In a surprise move, the U.S. Congress cleared legislation extending the Paycheck Protection Program, popular with REALTORS®, through Aug. 8. The president is expected to sign the legislation.
The 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, originally scheduled for Nov. 13–16 in New Orleans, will transition to a fully virtual format due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the single-director structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional. However, the decision to sever that provision from the law that created the bureau will ensure minimal disruption to housing markets, which was NAR’s goal.
After two straight months of declines, pending home sales came roaring back in May. Every major U.S. region posted month-over-month increases.
Read NAR’s guidance on handling racist comments on social media. The guidance was created after brokers and REALTOR® associations reported an increase in online vitriol.
Find out how the Bonita Springs-Estero REALTORS® organization in Florida used an NAR community rebuilding grant to beautify a park vandalized during protests.
COVID-19 has raised consumer awareness about buying and selling property safely and conveniently. Remote online notarization is more important than ever, so learn what you can do to encourage your settlement partners to embrace electronic closings.
Buyer offers, client tours, and listings all picked up in May, according to NAR’s confidence index. On average, homes that closed in May saw about three offers. Read more highlights.
The silent generation, people ages 74 to 94, made up the smallest share of buyers by age in 2019, at 6%; they represented 8% of sellers.
In a comment letter, NAR spells out four factors that should guide any expansion of the Federal Home Loan Bank system.
NAR is advocating for 501(c)(6) organizations to be eligible for funding through the Main Street Lending Program.
You can present and communicate to clients remotely with the RPR Mobile™ app. Here’s how to create buyer tours to keep your clients up to speed on local market conditions and new listings. Plus, you’ll get some great tips on how to conduct a virtual home tour.
Check out the latest post on the RLI blog for tips you can share on what rural buyers need to know when purchasing land on which to build their new home.
NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program has been providing benefits to REALTORS® like you for more than 20 years. Find out which partner anniversaries we’re celebrating this year — and how you might benefit. From access to vision insurance to print and copy services, find out how to save on what you need.
Cybercrimes are on the rise, and your high-value transactions are a prime target. Make sure your broker knows about CyberPolicy®, a REALTOR Benefits® Program partner offering comprehensive cyber liability options with exclusive coverage — for you and your clients.
Treat yourself with a summer road trip. Enjoy special member savings up to 30% off car rental base rates from Avis and Budget through the REALTOR Benefits® Program. Terms and conditions apply. Your rental must begin by Sept. 15.
Take advantage of the current MVP offer. Get a free download of The Little Orange Book: Sales and Marketing Rules to Live By for REALTORS® when you use any RPR resource offered in the Right Tools, Right Now program by July 15.
A new educational video series demonstrates the importance of designations and certifications. Check out the playlist to see videos that have been posted, thanks to the Center for REALTOR® Development. You can also save the playlist and subscribe so you’ll be the first to see new videos.