He did kind of endorse Chris Christie last week, which was a bad sign. But otherwise he does seem to want to cut spending and taxes in his state, whose economy is stalled and which is losing all its productive, taxpaying citizens to Virginia, and other states in the South and mid-Atlantic.
Today (as a licensed realtor in Maryland) I received the following announcement that I am being protected from competition by lawyers and others, who could previously engage in brokerage without taking the (incredibly boring and irrelevant, especially mandatory Fair Housing law) courses I am forced to sit through and pay for every two years:
An official communication from the Maryland Real Estate Commission:
A New Law.
Legislation drafted by the Maryland Association of REALTORS® and signed into law by Governor Hogan on
The new law mandates 15 hours of CE for every renewal by removing from the law an exception for licensees
The law will now require all real estate licensees to take the three hour agency class every two years, an
Eliminated from the old law is the CE provision that allowed real estate licensees who possess a graduate
Licensees who have an expiration date of
Steven Long, Assistant Executive Director