Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo Archive

Highlights from the REALTORS® 2016 Legislative Meetings and Expo

The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo happens every May in Washington, D.C. The event is an opportunity for NAR members to take an active role to advance the real estate industry, including weighing in on important public policy...
May 19, 2016

SBA Loans – You might want to take a second look!

Leaders of the Small Business Administration spoke at the 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo about how SBA’s 7(a) and 504 Loan Programs can benefit commercial clients. Dianna Seaborn, Chief of 7(a) Branch of the Office of Financial Assistance...

USDA Commends National Association of Realtors® for Rural Housing Support

Realtors® are an entry-point to homeownership for millions of consumers, but providing options for prospective homebuyers in rural areas is often more challenging than in urban and suburban markets. Rural areas may suffer from a lack of affordable inventory,...

Famed Washington Post Reporter Trades Wisdom (and Real Estate Tips) with Realtors®

The 2016 election has been called “unprecedented” and “unlike any other,” but seasoned journalist Bob Woodward had a lot to say at the 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo about lessons learned from past administrations and what they...

Pollsters Tell Realtors® that it’s STILL the Economy, Stupid:

Election season is now in full swing, and Realtors® got some first-hand insight on the electoral state-of-play from two of the country’s premier political pollsters.  Peter Hart of Hart Research and Associates and Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies...
May 10, 2016

A Full Slate of Notable Sessions at the 2016 Realtors® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

Next month’s annual Realtors® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo at Washington’s Marriott Wardman Park Hotel is shaping up to be a must-attend event both for Realtors® and members of the media. Speakers and guest panelists throughout the week (May 9-14) include: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren...