Mortgage Interest Deduction 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...

Illinois REALTORS® are In the Fight for Homeownership

Every year REALTOR® members from all over the United States come to Washington, DC to meet with their legislators to discuss the challenges we face as REALTORS® around the topic of homeownership.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to...

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...

Chicago Illinois REALTORS® meet with Bobby Rush’s Chief of Staff

REALTORS® from Chicago along with local government affairs directors met with Rev. Stanley Watkins, Chief of Staff, to discuss key issues that affect the housing market. Nykea Pippion-McGriff, FPC came prepared to discuss the new changes that will affect home ownership....

RPAC Major Investor Fundraiser Tonight at 6:00PM

Hi Fellow REALTORS®, Let me know if you would like to come to this event with me tonight! Major Investor Fundraiser: We need your help! Thursday, May 14 – 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Marriott Ballroom As you know, you have...

Resort and Second Home Market Update

It is Wednesday and that means it is the Resort & Second Home Property Specialist Market update. We have lots of things happening around our country, like the Big Waters reform that has been getting help with much needed...

Tax Reform Not Expected Soon, REALTORS® Still Educate Representatives

REALTORS® from Alaska to Florida descended on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to meet face-to-face with members of the House of Representatives and Congress. While numerous issues were on the radar for REALTORS, protecting the Mortgage Interest Deduction remained a...

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...