Association News

Seattle King County REALTORS® withdraws Kathy Lambert endorsement
Seattle King County REALTORS® withdraws Kathy Lambert endorsement

An “inflammatory, distasteful” postcard mailer sent out by the Kathy Lambert campaign to residents of King County Council District 3 prompted Seattle King County Realtors (SKCR) to withdraw its endorsement of the council member, according to a press release. 

RE/MAX agent Tina McDonough awarded with “Good Neighbor” designation
RE/MAX agent Tina McDonough awarded with “Good Neighbor” designation

Seattle King County REALTORS® has named Realtor Tina McDonough its Q3 “Good Neighbor” for her tireless efforts in fighting for a cure for cancer and assisting patients and their families

Local, state and federal leaders must prioritize affordable housing
Local, state and federal leaders must prioritize affordable housing

“The first-time homebuyer is essential to the housing cycle and the only reasonable remedy is an increase in housing supply — especially in the lower prices.” — Tom Hormel

Seattle King County REALTORS® to honor Benjamin S. Danielson, M.D. with 2021 First Citizen Award
Seattle King County REALTORS® to honor Benjamin S. Danielson, M.D. with 2021 First Citizen Award

The former medical director of the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, known by his patients as “Dr. Ben,” will be recognized for his continued advocacy and activism for the health and well-being of children and families with low incomes.

Obstacles and opportunities to growing hispanic homeownership
Obstacles and opportunities to growing hispanic homeownership

Despite the inventory and credit challenges, Latinos are driving homeownership growth. The Urban Institute projects that this trend is only going to continue, with Latinos expected to make up 70% of homeownership growth between now and 2040.

Seattle King County REALTORS® aim to eliminate barriers to homeownership via mentor program
Seattle King County REALTORS® aim to eliminate barriers to homeownership via mentor program

Seattle King County REALTORS® (SKCR) will join counterparts from eight other regions around the United States in launching a mentorship program to help boost homeownership in diverse areas and to promote inclusivity in the industry.

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