Local REALTORS® to participate in rally at the Georgia Capitol

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REALTORS® from Jackson and Banks County who are members of the I-85 North Board of REALTORS® are planning to join hundreds of their peers for a Rally for Homeownership on the front steps of the Georgia Capitol Building.

The rally kicks off at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Gov. Nathan Deal is among the legislators scheduled to speak to the crowd.

“Housing plays an essential role in the economic recovery of Georgia,” says Gina Thrailkill, 2013 president of I-85 North Board of REALTORS®. “We wanted to show our legislators and elected officials that REALTORS® are here to support the continued recovery of the housing market, and that we’re keep an eye on threats that would hinder its recovery.”

The board has more than 60 members planning to participate in the Rally for Homeownership. The rally is a part of the Georgia REALTORS® 2013 inaugural leeting, a four-day conference running Jan. 28-31 that focuses on education and networking for REALTORS® throughout Georgia.

The mission of the I-85 North Board of REALTORS® is to lead and unite REALTORS® and Affiliates to conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner, protecting and promoting private real property rights while serving the Community.

The Georgia Association of REALTORS® (also referred to as “Georgia REALTORS®”) is a voluntary professional association of approximately 26,000 licensed real estate brokers and salespersons engaged in all aspects of the real estate business throughout Georgia. GAR is the leading advocate for the real estate industry in Georgia, committed to protecting private property rights and free enterprise, maintaining ethical and professional standards, and enhancing the public’s awareness and confidence in REALTORS®.