City spends $4M on purchase of affordable apartments

City spends $4M on purchase of affordable apartments


The deal is part of mayor’s plan to buy 1,000 affordable units and take them off the market to preserve their affordability. read more
Gov. Baker executive order impacts open houses, inspections

Gov. Baker executive order impacts open houses, inspections


Real estate professionals must ensure that open houses, showings and inspections are limited to only 10 people at one time. read more
Realtors could be sanctioned for hate speech under proposal

Realtors could be sanctioned for hate speech under proposal


The National Association of Realtors’ Board of Directors is expected to vote on a proposal that would prohibit members for conducting hate speech outside of work. read more
NAR helps secure federal funds for transportation, flooding

NAR helps secure federal funds for transportation, flooding


It was a hard-fought effort to procure federal funds in the middle of a recession, but NAR announced that the president is poised to sign a bill that provides money for road projects and flooding. read more
CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020

CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020


Real estate industry associations oppose the decision and are calling on Congress to provide rental assistance to housing providers. read more
Most real estate pros disagree with ‘master bedroom’ name change

Most real estate pros disagree with ‘master bedroom’ name change


In a survey sent to the more than 100,000 readers of Agent Publishing’s magazines, agents and brokers sounded off about a change that some real estate companies and associations are making, as well as other moves that might make the industry more inclusive. read more
How to combat inequality and discrimination in homeownership

How to combat inequality and discrimination in homeownership


As the divide between African American and white homeownership increases, the National Association of Realtors is working to educate Realtors on discrimination and stimulate homeownership. read more