The Legislative Minute

January 2019 The Legislative Minute

New Year, New Legislative Priorities for Real Estate With the General Assembly convening next week, REALTORS® are readying a new legislative policy agenda for introduction. CCR’s leadership discussed these priorities with our incoming General Assembly Delegation and County Commissioners during a Legislative Luncheon on December 7. Those issues include: Expanding Housing Opportunity—supporting tax changes to...
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November 2018 The Legislative Minute

*ELECTION EDITION* Election Day is almost here! If you’re heading to the polls—and we hope that you are—here is the information you need to make your vote count! WHEN: Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. WHERE: Carroll County has designated 36 locations as polling places,...
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October 2018 The Legislative Minute

New Maryland Real Estate Laws Now in Effect October 1 was the effective date for many of Maryland’s new state laws, including REALTOR®-sponsored bills on Broker Disability (HB 1482) and Real Estate Guarantee Fund Transfers (HB 1656). The following bills are also now in effect: HB 1160 – Property Tax Assessment Appeal Reductions HB 64...
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January 2018 The Legislative Minute

Brought to you by the Carroll County REALTORS® Realtors® Announce 2018 General Assembly Priorities As the General Assembly heads back into session this month, the Maryland REALTORS® will be on the ground to advance their 2018 Key Issues. They are: First-Time Homebuyers Savings Accounts – This bill would allow a first-time homebuyer to exempt from...
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