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REALTORS® Earn Significant Wins in This Year’s Session

April 7, 2023

REALTORS® Earn Significant Wins in This Year’s Session

In addition to a few key budget initiatives and economic development efforts of the Governor, Georgia REALTORS® were also well represented this year with several legislative priorities passing outright or as amendments to other bills.

Priority initiatives that passed include HB 311 which provides tax relief for properties damaged by natural disasters. SB 213 prohibits local governments from banning the replacement of a manufactured home with a manufactured home. HB 417, another priority bill, which limits the predatory practice of filing liens for 40-year listing agreements, was successfully amended to SB 90 which passed out of the Senate and is now headed to the Governor’s desk.

Some priority bills that did not pass this year include HB 517, which would have prohibited local governments from mandating design standards, and HB 514, which would Increase transparency in the single-family moratorium process of zoning.


About the GRBOR Market Brief

The Greater Rome Board of REALTORS® (GRBOR) Market Brief is compiled by Georgia Multiple Listing Service (GAMLS).For more information on details of this month's report, please contact the Board at 404.845.4025.

*Each month, the numbers reported for the previous month are updated to reflect additional recordings.

About the Greater Rome Board of REALTORS®

The Greater Rome Board of REALTORS® (GRBOR) has been an instrumental factor in the growth of real estate in Floyd County, Georgia for more than a decade. GRBOR serves as a central source of information for its members, with mainly focusing on real estate education, the promotion of professionalism in the industry and representing REALTORS® members with legislative initiatives to create positive change for the real estate community.

About Georgia Multiple Listing Service

Since 1962 Georgia MLS has been providing real estate professionals with exceptional service, proven technology solutions, and unmatched value. With a laser-sharp focus on making the day-to-day tasks of our MLS subscribers more functional, more productive, and more profitable, we continue to implement the service blueprint that has led to our continued growth. For additional information or to start a discussion about how to partner with GAMLS please contact

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