The REALTOR Difference

The REALTOR Difference: Advocacy

The REALTOR® Difference… More than just a Licensee! Did you know? Only REALTORS®, not licensees, are fighting right now to preserve the federal Mortgage Interest Deduction on first and second homes. Did you know? Only REALTORS®, not licensees, fought to create a tax exemption on the first $500,000 of capital gains from the sale of a […]

Comments Off on The REALTOR Difference: Advocacy
FHA Condo Bill video

FHA Condo Relief Coming: President Signs Bill

Source: realtormag.realtor.org President Obama has signed H.R. 3700 – the “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act” into law. The National Association of REALTORS® hailed the development as a “significant step” in eliminating barriers to safe, affordable mortgage credit for condos. The bill was approved unanimously by the U.S. House in February and the Senate two weeks […]

Comments Off on FHA Condo Relief Coming: President Signs Bill

Consumers Stand to Win Big With Proposed ‘Know Before You Owe’ Rule Coming Their Way

Source: Realtor.org WASHINGTON (July 29, 2016) — Since the October 2015 implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ‘Know Before You Owe’ mortgage initiative, Realtors® have raised red flags (link is external) over challenges in gaining access to what’s known as the mortgage “closing disclosure” form, or CD. The CD is delivered to homebuyers in […]

Comments Off on Consumers Stand to Win Big With Proposed ‘Know Before You Owe’ Rule Coming Their Way