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  • WR Wins AM&P EXCEL Award

    Summary:

    Washington REALTORS® won an Bronze EXCEL Award at the AM&P EXCEL Awards Gala in Washington DC.

  • What Does the “R” Stand For?

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  • Join Team WR for the REALTORS® Relief Run

    Summary:

    The REALTORS® Relief Run is a 5k Run/Walk/Cheer at the National Association of Realtors® 2018 Conference to benefit the REALTORS® Relief Foundation.

  • REALTORS® Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Fair Housing Act

    Summary:

    Who among us doesn’t have a dream? From our great-great-grandparents’ generation to our own, we have all had a dream of providing better lives for our children and the generations that follow. Owning a home is a big part of that dream for many.

  • Nominations Are In!

    Summary:

    Each year, Washington REALTORS® works with our local associations to showcase REALTORS®, Partners, Affiliates, and Citizens who embody the REALTOR® spirit.

  • REALTORS® attend Fair Housing Proclamation Signing

    Summary:

    To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, REALTORS® advocated for and attended the signing of the Fair Housing Act Resolution.

  • Realtors®, Property Owners Get Good News

    Summary:

    More than 500 Washington REALTORS® from across the state received some exciting news when they were in Olympia recently visiting state legislators during their annual Legislative Day. More than 120 of those REALTORS® were first-time attendees who were thrilled to be advocates on an amazing day at our state’s Capital!

  • Broker Alert – Hirst Water Supply Legislation Passes

    Summary:

    Broker Alert - On January 19, 2018, the Legislature passed SB 6091, which was immediately signed into law by Governor Inslee. This legislation reversed the State Supreme Court’s October 2016 Hirst & Futurewise v. Whatcom County water rights/Growth Management Act decision.

  • Legislative Day Photos Are Here

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  • Good News on Hirst!

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    The Governor has signed SB6091, a REALTOR® supported bill written to fix the State Supreme Court’s Hirst Growth Management Act decision regarding water availability for new private wells.

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

  • Accuracy And Relevance In Brokerage Rankings

    Summary:

    The 500 Top Brokerage Ranking Report--Competition is fierce among those ranking brokerage firms. But, ethics, accuracy, and verification are what matter most.

  • Home Sellers Claim Antitrust Laws Violated

    Summary:

    The National Association of REALTORS® is seeking dismissal of a flawed lawsuit. Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois claiming that defendants National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), Realogy, RE/MAX, Keller Williams and HomeServices of America have conspired together...

  • The Problem With The Wall Street Journal Op-ed By Rex Executives - An Op-Ed with Unsupported Assertions

    Summary:

    In a perceived attempt to smear the Realtor organization and its MLS services and excuse the failure of venture-funded entities to provide consumers with a better market opportunity to buy and sell homes, executives from a low-cost, tech-driven realty firm wrote an editorial filled with numerous unsupported assertions in The Wall Street Journal on March 3. The National Association of REALTORS penned a response that was confined to the Letters page.

  • Low-cost Models: Is The Brokerage Value Proposition Under Attack?

    Summary:

    It's time to invest in human capital rather than physical infrastructure. Today's headlines include stories about Opendoor, Offerpad, Zillow, and Knock, along with Realogy buying homes direct from consumers; and Compass and NRT acquiring agents and teams...

  • Redfin And RE/MAX Partner To Reach New Markets

    Summary:

    With this new partnership between Redfin and RE/MAX, REAL Trends and the whole industry must now wonder whether there are numerous more partnerships and restructurings coming.

  • 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...

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