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Saturday, January 9 2016 6:55 AM
  • NAR Issue Brief: Omnibus Appropriations Bill Real Estate Provisions...Congress has passed and the President has signed into law, sweeping legislation of more than two-thousand pages to fund the Federal Government for Fiscal Year 2016.  Read More

  • FHFA Releases Goals for Fannie, Freddie…The Federal Housing Finance Agency spelled out its 2016 priorities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in a document released in December. The agency’s goals for the government-sponsored enterprises include maintaining credit availability and foreclosure-prevention activities, increasing the role of private capital in the mortgage market, and developing a new single-family securitization infrastructure. Details.

  • Drone Update: Hobbyist Registration…NAR Government Affairs provides an update on the registration requirement for hobbyist drones in a 7-minute video update. The video also looks at the commercial drone waiver process and the upcoming rule by the Federal Aviation Administration, which is expected to increase use of the devices for real estate and other business purposes. Watch Video

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