Billy Joel sang those iconic words in 1989 about our many battles.
While it doesn’t rise to quite the same level, our community association partners have done battle on your behalf over the seemingly perennial issue of estoppel fees the Home Tax for the past 3 consecutive Legislative Sessions.
Last week, my blog told of our fights against the deep-pocketed special interests seeking an even greater share of real estate closing profits while trying to shift all the costs on us, the nearly 8 million home, condo and town home owners living in community associations. The title companies and realtors are again pouring millions of dollars into politicians’ campaign contributions. Here’s money pass this Estoppel Bill. Thanks to your speaking out and contacting lawmakers, we’ve beat them every year. But now the Estoppel Bill is back and the special interests are more determined and even more well-funded than years before…Click the following link to read more: CAN News Legislator Report 2_24