LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 2018
November 16, 2017
A DON'T MISS meeting this month, as Sam Pace, Housing Specialist and Shane Davies, VP of Governmental Affairs, both of Seattle King County Association of Realtors will update us on local and federal legislative actions, taken and proposed, that effect our industry and home ownership. Some of their topics will include:
* The importance of Home Ownership in creating & maintaining a Middle Class (Middle class now only 18% of King County's population)
* Home ownership is the most effective vehicle for creating inter-generational wealth.
* Potential changes in Federal Tax Reform effecting the Capital Gain Exclusion on sale of a primary residence; Potential changes in 1031 Exchanges; the potential change in mortgage interest deduction
* The Washington State capital budget and the Hirst decision and what it means to the McCleary case. Condo reform. Courts going after ballot measures including Sanctuary cities (Burien) and safe injection sites (King County) where all cities except Seattle have voted "no" on the adoption of safe injection sites.
This is a meeting you'll not want to miss.
Bogey's Public House @ Auburn Golf Course
29630 Green River Road SE
Auburn, Washington 98092