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Louisiana REALTORS® Uphold Public Official Independence
By HOM Editorial Team | November 6, 2014
The Northwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS® recently asserted its leadership to uphold the independence of a key regional planning official, in accordance with the law. The new Shreveport/Caddo Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) provides plann …
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