This site is about the overreaching political power of the NC Association of Realtors flush with money from cashing in your equity 6% at a time, leaving you to pay for growth with property taxes, year after year, with or without cash flow. In the last few years NCAR has pumped millions of dollars into NC political campaigns at the state and local level. They have spent millions more to defeat Local Options for Local Governments with misleading ads.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007


Most people write "Thank You" notes to express their gratitude. Tim Kent of the North Carolina Association of Realtors takes out 2/3 page ads in newspapers like this one for Dan Blue in "The Carolinian". Between the PAC ($750,000) the 527 ($350,000) and direct lobbying by NCAR ($500,000) when you've got $1.6 million to spend on legislators there are some things you just can't say with flowers, Hallmark or a horse's head.

With friend like this who needs enemies. We hear that legislators are afraid of opposition from the NC Realtors when they run for re-election. I say re-election to do what? Is there something more progressive they are planning on doing and just haven't gotten around to this session? Once you get inside the black limo your chances of returning to progressive politics are slim to non-existent. The time to act is now. Stand up to the PAC attack and support Local Options for Local Governments.

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