President's Op-Ed on
Higher taxes would hurt homeowners, economy

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Desiree Callender
2015 PGCAR President

"Real estate can lead our economy, and we are poised to do that as our market stabilizes," states PGCAR President Desiree Callender in a recent Gazette Opinion Editorial. "Increasing housing costs, however, is counterproductive to building our local economy and a barrier to stabilizing our local real estate market. We encourage our government leaders to help strengthen our local market and incentivize buyer investment in Prince George's County."

"We urge County Executive Baker to rethink this (15.6% property tax increase) proposal."

Read the entire Op-Ed here >

PGCAR is the voice for REALTORS® in Prince George's County, Maryland. Representing more than 2,600 real estate professionals in the national capital area, PGCAR provides numerous services vital to its members' daily business needs. It also works with lawmakers to ensure public policy that encourages homeownership, promotes an environment conducive to business growth, and works to improve the communities in which its members live and work.