Important Housing Information from NC REALTORS®

The AdvocateJanuary 6, 2023 Federal Funding Update President Joe Biden signed H.R.2617, the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act, into law on December 29, 2022. The bill is a $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill that will fund the US federal government through fiscal year 2023. The bill includes funding for domestic and foreign policy priorities. The sweepingContinue reading “Important Housing Information from NC REALTORS®”

NC REALTORS ® Legislative Agenda for 2023-2024

The NC REALTORS® 2022 Legislative Committee met this week to review the 2023/24 legislative priorities for the NC General Assembly. (from NC REALTORS® report) – This plan outlines anticipated advocacy activity for the 2023-24 Legislative Session. It identifies issues that the Governmental Affairs team is proposing to address. Short Term Rentals (STR) – Property ownersContinue reading “NC REALTORS ® Legislative Agenda for 2023-2024”

From NC REALTORS®…Remote On-Line Notarization Bill Signed by the Governor

Remote On-Line Notarization Even with the legislature focused on a specific agenda, NCR was able to advance one of our top legislative priorities. House bill 776, Remote Online Notarization (RON), was signed into law by Gov. Cooper on July 8. North Carolina now joins 39 other states who have passed this necessary legislation that’s aContinue reading “From NC REALTORS®…Remote On-Line Notarization Bill Signed by the Governor”

Environmental Protection Agency Announces New Gen X Advisories

(from EPA & Senator deViere’s office) The EPA has issued LIFETIME Drinking Water Health Advisories for four PFAS Chemicals. The agency establishes new health advisories for GenX and PFBS. The order requires Chemours to provide whole house filtration for private drinking water wells with Gen-X concentrations that fall within the new health advisory The DepartmentContinue reading “Environmental Protection Agency Announces New Gen X Advisories”