2013 MAR President Kimberly Allard-Moccia would like to personally invite all Massachusetts REALTORS to participate in MAR's annual grassroots lobbying day; REALTOR Day on Beacon Hill on June 5, 2013. This year's keynote speaker is Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. Check-in is at 9:30 in the Great Hall at the Massachusetts State [...]
MAR Leadership testified at a Public Hearing in opposition of the proposed budget by Governor Patrick. The budget would eliminate integral Homeowner Tax Credits such as: the Capital Gains Exclusion on Home Sales, the Lead Paint Tax Credit, and the Title V Tax Credit. Should an item like the Capital Gains Exclusion on Home Sales be removed, it [...]
New ‘building labeling’ ordinance in Boston is just another tax: Greater Boston Real Estate Board CEO explains
REALTORS and other real estate professionals in and around Boston should read this post from Greg Vasil, CEO of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), about the impact of a proposed building labeling ordinance in the City of Boston. The Greater Boston Association of REALTORS is a member of GBREB. In Boston, Building Labeling Is A [...]
Click for a larger version NAR is running a print ad in today's editions of the National Journal Daily and Roll Call publications supporting changes that are vital to the solvency and strength of the FHA fund and warning that actions to deliberately lower FHA’s market share could reduce the availability and affordability of mortgages. The [...]
NAR sent a very important Call for Action last week to protect the mortgage interest deduction and only eleven percent of Massachusetts REALTORS® have responded to it. Please take a moment to respond to the Call for Action by clicking the button below to contact your Representatives in Congress.