This year REALTORS are encouraged to attend and participate in REALTOR DAY on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. It is important during the 2017 Legislative Session for REALTORS to rally together and advocate on behalf of consumers to protect home ownership in Louisiana.
At LR's annual Leadership Conference, the 2017 Board of Directors in honor of esteemed colleague Dianne McAdams, a colorectal cancer survivor, approved a resolution to pledge and commit to embracing the shared goal of reaching 80% screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.
Louisiana REALTORS® hosted over 125 REALTOR® members from all areas of the state for its annual Leadership Conference in Baton Rouge. This day and half event set the tone for the priorities of the new year and provided information and tools for incoming local board and state level leaders and volunteers to serve the real estate industry throughout 2017.
America elected Republican Donald Trump as our next President, and Republicans kept control of both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. REALTORS will continue to be focused on reauthorizing flood insurance and maintaining key provisions in the tax code that is essential to a strong real estate industry such as the mortgage interest deduction.