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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Proposals to curb 1031 exchanges would significantly hurt real estate. Other stories: Supreme Court disparate impact ruling and pending sales.
A Massachusetts court says real estate agents can be independent contractors. Other stories: Chinese buyers jump into U.S. real estate.
All the pieces are in place for home sales to top last year. Other stories: Closing process changes.
An email scam targets real estate professionals. Other stories: NAR seeks HUD-1 enforcement grace period.
Real estate wins with prohibition of fast and slow Internet lanes. Other news: patent troll lawsuits; and creditworthy renters who can't get financed.
The closing process is changing, the FAA releases proposed drone rules, 2015 is shaping up to be good for commercial real estate.