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Call for Action: Stop the Housing Tax for Transportation 

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, the House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will begin consideration on the surface transportation reauthorization legislation. One proposal would use Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s credit risk guarantee fees (g-fees) to fund transportation programs.  Take action now to prevent Congress from placing an unnecessary long-term burden on American homeowners with a new Transportation Tax.

Online Visibility Boosting Tools You Can Implement Today 

With constant access to technology, consumers now turn to the internet for most of their real estate needs. In fact, according to NAR, 92 percent of people now use the internet in their home search.While it's clear that real estate agents should be taking advantage of online visibility, it can be tricky for agents to position themselves where consumers are searching. Here are some simple solutions to boost your online visibility.

CFPB Finalizes Requirements for Reporting Mortgage Data 

The CFPB has announced the finalization of a rule that will improve information about consumers’ access to residential mortgage credit by updating reporting requirements of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA).

Opportunity to Serve on Nevada REALTOR®'s Political Action Committee (NV RPAC)  

The Nevada REALTORS® Political Action Committee (NV RPAC) is now accepting applications for individuals interested in serving as trustees.  Trustees are responsible for determining which candidates running for state and federal offices in Nevada support private property rights and for allocating PSF contributions to these candidates.  The NV RPAC trustees are seeking candidates from GLVAR, RSAR and ECAR who are interested in serving as trustees beginning in 2016.  Applications must be filled out and returned to NVAR no later than October 30, 2015. Any questions with the application or for more information contact Karen Walker  or 800.748.5526.
For Trustee Application and eligibility, click here to download a fillable form.

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