Real Estate Issues

 
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Advocacy Priorities

NVAR is currently active on several legislative and regulatory policy goals. See below for more information on our policy positions.
NVAR is currently active on these issues. An important component of the issues we look at is your voice. If you have suggestions for items we should be looking into please email us at govaffairs@nvar.com
  • Condo Act Right of Cancellation

  • Fair Housing

  • Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Electronic Delivery

  • Industry Competency and Professionalism

  • Real Estate Teams
  • Student Loan Debt Refinancing

  • Conventional Residential Lending/G-Fees

  • National Flood Insurance Program

  • Housing/FHA Condo Financing

  • Federal Tax Reform

Latest Legislative News

  • May 24, 2024

    FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    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
  • May 22, 2024

    VA Signals Temporary Suspension on Buyer Agent Payment Ban

    Official says the Department of Veterans Affairs will temporarily allow VA buyers to directly compensate their agent.
  • May 16, 2024

    FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    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
  • April 19, 2024

    Realtors® Get Clarification on Buyer Financing and Treatment of Compensation by GSEs

    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.
  • February 14, 2024

    NVAR Visits Richmond for 2024 Realtor® Lobby Day

    Thank you to all those who attended and supported our 2024 Realtor® Lobby Day. This year's event was an impactful reminder of the powerful voice Realtors® have in protecting our industry.

Get involved with Realtor® advocacy, and make your voice heard!