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Greater Portland (ME) Board of REALTORS® Takes DEI to the Streets with High-Visibility Bus-Wrap Campaign

With a Fair Housing Grant from the REALTOR® Party, the Greater Portland Board demonstrated its commitment to the values of the Fair Housing Act in a big way: by wrapping a bus with the “Fair Housing for All” slogan for all to see, on a major transportation route....

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Maine Association of REALTORS® Defends the Inter-tidal Land of Coastal Property Owners from Proposed Takings Bill

A Consumer Advocacy Outreach Grant from the REALTOR® Party helped the Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® mount a campaign against the point-of-sale inspections required in two dozen jurisdictions in the region. Featuring a prominent insert in two top local magazines, it raised awareness about how the mandate is a barrier…...

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Maine Association of REALTORS® Taps Into REALTOR® Party Resources to Defeat Impact Fee on Vacant Residential Properties

With a Consumer Advocacy Grant from the REALTOR® Party, this board serving three counties in western North Carolina is educating consumers on the key findings from recent studies that demonstrate not only the economic benefit of STRs within a community, but also that STRs are not to blame for housing…...

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Merrymeeting Board (ME) Enhances New Library with Welcoming Outdoor “Reading Garden

When the small town of Richmond, Maine rebuilt their community library, the local 213-member Merrymeeting Board of REALTORS® stepped forward with an NAR Placemaking Micro-Grant to provide a reading garden and patio to go with it. The funds were used to create a large stone patio with a stepping-stone pathway,…...

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