April 23, 2018

News & Commentary: Commentary Articles

  • 03/01/2009
    There’s no doubt that the mortgage meltdown will be one of the most important issues facing the Obama administration. Finding a logical resolution won’t be easy. It will require a solution that’s balanced and beneficial to both mortgage holders and lending institutions.
  • 03/01/2009
    In this third year of a downturn, we’re stepping up our efforts significantly, thinking outside the box to deliver new features that speak directly to the struggles you’re facing.
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  • 11/01/2008
    With gas prices hovering around $4 a gallon for the foreseeable future, will suburbs see subdued demand even after other housing areas regain strength? REALTOR® magazine brought together industry analysts and practitioners to debate that question.
  • 09/01/2008
    Be careful about what numbers you use in your real estate marketing and MLS data. Measurement errors, even small ones, can mean thousands of dollars and are landing real estate professionals in court.
  • 06/01/2008
    Case-Shiller might be lauded by the financial press, while NAR is assumed to be promoting a positive spin, but let’s be clear: OFHEO and NAR don’t have relationships with hedge funds on the side.
  • 04/01/2008
    One very effective and immediate way to make more home deals financially attractive to investors is to revise the current limitations on tax deductions for passive losses incurred from real estate investments.
  • 03/01/2008
    Today’s housing market is not meeting the needs of many people looking for a home or apartment.You can be part of the solution.
  • 03/01/2008
    Every March, as publisher of the magazine, I report to you on how the publication is doing. But this year, I want to wear my other hat — that of senior vice president of communications for the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® — to let you know what NAR is doing to tell a more balanced and accurate story of what’s happening in real estate markets.