About This Series
The Voice for Real Estate is NAR's bi-weekly video news series. Every two weeks, host Stephen Gasque, NAR's director of broadcasting, shines a spotlight on the top legislative, regulatory, and legal issues NAR is working on, and he will summarize recent research findings.
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NAR Deputy Chief Lobbyist Jamie Gregory talks about a live town hall meeting he and other lobbyists will host to prepare REALTORS® for their upcoming meetings with members of Congress during Washington meetings in May. Also covered are issues facing VA appraisers, the latest home sales numbers, how to use testimonials to boost your business, and how to bring in more clients by connecting households to down payment assistance.
Tax reform is next on Congress’ to-do list and NAR President William Brown has said NAR is ready to protect longstanding real estate tax incentives. Also covered in the latest Voice for Real Estate news video from NAR are updates on flood insurance, the appraisal profession, home sales, and last month’s AE Institute in Denver.
The latest Voice for Real Estate news video from NAR looks at a scam hitting Florida real estate professionals in which cyber criminals have created a fake real estate group in an effort to collect fees. The video also looks at the return of Gen Xers to the market after being hard hit by the foreclosure crisis, Congress’ effort to reform...
President Trump’s speech before Congress touched on real estate-related issues.
Looking ahead to 2017: tax reform, commercial real estate incentives, tax rates, and preparing for retirement.
NAR's Chief Lobbyist discusses the impact of the election on real estate, news from 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, and updates from NAR's Board.