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Advocacy Initiatives Affect Your Wallet

Advocacy for REALTOR® initiatives can really affect your wallet...POSITIVELY! The work of your REALTOR® association has saved practitioners hundreds if not thousands of dollars through elimination of taxes, fees, and license mandates. Here are just a few of the savings:

In the last few years, MAR, local REALTOR® associations, and REALTORS® statewide have worked to defeat legislation that would have cost you:

  • Energy Scoring: $500 per transaction

  • Environmental Disclosure: $250 per transaction

  • Lead Inspection Mandate: $250 per transaction

  • Local Sign Fees: $25 per listing

  • Tax on Services: $2,000 annually

  • Broker Price Opinions: (BPOs) License $150

  • Debt Management Protection License: $200