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  • 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.

  • Flood Insurance Resources

    Summary:

    Effective May 1, 2014, all buyers of older properties (“pre-FIRM”) will see a premium rate reduction under the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014. Instead of jumping to “full cost” for flood insurance, buyers will assume the seller’s Oct-2013 rate for a pre-FIRM property...

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