NFIP Archive

Thank You

By NAR 2014 President Steve Brown I want to personally thank everyone who responded to our most recent Call for Action about delaying the changes in the new National Flood Insurance Program law. I appreciate the continued grassroots support...
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December 18, 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...
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February 7, 2012

Don’t Let Flood Insurance Dampen Sales

By Steve Brown, First Vice President, National Association of REALTORS® On December 17, Congress passed an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program, known as NFIP, until May 31, 2012. This is good news because NAR research estimates that each...
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December 27, 2011

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...
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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...
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August 16, 2011

WHAT IN THE HECK WERE THEY THINKING???, Posted by Moe

Ever have a bad dream that just doesn’t stop? It just keeps repeating itself. You don’t want to close your eyes cuz you know what’s coming!!!  For REALTORS®, that recurring bad dream is Congress letting the National Flood Insurance...
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June 2, 2010

WHAT IN THE HECK IS GOING ON?, Posted By Moe

Floods occurring in South Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi and a host of other areas and regions in this country. Does something strike you about this list of states? These are not the usual coastal states where flooding...
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May 7, 2010