In The Voice for Real Estate news series, NAR Director of Broadcasting Stephen Gasque looks at chances for mortgage cancellation relief in the remaining weeks of this congressional session, a win for borrowers as FHA eliminates a prepayment penalty, and how to avoid a copyright violation on your website. The video also looks at NAR’s forward-looking pending home sales indicator, which is at its highest level in a year, suggesting solid sales as the year winds down.
Jessica Edgerton, NAR Associate Counsel, discusses steps you can take to protect your website from infringement claims by employing a “safe harbor” that exists in federal law.
As part of NAR’s ongoing efforts to keep its members safe, the Association dedicates September as REALTOR® Safety Month.
The REALTOR® Safety Webinar: Safety Tips to Share With Sellers, will take place on Sept. 9 at 1:00 p.m. CST. This free webinar is presented by Sergeant Preston Taylor and will discuss valuable advice and steps to share with your clients to help protect them against crime including:
- items that should be put away
- how thieves access personal info
- what thieves target at open houses and how to be prepared
- safety tips to remember before showing a property
REALTOR® Safety Site
NAR’s dedicated Safety pages offer a number of great resources to help members operate their businesses safely including:
REALTORS TAKE ACTION TRADESHOW!
To be held at the Marriott at City Center in Newport News.
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In the sixth video in The Voice for Real Estate news video series, NAR Director of Broadcasting Stephen Gasque looks at this week’s live webcast with new HUD Secretary Julian Castro and NAR President Steve Brown. Their focus was on the health of FHA and addressing concerns over access to credit by first-time homebuyers and other households. The video also looks at the improving commercial and residential real estate markets.