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MOST RECENT NEWS

  • Good News on Hirst!

    Summary:

    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.

  • Big News On Tax Reform

    Summary:

    In the anticipation of passage of the final tax reform package late tonight or night or early tomorrow morning, Washington REALTORS® President Margo Willis issued the following statement:

  • REALTORS®' Position on Tax Reform

    Summary:

    We've received a lot of inquiries from members and the public regarding our position on Tax Reform...

  • Misinformation on Tax Reform

    Summary:

    Tackling misinformation spread by Heritage Action for America regarding Tax Reform.

  • Call For Action #TaxReform

    Summary:

    Do no harm to Homeownership! Take action with a few very simple steps to let Congress know that you want to protect tax incentives for homeowners.

  • Washington state median house prices at record level of $337,700

    Summary:

    Washington state’s housing market showed the continuing effects of high demand in the second quarter of 2017, according to the Washington Center for Real Estate Research.

  • Legislative Successes

    Summary:

    Coming into the 2017 Legislative Session we knew two things. First, because of a Supreme Court order, the Legislature was going to have to spend significantly more money on K-12 education. Second, we knew that real estate and REALTORS® were in the cross hairs on where that revenue would come from. With a final budget vote taken on June 30th we can now tell you who the winners this session were - schools in our communities and also small businesses like yours.

  • Homes for the Brave


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  • Ask a REALTOR®

    Summary:

    The Thanksgiving Season is a time when we celebrate what we are thankful for. For Many, that includes the home...

  • Call to Action - Oppose Increase of the REET

    Summary:

    Increasing a real estate tax rate that is already one of highest in the country, and is not a fair or stable revenue source, will hurt affordability for homeowners, businesses, and renters. REALTORS® request you oppose increasing the Real Estate Excise Tax.

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

  • Global Residential Real Estate Hotspots Around The World

    Summary:

    Global residential hotspots continue to emerge, ranging from new technology centers to areas of significant new developments and those transformed by new, faster transport links.

  • It's A New CFPB

    Summary:

    It's A New CFPB—Public statements and actions by Director Kathy Kraninger shed some light on her approach to financial services regulation and enforcement.

  • April Showings Are Sluggish

    Summary:

    April Showings Are Sluggish—Market Sees Ninth Straight Month of Diminished Year-Over-Year Activity.

  • Relationships (not Technology) Matter Most

    Summary:

    Missed the event of the year? No worries, we've got the top takeaways from the 2019 Real Trends Gathering Of Eagles conference ready for you -- we've brought together leaders from all models of real estate brokerages to hear from industry icons, technology gurus, advertising experts and more.

  • Humans Are The Value Wedge!

    Summary:

    Your brokerage's unique personality and knowledge are what give you the edge. Have you observed that money flows to value? Our value proposition typically answers three basic questions...

  • Trends Come To Fruition

    Summary:

    Future trends shared at the Gathering of Eagles over 10 years ago are now business as usual. Many years ago, we had the pleasure of having Rich Barton, then and now CEO of Zillow, and Channing Dawson, co-founder of HGTV, present to our guests at the Gathering of Eagles. We thought so much of what they shared, that we had them back two years later.

  • Leads — Driving To The Net

    Summary:

    If agents are responsible for tending to their leads and databases to eventually sell these contacts a home; what are brokers responsible for?

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