Entries by lyvar

NAR Releases New Fair Housing Assets

  NAR is committed to making housing fair for all. And yet, many don’t realize the broad scope of NAR’s Code of Ethics and its commitment against all forms of discrimination in housing. As a champion for Fair Housing, help amplify this message by leveraging these materials. Or download the Photofy app to easily personalize pre-loaded campaign content […]

Fair Housing Laws: Steer Clear of “Steering”

“Steering” is the practice of influencing a buyer’s choice of communities based upon one of the protected characteristics under the Fair Housing Act, which are race, color, religion, gender, disability, familial status, or national origin. Steering occurs, for example, when real estate agents do not tell buyers about available properties that meet their criteria, or express […]

Congress Grants Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Extension

In a surprise move on July 1, the U.S. Congress cleared legislation extending the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), popular with REALTORS®, through August 8. The measure was signed by President Trump on July 4. Created by the CARES Act in March, PPP offers forgivable loans for small businesses to pay expenses and keep workers on the payroll. Loans […]