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Finally some good economic news!

With more customers feeling the pinch of challenging economic times Lenovo announces the YOU PAY WHAT WE PAY EVENT. As a REALTOR® you can take advantage of these great savings. Hurry, offer expires soon!

Please note: If you have previously book marked our store, please DO NOT use that bookmark as it will not direct you to the current store. Please use the URL shown above, or the one that is found on the NAR member benefits page.

Call 1.800.426.7235, Option 1, Ext 3887, or visit http://www.lenovo.com/NAR today.

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS/LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY ISSUES
The Washington Report – A Weekly Report on Legislative and Regulatory Issues

Fed Prevents Conflict between FHA and TILA
Senate Finance Committee Complete Consideration of Amendments; Vote Expected Next Tuesday
House Energy & Commerce Committee Approves Data Security Legislation
EPA Proposes Limiting CO2 Reduction Regs to Large Sources
Energy Bill Introduced in the Senate
IRS Publicizes Tax Credit on YouTube
DoD Homeowners Assistance Program for Active Military Released

Read more…
http://www.realtor.org/fedistrk.nsf/pages/wk10052009?OpenDocument&WT.mc_id=LS100709&CAT=Gov

Commercial Practitinoers Watching Regulatory Reform Efforts

FED Chairman Bernanke addressed lawmakers last Thursday and agreed that all federal agencies should be given more authority to police how the companies they oversee interact and are affected by the broader economy. He said that the White House plan would not give the Fed unfettered powers to police the economy. NAR leaders are developing key messages about how regulatory reform will affect their business and will be communicating to policymakers regarding them. Read more about Bernanke’s address. For more information¸ visit…
http://www.realtor.org/narlservredirect.nsf/pages/NT000014B2?OpenDocument&WT.mc_id=LS100709&CAT=Gov

LEGAL ISSUES
Salesperson’s Dispute with Brokerage Continues

Federal appellate court rules that lower court improperly calculated damage award and so remands the matter for further proceedings. Please note: The following link is to a member-only area of the site. Read more…
http://www.realtor.org/letterlw.nsf/pages/1009saucier?OpenDocument&WT.mc_id=LS100709&CAT=Legal

REALTOR.COM UPDATES
Take the Resort Course in San Diego, CA: Special $199

Register online for the Resort & Second-Home Markets course being held on November 11 & 12 from 8:30am-5:00pm at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, CA prior to the REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Read more…
https://secure.realtor.org/rebacreg.nsf/rebacreg?OpenForm&WT.mc_id=LS100709&CAT=Rcom

TECHNOLOGY
Savings on Technology Solutions to Help Your Business from HP

Through NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program, Hewlett-Packard provides REALTORS® printing, personal computing, software, and IT infrastructure solutions at a discount. You can enjoy everyday savings and FREE US ground shipping on HP commercial products. Click the link below or call 1-800-888-8177. Read more…
http://www.realtor.org/realtor_benefits/benefits_partners/_hewlett_packard/hewlett_packard?&WT.mc_id=LS100709&CAT=Tech

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