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....
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...
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...
March 12, 2010