Carolyn Schwaar is the former editor of REALTOR® AE magazine.
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May 13, 2015
Rethinking Access to Credit
Traditional credit-scoring models are keeping many qualified consumers from becoming home owners. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, right, participated in a summit on credit access hosted by the National Association of REALTORS® and several partner groups in April. NAR President Chris Polychron and other industry leaders are pushing for broader criteria to be used in calculating creditworthiness, saying that entrepreneurs, millennials, and many minority households are having an especially difficult time qualifying for a mortgage using conventional lending standards.
New FedEx Savings and Rewards Program
Broker Summit Series Heads to Seattle, Charlotte
Be on Technology’s Cutting Edge
NAR's Tech Edge events are one-day high-energy conferences geared toward agents eager to learn how web-based and mobile technologies benefit their business and clients. There are five events remaining this year. NAR speakers and local technology experts present hot-topic sessions covering mobile marketing, online identities, and Facebook for business.
Updated: May 20, 2022