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  • Legislative Successes

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    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®

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    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

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    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.

  • Broker Update: Protecting Business AND Funding Education

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  • Bill Clarke Provides Hirst Update

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    Washington REALTORS® Public Policy Director Bill Clark provides an update and much needed clarification on the Hirst Decision and WR's support for SB5239.

  • Call for Action Launched!

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    On Monday, April 24, Governor Inslee called the 2017 Legislature into a 30-day Special Session to negotiate the 2017-2019 Operating Budget and to comply with the Supreme Court’s McCleary education funding decision. Washington REALTORS® recently launched an extensive media campaign opposing real estate tax increases. And while the budget and taxes will have top priority in the Special Session, we need you to ask your legislator for action on two important policy issues during the Special Session: fixing the Hirst water rights decision and addressing housing supply and homelessness funding.

  • WR Submits Permit

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    Washington REALTORS® submits for building permit...

  • Washington Real Estate Commission Opportunity

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    Washington Governor Jay Inslee will be appointing a new member to the Washington Real Estate Commission later this summer when Commissioner George Pilant of Tacoma concludes his twelve years on the Commission.

  • Fix Hirst

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    Washington REALTORS® supports SB 5239 to help fix the Hirst decision.

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

  • Sea Change Coming For Brokerages

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    Business owners likely to change the way brokerage offices do business and how space is configured.

  • Consumer COVID-19 Harris Poll

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    With COVID-19 probably here in some form for the long term, the Consumer COVID-19 Harris Poll shows how vital it is for brokers to go above and beyond with precautions.

  • Surveys Reveal Broker And Consumer Views On The Future Of The Market

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    We analyzed several recent surveys to give you a pulse on the market. Surveys Reveal Broker And Consumer Views On The Future Of The Market...

  • The Housing Market Is Coming Back

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    All the signs are showing that the housing market is making a comeback. As of May, we already see signs that housing will be one of the economy's sectors that lead the way back.

  • Opinion: What Real Estate Can Expect During And After COVID-19

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    Opinion: What Real Estate Can Expect During And After COVID-19. NAR offers predictions of the real estate market as cities start to reopen.

  • The Power Of Gratitude

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    Remember to give thanks to starting each day off on the right foot by giving thanks.

  • New Zealand Real Estate

    Summary:

    How will the New Zealand property market react to the current crisis? New Zealand has a population of approximately 4.8 million people spread over the North and South Islands, with 1.62 million homes with a value of roughly $750 billion.

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