Where NAR spends its multimillions in lobbying

Given the proposed increase and the fast-approaching 2018 U.S. midterm campaign season, it’s worth asking: How is NAR spending its lobbying money now …

Republicans finalize tax reform bill for vote before holiday recess

State and local tax deductions, once all but eliminated in earlier versions of the bill, would be expanded to include income tax, but capped at $10, …

Deal reached on tax reform

Details of what the new unified bill contains haven’t yet been publicized, and there were matters of enormous contention for real estate …

Real estate industry welcomes flood insurance extension, reform

With a three-month extension of the National Flood Insurance Program set to expire in less than a month, the real estate industry on Tuesday cheered the passage of new House legislation that would reauthorize and reform the ailing 49-year-old insurance…

Report: American Dream Incomplete Without Homeownership, Parties Say

In the country’s currently divisive environment, Democrats and Republicans agree on at least one American hallmark: homeownership. Approximately 65 percent of Democrats and roughly 68 percent of Republicans surveyed for the Zillow® Housing Aspirations Report believe the American Dream is not complete without homeownership. According to the report, both parties believe homeownership is ideal for […]

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Real estate industry reacts to Senate tax reform plan

The Senate tax reform plan has only been out for a few hours, but already, the reactions from prominent orgs and individuals in real estate are rolling in …

Senate tax plan revealed: what it means for real estate

Here are some of the big changes proposed by Senate Republicans in their tax reform bill, according to a summary released today …

Trump’s tax reform plan is a mixed bag for real estate

Before the parsing, pissing and politicalization of President Trump’s nine-page tax reform proposal gets hot and heavy, here are some salient features that might help or hurt real estate …

Trulia: How did the election impact the American dream?

According to Trulia’s latest study, homeownership could remain low due to wavering belief in the “American Dream” of homeownership …

Livability ranks the most political cities in the US based on party

Presidential election season is deep underway, and big party lines run deep as ever. Social media quarrels and upcoming heated debates are likely to cause some societal rifts, but much of that depends on the state you live in, data shows …