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2019 was one of the most successful years in NC REALTORS® advocacy history. We had wins on 4 of our Top 5 priorities, with 2 of them being transformative victories. We also had our most successful NC REALTORS PAC year in history!

Elected leaders saw the true power of REALTOR® engagement. But we could not have done any of it without YOU! Thank you to everyone who acted and engaged on important issues facing our association, our industry, and our state.

As we close out the year, we wanted to take a look back at our accomplishments in all facets of our advocacy efforts.

The NC REALTORS® offices will be closed from December 23 until January 1. On behalf of the entire NC REALTORS Government Affairs Team, we wish you Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

 
This is the Session that never ends…

Yes, it still goes on and on, my friends



While each odd-numbered year brings about a “long session” for the General Assembly, when we started out 2019, it is unlikely that even the most seasoned politico could have expected this year’s session to last almost 11 months. And, it’s not even fully over. Legislators put the session on hiatus until January. So, what did occur during this prolonged session? For NC REALTORS®, we count this as one of our most successful years!!


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NC REALTORS® PAC blows through 2019 goals

For the year, NC REALTORS® PAC raised $903,976 reaching 105% of our $865,000 goal! We have exceeded our goal and this year proved to be THE MOST successful fundraising year in NC REALTORS® history.

We also exceed both our Major Investor and Presidents Circle goals. Out Major Investor Goal was 275 and we ended the year with 280. And with 39 Presidents Circle members, we exceeded our goal of 28. We also made significant progress in participation, achieving 27 percent (12,010 investors), just shy of our 34 percent goal.

Here are some other key highlights:

  • 5,155 members are NEW investors. (i.e., did not give in 2018)
  • 72 NEW major investors this year!
  • Two local associations hit 100% participation: Washington Beaufort and Cleveland County!


Thank you to everyone who invested this year!! We're looking to build on this success in all these areas in 2020, and increase participation as well. With your help, we can have another record year.

 

As the year wraps, Congress passes legislation supporting REALTOR® priorities

In the waning days of the Congressional session for 2019, the House of Representatives and Senate passed a spending package, funding the federal government for fiscal year 2020. The bill provides authority for the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, extends several tax provisions important to real estate markets and reauthorizes the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program for seven years. The legislation now goes to the President who is expected to sign it to avoid a government shutdown.

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