About This Series
The Voice for Real Estate is NAR's video news series. Every month, host Stephen Gasque shines a spotlight on a range of topics, including legislative, regulatory, and legal updates, as well as recent research findings.
Share The Voice for Real Estate
State and local associations of REALTORS® are encouraged to share the news and value of The Voice of Real Estate with their membership.
What’s next now that CFPB has levied a $109 million anti-kickback fine for a marketing service agreement?
Washington REALTORS® won tax battles this year thanks to support from other groups and a well-targeted campaign.
The U.S. Supreme court slaps down restrictions on roadside signs. Other stories: home sales are strong, and how to find a list of drone operators.
Funds available through Rural Housing Loan Program. Other stories: community lenders return to commercial lending, guide to closing process changes.
An NAR-supported bill would help houses by curbing fires. Other stories: Home prices hit a new peak, and patent troll action is needed.
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.