Nation: Bill to Reform Dodd-Frank Introduced

Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced the “Financial Choice Act” to reduce regulatory burdens and expand credit access to consumers and businesses.  NAR sent a letter to the Committee in support of several provisions in the bill including a revision to the Truth in Lending Act’s (TILA) definition ofContinue reading “Nation: Bill to Reform Dodd-Frank Introduced”

Real Estate and the State of the Union

NAR has offered its analysis recently regarding President Obama’s State of the Union speech and what it means for the real estate industry. First and foremost the President argued that the federal government should streamline rules that are making home purchases and mortgage refinances difficult for creditworthy households. He also urged Congress to tackle taxContinue reading “Real Estate and the State of the Union”