Monthly Archives: February 2015

FCC Approves New Net Neutrality Rules

On Feb. 26, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new "net neutrality" rules, which gives the Commission strong legal authority to regulate broadband providers more heavily than in the past and restrict their power to control download speeds on … Continue reading

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NAR Testifies on Patent Demand Letter Reform

On Feb. 26, 2015, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing titled “Update: Patent Demand Letter Practices and Solutions.” Vince Malta, NAR’s 2015 Liaison for Law and Policy, testified on behalf of NAR and the … Continue reading

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Realtors® Applaud New Net Neutrality Rules Preserving Equal Access to the Internet

WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) – The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron in support of new open Internet rules the Federal Communications Commission passed today: “Realtors® welcome the passage of the FCC’s new rules … Continue reading

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Solve Kids’ Room Messes

Home owners don’t have to keep kids’ room doors closed 24/7. Provide room storage solutions for kids of every age. Post to Facebook a free article, “Kids’ Rooms: Storage Solutions for Every Age”, from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one … Continue reading

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The 50 Shades of Gray for a Home’s Exterior

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RESPA Marketing Webinar

On Thursday February 19, 2015, NAR hosted a webinar on marketing and services agreements (MSAs) and other agreements under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). There have been a number of enforcement actions targeting disclosures and practices under the … Continue reading

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FAA Proposes Commercial Drone Rule

The FAA has begun the rule making process to address the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as drones. The proposed rule would allow commercial use of drones in a variety of situations, including real estate photography. The … Continue reading

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FEMA Holds Flood Standard Hearings

The White House recently issued an Executive Order 13690: "Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input."  This Executive Order (EO) requires that any new construction or development in, and affecting … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Do’s and Don’ts in Home Staging

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Staging and Interior Decorating The early spring home selling-season is kicking off. There’s no time like the present to start decluttering and transforming your lived-in home into a show-worthy property to make a positive … Continue reading

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FHA Under Fire from Congress

This week HUD Secretary Julian Castro was the witness at a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee entitled, “The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration”.  The hearing was very contentious. Nearly all Members of … Continue reading

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