FHA Programs Archive

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...

Help on the Way for Younger Buyers

Young people come out of the gate facing two hurdles to home ownership — high student loan debt and tough rules for using FHA financing for condominiums, which are often the most affordable homes on the market. However, progress...

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...

An Inside Look at Hill Visits with the “Show-Me State”

Hill Visits are one of my favorite parts of my job. It is the most powerful example of the REALTOR Party at work, that I have been able to witness. I love seeing the passion of our members and...

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

Prudential Utah Elite Agents Head To DC

Many people don’t realize that REALTORS® do more than just help people buy and sell homes. REALTORS® are actually the front line of defense when it comes to protecting homeowners from adverse legislation at the federal, state and local...
May 12, 2014