Advocacy

All posts shared under the “Advocacy” blog list on the homepage, including Legislative Briefing, Calls to Action, and Legislative Events.

Annual Business & General Membership Meeting Recap

November General Membership Meeting Recap The General Membership & Annual Business Meeting took place on November 29th at Captain George’s Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills. During the meeting, Jacqueline Ricks-Sample presented the 2018 Career Achievement Award to Michael Davenport for his 33 years of involvement in the real estate industry, both on a local and […]

Advocacy, Milepost

2018 General Election Candidate Survey

The Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® & Outer Banks Home Builders Association formulated a list of questions for 2018 General Election candidates pertaining to the real estate and construction industries. Flip through this book to read the answers submitted by each candidate. Early Voting begins October 17, 2018. General Election Day is November 6, 2018. […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ July 2, 2018

Settlement Reached on Dwelling Rates The NC Rate Bureau and the NC Department of Insurance (NCDOI) reached a settlement agreement this week on a Dwelling Rate Filing that was submitted in February of this year. The Rate Bureau was proposing an overall statewide average increase in dwelling policy rate of 18.9%. NC Insurance Commissioner Mike […]

Advocacy, Legislative Briefing

NC REALTORS® Calls for Action

14,000+ NC REALTORS® took action on state and federal Calls for Action in 2017. As the only voice specifically focused on protecting North Carolina’s real estate industry, the NC REALTORS® Government Affairs team are the leading advocates at the local, state, and national levels. Through legislative and regulatory engagement, political involvement, political fundraising through NC REALTORS® PAC, […]

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NC REALTORS® Legislative Day

Have you signed up to ride the “bus” to rally in Raleigh? When: June 6, 2018 | 5:00A Departure Where: OBAR to Raleigh, NC Cost: FREE RSVP: By 6:00P Monday, June 4, 2018 While your top-notch lobbying team stays engaged on important activities at the legislative level on a daily basis, it is always important […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 5.8.18

Primary Election – Tuesday, May 8th If Real Estate or Development is your profession, then politics IS your business! The polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. till 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8th for the NC Primary Election. Below are sample ballots for Currituck and Dare to prepare you for your time in the […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 4.16.18

Flood Maps – Know Your Zone/New Informative Web Site HIGHER LOCAL ELEVATION STANDARDS BEING DEVELOPED Dare County’s Program for Public Information/Flood Insurance Community Rating System (CRS) Committee met last week and discussed a flood map education and awareness campaign and local flood elevation standards/freeboard regulations. Dare Planning Director Donna Creef led the discussion and shared […]

Advocacy, Legislative Briefing

Legislative Briefing ~ 4.4.18

Voter Registration/Early Voting/Candidate Forum Info One-stop absentee voting – commonly referred to as early voting – begins on Thursday, April 19th and runs through Saturday, May 5th for the May 8th Primary Election. Early voting allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person on select days prior to Election Day. Unlike on […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 3.7.18

Off-Shore Oil Drilling Comment Period Ends THIS THURSDAY The deadline to comment on off-shore oil drilling is Thursday, March 9th. Governor Roy Cooper has requested an official exemption for North Carolina, similar to the exemption recently granted to Florida based on the importance of tourism to the state’s coastal economy. He has encouraged people to […]

Advocacy, Legislative Briefing

Legislative Briefing ~ 3.1.18

Election News Noon on Wednesday, February 28th was the deadline to file as a candidate for County/State offices. Here’s a rundown of who will be on the Primary ballot on May 8th and/or the General Election ballot in November: US House of Representatives District 3 Walter B Jones (Rep) – incumbent Phil Law (Rep) Scott […]

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