Polychron on Meeting President Obama

NAR President Chris Polychron met Barack Obama backstage before the President's address in Phoenix on housing and the middle class....
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January 9, 2015

Polychron on President’s action to lower cost prohibitive FHA insurance premiums

NAR President Chris Polychron praises President Barack Obama's housing speech today in Phoenix....
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January 8, 2015

Polychron on House reauthorization of TRIA

NAR President Chris Polychron lauds the House for their Reauthorization of Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIA)....
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January 7, 2015

Polychron on FAA drone exemption for AZ realtor

NAR President Chris Polychron has released a statement on the FAA's decision to grant the first drone exemption to a real estate professional in the U.S....
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January 7, 2015

Polychron on Fannie-Freddie low downpayment program

NAR President Chris Polychron, executive broker with 1st Choice Realty in Hot Springs, Ark., says Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s new low downpayment program should improve access to credit for responsible buyers. “NAR applauds Fannie and Freddie’s commitment to...
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December 22, 2014

Polychron on failure to pass TRIA

National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron issued the following statement on federal terrorism risk insurance: “The U.S. Senate’s alarming failure to renew the federal terrorism risk insurance program before adjournment will stall commercial real estate development around the country....
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December 17, 2014

Polychron on passage of tax extensions

National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron has issued the following statement on key legislation passed by Congress: “The package of tax extensions approved by the U.S. House and Senate, and headed to the President’s desk for signature, includes...
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December 17, 2014

NAR Leadership in the News: Week of November 17, 2014

NAR and the Leadership Team made news this week on a variety of issues, including advocacy, professionalism, the new Code of Excellence, housing market conditions, the FHA, and net neutrality. Chris Polychron: Advocating for Brokers in 2015 Steve A....
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November 21, 2014

Chris Polychron on FHA MMI Fund, 2015 Priorities

Housingwire has a story on the Federal Housing Administration and the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund for single-family programs. According to the agency’s report, the financial health of the regulating agency improved dramatically but that it still has a way...
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November 18, 2014

NAR Leadership In the News: Week of November 10, 2014

NAR and the Leadership Team made news this week on a variety of issues, including increasing REALTOR® professionalism, expanding mortgage credit, and the News Corp acquisition of Move, operator of realtor.com. 11/14/2014 HousingWire News Corp CEO Vows to Turbocharge...
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November 14, 2014