe

November 6, 2010: REALTOR® Family in New Orleans...
November 5, 2010