Purplebricks, UK real estate brokerage headed for US, misled consumers, regulator rules
UK agency investigated marketing campaign that touted savings for Purplebricks clients
by Teke Wiggin | Jul 7
What should real estate agents know about the Better Care Reconciliation Act?
The Senate plans to vote on the bill this week; here's what's inside
by Amber Taufen | Jul 5
NAR supports six of seven bills proposed to reauthorize, reform National Flood Insurance Program
NFIP is getting a slight makeover, and the country's largest trade association weighed in
by Amber Taufen | Jun 30
NAR letter urges HUD to focus on mortgage premiums, Fair Housing
A missive from NAR President Bill Brown to HUD Secretary Ben Carson outlines NAR's thoughts
by Amber Taufen | Jun 16
Financial CHOICE Act, rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations, passes the House
The House Financial Services Committee put together a bill that passed along party lines
by Amber Taufen | Jun 9
Zestimate legal challenge seeks class-action status
The suit alleges that Zestimates are illegal appraisals and violate consumer protection laws
by Teke Wiggin | May 24
How Trump's tax reform could impact homeownership -- and home prices
The National Association of Realtors expands on its "reform isn't great for homeowners" position
by Amber Taufen | May 19
Where NAR and HUD Secretary Ben Carson concur (and conflict)
Carson addresses room full of Realtors at legislative conference to talk homeownership
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 16
National Association of Realtors prioritizes flood insurance, taxes and sustainable homeownership for legislative meetings
The most powerful trade organization in the country gears up for its D.C. conference
by Amber Taufen | May 3
Good for businesses, bad for homeownership? What Trump's tax plan means for real estate
The proposed business tax rate would be a boon for agents and brokers -- but NAR is concerned about homeowners
by Amber Taufen | May 1
Trump's tax reform and NAR: The housing bias in tax policy
NAR's tax position isn’t about #Resist or #MAGA; it’s about preserving homeownership opportunities
by Sam DeBord | May 1
7 basic tax principles that make reform difficult
To have a society we must share expenses, which means raising revenue
by Lou Barnes | Apr 28
Who's the Trump administration nominee for HUD Deputy Secretary?
Pam Patenaude was floated as a candidate for HUD Secretary before the administration nominated Ben Carson
by Amber Taufen | Apr 28
Is it a good idea for sellers to Google buyers (or vice versa)?
What you can find on the internet could shape which offers are accepted and more
by Amber Taufen | Apr 28
How to text real estate leads without breaking the law
The FTC and courts around the country are still working out how privacy laws apply to text and phone marketing tools
by Teke Wiggin | Apr 27