Update on NAR lawsuit

Below is an update from NAR on the ongoing MLS lawsuit.  The litigation is proceeding in Missouri, and we are awaiting a judge’s ruling on our motion to dismiss for the case in Illinois. NAR intends to demonstrate to the courts how the MLS system creates...

FAAR Hosts Meeting on Opportunity Zones

On Thursday, November 14, 2019, FAAR hosted a meeting on Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ) at the Germanna Community College Center for Advanced Technology.  So what are Opportunity Zones and why should Realtors® care about them?  Great question!  Opportunity Zones...

FAAR Members, get out and VOTE!

November 5th is Election Day in Virginia and it’s less than 2 weeks away!  Your vote is important and truly does make a difference.  In 2017, one of the seats on the ballot was decided by just 84 votes so plan to get out there and make your voice heard!  Not...

FAAR to host Opportunity Zone Meeting

FAAR was able to secure a grant through the National Association of Realtors® to host a meeting on Qualified Opportunity Zones and how our region might best be able to utilize this new tool for redevelopment.  Anyone who works with investors or has an interest in...

Here we go again…NFIP set to expire

Without Congressional action, the National Flood Insurance Program is set to expire on September 30, 2019.  NAR is working with Congressional leaders and the White House to secure a long-term reauthorization of NFIP before then.  In the meantime, NAR has prepared this...

What you need to know about the Trump GSE reform plan

The Trump Administration issued a blueprint on Thursday, September 5 for getting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of conservatorship.  This is important to REALTORS® because the secondary mortgage market impacts the cost and availability of credit for your clients.  The...

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