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Prices Continue to Climb, Despite Softening Sales in April

Flood Insurance Rates Reduced for Some Older Properties as of May 1

REALTORS® Applaud Passage of Flood Insurance Affordability Act

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Home Sales Slip, but Condo Market Activity Rebounds in March

REALTORS® Oppose Tax Reform Proposal

Nominations Sought for Annual GBAR Member Recognition Awards

New Qualified Mortgage (QM) Rule Now in Effect

Record Low Inventory Leads to Fewer Home & Condo Sales in February

Greater Boston Home Sales Slip in January

FHA Loan Limits Set to Drop in High-cost Markets

Federal Budget Deal Preserves Real Estate Tax Provisions

Greater Boston Home Sales Slip in January

Application Process Open for GBREB Scholarships & GBAR Housing Grants

Reaching New Heights - GBAR Membership, Charitable-giving & PAC Fundraising Set Records in 2013

US Senate Passes Flood Insurance Bill

Home Sales, Median Prices Climb 7% in Metro Boston in 2013

GBREB e-Forms Platform Transitioning from TrueForms™ to zipForm® Plus – Get Upgrade Now!

Metro Newspaper Announces Discounted Ad Rates for GBAR Members

REALTORS® Support Measure to Delay Flood Insurance Premium Increases - Respond to Call for Action

NAR Directors Take Action to Enhance REALTOR.com

Applications Being Accepted for GBAR Housing & Homeless Asssitance Grants

Boston Area Housing Market Takes a Breather in November

Be Among the First to Secure .REALTOR® Domain Name

Mass. Senate Advances Bill to Thwart Copper Pipe Thefts from Homes

Mass. AG Warns Homeowners to be Cautious of Deed Collection Services

Expect More For Your Dues Dollar in 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in DOMA Case Extends Real Estate Tax & Homeownership Benefits

Dues Waiver Available to Active Duty U.S. Military & Vets

Home, Condo Sales Hit Nine-Year High in October

GSE Conforming Loan Limits to Remain Unchanged

Lowering of GSE Loan Limits Could Slow Housing Market

Sales of Boston Area Homes, Condos Hit Eight Year High in September

GBAR Good Neighbor Award Winner Joel Pratt Honored by REALTOR® Magazine

REAL Trends Recognizes Several GBAR Members for Sales Production

Volunteers Sought for 2014 GBAR Committees

REALTORS® Urge Delay in Applying New Flood Maps, Phase-out of Rate Subsidies

FHA to Feel Effects of U.S. Government Shutdown

Boston Area Single-Family Homes Sales Hit Record High in August

NAR Seeks Delay in Flood Insurance Rate Increases, Issues Disclosure Guidance

New Boston Rental Registration Law Takes Effect Aug. 31

Kitchen Remodeling Projects, Siding Replacement Among Renovations with Highest ROI

GBAR Awards $25,000 in Housing Grants, Donates $10,000 to One Fund Boston

Boston Area Home, Condo Sales Rebound in July

GBP Magazine Offers Exclusive Benefits to GBAR Members

Greater Boston Area Home, Condo Prices Hit New Highs in June

GBREB Opposes New RE Transfer Tax, Expansion of Occupancy Tax

Participate in Tax Reform Call-for-Action

HARP Extended to 2015

Record Turnout for REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill

NAR Member Survey Finds REALTORS’® Income on the Rise

Dining Rooms, Hardwood Floors, & Basements Among Top Features Sought by Home Buyers in Northeast

GBREB Testifies on Governor’s Tax Plan

GBREB Opposes Proposed Energy Scoring Ordinance in Boston

Low Inventory Leads to Fewer Home Sales & Higher Prices

Sales Slow, Prices Rise as Inventory Declines in Metro Boston

Celebrate REALTOR® Open House Weekend April 20-21

FHA to Raise Mortgage Premiums This Spring

Steady gains observed in Boston area home sales, prices

Flood Insurance Subsidies Begin Phase Out

Applications Available for Educational Scholarships and Housing & Homeless Assistance Grants

CFPB issues details of Qualified Mortgage Rule

New 3.8% Medicare Tax Is Not a Sales Tax on Real Estate

Sales of homes, condos remain strong in December

New Rental Registration Ordinance Approved in Boston

GBAR Offers Grants to Community Housing & Homeless Assistance Agencies

GBAR Directors Approve Budget, Elect 2013 Leadership

GBAR Donates $10,000 to Support Hurricane Relief Effort

Home Sales, Prices Climb Across Boston Area

New Law Restores Higher VA Loan Limits, Extends Housing Benefits to Veterans & Family Members

Boston City Council Rejects Proposed Rental Registration Ordinance

Call-for-Action: Urge Congress to Extend Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief

Boston Fire Dept. Announces Policy Changes for Smoke Detector Inspections

Gov. Patrick Signs Massachusetts Foreclosure Prevention Bill

GBREB Opposes Proposed Rental Registration Ordinance in Boston

Home, Condo Sales Rise More Than 20% in August

NAR Supports Legislation, New Rules on Short Sales

EPA Delays Lead Paint Rule on Exterior Renovations for 3 Years

Winners of 2012 GBAR Member Recognition Awards Announced

It is Time to Complete Your NAR Mandatory Ethics Training Requirement

Home Sales Continue to Climb

Gov. Patrick Signs Massachusetts Foreclosure Prevention Bill

NAR Supports Legislation, New Rules on Short Sales

Boston Fire Dept. Announces Policy Changes for Smoke Detector Inspections

Boston Area Homes Sales Increase Every Month for a Year

New 3.8% Medicare Tax Is Not a Sales Tax on Real Estate

National Flood Insurance Program Extended Five Years

Home Sales Up in April for Tenth Consecutive Month

GBAR Awards Grants to Local Housing Assistance Organizations

FHFA Orders Speedier Response from Lenders on Short Sales

REALTORS® Urge Congress to Extend Flood Insurance Program

Spring Market Picking Up in the Boston Area

REALTOR® Nationwide Open House Weekend is April 28-29

FHA Increases Fees on Mortgages

Mass. AG Joins Settlement with Lenders over Foreclosure Abuses

It is Time to Complete Your NAR Mandatory Ethics Training Requirement

GBREB Foundation Offering Scholarships to College-bound High School Seniors

2012 Housing Grant Applications Available from the GBREB Foundation

Nominations Being Accepted for GBAR Member Recognition Awards

IRS Releases Tool for Repaying Home Buyer Tax Credit

Clarifying Health Care Reform Law Tax Rumors

Legislation to Address Copper Theft in Homes Advances on Beacon Hill

Sales of Detached Single Family Homes and Condos on the Rise in November

2012 GBAR Officers and Directors Installed

GBREB Foundation Grant Application Now Available

Congress Restores Higher FHA Loan Limits, Extends Flood Insurance

Boston Area Home, Condo Sales Improve for Fourth Consecutive Month

SJC ruling fails to clarify title issue on sale of foreclosure homes

GBAR Members Take Home Top Honors at MAR Awards Dinner

Boston area home, condo sales up for third consecutive month

Volunteers Sought to Serve on GBAR Committees in 2012

Greater Boston Area to Feel Impact of Lower FHA Loan Limits

Join Effort to Help Prevent Copper Pipe Thefts from Homes

Owners of Homes with Oil Heat Face New Requirement

Sales of homes, condos rise sharply in August across Greater Boston

New FTC Rule on Mortgage Advertising Applies to REALTORS®

GBAR Honors Members for Volunteer Service

Bill to Boost Real Estate CE Requirements Advances

Uniform Appraisal Dataset Now in Effect for GSEs, Adoption for FHA set for January 1, 2012

Sales of homes, condos up in July across Greater Boston

FTC Will Not Enforce Provisions of MARS Rule Against Most Real Estate Agents

REALTORS®, Federal Lawmakers Urge Regulators to Reconsider QRM Proposal

Over Five Million Property Owners at Risk of Losing Flood Insurance Protection

Rise in Pending Sales Offers Hint of Better Days Ahead for Housing Market

GBAR Awards $25,000 in Grants to Local Housing & Homeless Assistance Groups

GBAR Honors Five MAR Leadership Academy Graduates

REALTORS® Support Legislation to Make FHA, GSE Loan Limits Permanent

Record Turnout for REALTOR® Day on Beacon HillHome, condo sales dip in May, but pending sales climb in Greater Boston

GBAR Donates $5,000 to Aid Tornado Victims in Western Mass.REALTORS® Among Those Subject to MARS Rule

Local REALTORS® Visit Capitol Hill – Support Efforts to Preserve MID, Existing Loan Limits

Regulatory Proposal Would Require 20% Down Payment on QRMs – Join CFA Now

NAR Directors Approve REALTOR® Party Political Initiative, Modify IDX Policy

REALTORS® Applaud Repeal of Onerous 1099 Tax Reporting Requirement

Real Estate Pre-Licensing Requirements Set to Increase on June 1

Local Home Buyer Demand Remains Weak in March

REALTORS® to Rally at State House on June 8

REALTORS® Urge Congress To Preserve Mortgage Interest Deduction

Apply Today to Become a REALTOR® Community Observer

NAR Announces New Initiative to Promote Property Rights, Home Ownership

Nominations Sought for GBAR Member Recognition Awards

Volunteer Opportunities Available for REALTORS® at Boston Homeowner Event

Winter Storms, Financing Issues Slow Boston Area Home Sales in February

Nominations being accepted for GBAR and MAR leadership positions for 2012

Agents Urged to Use Caution When Marketing Home Warranties

Your Opinion Matters: Take Our Member Survey & Win Free Dues

An Opportunity to Lead

Sales of Homes, Condos Soften as Prices Hit Record Levels in May

GBAR Awards $15,000 in Housing Grants to Local Charities

Property Owners to Get Additional Flood Insurance Rate Relief This Fall

Delay to Boston’s Building Energy Disclosure Ordinance Approved, No Fines for First Year

HUD Moves to Ease Requirements on FHA Reverse Mortgages

GBREB Forms Library to Debut on dotloop on May 15

FAA Says Drone Use Requires Authorization

Home Improvement Projects with Best ROI Revealed

Bill Seeks to Extend Tax Exemption for Mortgage Debt Forgiven

Mass. Court Issues Clarification of Independent Contractor Law as Applied to Real Estate Agents

State of the Nation’s Housing Report Finds Low Homeowership Rates Among Millennials

GBAR Awards $15,000 in Housing Grants to Local Charities

Volunteers Sought for 2015 GBAR Committees

Despite Slower Sales Pace, Gr. Boston Home Values Continue to Climb in August

GBAR to Conduct Fall Furniture Drive to Benefit the Homeless

Prices of Homes, Condos Climb as Buyer Demand Remains Near Record Levels in July

REALTOR Domains to Launch in mid-October

Five GBAR Members Honored for Volunteer Service, Industry Contributions

Home, Condo Sales Continue to Soften in Boston Area

Community Project Grants Available

Delay to Boston’s Building Energy Disclosure Ordinance Approved, No Fines for First Year

Greater Boston Condo Sales Rebound, but Home Sales Fall for Tenth Month in October

NAR Call-for-Action: Don’t Tax “Phantom Income” on Short Sales

U.S. Real Estate Brokerages in Growth Mode

Property Owners to Get Additional Flood Insurance Rate Relief This Fall

Education Programs, Professional Standards Enforcement & Customer Service Earn High Marks in GBAR Member Survey

Medford Broker Named Massachusetts REALTOR® of the Year

Economists Optimistic About Boston Housing Market

Sales of Homes, Condos Slow in November, but Pending Sales Rise

Boston Area Fannie & Freddie Mortgage Limits to Rise in 2015

Most Buyers Begin Home Search Online, But Still Use an Agent to Purchase a Home

FAA Warns Real Estate Agents About Fines for Unauthorized Use of Drones

Boston Area Home, Condo Sales Decline 5% in 2014

Metro Boston Area Sales of Homes, Condo Slip in January

GBAR to Award Grants to Housing & Homeless Assistance Agencies – Apply Now

GBAR Annual Report Details Association’s Growth & Achievements in 2014

Home Sales Climb Locally, While Condo Sales Dip in February

GBAR Secures Placemaking Grants for Local Communities

GBAR Directors Approve New Strategic Plan

New Mass Law Limits Amount of Flood Insurance Creditors Can Require

Nominations Sought for 2015 GBAR Member Recognition Awards

Despite Sales Decline, Boston Area Home & Condo Prices Continue to Climb in March

CFPB Toolkit Addresses Loan Disclosure & Closing Process Changes Set to Take Effect on August 1

First-time Buyers to Benefit from FHA & FHFA Revisions

Mass. Court Issues Clarification of Independent Contractor Law as Applied to Real Estate Agents

Join Us June 10th for REALTOR® Day On Beacon Hill - It’s Free!

Zillow Finds Homeownership to Be More Affordable Than Renting in MetroBoston

Slower Sales, Higher Prices Reflect Strong Home Buyer Demand in Greater Boston

Flood Insurance Rate Changes Take Effect on April 1

New Report Profiles Local Home Buyers & Sellers

GBAR Members Visit Capitol Hill to Advance Key Housing Issues

Decline in May Home Sales Reflects Delayed Spring Market

Nominations Sought for 2016 REALTOR® Leadership

New FHA Loan Program Guidelines Take Effect on June 15

GBAR Awards $15,000 in Grants to Housing & Homeless Assistance Organizations

GBREB & MAR Support Increase in Title V Tax Credit for Homeowners

Sales of Homes, Condos Climb Steadily in June in Metro Boston

NAR FIRM Profile Report Identifies Top Challenges Facing Brokerages

Find Tools You Can Use in Our New Agent Success Kit

GBAR’s Fall Furniture Drive to Benefit Those Transitioning from Homelessness

Boston Area Housing Market Remains Red Hot in August

NAR Member Profile Finds Online Presence Helps Set REALTORS® Apart from the Competition

Sales, Prices of Boston Area Homes & Condos Up Again

Join Call-for-Action – Urge Congress to Oppose Use of G-Fees for Transportation Projects

FHA Reforms Sought to Improve Access to Condo Financing

Boston Area Home Sales Hit Record Level in October

NAR Partnership with zipLogix Enhances GBREB E-Forms Member Benefits

GBREB-Supported Bill Promotes Housing Production & Economic Development

REALTORS® Oppose Bills Proposing Real Estate Transfer Tax, Expansion of Hotel/Motel Tax for Short-term Rentals

REALTOR.com Webisodes Use Humor to Explain Homebuying Process

REALTORS® Opposes Bill Mandating Energy Audits Prior to Listing Homes for Sale

Mass. SJC Reaffirms Independent Contractor Status for Real Estate Agents

DANGER Reports Examines Risks and Challenges Facing Real Estate Industry

Real Estate Agents One Step Closer to Permitted Use of Drones

Join GBAR in Promoting Safer Homes & Communities

Boston Area Home Sales, Prices Up in November 

Last Chance to Pay REALTOR® Dues Without Late Penalty is January 5

New Report Profiles Local Home Buyers and Sellers 

How to Prepare Your Office for an Audit 

GBAR 2015 Annual Report Details Year of Success

Greater Boston Housing Sales Remain Steady Amid Record-High Prices, Short Supply in August 

FHA Proposes Changes to Condo Financing Rule 

Are You Using Drones to Market Your Properties? 

HUD Issues Guidance Warning Against Blanket Criminal History Screening Policies 

NAR Issues Remodeling Impact Report 

realtor.com Chief Economist Coming to Boston 

GBAR Bylaws Amendments and 2017 Leadership Approved