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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CFPB cracking down on RESPA violations in a big way, curbing condo rescissions, brokers are hiring, and the upcoming elections.
Top Stories: News Corp buys realtor.com, NAR talks drones with FAA, Mortgage Choice Act gains, and sales and contract signings dip.
NAR hopes to get mortgage cancellation relief extended. Other stories: NAR scores FHA win, copyright laws, and pending sales.
HUD and NAR host a livestream to discuss FHA. Other stories: commercial real estate is on an upswing and existing-home sales are at a 10-month high.
Stephen Gasque discusses changes to HUD-1 and Good Faith Estimate forms, FICO changes, antitrust risks, and why it's a good time to call Congress.
This video looks at NAR's Environmental Summit, progress on flood insurance improvements, and an NAR win on FHA dual-agency policy on short sales.
NAR discusses FHA at the White House, updates on drone laws, and the impact of the Qualified Mortgage rule’s ability to repay requirements on lending.
Looking at the growing issue of website accessibility, Internet access taxes, FHA's HAWK program, and a jump in contract signings.