This article was contributed by the San Benito County Association of Realtors.
The month of June marked National Home Ownership Month, recognizing the value of home ownership to individuals, families, communities, and the nation’s economy.
From building long-term personal wealth to fostering communities, strengthening social stability, and driving the national economy, the value of home ownership is indisputable, which is why the San Benito County Association of Realtors pledges to continue its efforts to ensure the American dream is possible for those who want to achieve it.
Increasing home ownership is a top priority of the San Benito County Association of Realtors 2018 President Donna Silva, a Hollister Realtor. She and the association’s 200+ Realtors believe that anyone who is able and willing to assume the responsibilities of owning a home should have the opportunity to pursue that dream in an affordable and responsible way, and through ongoing public policy efforts, the San Benito County Association of Realtors keeps attainable home and property ownership issues on the forefront of policy debates.
California Association of Realtors Legislative Day is an excellent opportunity for Realtors from across California to meet with their state legislators to discuss the issues that impact the real estate industry the most. Realtors play a critical role in stopping bad legislation and promoting good bills. Attending Legislative Day is not only a great investment in a Realtor’s business, but also provides a chance to hear from the state’s most dynamic political leaders and the leadership of your state.
National Home Ownership Month is a time to celebrate and promote the American dream of owning a home. Home ownership changes lives and enhances futures, and many Americans see it as one of their greatest hopes to grow their financial future and build wealth.