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SKCR Sets Annual Meeting Date for November 8

September 25, 2023

Back to News Center The annual meeting of Seattle King County REALTORS® will be held on November 8 at 11:00 AM in its offices in Bellevue. The meeting will be held in conjunction with its regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting. The agenda of the annual meeting will include consideration…

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Report from the AREAA Housing Affordability Symposium

September 15, 2023

Back to News Center On September 7, the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) hosted their inaugural Housing Affordability Symposium in Ontario, California. Featured speakers included: CA Congresswoman Norma Torres CA Congresswoman Judy Chu Mayor of Ontario CA, Paul Leon Inland Valley Association of REALTORS® CEO Mark Dowling National…

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Nominate a REALTOR® for an Annual Achievement Award

September 14, 2023

Back to News Center Recognize REALTOR® Excellence The Seattle King County REALTORS® Awards Committee welcomes your nomination of Association members who have made significant and positive contributions to our industry, community and the REALTOR® Association. Award recipients will be honored at the Annual Awards & Installation Banquet at The Westin…

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The New Member Portal: A System Upgrade that Benefits YOU!

September 8, 2023

Back to News Center We’re changing how we do things to improve your association membership experience. You can do all your association business and access member benefits in our new Member Portal, accessible from the website or by clicking the button below. The Member Portal features: Quick and easy online…

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2023 Safety Month Classes

September 2, 2023

Back to News Center September is REALTOR® Safety Month, when REALTORS® are encouraged to make and assess their plans for safety on the job. REALTOR® Safety Program The goal of the REALTOR® Safety Program is to reduce the number of safety incidents that occur in the industry, so every REALTOR®…

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Statement Regarding NAR from President Sharon O’Mahony

September 1, 2023

Back to News Center We are shocked and saddened by the recent story in the New York Times detailing allegations of sexual harassment at the National Association of Realtors® and the subsequent resignation of NAR President Kenny Parcell. These revelations should give us pause to reflect on the apparent shortcomings…

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2023 Battle of the Barristers In Person!

August 17, 2023

Back to News Center 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 liability. The Battle is back…

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NAR Director Election to Be Held August 10

July 28, 2023

Back to News Center President Sharon O’Mahony has announced an election on August 10 to fill one available position on the Board of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Seattle King County REALTORS® is allocated three positions on the NAR Board of Directors. These NAR Directors are elected at the…

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Issues & Impacts, July 2023

July 27, 2023

Back to News Center Issues & Impacts is a quarterly publication produced by Seattle King County REALTORS® to inform members about current issues and successes within the Government Affairs Department. In This Issue: 29th Housing Issues Briefing Report Seattle Rent Control Proposal Normandy Park Electronic Inspection Requests Kent Adopts Code…

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Seattle Rent Control Proposal

July 27, 2023

Back to News Center Outgoing Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant has introduced legislation that would establish rent control in Seattle. Because Washington State prohibits any regulation of the amount of rent a landlord can charge, the ordinance would go into effect only if the state prohibition were repealed. If that…

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