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2018 Officer and Director Nominees

The Nominations Committee is pleased to present a full slate of nominees for the 2018 Officers and Directors. The nominees are as follows: Jim Morrison, President-elect JR Poulsen, Treasurer-elect Gina Erni, Gig Harbor Director Rhett Elton, North Pierce County Director Renee Adkins, Puyallup Director Lauren Munson, Puyallup Director Ryan Knicely, Tacoma Director Kristina Loper, UP/Fircrest/Dupont/Lakewood Director Additional candidates for the offices to be [...]

By | 2017-08-08T14:26:45+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on 2018 Officer and Director Nominees

Online Education through The CE Shop

The Tacoma-Pierce County of REALTORS has recently partnered with The CE Shop, the leader in online real estate education. We know our members' time is valuable and trying to stay on top of business and family priorities can be a challenge--especially as your license expiration date nears. That's why we've partnered with The CE Shop--to give you more flexibility and control over how [...]

By | 2017-07-27T12:35:26+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on Online Education through The CE Shop

CALL FOR REALTOR LEADER NOMINATIONS

2018 OPEN BOARD AND OFFICER POSITIONS The deadline for all candidate nominations is July 31, 2017.  Candidate profiles are due by August 11, 2017. In order to run for office and serve, ALL CANDIDATES must be REALTORS® with Tacoma-Pierce County Association of REALTORS®-in-good-standing.  Members of the Board are expected to attend a 1.5-hour meeting every month and be engaged in other Association activities. [...]

By | 2017-06-13T16:03:38+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on CALL FOR REALTOR LEADER NOMINATIONS

Local Real Estate on KBTC

Watch TPCAR President-elect Denny Woyak, SKCAR Immediate Past President Patti Hill and representatives from Zillow discuss our local real estate market. http://www.kbtc.org/northwest-now-copy/  

By | 2017-05-25T12:59:24+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on Local Real Estate on KBTC

Call to Action – Oppose Increase of the REET

Washington REALTORS has released a Call to Action to oppose increase of the REET.  Increasing a real estate tax rate that is already one of highest in the country, and is not a fair or stable revenue source, will hurt affordability for homeowners, businesses, and renters. REALTORS® request you oppose increasing the Real Estate Excise Tax. What if Washington State adopted a 7% [...]

By | 2017-05-22T15:02:47+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on Call to Action – Oppose Increase of the REET

Call to Action Contest Winner

Congratulations to 253 Realty for having the highest percentage response rate (83.3%) to the recent Washington REALTORS Call to Action! 253 Realty will be receiving a delivery of Legendary Doughnuts from TPCAR. Congratulations also to Windermere Professional Partners (Pearl Street) for having the highest number of respondents (12). Call To Action Respondents

By | 2017-05-12T15:35:48+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on Call to Action Contest Winner

Call to Action

On Monday, April 24, Governor Inslee called the 2017 Legislature into a 30-day Special Session to negotiate the 2017-2019 Operating Budget and to comply with the Supreme Court’s McCleary education funding decision. Washington REALTORS® recently launched an extensive media campaign opposing real estate tax increases. And while the budget and taxes will have top priority in the Special Session, we need you to [...]

By | 2017-05-01T12:22:39+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on Call to Action

2016 TPCAR Awards

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Tacoma-Pierce County Association of REALTORS General Membership Meeting and Awards Luncheon held at the STAR Center, awards were given out in six categories. The Rookie of the Year award was established in 2007 to recognize those who have been in the real estate industry for two years or less who support the REALTOR® association, are involved [...]

By | 2017-04-05T09:56:20+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on 2016 TPCAR Awards

Methamphetamine Contaminated Properties

It has come to the attention of the Health Department that real estate agents have been entering onto dangerous drug lab contaminated properties.  State law requires health departments to investigate and address properties contaminated by the use, storage or manufacture of illegal drugs. Properties contaminated by high levels of methamphetamine are declared Unfit-For-Use by the Health Department.  The declaration includes recording “Unfit-For-Use” information [...]

By | 2017-04-05T09:56:20+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on Methamphetamine Contaminated Properties

Proposed Changes to the TPCAR Bylaws

TPCAR will be holding its first general membership meeting of 2017 on March 29th at 11:30am at the STAR Center.  At this meeting, members will be asked to vote on changes to the TPCAR Bylaws.  Per the current TPCAR Bylaws, " These Bylaws may be amended by a majority vote of the REALTOR® Members present and qualified to vote at any general membership [...]

By | 2017-02-27T17:37:18+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Comments Off on Proposed Changes to the TPCAR Bylaws