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Don’t Panic Over Stock Market Mayhem

The housing market likely won’t be deeply affected by the sharp decline in stocks in recent days because underlying economic fundamentals remain strong.

Major Provisions of the New Tax Reform Law Affecting Homeowners

The following is an overview of provisions of the new tax reform law affecting current and prospective homeowners. Home Ownership Matters will be providing ongoing updates and guidance on this topic in the coming weeks.

How The New Law Will Affect First-Time Homebuyers

To illustrate how the new law might affect a first-time homebuyer, consider the example of Barbara Buyer.

LATEST NEWS

I Wanted To Make A Statement

With over 50 years in the industry, Frank Williams has played an integral part in fighting racism and championing the fair housing movement.



Fair Housing made us free

Pedro Hernandez remembers a time before the passage of the Fair Housing Act when discrimination ran rampant in the neighborhoods of Miami, Florida.



Fair Housing is good for our business and our clients

For Pat Combs, it’s as simple as that.



Old-Money Suburb Takes On The Fight For Fair Housing

From posters to making it a part of school curriculums; how Grosse Pointe became a leading fair housing advocate.



Restrictions on Short-Term Rentals in Sisters, OR Could Hurt Local Economy

The City of Sisters City Council is considering tightening existing vacation rental regulations and further restricting short-term rentals.



Don’t Panic Over Stock Market Mayhem

The housing market likely won’t be deeply affected by the sharp decline in stocks in recent days because underlying economic fundamentals remain strong.



Have You Signed The Homeowner Bill of Rights?

It’s time to stand up and be counted!
Did you know that homeowners pay between 80 and 90 percent of all federal income taxes? If you are a homeowner, show your support now for a Homeowner Bill of Rights. Sign it now!

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IN THE NEWS

Washington Post
Popular deductions for homeownership are targeted in tax plans
April 5, 2017

With the health-care bill back-burnered on Capitol Hill, the focus has shifted to tax reform. Among the key financial matters in play: Homeowners’ prized deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes.



RISMedia
NAR President: Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program
April 3, 2017

The National Flood Insurance Program will expire in six months, on September 30. The National Association of REALTORS® recently issued a statement by NAR President Bill Brown urging Congress to reauthorize the program.