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[26 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 3,123 views]
NAR pushing for $40 dues increase

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) announced it will consider increasing dues by $40 a year to pay for increased lobbying efforts on national, state and local levels.
The NAR’s timing might not have been great, considering that announcement came on the heels of another one from the trade organization showing that February was a very shaky month for homes sales.
The increase — which would go in place next year and continue in 2013 — will be considered at the NAR’s midyear meetings in May, according to a release detailing what …

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[1 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 2,202 views]
Editorial — NAR weighs in on proposal to scale back mortgage interest deduction

Remember that draft report from the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform that the National Association of Realtors (NAR) told us not to take too seriously a few weeks ago?
That draft has become a full-fledged final report due to be considered by the commission on Friday. The Commission released the report today, prompting the NAR to go from it’s previous “nothing to see here” mode to warning that a reduction in the mortgage interest deduction could further damage still struggling housing markets.
Before getting into all of that, it’s important …