RPAC (REALTOR® Political Action Committee) is one of one of the largest PACS in Washington and supports legislative efforts in favor of the real estate industry on behalf of WR members.
Statement from Washington REALTORS® President Alisha Harrison on the Burnett v. NAR et al Jury Verdict
Following the Burnett v. NAR verdict, Washington REALTORS® highlights its proactive approach to industry changes, emphasizing the forthcoming transparency-focused Agency Law effective January 1, 2024. The association provides resources and educational tools to assist brokers with the transition. Washington REALTORS® President, Alisha Harrison, expresses gratitude to members and reaffirms the organization's commitment to excellence.
Washington REALTORS® Announce New Government Affairs Director: Mary Hull-Drury
Washington REALTORS® is pleased to announce that Mary Hull-Drury has accepted the role of Government Affairs Director effective immediately.
2023 Legislative Summary
The 2023 Washington State Legislature adjourned Sine Die on April 23. Washington REALTORS® entered the session with a lengthy to-do list, asking the Legislature to update and correct several real estate brokerage issues, and to make this session the year of housing policy. It is well known that Washington State ranks last in the number of housing units per family nationally, and the dream of homeownership is getting farther away from families in our state.
Early Session Wins for REALTORS® in Olympia
Friday, February 10 will be the 33rd day of the 105th day in the 2023 Legislative Session. While it is a budget year, typically the first half of the session is dedicated to policy issues and this year is no different. Washington REALTORS® came into this session with big asks of the Legislature...
Real Estate Agency Law Reforms – Bill Summary
Washington State’s real estate agency law, Chapter 18.86 RCW, has not been updated since its adoption in the 1990s. Existing law does not require certain basic consumer protections, and does not reflect modern industry best practices. This legislation will both protect consumers and avoid litigation seen in other states.
REALTORS® Support Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Transit-Oriented Development
Washington REALTORS® greatly appreciate Gov. Inslee and Sen. Liias’ bipartisan bill to promote transit-oriented development (TOD) in Washington..
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Realtors® Political Action Committee Announces Support for Dan Newhouse for U.S. House of Representatives
National Association of Realtors® Political Action Committee (RPAC) announced its support today for Congressman Dan Newhouse in his re-election campaign for Washington’s 4th Congressional District.