Realtors® Release New Vision for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform

February 7, 2019

With over 400 people on hand for the National Association of Realtors®’ Housing Finance Reform Policy Forum, NAR today unveiled a new vision for reforming the GSEs. As featured speakers for the panel

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Federal court finds Bowling Green housing ordinance to be unconstitutional

Feb 5, 2019
By Peg Ritenour, Ohio REALTORS Vice President of Legal Services

In a case supported by Ohio REALTORS, a federal court has found a Bowling Green zoning ordinance that limits the number of unrelated persons

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Brook Park Eliminates Interior Inspections

At its January 22, 2019, meeting, Brook Park City Council passed 2 ordinances addressing the city’s inspection policies. Ordinance No. 11058-2019 amended Section 1323.03 of the City’s codified ordinances to limit point of sale inspections

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Tax Win: IRS Provides Clear Test on How 20% Deduction Applies to Rental Income, Exchanges

The Internal Revenue Service has issued final rules on the 20 percent business income deduction (Sec. 199A of the Tax Code) that was enacted in late 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Among other

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Gov. Kasich Signs Home Inspector Licensure into Law

By Scott Williams, Ohio REALTORS Chief Executive Officer

The top legislative priority of Ohio REALTORS for more than a decade -- home inspector licensure -- becomes a reality on March 4, after the measure was signed

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