Monthly Archives: March 2017

2016 RPAC Election Cycle

Download (JPG 748KB) Check out how REALTORS® helped the #1 trade association political action committee in the nation successfully elect REALTOR® Champions and support real estate-friendly issues in 2016. Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic … Continue reading

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NAR Commercial Members & RPAC in 2016

Download (JPG 877KB) This infographic summarizes NAR commercial member involvement in RPAC in 2016. Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SNJHomes

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Troubled Waters

Download (PNG 249 KB) America needs the National Flood Insurance Program, which: Protects homes and businesses with over 5 million policies Safeguards 22,000 communities across the country Shields homeowners from devastating costs–the average flood claim is $43,000 The National Flood Insurance … Continue reading

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It’s Now Cool to Have Mismatched Fixtures

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A home with a mix of chrome, nickel, brass, and bronze fixtures may prompt some home buyers to pause. But such mismatches are actually on trend. (Good news to those remodelers who may not … Continue reading

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EGRPRA Report to Congress

The Federal banking agencies, which make up the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), have issued a joint report to Congress detailing their review of rules affecting financial institutions. The review, which included a formal comment period and public hearings, … Continue reading

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DOJ Shifts Support Against CFPB

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed an amicus brief defending the holding that the unaccountable single-director structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional in the case of PHH Corp. v. CFPB. In reversal of support, the … Continue reading

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NAR Urges Congress to Support Net Neutrality

On Mar. 20, NAR sent a letter to the House and Senate Commerce committees reiterating our support for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Open Internet Order implemented in 2015. NAR urged the committees to oppose legislation and regulatory efforts that would … Continue reading

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REALTOR® Party Corporate Ally Program

Download .pdf file (PDF 2.6MB) containing both infographics, for printing … Read More Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SNJHomes

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How to Select the Right Sheen to Your Paint

Photo courtesy Paint Quality Institute Many do-it-yourself painters spend hours selecting the perfect paint colors, but give far less thought to the sheen they’ll use.  That’s short sighted, according to Debbie Zimmer, spokesperson for the Paint Quality Institute. “Paint sheen affects … Continue reading

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NAR Urges Mnuchin to Protect MID

In a letter dated March 10, 2017, NAR 2017 President William E. Brown urged new Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to protect the current tax benefits of homeownership as the Trump Administration seeks to reform the federal income tax system. Referring … Continue reading

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