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CABR Meets with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR Meets with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill By Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs May 22, 2017 Last week during the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in Washington D.C., representatives from the Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS® met with Ohio’s two U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D) and Rob Portman (R), and Representatives… Read More »

CABR Leadership is in Washington D.C.

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Your CABR Leadership is in Washington D.C. advocating on your behalf to protect and preserve your profession.  Your leadership will meet with Senators and Congressman from Ohio and speak about private property rights and will work to ensure their support for your profession.  Watch below as CABR’s leadership team discusses the importance of these meetings…… Read More »

CABR Sponsors and Attends Lincoln Reagan Dinner

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR Sponsors and Attends Lincoln Reagan Dinner Cincinnati RPAC was a major sponsor at the Hamilton County Republican Party’s Lincoln-Reagan Dinner on Friday May 5, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  Honorary Speaker was Jane Timken, Ohio Republican Party Chairwoman.  Representing CABR were: 2017 CABR President David Welch, 2017 President-elect Phil Morrical III, Carol Buckley,… Read More »

President Trump Releases U.S. Tax Proposal

Posted on: April 28th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR Government Affairs Update President Trump Releases U.S. Tax Proposal By Mark Quarry, Director of Government Affairs   President Donald Trump released his tax reform plan Wednesday, April 26th. The same day as President Trump’s rollout, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) issued the following statement (click here to read) highlighting that while it supports… Read More »

April 2017 Fair Housing Month

Posted on: April 17th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

April 2017 Fair Housing Month By Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs April 2017 marks the 49th anniversary of the landmark 1968 Fair Housing Act and the 100th anniversary of the 1917 U.S. Supreme Court Buchanan vs. Warley decision that outlawed zoning on the basis of race. Nationwide each year, REALTORS® recognize the significance of… Read More »

NAR GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS SPRING BREAK REPORT

Posted on: April 10th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

NAR Government Affairs Spring Break Report Mark Quarry, Director of Government Affairs Congress is “back home” in its April District Work Period (April 10-21). This District Work Period is an excellent opportunity to interact with your Members of Congress in advance of the 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. May 15-20. Several issues… Read More »

Tax Reform 2017

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

By Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs The benefits of owning a home could be decimated or even completely wiped out for 95% of American families if a tax reform plan being considered in Congress becomes law. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the Ohio Association of REALTORS® and the Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS®… Read More »

Cincinnati RPAC Endorsed 26 our of 28 Winning Candidates

Posted on: December 5th, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Now that the 2016 Election results have been officially certified, the results show the Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS® and Cincinnati RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee) endorsed 26 out of 28 winning candidates … equaling a 93% success rate. This is another example of the importance of RPAC and how RPAC it works for you,… Read More »

Spotlight on Contracts & Forms

Posted on: December 5th, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR has a library of contract clauses and more than 40 contracts, forms and guides available for use by CABR members. Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement Did you know that a seller may not treat an offer received from a buyer as being confidential? In fact, the seller may choose to disclose the terms to other… Read More »

Tax break coming for Hamilton County property owners

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Four days after Thanksgiving, Hamilton County Property Owners received an additional reason to be thankful.  That’s because Hamilton County Commissioners voted to fully-restore the Property Tax Rebate due to property owners as part of the 1996 Sales Tax increase voters approved that funded construction of Paul Brown Stadium and Great American Ball Park, resulting in… Read More »