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The National Association of REALTORS®, as part of a large coalition, filed a lawsuit to challenge the legality of the final Waters of the United States (“WOTUS”) rule.
Learn about the FTC requirements, under the Safeguards Rule, for mortgage brokers and some other real estate companies to keep their customers’ information safe.
NAR raised concerns about not limiting the number of comparable properties offered in the appraisal reconsideration policy.
REALTORS® support a comprehensive national policy to stimulate the deployment of broadband in underserved areas of the U.S.
The FTC released a proposed rule that would prevent employers from entering into non-compete clauses with workers and require employers to rescind existing non-compete clauses
New White House guidance provides clear descriptions of the law's tax incentives and funding programs to build a clean energy economy, lower energy costs, tackle climate change, and reduce harmful pollution.
NAR is deeply concerned in the Environmental Protection Agency’s and Army Corps of Engineers’ final Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, announced on December 30, 2022.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY 2023 Omnibus spending package, narrowly avoiding a shutdown and funding the federal government through September 30, 2023.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced a final set of rules for reviewing new programs, services and products created by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSEs).
This bill requires the Veterans Administration to review its policies with respect to appraiser eligibility, appraisal waivers, and desktop appraisals with an emphasis on reducing costs to consumers and turn times.
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