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NAR Call for Action: Urge your Senator to bring HR 3700 Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 to the Floor of the Senate!
Tell the Senate to Get to Work for Future Homebuyers
H.R. 3700 was passed by the U.S. House 427-0. Despite passing with NO OBJECTIONS, the U.S. Senate has not acted on H.R. 3700.
This legislation provides significant benefits to taxpayers, homebuyers and the real estate market by:
- Removing a burdensome and expensive FHA Condo approval process
- Reducing FHA restrictions on the number of condos available to homebuyers
- Permanently streamlining Rural Housing Service loan processing
More Information on NAR’s efforts to pass H.R. 3700:
- Letter Urging the Senate to Pass H.R. 3700
- NAR testified last year in support of H.R. 3700 before the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance.
- House Passage Press Release
- Click here for further information
We don’t just live and play here – we give back, too! The Greater Lakes Association of REALTORS® asked their member to document where they are volunteering their time. Our agents and affiliate members were very active in their local communities, volunteering their time to a variety of charitable events and service clubs. Our members have volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, Schools, City Functions, Parades, Military functions, Health fundraisers, Hospital volunteers, Toys for Tots, Junior Achievement, Boy and Girl Scouts, Church, Meals on Wheels, Community Choirs, County Fairs and many others. Your local REALTORS® are invested in your community. When it’s time to buy or sell, remember to call on your local REALTOR® for professional, expert advice and guidance.
The Greater Lakes Association of REALTORS (GLAR) is located in Baxter, Minnesota and is made up of REALTORS®, Appraisers, and Affiliate members who service Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena Counties. GLAR is an Association of over 520 REALTORS® and Appraisers, and more than 70 Affiliate Members. The Association is governed by a Board of Directors made up of Association Members and fosters the education of our Membership. The members of this Association adhere to a strict ethical code and are very involved in their local communities. Other services include networking and service opportunities, placement on our Association website, and a subscription to a weekly email and monthly newsletter. The Association provides services to Members including access to the Multiple Listing System (MLS) which houses the listings of our Members and listings from around the state of Minnesota.
DNR NEWS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 12, 2014
From the Department of Natural Resources
Zebra mussels confirmed in Cass Lake in Cass County
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Cass Lake located in Cass County in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
A citizen discovered the zebra mussels earlier in the week while collecting shells on the beach on the southeast corner of Cedar Island. The area is a popular beach and swimming area where people park their watercraft to swim and fish.
Three hollow (dead) zebra mussels of varying sizes (ages) were collected. The samples were given to a DNR creel clerk who submitted them to the DNR area fisheries office in Bemidji where they were verified to be zebra mussels.
Following the identification, DNR staff conducted a search on Cass Lake around the northwest and southeast points of Cedar Island. The crew inspected more than 200 items along 565 feet of shoreline and 2,500 square feet of lake habitat and found zebra mussels in a variety of sizes.
“This is the first confirmed adult zebra mussel find in the Bemidji area,” said Nicole Kovar, DNR invasive species specialist.