Posts filtered by tags: Vince Malta[x]


 

House passes stimulus packages, agents closer to unemployment access

The stimulus bill, which includes direct payments to Americans and expanded unemployment, is headed to President Donald Trump's desk.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Donald Trump, Stimulus, National Association of Realtors, Markets & Economy, Select, California Association Of Realtors, Vince Malta


Stimulus package passes, agents can now access unemployment

The stimulus bill, which includes direct payments to Americans and expanded unemployment, was signed by President Donald Trump Friday.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Donald Trump, Stimulus, National Association of Realtors, Markets & Economy, Select, California Association Of Realtors, Vince Malta


NAR revives free program for first time since 2009 recession

The program gives Realtors free access to transaction tools, educational webinars and other services.
Tags: Radio, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Realtor, Bob Goldberg, Vince Malta, MLS & Associations


Special Message from NAR President Vince Malta (with Spanish Subtitles)

2020 NAR President Vince Malta with a special message for REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations.
Tags: Real Estate, Radio, NAR, General Interest, Vince Malta


NAR Relaunches ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ to Help Realtors® Face Coronavirus’s Impacts

Program from 2009-10 being revived to offer resources and guidance to NAR members during COVID-19 crisisChicago, IL – March 27, 2020 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® announced the return of its ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ program, which will make numerous business-critical resources immediately available to all of the association’s 1.4 million members at reduced or no cost. Originating in response to the financial crisis, nearly one million Realtors® accessed $54 million worth of...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Radio, San Francisco CA, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Leadership Team, Bob Goldberg, Vince Malta, Malta Co Inc, Right Tools Right Now


NAR Commends Protections for Realtors®, U.S. Consumers in $2 Trillion Economic Relief Bill

Realtor® group prepared comprehensive overview of stimulus package to educate membership on its impactWashington, D.C. – March 27, 2020 (nar.realtor) As the House of Representatives’ voted Friday to send a historic COVID-19 relief package to President Trump, the National Association of Realtors® published a comprehensive guide to the $2 trillion, 880-page bill educating Realtors® on the many benefits secured by NAR. The nation’s largest trade association is also offering separate, evolving guida...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Radio, House Of Representatives, Bill, Congressional, Small Business Administration, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Vince Malta, COVID


Realtors® Applaud HUD’s Timely $40M Grant Award to Combat Housing Discrimination

Washington, D.C – March 25, 2020 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday that it will grant $40 million to organizations addressing fair housing violations across the U.S. More than $1 million is being awarded within locations designated as underserved by the Qualified Opportunity Zone program, which NAR has championed since it was established in 2017 tax reform ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, Hud, Malta, San Francisco CA, Carson, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Real Estate News, The National Association of Realtors, Vince Malta, Malta Co Inc


Existing-Home Sales Jump 6.5% in February

Washington, D.C. March 20, 2020 (nar.realtor) Existing-home sales climbed substantially in February after a slight decline in January, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Of the four major regions, only the Northeast reported a drop in sales, while other areas saw increases, including sizable sales gains in the West. Total existing-home sales,1 https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, White House, America, Radio, West, Rochester, South, Malta, Midwest, Northeast, Congressional, NAR, U S Census Bureau, National Association of Realtors


Trump may allow homeowners to delay mortgage payments

The administration did not make clear how borrowers might catch up on payments in the future, however.
Tags: Radio, Italy, Agent, Mortgage, Trump, NAR, Mortgage Bankers Association, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, President Trump, Mortgage Payments, Vince Malta, Natural Disaster Recovery, Coronavirus, NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun


A Special Message From NAR President Vince Malta

Here is a special message for REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations from 2020 NAR President Vince Malta.
Tags: Real Estate, Radio, NAR, General Interest, Vince Malta, COVID-19, Caroronavirus


Millennial homebuyers are a lot like their grandparents

A new report shows that both younger millennials and members of the silent generation are prioritizing proximity to family and friends when they look for homes.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Millennials, Agent, Industry News, NAR, Lawrence Yun, Generation X, Select, News Brief, Vince Malta, Silent Generation, National Association of Realtors (NAR


Home Buying Desires of Millennials Mirror Silent Generation, Realtor® Report Finds

Washington, D.C. – March 5, 2020 (nar.realtor) A number of the homebuying characteristics of younger millennials are replicating the buying desires of those in the silent generation. This is according to the latest study from the National Association of Realtors®, the 2020 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report1, which researched each generation to examine the differences of recent homebuyers and home sellers. The NAR report found that despite the obvious age gap between ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, NAR, National Association of Realtors, San Francisco Calif, Gen Xers, Yun, Real Estate News, Lawrence Yun NAR, Vince Malta, Malta Co Inc, Generation Xers


Realtors® Applaud Calabria, FHFA Investment in Housing Affordability Solutions

Washington, D.C. – February 28, 2020 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement in response to reports that the Federal Housing Finance Agency – under the direction of Mark Calabria – allocated $502.2 million to the National Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund, marking the GSE’s largest-ever contribution to the federally-managed entities. “NAR commends the Federal Housing Finance Agency for authorizing nearly half a ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, San Francisco, Radio, Malta, Calabria, NAR, FHFA, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Federal Housing Finance Agency, GSE, Mark Calabria, National Housing Trust Fund


What They’re Saying: Highlights from NAR’s Housing Affordability Forum

Washington, D.C. – February 12, 2020 (nar.realtor) Over 300 government officials, academic experts and industry stakeholders gathered last Thursday in Washington for the National Association of Realtors®’ second annual Policy Forum. Panelists across a half dozen sessions offered perspective on the lack of housing supply, mortgage credit access and the racial homeownership gap. The full day’s events can be viewed here. “With housing affordability set to be one of the defining policy is...
Tags: Real Estate, Congress, Washington, America, Radio, Hud, FHA, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, The National Association of Realtors, Brian Montgomery, Lawrence Yun, Stockton Williams, Pam Patenaude, Vince Malta


NAR Applauds Commitment to Qualified Opportunity Zones Program in State of the Union

Washington, D.C. – February 5, 2020 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta responded to last night’s State of the Union address after President Trump reiterated his support for the opportunity zones program and for bipartisan infrastructure reform. NAR also stressed its ongoing defense of the Department of Labor’s Association Health Plans rule following the President’s pledge to expand new health care options for American families. “NAR has worked closel...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Congress, Washington, America, San Francisco, Radio, Malta, Trump, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Vince Malta, Malta Co Inc, Department of Labor 's Association Health Plans, DOL 's Association Health Plans


NAR’s Second Annual Policy Forum Explores Barriers to Affordable Housing in U.S.

REALTORS® unveil white papers spotlighting zoning, ADUs, federal tax incentives for homeownership Washington, D.C. – February 6, 2020 (nar.realtor) As home prices continue rising faster than wages in a majority of U.S. markets, the National Association of Realtors® and its 1.4 million members have made housing affordability a top advocacy priority in 2020. This topic was the focus of NAR’s second annual Policy Forum, hosted today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Congress, Washington, America, San Francisco, Radio, Hud, FHA, NAR, National Association of Realtors, National Press Club, Yun, Real Estate News, The National Association of Realtors, Lawrence Yun


At Housing Affordability Policy Forum, NAR Examines Racial Homeowner Gap

Washington, D.C. – February 6, 2020 (nar.realtor) While housing affordability concerns intensify throughout the U.S., the gap in homeownership rates between white and black Americans recorded at the end of 2019 is larger than it was over 50 years ago. At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the National Association of Realtors® hosted discussions examining the issue and the various factors pushing homeownership out of reach for American families. During a session at NAR’s seco...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, San Francisco, Radio, Hud, Urban Institute, NAR, U S Census Bureau, Greene, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Jim Park, Bryan Greene, National Association of Real Estate Brokers


African American homeownership lowest since 1968 — when Fair Housing Act passed: NAR official

The National Association of Realtors held its second annual policy forum on Thursday in Washington D.C. and discussed the widening racial gap and its impact on homeownership.
Tags: Washington, Regulations, Radio, Racial, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Vince Malta, The Urban Institute, MLS & Associations, Homeownership Gap


NAR president applauds Trump’s State of the Union address

NAR President Vince Malta praised President Trump's mention of Opportunity Zones, infrastructure reform and association health plans.
Tags: Housing, Regulations, Infrastructure, Radio, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, State Of The Union, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Mike Pense, Vince Malta, Trump 's State, Opportunity Zones


NAR Seeks Entries for 2020 Volunteering Works Mentoring Program

Washington, D.C. – January 30, 2020 (nar.realtor) For 11 years, the National Association of Realtors® has given Realtors® who have demonstrated a commitment to public service an opportunity to enhance their charitable work through the Volunteering Works Grant and Mentoring Program. The program, which matches mentors with Realtors® who want to expand their community service outreach, is now seeking entries for 2020. “I am incredibly proud of the cumulative impact that Realtors® have on...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, San Francisco, Radio, Wells Fargo, Mentoring, NAR, Louise, Anoka Minnesota, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Good Neighbor Society, Volunteering Works, Five Volunteering Works


What do you think of NAR’s latest ad campaign?

The National Association of Realtors released Monday its "Look for the R" campaign.
Tags: Advertising, Radio, Branding, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Havas, Realtor, Select, Vince Malta, MLS & Associations, National Association of Realtors (NAR


As HUD Moves to Limit Assistance Animal Policy Abuse, Realtors® Applaud Common Sense Reforms

Washington, D.C. – January 28, 2020 (nar.org) National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development unveiled new assistance animal policy guidance Tuesday afternoon. NAR’s leadership team met with HUD officials to discuss its priorities for reform last year at the department’s Washington, D.C. offices. “This law exists to protect millions of Americans with disabilities who rely on the support of the...
Tags: Real Estate, Washington, America, Radio, Hud, Malta, San Francisco CA, Carson, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Real Estate News, Vince Malta, Malta Co Inc


Existing-Home Sales Climb 3.6% in December

Washington, D.C. – January 22, 2020 (nar.org) Existing-home sales grew in December, bouncing back after a slight fall in November, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Although the Midwest saw sales decline, the other three major U.S. regions reported meaningful growth last month. Total existing-home sales,1 https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, increased 3.6% from Novemb...
Tags: Real Estate, Washington, America, Radio, West, South, Midwest, San Francisco California, Freddie Mac, Northeast, NAR, U S Census Bureau, National Association of Realtors, Yun, Real Estate News, Lawrence Yun


NAR Commends White House Efforts to Spur Housing Construction

Washington, D.C. – January 24, 2020 (nar.org) NAR President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Trump administration on Thursday unveiled its replacement of the Obama-era regulation known as “Waters of the U.S.” At an event in Las Vegas, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James said the new EPA rule will allow states to more efficiently manage local waterways while maintaining current environmenta...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Obama, Washington, America, San Francisco, Radio, Epa, Las Vegas, Environmental Protection Agency, Malta, Trump, NAR, Real Estate News, The National Association of Realtors, Andrew Wheeler


NAR president applauds Trump’s planned environmental rule change

Vince Malta applauded the White House's proposal to "modernize" a rule that governs an array of infrastructure projects, though the move also drew condemnation from the left.
Tags: Climate Change, White House, Regulations, Radio, Hud, Donald Trump, Industry News, Trump, Rob Bishop, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Department of Housing and Urban Development, NEPA, House Natural Resources Committee, Maria Cantwell, Select


NAR debuts fair housing plan, meets with HUD

The National Association of Realtors' new action plan will focus on accountability and training for agents, and comes amid an industry-wide discussion about discrimination.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Hud, Agent, Ben Carson, Industry News, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, News Brief, Fair Housing, Bob Goldberg, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Vince Malta, National Fair Housing Alliance, HUD Secretary Ben Carson


Long Island Realtors under investigation for discrimination

NAR referred Inman to the local association, when asked if there was any planned disciplinary action for the agents.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Libor, Realtors, Discrimination, NAR, Inman, Newsday, National Association of Realtors, Select, Fair Housing Act, Vince Malta, MLS & Associations, Long Island Realtors


WHAT THEY’RE SAYING: Senators, Industry Leaders Comment on GSE Reform

Desire for utility, national market and Congressional action repeatedly stressed to Senate Banking Committee Washington, D.C. – April 3, 2019 (nar.realtor) As the Senate Banking Committee solicited feedback on Chairman Mike Crapo’s plan to restructure America’s housing finance system at multiple hearings last week, industry consensus surrounding the principles of reform began to emerge. Between hearings on March 26 and 27, when NAR President-Elect Vince Malta testified before the committee, ...
Tags: Real Estate, Congress, America, Radio, Congressional, NAR, Sherrod Brown, FHFA, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Mike Crapo, Senate Banking Committee, GSE, Vince Malta, Shannon McGahn, Senate Banking Committee Washington D C April


Realtors® Respond as Trump White House Calls for Plan to End Conservatorship

NAR emphasizes industry consensus apparent during Senate Banking Hearings on GSE Reform this week Washington, D.C. – March 27, 2018 (nar.realtor) This week, the Senate Banking Committee advanced conservations on GSE reform by welcoming various housing industry leaders to testify before their committee, including NAR President-Elect Vince Malta. Also on Wednesday, the White House announced that President Trump directed the Treasury Department to develop a white paper with a proposal to end co...
Tags: Washington, Senate, White House, America, Radio, Capitol Hill, Trump, Freddie Mac, U S Treasury, Treasury Department, NAR, Sherrod Brown, Fannie Mae, Trump White House, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News


National Association of Realtors® Installs 2019 Leadership

Boston, MA – November 5, 2018 (nar.realtor) John Smaby, a second-generation Realtor® from Edina, Minnesota, was installed today as 2019 president of the National Association of Realtors® during the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Smaby was NAR’s 2018 president-elect and 2017 first vice president. He has been in the industry for nearly 40 years and is a broker at Edina Realty where he specializes in residential real estate. He has held numerous positions nationally and with Minnesota REALTORS®...
Tags: Real Estate, Texas, Minnesota, Congress, Washington, Boston, America, West Virginia, Management, Radio, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, South Dakota, Tennessee, 2018, Wisconsin