Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor
In this letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal, Chris Polychron talks about Obama’s recent policy changes to make mortgages more affordable.
In this Housing Wire op-ed, Chris Polychron talks about Obama's initiatives to reduce the price of FHA mortgage insurance by 50%.
In this Roll Call op-ed, Steve Brown urges bipartisan cooperation to remove barriers to middle-class home ownership.
In 2012, patent trolls sued more non-tech companies than tech companies, costing the U.S. economy $80 billion in litigation costs. Now is the time for comprehensive patent reform, not just for tech but for Main Street businesses too.
While the decision to own a home is a personal one, for people with good jobs and strong credit, today’s low mortgage interest rates and continued affordability make now a good time to buy a home.
NAR President Steve Brown's letter stresses the "need to fully understand the dramatic impact these increases have on property values and ownership sustainability."
When banks weren’t approving mortgage loans and would-be homebuyers were denied access to credit, Realtors® called on policy makers to take steps to loosen the tight credit environment.
Jolon Ruch, president of the Colorado Association of Realtors® (with NAR) submitted this letter, on the impact of flooding, to the Wall Street Journal.
Douglas Brinkley currently is a professor of history at Rice University. His most recent book is Cronkite, a New York Times best seller, in which he...
USA TODAY's editorial "5 years after Lehman, unfinished business," misleadingly implied there has been a "deafening silence" from Realtors®, bankers and builders regarding the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.