NAR backs greater protections for homeowners in new flood insurance bill



The National Association of Realtors last week indicated it would support lawmakers in their bid to introduce new flood insurance legislation that would ensure some protection for homeowners against rate increases in the event a flood map changes.

Dodd-Frank Act set to be overhauled following House vote



The House voted on Thursday to roll back many of the banking rules under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, which increased regulatory oversight of financial institutions.

Visa Incentive for Foreign Buyers Proposed



A new bill recently mooted in the Senate would allow foreign nationals who spend a minimum of $500,000 on a home in the country to apply for a special visa that would grant them the right to reside in the U.S. While the bill is designed to encourage foreign nationals to invest in U.S. residential […]

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