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Get the Facts 11.14.23

Mark Your Calendars - We're Headed to the Hill!
Please join us on January 17th and 18th for WR Legislative Days. You won't want to miss this exciting two-day event designed for members to gain insight into the legislative process, and see firsthand how our Government Affairs team advocates for REALTORS®. There's big change on the horizon for 2024; attending this event will ensure you're staying up to date with what's happening in today's market and on the hill. 

Registration opens SOON, so clear your calendar for this must-attend event! 

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Reserve Your Spot for Operation Evolve Before it's Too Late!
This knowledge is imperative to your business, REALTORS®. January 1, 2024, Agency Law undergoes a transformation that will impact how you do business in every way, from agreements with clients to compensation structures…it’s crucial that you’re prepared. Avoid financial, legal and/or regulatory issues by registering for Operation Evolve: Revising Agency Law and Industry Practices today. 

The Details:
November 28th, 2023, 9:00AM- 12:30PM
Instructor: Annie Fitzsimmons
Live Webinar - 3.5 CE
Member Price: $25

IMPORTANT: The next Designated and Managing Brokers ONLY version of this course is being offered on December 5th, 2023. Register here. 

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NAR Releases 2023 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers
The National Association of REALTORS® has just released the 2023 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, an annual survey of recent home buyers & sellers who recently completed a transaction between July 2022 and June 2023. NAR reveals in this latest report that, amidst shifting dynamics, the typical home buyer's annual household income has reached a record high of $107,000. Explore the report highlights to uncover more about the evolving Real Estate landscape. 

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How VA Loans Helped This Veteran Buy His Starter Home—and His Forever Home

In celebration of Veterans & Military Family Appreciation Month, we want to ensure you understand the true impact of VA loans and how to help your clients use them to their advantage. In this article, Darren Zajdel shares his inspiring homebuying journey and highlights the advantages of utilizing VA loans, including minimal down payments and lower interest rates. Read more about Darren's story here. 

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NAR Unveils Flood Disclosure Tracker

Last week, NAR released a state flood disclosure tracker in collaboration with the Legal Research Center. This tracker aims to educate the public and Congress as it considers the Federal Emergency Management Administration's (FEMA) legislative proposals to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), including the unnecessary and misguided disclosure form proposal.

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Legal Hotline Q & A 

Q&A of the Week 11.14.23