Local Issues & Legislation

2018 Election Recap

The 2018 General Elections have FINALLY come to an end. The Nov. 6th election provided some surprises, some historic wins and what will definitely be discussions in political science classes across the country. It also left us with a December 4th Run-off Election that brought this cycle's elections to a close.

Fulton Fights Re-billing for 2017 Taxes

In an ongoing legal dispute between Fulton County Government and the State Department of Revenue, attorneys for Fulton County told a DeKalb County judge that re-billing property owners for their 2017 reduced tax bills would be unnecessary while the attorneys for the Department of Revenue argued that not doing so would make the state's tax system "totally warped."

Brookhaven Adds Inclusionary Zoning Code and Bans Short Term Rentals

After more than a year of discussions, the City of Brookhaven voted on a new zoning ordinance for the City. The new code will include a citywide Inclusionary Zoning measure as well as a ban on Short Term Rentals. This new ordinance will replace DeKalb County's zoning code which the City has been using since it's incorporation in 2012.

2019 "REALTOR® Days at the Dome"

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Georgia Association of REALTORS "REALTOR® Days at the Dome" to be held January 22 and 23.

Another Successful Atlanta REALTORS® Chili Cook-Off!

The 2018 Chili Cook Off was one of the best nights ever for this event. The Atlanta REALTORS® fundraiser raised over $25,000 with proceeds benefiting the RPAC Political Advocacy Fund. 28 teams signed up for what turned out to be a awesome night of all the chili you could eat, complimentary beer and wine, entertainment and great networking opportunities.

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