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Members Address Housing Concerns at Local Legislative Forum

Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Maria Brogan
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On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, members of NEAR, the Newburyport Association of REALTORS®, and the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® addressed State Senators at the northern region session of Commonwealth Conversations, an open forum coordinated by the local legislators in an ongoing effort to make government more responsive and accessible to constituents. REALTORS® were there to inform legislators about issues related to housing including a first time home buyers savings account, taxes, and broadband internet access. 

Quoted in The Lowell Sun, NEAR Director and former City of Lawrence Mayor Mike Sullivan said, "Our message is to help with the affordability of housing." | Watch video

As REALTORS®, we vigorously support the right of every citizen of the Commonwealth to purchase, sell, develop, lease, manage, own, and use private property with the fullest freedom possible, realizing that such rights must be exercised in a fashion which sustains or improves the quality of life for all. By participating in Government Affairs activities, you support these rights and are dedicated to protecting the values of the REALTOR® Association.