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As House Passes Middle-Class Tax Increase, Realtors® Say Their Work is Just Getting Started

The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” a bill National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall has called an all-out assault on homeownership.
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New REALTOR Benefits® Partner Helps Realtors® Maximize Social Media Marketing

The National Association of Realtors® 2017 Member Profile found that Realtors®’ web presence and use of social media continues to grow as a valuable marketing tool to reach clients and build online communities.
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House Passage of Flood Bill Critical Step Toward Reauthorization, Reform

With less than a month left before the National Flood Insurance Program expires, the National Association of Realtors® is applauding the House of Representatives for passing what NAR believes is smart, much-needed support for the program.
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National Association of Realtors® Outlines Concerns in Advance of Tax Reform Vote

As a vote on tax reform in the House of Representatives draws near, National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall will outline how the House and Senate tax proposals are an attack on homeownership and middle-class Americans. Mendenhall will take questions from the media alongside senior NAR Government Affairs staff.
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As Senate Republicans Unveil Tax Reform Bill, Realtors® Highlight Importance of Homeownership

Senate Republicans today unveiled their vision for tax reform with a legislative package that includes the elimination of state-and-local tax deductions and a near doubling of the standard deduction, among other provisions.
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Trust Stamp Announces Free Safety Tool for All Realtors®

At the National Association of Realtors®' Conference & Expo in Chicago, Trust Stamp announced that its safety tool will now be free for all Realtors®. Trust Stamp is an identity authentication startup company that leverages artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies to verify strangers' identities and provide a trust score
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Housing Supply Shortages Slowing First-time Buyers; Signs of Hope Exist for More New Construction

Stubbornly low inventory conditions in a large swath of the country are behind the below-average share of first-time buyers in recent years, but there is gaining evidence that an increase in homebuilding is around the corner.
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National Association of REALTORS® Installs 2018 Leadership

Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth-generation Realtor® from Columbia, Missouri was installed today as 2018 president of the National Association of Realtors® during the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Chicago.
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Jack Woodcock Presented With National Association of Realtors® Distinguished Service Award

Jack Woodcock, a Realtor® from Las Vegas, has received the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The honor is presented yearly to no more than two of NAR's 1.3 million members. Winners were recognized at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Chicago.
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Robert Kulick Presented With National Association of Realtors® Distinguished Service Award

Robert Kulick, a Realtor® from Monte Sereno, California has received the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The honor is presented yearly to no more than two of NAR's 1.3 million members. Winners were recognized today at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Chicago.
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House Tax Bill Delivers Tax Hike on Homeowners

Tax reform discussions took a major step forward this afternoon as leaders on the House Ways and Means Committee released its legislative proposal for an overhaul of the American tax code. The National Association of Realtors® believes the bill represents a tax increase on middle-class homeowners.
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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Conservatorship Takes Center Stage As Next Housing Finance Regime Comes...

Nearly a decade after the federal government took control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac through conservatorship, little progress has been made in finalizing housing finance policy that can take the secondary mortgage market beyond the status quo.
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Second Century Ventures Makes Second Investment in Trust Stamp

The National Association of Realtors®' venture capital fund Second Century Ventures has made a second investment in Trust Stamp, an identity authentication startup company that leverages artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies to verify strangers' identities and provide a trust score.
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Metro Home Prices Maintain Fast Growth in Third Quarter; Rise 5.3 Percent

Severely lacking inventory levels across the country pinched sales growth and kept home prices rising at a steady clip in nearly all metro areas in the third quarter, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®.
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First-time Buyers Stifled by Low Supply, Affordability: 2017 Buyer and Seller Survey

Despite solid interest in buying a home – sparked by steady job gains, record low mortgage rates and higher rents – the severe drought in housing supply in much of the country over the past year accelerated price growth and kept many first-time buyers out of the market.