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  • Join Team WR for the REALTORS® Relief Run

    Summary:

    The REALTORS® Relief Run is a 5k Run/Walk/Cheer at the National Association of Realtors® 2018 Conference to benefit the REALTORS® Relief Foundation.

  • REALTORS® Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Fair Housing Act

    Summary:

    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!

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

    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

    Summary:

    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!

    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...

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

  • Forecast For 2020: Assessing Threats And Opportunities For Brokerage Leaders

    Summary:

    Forecast For 2020: Assessing Threats And Opportunities For Brokerage Leaders. What should you be concerned about, and what can you do to thwart threats to the industry? It's a presidential election year. Does that matter? Sales were down in 1980 and 1988 from prior years, but up in 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012, and 2016...

  • The California ABC Test Looks To Be Expanding

    Summary:

    Just when you thought that the California ABC test would stay within that state's borders comes news that the states of New York and New Jersey are considering adopting some of the same provisions that pertain to the qualifications of independent contractors versus employees.

  • REALTOR® Associations Report Membership Still Growing

    Summary:

    At a recent meeting with several key state and local associations of Realtors® CEOs, we learned membership rolls are still growing. Many also report that membership totals are now at or nearing historic highs.

  • CFPB Asks For Public Comment Determining The Effectiveness Of TRID

    Summary:

    In a November 22 Request for Information (RFI), the Bureau asked for public comments on the TRID Rule's effectiveness as it prepares an assessment report of the Rule that the Dodd-Frank Act requires to be published within five years of its effective date...

  • Home Buyer Interest Up Again In November Nationwide

    Summary:

    Home Buyer Interest Up Again In November Nationwide... Showing Traffic Increases for Fourth Consecutive Month. November home showing activity continued an upward trend of year-over-year growth following the fourth consecutive month of increased showing activity...

  • Boost Agent Performance — Move The Middle

    Summary:

    Don't forget about low performers and high performers, but spend time moving your middle performers up. "The biggest opportunity for performance improvement in any organization is in moving the middle, according to business coach Michael K. Simpson...

  • Australian Real Estate Market — Signs Of Recovery

    Summary:

    It looks like the Australian real estate market's decline has leveled and started to ease in most major cities. According to the latest report on the Australian residential real estate market by CoreLogic, a property data and analytics provider in Australia, the annual rate of decline in housing values saw continued improvement...

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