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  • REALTORS® Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Fair Housing Act

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    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!

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

  • Big News On Tax Reform

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    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

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

  • Misinformation on Tax Reform

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

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

  • REALTOR PROfile: Diskin Young

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    REALTOR PROfile: Diskin Young This Bellwether broker has built a thriving business around continuing education, a great corporate culture, and a commitment to always going the extra mile for every client.

  • How to Create a Smart (& Time-Saving) Content Strategy

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    Social media takes time, money and energy to manage it effectively. When it's done right, social media can be a great way to keep in touch with clients and attract new prospects.

  • Save Those Texts!

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    In a world where the concept of 'getting it in writing' has completely changed, all Washington REALTORS® should be retaining and storing their text messages as material correspondence in the transaction file. Unfortunately, that's not as easy as one would think.

  • Markers in Time

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    Every adult can pinpoint moments in time when their life made a shift. It may have been for the better and it may have been for the worse but it was an event so consequential that no matter the years that pass, the moment remains tall among a lifetime of memories and following that event, life was never the same again.

  • REALTOR Safety Tools

    Summary:

    If you're a real-estate professional, technology is already making a huge impact in your daily life, whether you're using apps for unlocking key boxes, gathering information about active listings, creating drone photography or posting video property tours. The latest safety tools and protocols for real estate professionals are also becoming an important arsenal in every real-estate professional's tool box.

  • Work, Life, Volunteer — Finding Balance

    Summary:

    It's an eternal conversation in the real estate industry. With unlimited opportunities to grow business and zero limitations on the hours or days to be worked, how does a professional strike a balance between work and life in general? Is there such a thing as work/life balance in real estate, or any demanding career, for that matter?

  • On The Menu

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    It's that time of year again — leaves are falling, sweaters are being pulled out of drawers and political signs dot our landscape...

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