Steve Brown Archive

REALTORS® Running for a Cause

NAR President Steve Brown encourages REALTORS® across the country to support charities of REALTORS® running in the 2014 Boston Marathon in remembrance of last year’s bombing victims.  ...
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April 2, 2014

FHA Bounces Back

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown Just as the winter snows melt, and spring begins to bloom, there are also signs of renewal for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The White House released its fiscal 2015 budget proposal last...
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March 10, 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

Happy Holidays from NAR

On behalf of the entire 2014 leadership team, NAR President Steve Brown wishes REALTORS® everywhere a very happy holiday season....
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December 20, 2013

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

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

Things That Go Bump in the Night

  By NAR First Vice President Steve Brown We used to fear things that go bump in the night. With the internet, however, we must now look over our shoulder 24/7/365. eHarmony…AOL…Monster.com…Google…CardSystems Solutions:  what do all these large companies...
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October 22, 2012

REALTORS® ATTEND DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION

  It was an honor to attend the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina last week,  representing the National Association of REALTORS®, along with 2012 Immediate Past President Ron Phipps and 2012 First Vice President-Nominee Chris Polychron.  The...
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September 14, 2012

Good News: Supreme Court Ruling Favors Real Estate Brokerages

By Steve Brown, First Vice President, National Association of REALTORS® Late last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled favorably on a case involving unearned fees under Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).  While the ruling was about mortgage lending,...
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June 1, 2012