Overview

The issues of property rights and the environment may sometimes seem at odds with one another. Part of your job is to protect owners’ rights to use their properties as they wish. But what if, for example, a developer wants to build a project that could have a lasting negative environmental impact on the surrounding community? What’s the right balance between protecting property rights and community impact?

The real estate industry pays attention to changing environmental conditions. Practitioners benefit by being aware of changing environmental regulations affecting their area and the nation and how they may affect homeownership and commercial real estate.

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2020 Census

The decennial census is important for all REALTORS® because completing the 2020 census means more resources for businesses and communities.

Coronavirus

NAR continues to monitor and respond to concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its impact on the real estate industry and events.