Association News

Seattle Agent’s top 5 Association News items from 2021

2021, our guest contributors shed light on critical topics, including property rights, barriers to homeownership and what’s ahead for 2022.

Governor proposes legislation to address Washington’s housing crisis

Legislation proposed this month by Washington Governor Jay Inslee could significantly impact the state’s housing supply and affordable homeownership crisis. 

NAR applauds President Biden’s nomination of FHFA director

The National Association of REALTORS®  applauded President Joe Biden’s nomination of acting Federal Housing Finance Agency director Sandra Thompson to serve in a permanent capacity.. “Her talents and experience will benefit the enterprises, homeowners and home buyers and the mortgage-financing ecosystem,” NAR President Leslie Rouda Smith said in a press release.

NAR donated nearly 3,500 meals to Americans in last six months

As part of an ongoing relationship with the Food Recovery Network (FRN), the National Association of Realtors provided roughly 3,475 meals to Americans in the past six months, according to a press release. 

Realtors’ public affairs team uses multi-faceted advocacy to promote housing supply and protect property rights

Despite a challenging environment for local government advocacy, the members of the Government and Public Affairs team at Seattle King County REALTORS® can claim several successes.

SKCR releases King County election roundup

Nearly 80% of Seattle King County REALTORS®’’ (SKCR) endorsed candidates won during King County’s general election in November, according to a press release. 

NAR Travel Club to provide travel discounts to members

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has partnered with Panorama Travel Solutions to offer exclusive travel deals and discounts through the NAR Travel Club.

Windermere Realtor honored with SKCR ‘Good Neighbor’ designation

Seattle King County Realtors (SKCR) has named Realtor Tom Bernard its Q4 “Good Neighbor” for his volunteer work with Ballard Food Bank.

NAR Board of Directors meeting reveals statistics about member dues, operations

As of Sept. 30, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) had collected $229.6 in dues from its 1.542 million members, according to a RealTrends report.

Seattle King County Realtors honors local pediatrician with First Citizen Award

Seattle King County Realtors (SKCR) recently announced Dr. Ben Danielson as the 83rd recipient of the Seattle-King County First Citizen Award. 

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