• State Treasurer scheduled to give budget update to hundreds of Realtors

    Summary:

    Washington State Treasurer, Jim McIntire will provide an update on the McCleary decision and his perspective on the budget debate and why it matters to our state’s fiscal health, economy and to the financial markets to a large gathering of the Washington Association of REALTORS®, Thursday, January 22, at the Red Lion Hotel in Olympia.

  • Good News from the Capitol

    Summary:

    The Senate passed H.R. 26, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015, by a vote of 93-4 today. This bill passed the House yesterday (by a vote of 416-5), and will now be sent to the President for signature into law.

  • Realtors® Applaud Final Passage of Legislation to Extend Key Real Estate Tax Provisions

    Summary:

    The Senate closed the 113th Congress last night by passing the tax extenders legislation but not extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program(TRIA). Below are NAR press releases addressing the tax extenders and TRIA:

  • Updates from the Hill

    Summary:

    Updates from the final days of the 113th Congress. The Senate remains in session to vote....

  • Call for Action

    Summary:

    Urge the Senate to Extend Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief

  • House Passes Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief

    Summary:

    Last night the United States House of Representatives, extended the income tax exemption on mortgage debt forgiven in a short sale or a workout for principal residences. The bill containing the income tax exemption on forgiven mortgage debt and other expired tax provisions passed by a vote of 378 to 46.

  • Qualified Residential Mortgage Victory!

    Summary:

    Qualified Residential Mortgages will not require lenders to retain 5 percent of the credit risk. This will provide creditworthy buyers with access to safe and affordable loans without heavy down payment requirements.

  • Washington REALTORS® was asked to participate...

    Summary:

    Washington REALTORS was asked to participate on a committee established by the State Public Health Agency help identify financing for repair and replace septic systems.

  • Growth Management Update

    Summary:

    A quick update on which counties have submitted their Comprehensive Plans, some upcoming resources to be made available in September, and a clock-hour education opportunity to help understand the laws governing Comprehensive plans....

  • Announcing...The Hall of Fame

    Summary:

    Announcing, our Hall of Fame members, or those who have invested a lifetime TOTAL of $25,000 or more in the REALTOR® PAC.

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