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NAR Gave 14.4M to 2018 Midterm Elections

The NAR (National Association of Realtors) poured 14.4M in the 2018 midterm elections. Inman recently dug into lobby spending on opensecrets.org. The NAR contributed significantly on both sides of the aisle, seeking to endorse candidates who would stimulate the housing market and favor Realtors’ rights.

Candidates include Leonard Lance (R-New Jersey), Andy Barr (R-Kentucky), Pete Sessions (R-Texas), Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana), Katie Porter (D-California), Sherrod Brown for Senate, John Faso (R-New York), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Mississippi), Dean Heller (R-Nevada), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona). For ...

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Tough Times Ahead For Real Estate Agents

I am constantly hit with questions about when I think the real estate market will rebound from Real Estate Agents all across our Nation. The short answer is “No Time Soon!”

Before the real estate industry can begin a recovery we must first hit bottom and unfortunately I feel we are far from that yet. The housing market is not only suffering from the subprime lending fiasco it is currently driven by nothing less than fear and lack of confidence.

Public perception ...

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