Congrats MCAR's 2019 Board of Directors
Left to Right:

Chris Ritter, Past President - Greenridge Realty
Vince Villegas, Director - Villegas Group
Jason Woodard, President Elect - Greenridge Realty
Bill Slating, President - Greenridge Realty
Andrea Belding, Secretary - Five Star Real Estate
Arnie Harrison, Treasurer - Greenridge Realty
Kevin Brown, Director - Coldwell Bankers Weir Manuel Hoppough
Sherry Olsen, Director - Greenridge Realty
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What a Government Shutdown Means for REALTORS®

(As of January 4, 2019)
As of midnight on December 21, 2018, the President and Congress were unable to agree on the provisions of a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government. As a result, a partial shutdown of some government operations has occurred. This partial
operations has occurred. This partial shutdown includes some federal housing, mortgage, and other programs of interest to the real estate industry. A summary of the impact on selected agencies is provided below.
While this is a very politically dynamic event, NAR staff continue to monitor federal agencies and work with Congress, the Administration, and other groups to assess ongoing impacts to NAR members and their businesses.
Watch From The Mailbag | December 2018 
“From The Mailbag” highlights a selected legal topic and feature questions asked by our member-viewers. Questions are answered by an attorney from the Michigan Realtors® Legal Team. 

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Legal Lines – Question of the Month 
With the help of McClelland & Anderson, Michigan Realtors® are taking the most recently asked questions from their legal hotline and putting them in E-news.
I represent the buyer in the purchase of a house; the seller is continuing to show the property and is taking backup offers. Is this legal? 

YES. The seller is free to continue marketing the property and take backup offers unless your buyer’s purchase agreement explicitly prohibits the seller from doing so. 
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