Archive for April, 2017


Realtors collect $18000 in school supplies

<!– SHOW ARTICLE –> Realtors Association of Maui member and “Wishing Well . . . for Maui Students” founder Sarah Sorenson poses with a few of the school supply-filled backpacks donated by attendees of the annual President’s Circle Conference hosted by the National Association of Realtors’ Realtors Political Action Committee. Hundreds of real estate professionals […]

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NAR and NAHREP Support Pam Patenaude for HUD Deputy Secretary

President Trump nominated Pamela Hughes Patenaude as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Friday. Patenuade has extensive experience working with HUD, holding the position of HUD assistant secretary for community planning and development under President George W. Bush. She was also integral to HUD under the Reagan administration and […]

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Pending home sales dip 0.8 percent in March

CLOSEx Embed x Share This 9,000-square foot home with 7 bedrooms sits on 85 acres in Kinnelon/Montville, on the shore of a 25-acre lake. It has two fieldstone fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen, lake views from nearly every room and a four-car garage. Offered for $5,888,888. ~ Courtesy of Joshua Baris, Coldwell Banker This graph shows […]

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Success Real Estate School Opens Branch On Gunbarrel Road

Established in Memphis in 1992, Success Real Estate School has opened its seventh location in Chattanooga, joining its other locations in four states: Memphis and Nashville, Huntsville, Atlanta and Little Rock and Rogers, Ark.   Success Real Estate School is now the second real estate school to enter the Greater Chattanooga education market, giving career […]

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Realtors® Support Pam Patenaude Nomination for HUD Deputy Secretary

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Realtors® Support Pam Patenaude Nomination for HUD Deputy Secretary

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Trump administration today announced the nomination of Pam Patenaude as deputy secretary. Following is a statement from NAR President William E. Brown on the nomination: “The National Association of Realtors® commends the Trump administration for its nomination of Pam Patenaude for the position of deputy secretary. “Pam’s extensive and […]

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Is Trump’s Tax Plan Good For Homeowners? Nope, Says NAR

President Donald Trump released his tax reform plan today, which will result in what the White House is calling the “biggest tax cut” in history. In response, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) had this to say in a statement: “Major reforms are needed to lower tax rates and simplify the tax code but shouldn’t […]

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Home inspections are the No. 1 real estate deal killer: report

Most home buyers and sellers don’t think much about what might derail their purchase or sale. But here’s a sobering fact: One of every 20 sales contracts blows up along the road to closing. And roughly one of every four runs into an issue that delays the scheduled settlement. These statistics come from new survey […]

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Realtors take pride in serving communities off the job

Caption Close Real estate agent Dave Chidyllo has the blood-clotting disorder hemophilia A. It doesn’t affect his daily life, but he carries the knowledge that an accident that would cause only minor injuries to someone else could kill him. He also carries the memories of his summers as a camper at Double H Ranch in […]

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Window to the Law: CFPB Consent Orders for RESPA Violations

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. Watch the new Window to the Law video from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) […]

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