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Get the Facts 05.28.24

Utilize the 2024 State of Asia America Report

As we conclude AAPI Heritage Month, we're challenging YOU to utilize the 2024 AREAA State of Asia America Report: Journeying - An Anthology of Coming to America, in your business! 

The report details homeownership rates, migration pathways, population growth among AANHPI subgroups, and more. Stay educated and informed by downloading the full report today.

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REALTORS® Advocate for Our Veterans!
The Department of Veterans Affairs has signaled a temporary suspension of the buyer agent payment ban. This important change comes as a result of REALTOR® efforts to ensure veterans receive the best possible homebuying experience. Stay tuned for more updates as REALTORS® continue to work hard to make this suspension permanent. Read more about this important development here.

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What the NAR Settlement Means for Home Buyers and Sellers
The National Association of REALTORS® has released a new handout explaining the March 15, 2024 settlement on broker commissions and its impact specifically for home buyers and sellers. Effective August 17, 2024, these changes ensure consumers retain choices regarding real estate services. Access the flyer today to stay up-to-date and informed. 
Download the Flyer Here

Volunteer with WR and Junior Achievement at the Mariner's Game!
We're excited to partner with Junior Achievement of Washington for the Seattle Mariners 50/50 Raffle Night on Thursday, June 13th! 

We need 50 enthusiastic volunteers to help sell raffle tickets and support this great cause. Enjoy a free meal, watch the game, and make a difference! Friends and family are welcome. Sign up by emailing with your name, phone, email, and company. Let's make it a night to remember!
The survey is anonymous. The information you give will be analyzed to provide recommendations for consumer protections and potential regulations, including potential licensing requirements. The findings will be reported to the state legislature at the end of the year.  

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Unveiling the Greener Future: Results of NAR's 2024 Sustainability Survey
In March of 2024, the National Association of REALTORS® conducted a comprehensive survey to assess the state of the housing market in terms of sustainability. The results indicate the industry is at the cusp of a  “green revolution.” To better understand the future of sustainable housing, explore these survey findings today!

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Important REALTOR® Resource
Washington REALTORS® members now have access to a handy flyer to share with clients, showcasing REALTOR® efforts to protect homeowners and buyers. The flyer details legislative successes, including preserving seller disclosure standards, promoting affordable housing, and stopping tax increases that would affect housing affordability. It highlights how REALTORS® have saved clients money, advocated for them during COVID, and worked on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. This resource demonstrates the value of REALTOR® membership and the significant impact of their advocacy.

When talking to clients, explain this flyer and tell them, "THIS is why I am a REALTOR®."

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Legal Hotline Q & A of the Week 

05.28.24 Q & A