Is NAR too big to function?

The National Association of Realtors is taking a hard look at the enormous machinery that determines how the trade group makes decisions.

NAR is fighting for these 6 issues in the 2018 midterm elections

What are the issues most important to the National Association of Realtors, the largest real estate trade group in the nation and a powerful lobbying force?

Striking hotel workers target Realtors ahead of NAR conference

NAR is set to hold its annual conference, the Realtors Conference & Expo, in Boston on Nov. 2-5, and the work stoppage will affect five of the 28 hotels the trade group will use for event.

NAR warns government may crack down on real estate teams

The trade group warned that as teams become more ubiquitous, they will attract the attention of regulators. Already, 24 states have laws in place regarding real estate teams, NAR said.

NAR warns government may crack down on real estate teams

The trade group warned that as teams become more ubiquitous, they will attract the attention of regulators. Already, 24 states have laws in place regarding real estate teams, NAR said.

NAR’s ‘.realestate’ domains are available for pre-order now

Want a shot at your dream domain? If you’re a Realtor, today’s the day to hop on it, as the new “.realestate” top-level domain is now available for pre-sale for Realtors, starting Tuesday, Sept. 18. Realtors with an active, “.realtor” domain are getting exclusive access to “.realestate” domains, ahead of the public launch on Nov. 27.

Trump Admin issues healthcare reform that will save Realtors big money

A new health care reform announced Tuesday could change the way real estate professionals and other small business owners get healthcare coverage.

Regulatory Relief Bill Passes Congress – Is Mortgage Lending Freedom Ahead?

Change is coming to the mortgage industry in the form of lessened restrictions for many community banks, along with greater consumer protections. The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act—a bill rolls back many Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act regulations imposed in 2008 following the financial crisis—has been signed into law. […]

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NAR allows tougher sanctions for Realtors who violate Code of Ethics

On Saturday, the board of directors of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) approved changes to the trade group’s professional standards that allow state and local associations to more frequently publish to their members the names of Realtor Code of Ethics violators and include photographs of the violators — if they want to.