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  • CFPB Announcement

    Summary:

    Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) made an announcement...

  • Milestone Reached as Lennox Scott Becomes the First Individual in Washington State to Invest at the Platinum R® Level

    Summary:

    Washington REALTORS® would like to extend our appreciation to Lennox Scott for achieving a new milestone as the first individual in Washington State to invest at the Platinum R® level of $10,000 to the REALTOR® PAC.

  • FORE!

    Summary:

    After the State Legislature could not reach agreement on the state's 2015-17 Operating Budget by the April 26 end of the regular session, Governor Inslee called a 30-day Special Session that started April 29.

  • So far, so good...

    Summary:

    So far, the 2015 session has been a good session for REALTORS® and their clients.

  • Special Session is Imminent....

    Summary:

    This week marks the final week of the regular legislative session, which will end on Sunday, April 26.

  • Update: Now, the negotiations begin...

    Summary:

    The House and the Senate have each released their initial budget offers. Like all budgets there are aspects we like and aspects we don’t like in both. The House Budget is much worse for the real estate community however.

  • February Housing Sales Surprise With Upswing

    Summary:

    The REAL Trends Housing Market Report for February 2015 shows that housing sales increased 6.6 percent from the same month a year ago. All four regions reported unit sales had increased from a year ago, a drastic change from the previous month’s decline in housing sales in three out of four regions.

  • Call for Action!

    Summary:

    In Olympia today, the House of Representatives released a proposed new budget and tax plan that includes significant new taxes on both REALTORS® and real estate.

  • This week marks the halfway point...

    Summary:

    This week marks the halfway point for policy bill review. House and Senate committees are working quickly to hear and move bills out of committee prior to the House releasing its budget next week.

  • Legislative Progress Report

    Summary:

    Yesterday we passed a major cutoff in the state legislature. All bills had to be out of their originating house by 5:00pm, so we spent the last 3 days doing everything we could to get bills pulled from rules and on the floor calendar and then voted on in their respective chambers.

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

  • Sea Change Coming For Brokerages

    Summary:

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

  • Consumer COVID-19 Harris Poll

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

    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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