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At the Brunswick County Association of REALTORS®, we believe in the power of individuals to make a difference at the North Carolina General Assembly. That's why we are proud supporters of the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance. This advocacy group is a local alliance that is focused on issues that are critical to homeownership. It doesn't cost anything to join, and you will get important updates of issues that could seriously impact you at the General Assembly.

It’s a good group, and we are proud to be a part of it. I hope you will join us and thousands of others.

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    The More You Know- June 2018

    The month of May saw another tick down for existing-home sales and pending home sales, falling by 0.4% and 1.3%, respectively. Compared to this time a year ago, Housing Starts on new construction are up more than 7.2% and are projected to reach a year-on-year jump of 11% by the end of September 2018; these Housing Starts are expected to continue rising as the real number of starts increases in conjunction with the 30-year fixed rate mortgage, from 4.5% to 4.7% over the same period. 

    As trade tensions increase between the United States and other nations, it is possible that tit-for-tat tariffs could disrupt the home-building process as supply drops and prices increases for necessary raw materials. Earlier this year, the president of the National Association for Home Builders released a statement criticizing the Trump administration for its use of tariffs on steel and aluminium, which has led to an increase in the cost of building a home and thus decreased access to affordable housing. As the administration picks up steam with its isolationist trade policies, American home buyers will continue to be adversely affected.

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