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Key takeaways from the Austin chamber’s 2016 mobility report

This article was previously published by Community Impact Newspaper. Land use planning, more transportation options and managing traffic were three highlights from the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 mobility report released today. The report was released in conjunction with the chamber’s annual mobility luncheon at which Austin Mayor Steve …

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Where We Stand: 2016 ABoR Public Policy Agenda

Inside this year’s Public Policy Agenda, you’ll read ABoR’s position on issues that resonate highly with you, your industry, and the community we serve. Our policy positions are crafted with a focus on preserving a high quality of life in Central Texas, providing housing for all in our community, and …

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REALTORS® Make Their Voices Heard at Austin City Hall Visits

Over 20 Central Texas REALTORS® volunteered half a day to make REALTOR® voices heard at Austin City Hall on June 29. The attendees visited with all Austin City Council Offices, including Mayor Adler, and presented each Council Office with ABoR’s 2016 Public Policy Agenda. All of the Council Offices that …

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Why should REALTORS® care about H.R. 3700?

Many first-time homebuyers turn to condominiums as a more affordable option for homeownership. Condominiums make up about 9 percent of the housing stock, but their share of the FHA portfolio is only 4.1 percent. Current FHA condo lending rules restrict the number of condos available to FHA homebuyers, thus limiting …

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