National Flood Insurance Program Archive

Arizona Takes The Hill

Coming to DC means Hill visits for many of our delegates. Our FPC – Federal Political Coordinators – spend many hours working with staff to make sure our delegates have an opportunity to spend time with our elected officials...
May 19, 2017

Wednesday at the Legislative Meetings

Wednesday started early for this West Coast boy: 7:00am for a Federal Priority Issues Briefing followed by Bob Woodward’s perspective on the race for the White House. Bob was funny and insightful, and it was one of my favorite...

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...

Commercial Legislation and Regulatory Advisory Board

Uncertainty remains regarding 1031 exchanges, capital gains, and depreciation recapture rates especially during this election year. We need to keep beating the drum! If changes do occur to policy, changes are more likely to be prospective rather than retroactive...

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...

Missouri REALTORS® Take Opportunity to Thank Representatives for Their Bipartisan Efforts

Members of the Missouri REALTOR® Party, aka MOREALTOR Party, have been busy meeting with elected officials while in Washington D.C. for the National Association of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Show. In addition to discussing flood insurance and other...

NAR Environmental Commitment Focus Group Session

A fine group of GREEN Minded REALTORS get together as an informal Focus Group of Current NAR GREEN Resource Council (GRC) Advisory Board Members & Past GRC EverGREEN Award Recipiants, to to discuss the NAR’s Continued Commitment to Environmental...

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...

May 16: What’s Happening at the RPCTE

Day five highlights at the 2014 REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo: 10:30am-12:00pm Stuck in Traffic: How Important Are Commute Costs in the Home Buying Decision? Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Maryland Suite A How high does traffic rank in...
May 16, 2014