End the IVA Tax on Real Estate Services

En Espanol   A healthy housing market is critical to our economic recovery.  Everyone knows how important it is to own your own home.  Home ownership provides stability, financial security, safety and a lifetime of memories.  But some people may n …

February 29, 2016

A Derogar El IVU/IVA En Los Bienes Raíces

In English Un mercado de vivienda saludable es fundamental para nuestra recuperación económica. Todos sabemos lo importante que es ser dueño de su propio hogar. Ser propietario de una vivienda ofrece estabilidad emocional, seguridad económica, protecci …

February 29, 2016

Infographic: First-time Homebuyer Affordability

How affordable are homes for first-time buyers? This infographic takes a look at the first-time homebuyer affordability data from the last quarter of 2015.

February 18, 2016

3 Steps To Take Before Closing Your Mortgage

Once you’ve decided to move forward with a lender based on the Loan Estimate, you are ready to shop for the closing agent who gathers all the legal documents, closes the loan, and handles the money involved in your purchase.

February 15, 2016

Infographic: Dogs and Real Estate are a Perfect Fit

NAR provides tips for making a house more dog friendly as well as statistics about Americans and their pets.

February 12, 2016

Las Vegas REALTORS Bet on Smart Growth, Win Big in Sahara/Decatur

Las Vegas REALTORS recently worked with local stakeholders to develop an ambitious three-pronged program based on “smart growth” principles to elevate the livability and economic promise of the Sahara/Decatur area.

February 12, 2016

San Francisco REALTORS Help Mission District Residents Defeat A Crucial Housing Moratorium

The San Francisco REALTOR’s Association was key in the recent defeat of Prop. 1, The Mission Moratorium. The controversial moratorium would have instigated an 18-month pause on both new housing construction and the conversion of light industrial space into living accommodations.

February 12, 2016

Minnesota REALTORS Successfully Protect the State’s Mortgage Interest Deduction For Homeowners

Minnesota REALTORS ran a successful a campaign to protect the mortgage interest deduction and homeownership statewide by educating REALTORS, legislators and homeowners statewide on the negative impacts of eliminating the MID and building a coalition of pro-housing supporters.

February 12, 2016

Hopkinsville REALTORS Introduce Military Families to Housing Opportunities in Their Small Town

Working with the Military Affairs Committee of the local Chamber of Commerce, Hopkinsville REALTORS planned and promoted a picnic for soldiers and their families from Fort Campbell.

February 12, 2016

How Do Changes to the FHA Condo Loan Rules Help You?

Since the real estate bubble burst, more first-time and low- to moderate-income home buyers are using FHA loans, a trend expected to continue for years to come.

February 3, 2016