News from MAR

The Realtor® Trademark: What You Should Know

January 7, 2014
The term REALTOR® is not only a trademark owned by NAR and protected by federal law, it is also a valuable membership benefit that distinguishes members from all others in the real estate business....
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MAR member, Sharon Millett named chairman of the Board of Regents for REALTOR® University

REALTOR® University Appoints Sharon A. Millett Chairman of the Board

December 16, 2013
REALTOR® University named Sharon A. Millett of Poland Spring, Maine as its Chairman of the Board of Regents, responsible for providing strategic direction, oversight and management to REALTOR®...
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FHA to drop upper mortgage limits January 1, 2014

December 11, 2013
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be reducing the amount of loans for high cost areas of the country. Beginning on January 1, 2014 all FHA loans will be capped in high cost areas...
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Bipartisan Deal Reached to Delay Flood Insurance Premium Hikes: Waters

Key House and Senate members have reached a bipartisan deal to delay changes to the federal flood insurance program that are raising premiums for many homeowners. The bill would require regulators to address...
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Tax Expenditure Task Force Has Last Meeting

December 3, 2013
AUGUSTA, Maine — The panel charged with reducing or eliminating $40 million in tax breaks to prevent further cuts to revenue sharing put forward a plan Monday that may fall short of meeting that...
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