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RE Magazine

RE Magazine covers resources, business, and issues relating to the real estate industry that affect WR members, including education, legislative issues, legal issues, member benefits, Code of Ethics, insurance availability,  government affairs activities and much more. If you have questions about the magazine or would like to suggest a story idea, email Cara McNeil at cara.mcneil@warealtor.orgor call 1-800-562-6024, ext. 126. 

 

Latest Articles

  • REALTOR® PROfile: Maggie McQueen & Bobbie Chipman

    Summary:

    From Survival to Thriving: How one Broker beat the odds & another gave her a chance to succeed. When Maggie McQueen walked into John L. Scott Real Estate four years ago, she had no idea how taking that step would change her entire life...

  • Consult the Coach - Spring 2019

    Summary:

    I am feeling overwhelmed and unfocused as a result of the many (too many) marketing activities I've got going on to sustain my real estate business. What do you suggest?

  • Property Management Q & A - Spring 2019

    Summary:

    Our client has signed a PSA to sell their single family home to a developer (who wants to knock it down and build a new home on the site). The buyer only wants to close after they obtain their building permit, which means that the home will be vacant for 4-6 months. Our client has asked us to find a tenant to occupy the home until the closing...

  • Washington REALTORS® Legislative Update

    Summary:

    For Washington REALTORS® the 2019 Legislative session was focused on our theme of "Unlocking the Door" to affordable homeownership opportunities (visit https://unlockthedoorwa.com/ for more information). Our goal was to have housing policy as the top policy issue that the legislature engaged on. As of this writing and based on the number and scope of bills, that goal is very likely to be achieved. There are nearly 20 pieces of legislation that have to do with housing policy that have made their way through various committees and obstacles and have been passed on either the House or Senate floor.

  • Trust Your Intuition

    Summary:

    In January 2001, Mike Emert, a Bellevue-based real estate broker was brutally killed by a client at a vacant home he was representing. Mike's tragic death inspired the formation of the Washington State Real Estate Safety Council. This Council was made up of REALTORS®, law enforcement and the Department of Licensing...