10:30-11 a.m., Moscone Center, Room 236
2014 NAR President Steve Brown will discuss his agenda for the coming year and offer insights into the top challenges and opportunities facing Realtors®.
11-11:45 a.m., Moscone Center, Room 236
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun will present NAR’s 2014 real estate forecast.
FHA: A Federal Mortgage Program at a Critical Crossroads: Regulatory Issues Forum
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Moscone Center, Gateway Ballroom 102
Current and former Federal Housing Agency Commissioners Carole Galante, Brian Montgomery and John C. Weicher will join Ginnie Mae President Ted Tozer in an informative panel discussion about FHA’s history and importance, its role in today’s recovering housing market, and the current threats to its mission.
Commercial Economic Issues and Trends Forum
1-3 p.m., Moscone Center, Room 305
NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun will be joined by Richard Whitesell, president and CEO of Fresno First Bank, to discuss ongoing challenges in commercial lending and the impact of recent regulatory changes.