Issues & Legislation

Maple Heights Waives Escrow Requirement for 2017

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According to a press release from Maple Heights:

The Maple Heights City Council passed an Ordinance at their regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, waiving for the period January 2, 2017 through December 31,

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REALTOR Mag: NAR’s Priorities Under New Congress Stay Focused on REALTORS

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REALTORS® are gearing up for what is expected to be a busy first three months of the legislative season as a new Congress and new Administration tackle a number of priorities that affect real estate, including tax reform, the Affordable Care Act, regulatory reform, reauthorization of federal flood insurance, and what to do about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Notice from City of Kent on Zoning Use Certificates

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In March of 2011, the Kent City Council approved significant changes to the City's Zoning Code, which resulted in numerous updates to the existing language and the inclusion of several new regulations.

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Ohio’s Good Funds Legislation Signed Into Law

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Sub. H. B. 463, pages 50 and 51 amend R.C. 1349.21 “Disbursing from an escrow account.” The statute was effective, originally on January 1, 1996 and has not been amended until December 16, 2016, to

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H.B. 5 Q&A: Ohio Municipal Income Tax for Real Estate Brokers and Agents

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This Q&A is provided as a courtesy to members of the Ohio Association of REALTORS to assist them with gaining a general understanding of how H.B. 5 may impact the filing and payment responsibilities of brokers and agents.

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