Government Affairs

Forbearance Agreement Refinancing Information

Posted on: May 4th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Question:  Without Congressional help, is appears that consumers may not be able to refinance forbearance agreements, which will lead to another foreclosure nightmare. NAR has been keenly aware of the impact that servicing problems and early forbearance claims have had on liquidity in the mortgage market and direct impact that it has on home sales. NAR… Read More »

Hamilton County UPDATE: Property Tax Deadline DELAYED to July 17, 2020

Posted on: May 4th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Hamilton County UPDATE: Property Tax Deadline DELAYED to July 17, 2020 Hamilton County Treasurer Rob Goering announced today the deadline for 2019 Hamilton County Property Taxes is extended to Friday, July 17, 2020. The second half Property Tax deadline had previously been June 22, 2020. Also at today’s Hamilton County Commission Press Briefing, Hamilton County Commission President Denise Driehaus and… Read More »

Hamilton County Issue 7 Currently PASSING – More Votes to Be Counted

Posted on: May 4th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Hamilton County Issue 7 Currently PASSING – More Votes to Be Counted Hamilton County Issue #7 (“Move Forward”) received 65,943 “Yes” votes in last week’s Ohio Primary Election on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, placing it 625 votes ahead of 65,319 “No” votes. There are roughly an additional 18,000 ballots that could affect the final results,… Read More »

UPDATED: Coronavirus: SBA CARES Act FAQs

Posted on: April 20th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

UPDATED: Coronavirus: SBA CARES Act FAQs NAR has been working closely with Congress and the Administration to ensure the interests of REALTORS® and their clients are protected in any federal action in response to COVID-19. Many REALTORS® are small businesses, or work with them as clients. In the most recent relief package passed into law,… Read More »

Request your Vote-by-Mail Ballot for the 2020 Primary Election

Posted on: April 20th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Request your Vote-by-Mail Ballot for the 2020 Primary Election Voting is a 3-Step Process! 1. Request an Absentee Ballot Application. 2. Receive your Ballot and fill it out, following the instructions provided. 3. Mail your completed Ballot no later than April 27th. You have until noon on April 25 to request an absentee ballot. You… Read More »

VOTE YES on ISSUE #7!

Posted on: April 6th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

VOTE YES on ISSUE #7! Hamilton County Issue #7 Issue # 7 is STILL on the Ohio Primary Election Ballot! CABR is STILL encouraging a YES VOTE! CLICK HERE to: Read More about ISSUE # 7; Why CABR has endorsed ISSUE #7 and, Why VOTING YES on ISSUE # 7 is BEST FOR PROPERTY OWNERS! Please contact Mark Quarry, CABR’s Director of… Read More »

OHIO 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION UPDATE

Posted on: April 6th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

OHIO 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION UPDATE Last week, the Ohio General Assembly passed H.B. 197, a sweeping piece of legislation aimed at dealing with the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Among other items, the bill sets April 28, 2020 as the FINAL DAY for Ohio’s primary election. You can vote in Ohio’s Primary Election between now and April 28,… Read More »

Call to Action – Support First Time Homebuyers Savings Act

Posted on: March 6th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Call to Action – Support First Time Homebuyers Savings Act DID YOU RECEIVE the recent CALL for ACTION sent by the OHIO REALTORS®? HELP more Ohioans save money to purchase a Home. The First-Time Homebuyer Savings Act (FHSA) is presently STALLED in the Ohio Senate. HELP get the FHSA out of committee and to the… Read More »

Conservatives Back Countywide Transportation Tax

Posted on: February 17th, 2020 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Conservatives Back Countywide Transportation Tax By Chris Wetterich | Cincinnati Business Courier February 14, 2020 Two leading West Side conservatives said Friday they will back a 0.8% sales tax that will be used to expand bus service throughout Hamilton County and fix roads and bridges. Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes, a Democrat, and Ohio House… Read More »