GSEs Archive

A Day in the Life of a FPC Team Member

5:45 am: Wake up. Get ready. Eat breakfast. Get to the Marriott Wardman for your 7:00 am meeting. 7:00 am: Find your FPC and team mates to find a seat during the Federal Priorities Issues Briefing. Listen to the...

OSCAR and ORRA on Capitol Hill

The Osceola County Association of REALTORS® (OSCAR) and the Orlando Regional REALTORS® Association (ORRA) visited Florida Representative Alan Grayson on Capitol Hill and had a robust dialogue about the issues that affect homeowners, real estate property owners, and the...

Democracy at Work: Hill Visit with Senator Crapo

I cannot think of another country in the world where any citizen can sit face-to-face with a lawmaker and discuss in detail issues that concern us. Senator Mike Crapo is considered one of the experts on Capitol Hill for...

Tucson Hill Visit

  I was very honored to be invited to my first hill visit this year. Our Tucson delegation met with Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-AZ2) for a discussion on G fees, and millenials as well as her support and progress...

Meeting with Representative Cathy McMorris Rogers

As we met with our representative on Capital Hill today, I noticed this on the coffee table in her office. The power of the R makes an impact beyond today’s meeting. Everyday REALTORS® are boots on the ground and...

The Voice for Real Estate Storms Washington

The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo starts next week in Washington, DC, and it’s time to get briefed before heading to the nation’s capital. This event an important opportunity for REALTORS® to meet with their U.S. Senators and...

Fannie, Freddie, and FHFA

On our way to FHFA to discuss the future of housing finance, mortgage credit availability, and learn about initiatives to create a modern Common Securitization Platform....

Take a Legislative Walk in Karen’s Shoes

Hump day at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo! Time to try out the fashionable yet sensible new shoes. Pedometer reset…let’s go! Headed from the Carlyle Suites Hotel to the Washington Hilton to catch the 6:30am shuttle to...

REALTORS® Train For Capitol Hill Lobbying

The Federal Priority Issues Briefing was on Wednesday morning with the goal to educate REALTORS on the issues they will speaking to Legislators about during “Day On The Hill.” NAR Government Affairs Senior Vice President, Jerry Giovaniello, and policy...

RPCTE News from REALTOR® Magazine – May 15, 2014

Only 30% of Condo Buildings Are FHA Approved The Orange County Association of REALTORS® has launched an educational campaign encouraging condominium homeowner associations to get FHA- and VA-certified in order to attract more qualified buyers to their building. Nationally,...
May 15, 2014