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.

Guarantee Fees

NAR is concerned with the high G-fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which have translated into huge profits for the entities, but high prices for consumers. NAR supports reasonableness when setting G-fees to avoid over charging tax-paying homeowners and a specific reduction in light of recent tax legislation.
Director, Federal Banking, Lending and Housing Finance Policy
Federal Policy & Industry Relations
Senior Policy Representative, Financial Services
Federal Policy & Industry Relations