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NAR board of directors meeting roundup

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The National Association of Realtors, during a board of directors meeting Monday, approved $332,140 to support an Oregon Association of Realtors campaign to pass a constitutional ballot measure next year blocking real estate transfer taxes in that state. The state association has a petition drive under way and has set up a website at ProtectOregonHomes.com in an effort to block the state or local governments within the state from establishing taxes, fees and other assessments that are collected when ownership of a home, land or commercial property is transferred. The proposed amendment to the state constitution would not impact any transfer taxes that were operative as of Dec. 31, 2009. The NAR Issues Mobilization Committee recommended the expenditure. NAR fights mandatory energy audits Separately, the Issues Mobilization Committee approved $97,000 to support the Seattle King County Association of Realtors' opposition to any mandates to release the finding...