Contact Jim Heckman, CTR's General Counsel and Government Affairs Director with any questions regarding our positions on legislation at the state level.
- Visit NAR’s Political Advocacy website
- Visit NAR's REALTOR® Party website
The REALTOR® Party is a powerful alliance of REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations working to advance public policies and candidates that build strong communities, protect property interests and promote a vibrant business environment.
Changes to Federal Lending Regulations
Changes to federal lending regulations (called TRID or “Know Before You Owe”) took effect on October 3, 2015 and are expected to have a significant effect on closing procedures when purchasing a home. Click here for a document that briefly explains the relevant information to help complete a smoother transaction.
Important Carbon Monoxide Detector News
The threat of Carbon Monoxide is real and as of January 1, 2014, Sellers of 1-2 family homes built prior to October 1, 2005 are required to furnish their purchasers with an affidavit that the property has working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors or to provide a credit. CTR has set up a page of information on the law and the changes. You can download the revised affidavit (effective July 1, 2014).