Capital Gains Archive

Wednesday at the Legislative Meetings

Wednesday started early for this West Coast boy: 7:00am for a Federal Priority Issues Briefing followed by Bob Woodward’s perspective on the race for the White House. Bob was funny and insightful, and it was one of my favorite...

Commercial Legislation and Regulatory Advisory Board

Uncertainty remains regarding 1031 exchanges, capital gains, and depreciation recapture rates especially during this election year. We need to keep beating the drum! If changes do occur to policy, changes are more likely to be prospective rather than retroactive...

The Voice for Real Estate Storms Washington

The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo starts next week in Washington, DC, and it’s time to get briefed before heading to the nation’s capital. This event an important opportunity for REALTORS® to meet with their U.S. Senators and...

Virginia REALTORS® Get Federal Update from Senators

On Wednesday, May 14, Virginia REALTORS® met at the US Capitol to hear from Senator Kaine and Senator Warner. Both Senators spoke and gave updates on how the United States is currently and what we should be looking to...
May 15, 2014

New Lawmakers Mean New Challenges on Home Ownership

By Robert Freedman School’s coming to members of Congress over the next two days as thousands of REALTORS® meet with lawmakers to provide a refresher course on how critical the federal government’s historic support for home ownership is to...