Congressional leaders released a long-awaited framework Thursday for President Joe Biden’s signature Build Back Better plan, proposing a top-line price tag and an outline of new social programs. The $1.75 trillion framework includes hard-fought NAR priorities like investments in affordable housing and down-payment assistance and spares real estate investment from the most feared taxes. President Biden announced the […]
The U.S. Senate passed legislation Tuesday to replenish funding for several coronavirus small-business relief programs championed by NAR and available to REALTORS®. The House is expected to take up the measure later this week. Under the Senate agreement, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will receive $310 billion in new cash, while the Economic Injury Disaster […]
The IRS issued guidance Thursday evening to grant deadline relief for both 1031 like-kind exchanges and opportunity zone investments that are already underway. Both of these programs are designed to promote economic growth in communities, and NAR made the case that investors in these programs should not be harmed due to the effects of COVID-19.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed into law on March 27, 2020, provides relief to families, small businesses, and individuals who are self-employed and independent contractors. A key provision in the law creates a temporary “Pandemic Unemployment Assistance” program that extends unemployment benefits to those not traditionally eligible, including self-employed […]
BREAKING NEWS CHICAGO (April 2, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® announced Thursday that it will be expanding access to Members TeleHealthSM at no cost to its members for those who register before April 15. The program comes as part of NAR’s larger ‘Right Tools, Right Now‘ initiative – relaunched on March 27 – […]
Today Friday, July 12, 2019 at our Metro Market Pulse Meeting, the South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association (SMDRA) honored its 2019 Emeritus Status recipients.
Today is a banner day for REALTORS® as we launch That’s Who We R®, the new national ad campaign from the National Association of REALTORS®. The campaign showcases the passion and dedication you bring to your work, while telling the story of who you are as advisors, advocates, volunteers, neighbors—and real estate professionals committed to a […]
This past Friday, January 4, 2019 at our Metro Market Pulse Meeting, the South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association (SMDRA) honored its 2019 Emeritus Status recipients.
SMDRA Congratulates The Berkshire Group for their RPAC Investment of $4,685.00. Every Associate Broker at The Berkshire Group invested $99.00, Janet Marlow invested at the Sterling “R” Level, and Broker/Owner Larry McGee is both a Golden “R” investor and a member of Presidents Club.
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on July 31, denying necessary insurance coverage to homeowners and buyers in more than 20,000 communities nationwide. Congress must act now to reform and extend the NFIP.