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The "21st Century Flood Reform Act" reauthorizes the NFIP for five years, while taking steps to reform the program. “We appreciate the leadership that members of Congress have shown passing sound reforms, which will strengthen the program, protect property owners and deliver good results for taxpayers,” said NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall.
As a vote on tax reform in the House of Representatives draws near, National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall will outline how the House and Senate tax proposals are an attack on homeownership and middle-class Americans. Mendenhall will take questions from the media alongside senior NAR Government Affairs staff.
NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall said that as NAR reviews the legislation, Realtors® are steadfast in ensuring homeownership is protected throughout the tax debate, and are watching closely for changes to current law that might leave middle-class homeowners worse off.
Trust Stamp is a tool for helping improve the safety of real estate professionals, who frequently meet new clients or unknown individuals. NAR’s 2017 Member Safety Report found that more than one in three agents experienced a situation that made them fear for their personal safety or the safety of their personal information.
Stubbornly low inventory conditions in a large swath of the country are behind the below-average share of first-time buyers in recent years, but there is gaining evidence that an increase in homebuilding is around the corner.