Archive for January, 2015

Advocacy Alert: Water Quality, Kickbacks, Drones, and FHA Premiums

The National Association of REALTORS(R) (NAR) has been busy advocating for policy important to the real estate industry and property owners.  Most recently, topics have included everything from the water quality across the U.S., RESPA

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More Buyers in House-Hunting Mode

Low mortgage rates mixed with a friendlier lending environment are getting more home buyers to step off the sidelines in search of a new home. Several recent housing reports show a surge in buyer demand this month.

For example,

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RPAC 101 – What is RPAC?

RPAC is the REALTORS® Political Action Committee. Since 1969, RPAC has promoted the election of pro-REALTOR® candidates across the United States. The purpose of RPAC is clear: REALTORS® raise and spend money to elect candidates who

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Can Home Staging Really Win Over Buyers?

Home staging can influence buyers’ perceptions of a home and even motivate them to pay more, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2015 Profile of Home Staging, a survey of more than 2,300 REALTORS®

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ACAR Sweeps 2014 RPAC Awards

Annually, the Ohio Association of REALTORS (OAR) recognizes local boards, based on membership size, for their accomplishments with RPAC.

Local Boards are divided into five categories of similar size for the RPAC contests, which allows for

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