Consumer spending impact on retail, changes to lending and tax reform, how to assemble great teams, and new NAR resources for members.
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The Latest: Commercial Data, Members Make International Connections, 2018 NAR Reach Class Announced, ADA Reform a Success thanks to Members like You.
Retail Follows Rooftops: Commercial Real Estate & The Importance Of Fair Housing: A Note From the President, Elizabeth Mendenhall
On April 11, 1968, seven days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law. The Act states “It is the policy of the United States to provide, within constitutional limitations, for fair housing throughout the United States”, prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion and national origin.
Though the economy continues to rebound, reports of tightness in lending for commercial real estate persist. One potential culprit is increased regulation on financial institutions
Of particular significance to state REALTOR® associations are two deductions that will impact member businesses, the 179 and new 199A deductions.
While the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) boasts a membership of 1.3 million members, the face and voice of the real estate industry before the United States Congress boils down to 535 members who volunteer as Federal Political Coordinators (FPCs).
Attitudes toward transportation are changing. Time is a valuable commodity and many commuters are shifting away from automobiles in order to eliminate maintenance costs and use commutes to focus on things other than driving.
We find ourselves in the ninth year of economic expansion, with most indices pointing in an upward direction
Growth, progress, and disruption are exponential in today’s commercial real estate industry, leaving many successful agents wondering how their business might change in the Information Age.
If there's a compact, useful way to think of starting investment in nonresidential real estate, it's to begin by defining what the act of investment in this asset class is.
When brokers represent investor clients, they spend a lot of time making their clients rich. Development projects and investment real estate assets allow you to build your own personal portfolio.
In todays’ business landscape, it’s key to understand basic people characteristics, no matter the geography, and crucial to have a greater perspective on attitudes, lifestyles, and behaviors to ensure economic viability.
Access to parks, trails, and gardens can have a big impact for properties & developments. So where do you look for green spaces & how do you plan?
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