Advocating for Affordable Homes & Property Rights

 KCAR is committed to protecting property rights and to making the dream of homeownership available to all. Our Government Affairs Committee works with state, county, and local officials to make affordable housing more available. 

Investing in Our Community 

 Through Washington REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®, our Government Affairs Committee distributes state and national grant funds throughout Kitsap County. KCAR brings in tens of thousands of dollars for anything from building parks, green space cleanups, and association events, to issues mobilization and calls to action. 

Endorsing Candidates & Elected Officials

KCAR interviews candidates seeking public office and endorses those that share our values. We are committed to being involved in our community and maintain relationships with elected officials and stakeholders in Kitsap. 

Latest News

2022 Assessor's Change of Value Notices Mailed
 
Change of value notices will be arriving to residential and commercial property taxpayers on/after June 6, 2022. Change of value notices are being sent to 110,172 property taxpayers throughout Kitsap County. The Assessor is required by state law to appraise property at 100% of market value. These notices are determined based upon property values as of January 1, 2022 and will be used when calculating property tax obligations payable in 2023. Taxpayers may check their values and characteristics in the Parcel Details tool on the Assessor’s website. County sales trends information is available on the website as well as sales data for specific residential neighborhoods and commercial property class types. Information regarding the various property tax exemption programs is also available at the link here.
Kitsap County Association of REALTORS® Candidate Interview team has been interviewing candidates for races in our district and will be making endorsements in the near future.  Please stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.
KCAR is committed to being an involved and positive influence in our community. We monitor both state and local levels of government and advocate for REALTORS® and property rights at all levels. 

KITSAP REALTORS® GIVE BACK THROUGH VOLUNTEER DAYS OF SERVICE
 
One of the greatest things our REALTOR® family does consistently is give back to the community with thousands of hours of volunteerism.  Did you know KCAR has been involved here locally in an effort at the Clear Creek Trail to clean up the trails? KCAR is working with Northwest Hospitality to help our community! We will be meeting 1-2 times monthly to maintain and clean our wonderful green spaces,  If interested, please register here or email our Government Affairs Director, James Clough at [email protected]ltor.org for dates & times.