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Jay Obernolte Earns Endorsement from N.A.R.

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Jay Obernolte Earns Endorsement from the National Association of Realtors
Assemblyman Obernolte Announces Another Key Endorsement in Race for CA-08

HESPERIA, CA – The National Association of Realtors Political Action Committee today announced their support of State Assemblyman Jay Obernolte in the open race for California’s 8th District. The Realtors represent over 1,200 local associations of residential and commercial brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others engaged in the real estate industry in 54 states and territories.

“Jay has been a strong advocate for the American Dream of homeownership and private property rights in California’s state legislature, and he will be a champion for Realtors® in Congress,” said Annette Karnes, a Realtor® from Big Bear Lake and the California Association of Realtors® ’ Key Contact for Assemblyman Obernolte. “Jay will fight to preserve the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, promote homeownership incentives, and improve community infrastructure from Mammoth Lakes to the Inland Empire. We are fortunate to have a candidate so dedicated to supporting private property rights and our real estate industry.” 

The National Association of Realtors has played a major role in supporting pro-business candidates as they aim to preserve, protect, advance the right to real property for all. Obernolte has been a strong ally of the real estate industry during his time in the State Assembly.

“I am honored to receive this key endorsement and will continue to fight for property rights and lower taxes in Congress,” stated Jay Obernolte. “California is facing an affordability crisis and keeping taxes low is critical to making sure families can keep more of their hard-earned money and allowing our economy to recover from this devastating crisis”

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How to Promote Anti-Racism

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Taking Action to Make Your Business Anti-Racist
Brokers and association leaders mobilize to address racial injustices in communities around America.

June 15, 2020
by Erica Christoffer, Graham Wood

Is it the real estate community’s place to lead conversations about racism and inequality? The Kentucky REALTORS® organization recently pondered that question and decided that after association leaders received letters from members who expressed deep pain over the death of George Floyd, it had a responsibility to step forward.

Kentucky REALTORS® held a virtual town hall June 4 called “A Conversation on Race,” which centered around the experiences of Black members, the meaning of the racial justice movement Black Lives Matter, and questions from brokers interested in becoming more intentionally anti-racist.

“We asked ourselves if we were getting out of our lane,” says Kentucky REALTORS® President Lester Sanders, who is Black. “But if part of our REALTOR® family is hurting and we don’t say anything, then I don’t know that we’re the right leaders. We’re leaders in our communities, so how can we sit silent?”  Read More...


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