Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor
It’s vital that Congress passes patent reform bills without delay, to keep patent trolls from taking their toll on job-creating businesses.
NAR President Chris Polychron laid out the problems that the real estate industry is experiencing with patent trolls
In his April 27, 2015 letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal, Chris Polychron argues against increasing guarantee fees.
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.