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  • NYSAR: Sprinklers should be a consumer's choice not mandated.

    Governor Cuomo signs NYSAR-supported fire sprinkler legislation

    Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that requires builders of one- and two-family homes to provide buyers with information on the installation of automatic sprinkler systems. NYSAR strongly supported this legislation, as the decision to install fire sprinklers should be a consumer choice.

    New York’s REALTORS® have long supported disclosure and transparency in the real estate transaction. The purchase or construction of a home for many is one of the largest financial commitments they will ever make. Requiring builders to provide potential buyers with accurate information on the costs and benefits of installing fire sprinklers is an appropriate and responsible way to ensure consumers are fully aware and informed about their building decisions. To read the governor's press release, click the link below.

  • Call to Action Commercial Practitioners!

    TO:                 State and Local Association Executives

    FROM:           NAR Senior Vice-President Jerry Giovaniello

    DATE:            15 July 2014

    RE:                 Senate Call for Action


    On the morning of Wednesday, July 16, 2014,  NAR will launch a Call for Action to commercial practitioners regarding the Senate vote on  S. 2244, the “Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014.”  The Senate is expected to act on Thursday so please forgive the short advance notice.  Your members who are primarily residential practitioners will not receive an email for this Call For Action.  As it stands now the House of Representatives is not likely to take action until later this summer.  An all-member Call for Action to coincide with House action may be necessar