Advocacy Issues A to Z

NAR’s Advocacy Group staff is working on a number of pressing public policy issues affecting the real estate industry and REALTORS®. Highlighted below are a few federal, state, and local issues and the staff experts working on that issue. Additional issues and information can be found in the Political Advocacy section of at and the REALTOR® Party website at Use the staff directory for contact information at the end of the Resource Guide to contact staff.

Alternative Valuation Methods

NAR is in discussion with legislators, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders on the increased use of data-based valuation methods and alternative appraisal products. NAR supports innovation in the valuation field, but only if safety and soundness concerns are also addressed.
Senior Policy Representative, Financial Services
Federal Policy & Industry Relations