testimony Archive

Polychron testifies in House on RESPA/TILA

2015 NAR President Chris Polychron testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance on the need for a grace period before enforcing the new regulations on the real estate settlement process....
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May 15, 2015

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

First, Do No Harm, Posted by Charles

This past week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., to testify on behalf of REALTORS® at two congressional hearings.  Although the issues were quite different, the message was the same – the federal government must work with us to keep...
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March 12, 2010