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National Association of Realtors

An organization for real estate brokers and real estate agents in the United States. It serves as a lobbying group for realtors before the U.S. government. It is also a self-regulatory organization for the sale of real estate. It has an affiliated think tank that conducts research on the manufacturing industry. It was founded in 1908 and maintains its headquarters in Washington, D.C.


See National Association of REALTORS®.

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HPRAR used NAR Smart Growth grants to host a conference to plan for the rehabilitation of two blocks of High Point's main street and a series of discussions on creating less restrictive codes and regulations for redevelopment areas to help spur innovation and faster redevelopment.
The NAR is so successful at the federal level because it couples its political contributions with hard-core lobbying from the moment it gets wind of any initiative it doesn't like.
The following three tables summarize Gran Tierra Energy's year-end 2014 company interest reserves and NAR reserves (calculated using average start-of-month 2014 oil and gas prices).
He said there were discussions about reestablishing an affiliation with NAR, but the board of directors for the residential division of REBNY decided against it.
NAR also believes that keeping the threshold at $100,000 for residential loans serves to further solidify Congress's intent for passing Title 11 of the FIRREA.
NAR, for the record, expressed concern that the "impact of overly restrictive risk management practices that do not fully recognize the unique character of commercial real estate lending could increase the cost of capital and dissuade financial institutions from making loans to sound commercial real estate ventures.
The numbers recorded by NAR really justify the fear that everyone felt at the thought of the first implementation date," said Demarcay, a Realtor and appraiser with Demarcay & Associates in Metairie, La.
Stevens, president of NAR, told the Senate Subcommittee on Housing and Transportation and the Senate Subcommittee on Economic Policy.
Membership in NAR begins with a local Board, followed by the State Association.
Chosen by NAR and USCM, the communities are Baltimore; Trenton, N.
NAR and the attorneys general of all 50 states and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico contend that the OCC decision tilts the competitive balance steeply in favor of national bank operating subsidiaries.
But ill affected brokers and salespeople are still being considered Realtor members for the 1994 year by the NAR and New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR), whether or not the actual dues were paid.