LATEST NEWS & ARTICLES

MOST RECENT NEWS

  • Broker Update: Protecting Business AND Funding Education

    Summary:

  • Bill Clarke Provides Hirst Update

    Summary:

    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!

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

    Washington REALTORS® submits for building permit...

  • Washington Real Estate Commission Opportunity

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

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

  • REALTORS® Commemorate Fair Housing in April

    Summary:

    REALTORS® are the leading advocates for housing and protecting the dream of home ownership and we join the nation every year in recognizing Fair Housing Month in April.

  • NEW Event App for #2017SBC

    Summary:

    NEW, improved, and native! Washington REALTORS® Events App

  • Broker Alert: Update on Hirst v. Whatcom County

    Summary:

    Broker Alert on the impacts in Washington State & legislative efforts.

  • Call Before You Dig & Real Estate Signage

    Summary:

    Are sign companies or real estate brokers subject to the "call before you dig" statute when digging a post hole for a yard sign? We have answers...

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

  • Markers in Time

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

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

  • Expense or Investment?

    Summary:

    Due to the nature of real estate, I find that getting brokers to make a real investment in their business can be challenging. Sure, they will spend $49 per month here, $29 per month there but I would classify these as expenses – ongoing costs that are a result of doing business...

  • Consult The Coach - Autumn 2019

    Summary:

    I am a managing broker at a medium size office. I have a relatively new broker who is not starting off on the right foot. She gets defensive when I provide suggestions and feedback. What do you suggest?

  • Property Managment Q & A - Autumn 2019

    Summary:

    I heard that the legislature amended the Residential Landlord Tenant Act (RLTA) to change a 3-day notice or pay or vacate to a 14-day notice. I heard there are other changes as well, what are they?

Sponsors & Advertisers


Interact CE