For 100 years plus, the REALTOR association on the national, state and local levels has protected the rights of real estate consumers to buy, own and transfer real estate. In fact, its work is emulated globally and many from around the world work with REALTOR leaders to learn about how real estate is transferred here in the U.S. Today, the Association is working to extend the first time home buyer tax credit. Why are they lobbying hard to make this happen?
First and foremost, in order to have a healthy economy we need a healthy real estate market. That’s a fact. Do you think it is a coincidence that the economy is much better off today than it was at the beginning of the year?
Second, the tax credit gets first time buyers into the market which has a domino effect, resulting in dollars being spent on the local level and sellers moving into new homes, and so on and so on and so on. Bottom line: healthier economies.
Third, it’s good business for all involved, as long as the real estate being purchased is being bought “well.” REALTORS are an integral part of the process.
I, too, am hopeful that my blog here, my radio show at Income Property Investment Talk dot com, my workshops/seminars and my articles at Realty Times dot com prove helpful for home buyers and investors to purchase “well.”
What do you think? I’d like to know.