Latest Washington REALTOR News
  • Realtors® Applaud CFPB’s Proposed Extension of TRID Implementation

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    National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron, executive broker with 1st Choice Realty in Hot Springs, Ark., released the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s announcement of a prosed two-month delay for the implementation of the new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure, or TRID, regulation.

  • Call to Action! Last Push For This Session

    Summary:

    This is the final all member Call to Action launched on the Capital Gains Tax. Please take a few moments and ask your State Legislator to oppose a Capitol Gains Income Tax and help us promote the CTA. It's quick, easy to do, and we need one last big push to defeat this idea this legislative session!

  • 154 Days and Counting...

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    We continue to hope to have great news to share with you, but the budget process continues to drag on. As of today (June 16) the Legislature has now been in session for 154 days, and with the potential of a July 1 shutdown, we believe that a deal will be reached very soon. Here is where things stand on the budget, and on one other policy issue:

  • UPDATE: Tentative Agreement Between Senate & House

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    But contingency plans being worked on in case an agreement is not reached...

  • CFPB Announcement

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    Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) made an announcement...

Latest Articles
  • Mind Your Ps and Qs

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  • RE Market Research - Summer 2015

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    The Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies, University of Washington, delivers the latest industry information for the Washington REALTOR® RE Magazine's RE Market Research Statistics.

  • Who's Going to Pay for Education?

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    Who's Going to Pay for Education? What can you tell me about the school district? That, no doubt is a question that REALTORS® hear every day as they guide families in taking the next steps in life. Clearly education and real estate have a mutually beneficial relationship. Education has become the topic du jour in Olympia over the last three years. A 2013 State Supreme Court decision ordered the Legislature to increase state funding for basic education, and decrease the funding burden on school districts--especially those in parts of the state with lower property values. How the state funds education so children all across the state are guaranteed a good education, no matter what district their parents may reside, was the central issue in the 2015 Legislature.

  • 5 Tips for Business-Winning Negotiations

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    Oh the close. That wonderful five-letter word all Realtors strive for and seek. It’s the word that keeps the world of real estate going round and round. But let me share something with you about the close: The only thing that closes any real estate deal is skilled negotiation...

  • The 5 Temptations of Real Estate Technology

    Summary:

    The team at REAL Trends is going through leadership training. We recently read “The Five Temptations of a CEO,” by Patrick Lencioni. What about temptations with real estate technology? Here is a short list:



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