Helpful Links for Consumers and Members
The NC Homeowners Alliance represents the interests of property owners in the General Assembly and raises awareness of issues and legislation that affect consumers' most important investment: their home.
Homes4NC provides grants to housing organizations that assist first-time homebuyers, the homeless, families in crisis, victims of natural disasters and more. Our programs focus on those critical workers -- such as teachers, firefighters and nurses – who don’t earn enough to afford the average-priced home in the community they serve.
The N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund helps North Carolina homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments due to job loss, reduction in income, or temporary financial hardship, such as divorce, illness or death of a spouse. The Fund also assists returning veterans who are transitioning to civilian jobs.
Examples of USDA Rural Development Key Programs:
Section 502 Direct Loan Program, this program assists low- and very-low-income applicants obtain decent, safe and sanitary housing in eligible rural areas by providing payment assistance to increase an applicant’s repayment ability.
Section 504 Home Repair program, this provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards.
Visit the North Carolina Division for more information.
NAR's Broker Involvement Program empowers broker owners to alert their agents to key REALTOR® issues. When brokers speak, agents listen and respond. By urging REALTORS® to respond to NAR's Calls for Action, we can shine a bright light in Congress on important real estate issues. The more agents that take action, the more Congress will know the voice of the REALTOR®Party and will respond to our industry's needs.
REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within four-year cycles. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®. However, MLBOR requires its members to take a refresher every two years. Training may be completed through local REALTOR® associations or through another method, such as home study, correspondence, classroom courses, or online courses. Take the Code of Ethics Training course online with NAR for free.
Realtor.com®, the official site of the National Association of REALTORS®, is the leading homes for sale Web site, offering more listings and essential real estate-related information, to almost 23 million consumers each month. Realtor.com® displays home listings from more than 800 Multiple Listing Services (MLS) across the U.S., resulting in a database over 4 million existing homes available for sale or rent. Approximately 80% of all listings found on realtor.com® are updated every 15 minutes and the remainder are updated every one to 24 hours. This provides consumers with the freshest listing information and content available online.
One of the most exciting benefits included in your NAR membership is exclusive access to Realtors Property Resource®—NAR’s national property database with over 166 million properties, giving you the most comprehensive reports that are sure to inform and impress even the most demanding clients.
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