Changes to the tax code that could save REALTORS® thousands of dollars were enacted last year. The most significant change is a new business income deduction that allows independent contractors to deduct 20 percent of net business income. To help you understand the changes and see how they may apply… Read more
BELLEVUE, Washington (Dec. 18, 2018) –Eleven individuals were singled out for special honors at the 2018 Installation & Awards Banquet of Seattle King County REALTORS® (SKCR). The annual event also featured the installation ceremony for incoming leaders of SKCR and three other Realtor organizations, and a raffle and dessert auction… Read more
Townhomes, condos, duplexes and other multi-family options are crucial to the success of our real estate market. They represent the housing of choice for many moderate- to middle-income households and are often the important entry point for families to homeownership. Yet today, these housing types are often referred to as… Read more
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Do you want a say in how legislators in Olympia treat issues that affect your business and the housing supply crisis? Join REALTORS® from across the state at Washington REALTORS® Legislative Hill Day on January 24. REALTORS® spend the morning preparing, then head to the Hill during the afternoon for… Read more
Just in time for the holidays, Hasbro has released a new “millennial” version of its enduring Monopoly game. Only this time, instead of buying and developing property, players collect experience points through activities like visiting the vegan bistro and taking a weeklong meditation retreat. The tagline? “Forget real estate. You… Read more
Bill Hicks, 1996 President of Seattle King County REALTORS®, passed away yesterday. Bill became a REALTOR® in 1990, serving clients in the Seattle area with his wife and business partner Anne Hartman. Bill dedicated much of his time during the 1990’s to leadership roles with both Washington REALTORS® and the… Read more
Over 250 REALTORS®, Affiliates, sponsors and friends gathered Thursday evening for the 2018 REALTOR® Awards and 2019 Installation of local Association leadership. Emcee Joe Mosolino, owner of Windermere Real Estate South Whidbey, presided over the event, while 2018 Washington REALTORS® President Jerry Martin installed officers from Seattle King County REALTORS®,… Read more