Month: April 2024

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    Register for May 2024 Courses

    May 8th-9th GRI 101 – Taxation & Investment Property; Tax & Self-Employed Hosted at Coeur d’Alene Regional REALTORS®, Coeur d’Alene ID Register HERE GRI 101 Taxation and Investment is a crucial course for REALTORS®, covering key tax-related issues. It includes the latest updates on deductibility of real estate taxes for primary residences, changes in mortgage and home equity loan interest deductibility due to 2017 tax reforms, and revisions to IRC 1031 Exchange tax rules. The course also addresses how these changes affect deductions for real estate investment properties, vital knowledge for REALTORS® to assist their clients and manage their own finances. Additionally, GRI 101 offers strategies for buying, holding, and selling investment real estate and outlines major tax deductions for self-employed individuals, including the new 20% Qualified Business Income Deduction…

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    Webinar | NAR Litigation Settlement Update Recording

    In case you couldn’t join us for the April 10th webinar, we have made the full recording available for you to stream. Join us for a discussion on the NAR Settlement with IR’s legal counsel Jason Risch and IR Past President Tracy Kasper, moderated by Idaho REALTORS® President Katrina Wehr. This webinar focuses on the NAR Settlement’s implications and the proactive measures Idaho REALTORS® can take in response. Jason Risch shares the legal aspects and updates that IR is looking into for our forms to align with the settlement terms, ensuring compliance and safeguarding our members’ interests. Tracy Kasper shares her perspective as a broker-owner, discussing how these changes will affect the real estate industry and individual practitioners. We want to thank our panel members for joining us for this…

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  • Department of Justice Appeal Update

    Idaho REALTORS® has shared the following response from Katrina Wehr, 2024 Idaho REALTORS® President, regarding today’s announcement related to the Department of Justice appeal. This response was shared on social media earlier today. Today a federal court of appeals sided with the Department of Justice that a lower court incorrectly prohibited it from reopening an investigation of NAR and the association’s compensation policies. Katie Johnson, NAR Chief Legal Officer, released the following statement today: “As articulated by Judge Walker in his dissenting opinion, NAR believes that the government should be held to the terms of its contracts. We are reviewing today’s decision and evaluating next steps.” Idaho REALTORS® is reviewing the appellate court’s ruling, in addition to working on potential solutions under the proposed settlement in the Sitzer-Burnett litigation. Despite…

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    Idaho REALTORS® 2024 Scholarships

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 17, 2024 BY 5PM (MT). IDAHO REALTORS® ARE AWARDING 2 – $2,500 SCHOLARSHIP AND 5 – $1,500 SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE MOST QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. High school seniors and full-time students (12+ credits) enrolled in a college, university, or equivalent full-time students in a vocational-technical school, for the 2024-2025 school year. Students must be a United States citizen to apply.

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