The Real Estate Services (RES) Update is designed to keep diversified real estate firms and their agents informed about issues affecting their businesses. This monthly newsletter includes legislative and regulatory updates, news on industry trends, and the latest information on NAR activities as they affect diversified real estate firms.
The House Financial Services Committee released portions of draft legislation to reauthorize and reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in the case of PHH Corp. v. CFPB.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided a report to Congress proposing their reorganization.
The House approved H.R. 1638, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on a vote of 217 – 213. All of the Democratic Representatives and 20 Republicans opposed the bill.
NAR will conduct a live Town Hall Meeting for REALTORS® who are planning to attend the 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking regarding revisions to allowable charges and fees associated with VA guaranteed home loans.
NAR along with several housing and mortgage industry trade groups sent a letter thanking Reps. Sanford (R-SC) and Sherman (D-CA) for reintroducing H.R. 916, the "Risk Management and Homeowner Stability Act."
President Trump signed an Executive Order that begins to unwind the Obama administration's controversial Clean Water Rule.
Dr. Ben Carson was approved by the United States Senate by a vote of 58-41, and was sworn into office by Vice President Pence.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") of 1998 endeavors to balance the interests of internet service providers and copyright owners when copyright infringement occurs in the digital environment.