REALTORS® Can Extend Their Liberty Mutual Benefits to Their Clients

NAR PULSE—A bonus for your members and savings for their clients—it’s a win-win! The Liberty Mutual Auto Insurance Referral Program™ allows REALTORS® to extend to their clients the same auto insurance savings and benefits that they have through NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program. Plus, for every client they refer to Liberty Mutual who completes an auto […]

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HUD Considers Changes to Mission Statement, ‘Free From Discrimination’ Possibly Removed

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is considering modifying its mission statement, eliminating “free from discrimination,” reported several sources Wednesday. The agency’s current mission statement, in part: HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to…build inclusive […]

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One broker reflects on 50 years of fair housing

There are not many people who care to read about fair housing. Let’s face it, most of us are salespeople, and sometimes rules seem like unfair barriers …

Fair Housing Is Good for Our Business

NAR PULSE—Pat Combs, 2007 NAR President, shares her experience with housing discrimination during her career, and explains why fair housing is good for our business and clients. Read what Pat and other REALTORS® have to say, and join NAR’s commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act by sharing your own story at […]

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Fair Housing Makes Us Stronger

On April 11, 1968, President Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law. This marked an important and historic change in our nation’s commitment to property rights, recognizing that property rights should not be abridged because of discrimination based on race, color, national origin or religion. In later years, the law was amended to prohibit […]

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Zillow testing ‘Home Tour Highlights’ feature for agents

Real estate giant is testing a new feature on that allows agents to play up specific details of homes they’ve toured to potential homebuyers …

Facebook says it’s temporarily disabling all racially exclusionary ads

“Going forward, we are determined to do better. Until we can better ensure that our tools will not be used inappropriately, we are disabling the option …

Facebook’s reportedly still allowing discriminatory housing ads

When it comes to preventing housing discrimination, Facebook appears to be falling far short of its promises. A year ago, Facebook announced it would bar housing ads targeted by race from its social network. In February, the $528 billion company announ…

Adam Ruins the Suburbs, and raises real estate industry demons

“Adam Ruins Everything” takes on the bleak history of the American suburb …

We’ll help you with those ‘love letters’ — Sincerely, NestingUp

NestingUp is an online tool for agents to create and manage buyer introductions for sellers …