Jan 16, 2017, 5:00 PM
During the 114th Congress, NAR’s legislative and regulatory agenda continued to focus on creating a fundamentally sound and robust U.S. real estate market while protecting the business interests of members, as well as consumers. NAR achieved several accomplishments and set the foundation for many important issues moving forward.
Jan 9, 2017, 3:12 PM
FHA announced today that they are cutting annual premiums for mortgage insurance from 0.85 percent to 0.60 percent, a move the National Association of Realtors® said breathes new life into the program.
Dec 7, 2016, 11:16 AM
Homeownership will be in the spotlight next year in Washington as lawmakers in the new Congress look at federal taxes and what to do about the two secondary mortgage market companies, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Dec 5, 2016, 3:34 PM
realtor.org, the official website of the National Association of REALTORS® has a new web address.
Dec 2, 2016, 10:39 AM
Oct 26, 2016, 12:38 PM
On Oct. 26, 2016, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a mortgagee letter making changes to the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) owner-occupancy requirement for condominiums in accordance with the requirements of H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA).
Sep 8, 2016, 1:46 PM
Election Day is 61 days away, and we are inundated with radio, television and internet advertisements, each telling us to vote for this candidate or against that issue. What these commercials don’t tell you is that your political beliefs or party affiliation don’t mean anything if you don’t exercise your right to vote.
Sep 1, 2016, 4:14 PM
According to the Alaska Association of REALTORS® (AAR) bylaws, each active member will receive a list of candidates running for the AAR 2017 Board of Directors fourteen (14) days prior to the annual election.
Sep 1, 2016, 9:08 AM
Are you on the fence about attending the 2016 REALTOR Convention in Juneau? Good news!
Aug 5, 2016, 4:52 PM
Since the October 2015 implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ‘Know Before You Owe' mortgage initiative, Realtors® have raised red flags(link is external) over challenges in gaining access to what's known as the mortgage "closing disclosure" form, or CD. The CD is delivered to homebuyers in advance of their closing and contains important financial information related to their purchase.