REALTORS® make up the largest professional trade association in the world and, with one voice, REALTOR® association skilled lobbyists are hard at work on Capitol Hill every day protecting your livelihood by advocating for legislative and policy initiatives that promote and protect a dynamic U.S. real estate market. The nonpartisan REALTOR® Party backs national, state, and local candidates who have shown support for REALTOR® and homeownership issues. In 2018 NAR lobbied hard for the 20 percent deduction on qualified business income for pass-through business entities and sole proprietors, reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program, your access to affordable health plans, and much more. NAR is widely considered one of the most effective advocacy organizations in the country.

Reprinted from NAR.REALTOR/RAE Fall 2018