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Join the Conversation with the NC Homeowners Alliance

GREENSBORO, N.C. (September 3, 2014) - The 2014 General Assembly session has finished, and everyone in Raleigh is welcoming the break. There's no rest for the driven though - the REALTORS® are already looking ahead to 2015!

NC Homeowners Alliance

Every year, the General Assembly passes legislation that affects property owners in North Carolina. That's why NCAR has expanded the mission of the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance. Throughout the fall, they are raising awareness about how legislation can affect property owners in North Carolina, and we want you to be part of the conversation.

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Petition: Keep North Carolina Film Incentives

WILMINGTON, N.C. (September 1, 2014) - North Carolina is enjoying unprecedented growth in feature film, television series and commercial productions as a direct result of our balanced, sustainable Film Incentive Program.

With annual in-state spend approaching $500M in 2013, North Carolina was home to Iron Man, The Hunger Games and hosts ongoing series like Banshee and Homeland.

While our 25% incentive attracts Hollywood productions looking to save money through tax-rebates, the vast majority of the money spent in-state is driven to "below-the-line" tradespeople like carpenters, production assistants, electricians, grips, make-up artists, catering and craft services freelance employees. Local hotels, restaurants, retail stores and industries that support the filmed-entertainment industry reap millions of dollars from visiting productions due to the Film Incentive Program.

In the long-term, NC needs new tax legislation / tax reform to lure long-term investment from companies looking f or a new, permanent home.

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Claim Your .REALTOR Domain Early

CHICAGO, I.L. (August 20, 2014) - Recently, NAR announced that REALTORS® can begin to claim a .REALTOR domain on October 23, 2014. Having a .REALTOR domain instantly showcases your status as a REALTOR® to consumers and connects you to the $5 billion REALTOR® brand.
 
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As a member on the priority registration list, you have 72 hours BEFORE the general membership to claim your domain(s). Mark October 20, 2014 on your calendar now to visit www.claim.realtor and be among the first to have a .REALTOR website.  Additional details on priority registration will be provided.

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