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Major Victory in Seattle City Council Races

By jnaegeli / January 31, 2024 / Comments Off on Major Victory in Seattle City Council Races

Back to News Center Out of six Seattle City Council candidates endorsed by Seattle King County REALTORS®, four were elected by Seattle residents, flipping the Council to a more moderate position. For the past several years, the Seattle City Council has presided over a severe erosion of quality of life…

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General Election 2023 Recap

By jnaegeli / November 13, 2023 / Comments Off on General Election 2023 Recap

Back to News Center This year was a local election year with council seats up in every city within King County. REALTORS® from across King County volunteered over 24 hours of their time to properly vet candidates seeking the association’s endorsement. In all, SKCR issued fifty-four endorsements including an endorsement…

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Issues & Impacts, Q3 2023

By jnaegeli / September 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Issues & Impacts, Q3 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: Seattle Councilmember Sawant’s Rent Control Bill Dies Seattle Councilmember Lewis Slows Commercial Lease Legislation Tukwila Approves Annexation…

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Issues & Impacts, July 2023

By jnaegeli / July 27, 2023 / Comments Off on Issues & Impacts, July 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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REALTOR® Endorsed Candidate Guide Released — Vote August 1!

By jnaegeli / July 10, 2023 / Comments Off on REALTOR® Endorsed Candidate Guide Released — Vote August 1!

Back to News Center For over 50 years, the REALTOR® Association has been one of the strongest and most successful advocacy organizations in the nation. Our success comes from the broad-based constituency we represent and from individual REALTORS® involved in their communities: REALTORS® like you! REALTORS® recognize that as an…

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Report on the 29th Annual Housing Issues Briefing

By jnaegeli / June 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Report on the 29th Annual Housing Issues Briefing

Back to News Center 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 Seattle King County REALTORS® has hosted…

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Highlights from the Missing Middle Housing Tour, March 30, 2023

By jnaegeli / April 10, 2023 / Comments Off on Highlights from the Missing Middle Housing Tour, March 30, 2023

Back to News Center On March 30th, the Seattle King County REALTORS® hosted over sixty mayors, council members, city planners, stakeholders, and REALTORS® on a tour of missing middle housing. Traveling across Kirkland and Redmond, attendees walked down two blocks of alleyway lined with ADUs, visited a cottage housing development,…

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