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Government Affairs Materials for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

The 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo represents an important opportunity for REALTORS® to meet with their U.S. Senators and house staff and communicate the issues critical to their businesses, communities and the consumers they represent.

In order to help members prepare for their upcoming meetings in May, NAR prepared the set of talking points listed below. These talking points will walk REALTORS® through the messages that NAR would like presented to their Members of Congress. Additionally, NAR held a virtual town hall on May 4 at 2 p.m. EST to address any questions REALTORS® may have about the talking points. 

Talking Points

Please download the talking points listed below to help you deliver NAR's message to your Members of Congress during your Hill visits in May.

REALTOR® Housing Issues

REALTOR® Housing Finance Issues

REALTOR® Insurance Issues

REALTOR® Tax Issues

Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Download the updated agendas for the various NAR committee meetings taking place at the REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo in May.

Real Estate Activity Reports by Congressional District: 114th Congress

Download the key real estate statistics and home buying activity reports by state and district.

Live Webcast: NAR's Virtual Town Hall

On May 4th, 2016, NAR conducted a Town Hall Meeting for REALTORS® who were planning to attend the 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. NAR's Senior Vice President Jerry Giovaniello, accompanied by NAR lobbyists highlighted the issues REALTORS® were to present during meetings in Capitol Hill offices. Jerry, and the lobbyists also answered many questions that were submitted by the attendees.

Watch the recorded webcast