Legal Archive

RealKey Is the “Key” to Getting Your Client’s Loans Closed Faster!

Meet Christopher Hussain, CEO and Founder of RealKey. A simple yet powerful solution to help you cut through the noise and pains of mortgage lending. Listen to Christopher explainhow you can get your client’s loans closed faster and with less...

The Branding Forum – Let’s Go There, Shall We?

So, in case you hadn’t heard, NAR launched a two-year project to redesign the logo, starting in 2016. About a month ago, the logo was released and, well… Suffice to say, it didn’t go over very well. To answer...

NAR 360 and the Powerful Video

Words cannot say it all. Thank you Brian Copeland for providing the YouTube link to the recording of the spoken word presentation. We as REALTORS® were on the wrong side of history by embedding housing discrimination in our Code....

Diversity Committee Successfully Passes Resolution Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

It is a great start to the day. Making things happen in the Public Policy Coordinating Committee. We were successful in passing our resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act! Thank you to the Diversity Committee...

A VA Renovation Loan? That exists?!?

Today’s Federal Finance and Housing Policy committee meeting was a lively one with great topics including VA Renovation Loans. It’s one of those topics – does that really exist? After hearing from Greg Nelms from the VA and Carol...

VA Renovation Loan – It’s a Real Thing!

I’m thrilled to be the 2018 chair of the Federal Financing and Housing Policy Committee, and we had a fantastic meeting this morning. The most exciting development that we have to report is that there really is a VA...

Housing Opportunity Certification in Maryland

The Housing Opportunity Committee always has an exciting lineup of speakers for us, and this session is no exception to the rule. Chair Veronica Malolos and Vice-Chair Sarah Ware introduced us to Laurie Benner, the Director of Maryland REALTORS®,...

2018 Policy Summit

Kicking this week off, not only with the REALTORS® Legislative meetings, but also with the Asian Real Estate Association of America and their policy conference – understanding the issues the Asian-American communities are fighting for. AREAA’s Three-Point Policy Plan ...

Reaffirm Your Commitment to Article 10, in Honor of the Fair Housing Act’s 50th Anniversary

2018 is the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act (you might have heard a little something about that recently?), and we want you to add your name to this pledge! During #NARLegislative this week, you can join your...

Keeping Our Clients Safe From Wire Fraud

In a post I published yesterday, I talked about a company called Trusted Mail – a secured email system that uses facial recognition instead of a password. It fits right into what I’ve been hearing in the hallways here...
May 18, 2017