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Elected officials, candidates join REALTORS at 30th Annual Housing Issues Briefing

Elected officials, candidates join REALTORS at 30th Annual Housing Issues Briefing Back to News Center July 8, 2024 “We need to take bold action to alleviate housing supply issues, ultimately helping affordability,” said Gina Madeya, 2024 vice president of governmental and public affairs for Seattle King County Realtors® (SKCR) in opening remarks at the association’s…

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BOLD Summit 2024 Recap

BOLD Summit 2024 Recap Back to News Center May 1, 2024 During a gathering of brokers and owners at an event dubbed 2024 BOLD Summit (Broker/Owner Leadership Discussion), the leadership of Seattle King County REALTORS® (SKCR), emphasized that the association remains dedicated to its mission and delivering results for members. Their message: “We are focused…

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NAR Economist Keynotes Program on Strategies for 2024 Success

NAR Economist Keynotes Program on Strategies for 2024 Success Back to News Center April 4, 2024 REALTORS® reported record-high home prices in 2023, based on sales of existing homes, but also the worst volume of sales since 1995, with severe shortages of inventory being a major factor for the imbalance. Those were among insights shared…

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2023 By the Numbers

2023 By the Numbers Back to News Center December 29, 2023 Categories Advocacy Education Events Featured Membership Partnerships Publications Uncategorized Archives July 2024 June 2024 May 2024 April 2024 March 2024 February 2024 January 2024 December 2023 November 2023 October 2023 September 2023 August 2023 July 2023 June 2023 May 2023 April 2023 March 2023…

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Record Attendance at 2023 Battle of the Barristers

Record Attendance at 2023 Battle of the Barristers Back to News Center October 27, 2023 Nearly 600 people attended the first in-person Battle of the Barristers event since 2019, filling Event Hall A at the Meydenbauer Center. “Our members have asked for more opportunities to meet in person again,” said President Sharon O’Mahony.  “We accomplished…

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2023 Battle of the Barristers In Person!

2023 Battle of the Barristers In Person! Back to News Center August 17, 2023 Our group of stellar real estate attorneys will once again provide superior education as they cross-examine the hottest real estate legal topics on October 24. When good attorneys collide, it is an informative main event to help you reduce your legal…

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PRESS RELEASE: Nominations Sought for 86th Seattle King County First Citizen Award

PRESS RELEASE: Nominations Sought for 86th Seattle King County First Citizen Award Back to News Center July 12, 2023 BELLEVUE, Washington (July 11, 2023) – Organizers of the prestigious Seattle King County First Citizen Award invite nominations for the 86th honoree. The award, presented annually since 1939, celebrates community service and selfless leadership. Letters of…

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Report on the 29th Annual Housing Issues Briefing

Report on the 29th Annual Housing Issues Briefing Back to News Center June 16, 2023 On June 7, REALTORS® and public officials gathered for a special presentation from speaker Jake Fry, principal of Small Housing BC, to hear about approaches used in Vancouver BC to address the housing inventory shortage. This marks the 29th year…

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Sue Bird Becomes the 85th First Citizen

Sue Bird Becomes the 85th First Citizen Back to News Center May 19, 2023 Energized by Elise Woodward’s basketball stories and walk-up music provided by Deejay Hershe, the First Citizen Award event successfully celebrated the community work of Sue Bird, recently retired point guard of the Seattle Storm. Sue Bird is the 85th recipient of…

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Downpayment Assistance: Helping Buyers in a High-Priced Market

Downpayment Assistance: Helping Buyers in a High-Priced Market Back to News Center April 25, 2023 In the current era of higher interest rates and lower inventory, REALTORS® have to find creative ways to help their buyers win offers while offsetting costs. On April 21, 2023, about 50 REALTORS® gathered at the SKCR office to learn…

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