Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Your Realtor® Advocacy team works tirelessly to protect the real estate industry. Although not an exhaustive list, check out recent victories that Realtors® can be proud of, including legislative, executive and judiciary branch wins.  

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Government Affairs Blog

  • FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A Weekly Roundup of Public Policy News

    May 31, 2024, 11:21 AM by Chris Barranco
    Welcome to FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy Issues and Headlines. In this Issue: In this Issue: 1. Virginia’s Finance Secretary: Commonwealth's economy “chugging along” 2. SBA lifts caps on loans earmarked for energy efficiency projects 3. Workgroup, lawmakers fine-tuning accessory dwelling unit proposal 4. County Supervisors Advance Two-Work Group Approach to Address Dulles Airport Noise 5. City Council amends outreach policy for creating Business Improvement District in Old Town
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  • FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    May 24, 2024, 11:12 AM by Grace Parr
    Welcome to FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy Issues and Headlines. In this Issue: In this Issue: 1. Veterans Affairs Signals Temporary Suspension of Buyer Agent Payment Ban 2. Fairfax lawmakers OK pivot from office to residential in Tysons 3. FHA Increases Allowable Fees for Assumable Loans 4. Venture Capital Firms in New Economic Development Trust 5. Randall Thanks Staff, Talks Housing, Mental Health During State of the County
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  • VA Signals Temporary Suspension on Buyer Agent Payment Ban

    May 22, 2024, 13:12 PM by Grace Parr
    Official says the Department of Veterans Affairs will temporarily allow VA buyers to directly compensate their agent.
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  • FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    May 16, 2024, 15:36 PM by Grace Parr
    Welcome to FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy Issues and Headlines. In this Issue: 1. FHFA Confirms GSEs' Guidance on IPCs 2. SCC Hearing Examiner Recommends Denial of Greenway Toll Increases 3. Virginia lawmakers approve bipartisan spending plan 4. ‘Zoning for Housing’ heats up Alexandria City Council debate in Del Ray 5. Metro’s new bus system proposal could eliminate more than 600 stops, rename routes
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  • Realtors® Get Clarification on Buyer Financing and Treatment of Compensation by GSEs

    Apr 19, 2024, 08:26 AM by Chris Barranco
    The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) along with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) recently sent a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Federal Housing Authority, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac seeking confirmation that homebuyers will continue to have access to mortgage credit after the proposed settlement in the Burnett et al and Moehrl et al cases is complete.
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