Policies

The Official Positions Of SPAAR As Voted On By The Board Of Directors

Time-of-Sale Housing Inspection Ordinances

The association does not believe that requiring code compliance at the point of sale will effectively assist a community in maintaining a healthy, high quality and affordable housing market.
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Rental Property Statement

REALTORS® understand that rental housing is a vital segment of the real estate and housing markets.
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Transportation Policy

Realtors® recognize that assessing transportation needs for today and future generations requires a multifaceted approach that provides various regional transportation options, and incorporates local planning and local involvement.
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Regional Growth Policy

The greater Twin Cities metropolitan region is consistently rated in national studies as one of the best places to live and work in America. At the same time our region faces mounting challenges to housing related “quality of life” issues.
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Time-of-Sale Housing Inspection Ordinances

The association does not believe that requiring code compliance at the point of sale will effectively assist a community in maintaining a healthy, high quality and affordable housing market.
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Green Policy and Sustainability Statement

REALTORS® support a shift toward environmentally friendly solutions fostered by a voluntary, incentive-based approach that allows for a positive impact to the environment and global community.
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Housing Opportunity Statement

The greater Twin Cities metropolitan region is consistently rated as one of the best places to live and work in America. At the same time, our region faces mounting challenges to housing related quality of life issues.
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Vacant and Abandoned Properties Policy Statement

SPAAR is concerned when cities and neighborhoods experience an increase in vacant and abandoned properties.
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Inclusion and Non-Discrimination Policy Statement

The Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS® (SPAAR) represents more than 7,500 members with diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. As such, SPAAR is and always will be inclusive.
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