May 20, 2019
“We have the attention of the Oval Office"
said John Smaby, President, National Association of REALTORS

President Donald J Trump spoke before an enthusiastic crowd of 2,000 REALTORS® Friday who packed a Marriott Wardman Park hotel ballroom in Washington, D.C., during the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.  A ttendees who didn’t get into the ballroom were directed to overflow rooms or to watch the event via a live stream.
“I’m here today because REALTORS play a special role in the economy,” Trump said. From the 20% pass-through tax deduction for independent contractors to the promise of opportunity zones to revitalize struggling communities, President Donald Trump extolled the impact of an array of achievements that have benefited real estate practitioners. 
“Deregulation may be the biggest of our successes over the past two-and-a-half years—maybe bigger than the tax cuts,” Trump said during the speech, which ran a little over an hour. “There’s truly never been a better time, in my opinion, to build or break ground in America,” he said. Read More
More than 9,000 real estate professionals spent last week in the nation’s capital for the REALTORS Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. “This is the perfect time to let Congress know who REALTORS are.” said John Smaby, NAR President, Tuesday at the kickoff event. .. “Congress knows we mean business." 
Toni Riordan, 2019 RBOR President and Laura Rubinfeld, RBOR Association Executive joined other CT REALTORS Wednesday on Capitol Hill to meet with our Legislators, Senators Richard Blumenthal & Chris Murphy and Congressman Jim Himes, on important issues impacting the real estate industry including:
  • Re-authorization of the Flood Insurance Program
  • Support for the Qualified Opportunity Zone Program
  • Access to Association Health Plans
  • Inclusion of fair housing protection based on sexual orientation and gender identity
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Monday, May 20th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
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Wednesday, June 19th
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MFCAR cordially invites RBOR Members to their General Meeting with special guest Dr. Lawrence Yun, National Association of REALTORS® Chief Economist & Senior Vice President of Research.
Dr Yun will be discussing the “Economic and Real Estate Market Outlook”with a special emphasis on our local market.
Wednesday, May 22nd 9:30 am- 12:30 pm
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