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School Supply Drive, now through 8/22!

We’re collecting supplies for students in need!   As a partner in the Write from the Start School Supply Drive we’re collecting new school supplies to help Vancouver Public School students in need start the school year ready to learn. Of the approximately 22,000 students in Vancouver Public Schools, over half qualify for subsidized meals,…
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In Loving Memory of Steve Mack

For over a decade, Steve contributed his expertise and unwavering commitment to MAJ Commercial Real Estate. Steve's professionalism, integrity, and unwavering work ethic made him highly respected by his colleagues and clients alike. Licensed in both Washington and Oregon, Steve entered the commercial real estate sector after moving to the Pacific Northwest in 1991. Before…
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Adopt a Family Fundraiser

Each year, MAJ Commercial Real Estate and MAJ Development Corporation raise money to support local families for the holidays. Each family we "adopt" is personally recommended to us either by our co-workers, or family and friends.   We will provide holiday gift cards to seven local families in need of food, clothes, and toys this…
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Can Foreign Investors Do 1031 Exchanges?

Original Article at First American Exchange UNDERSTANDING THE FOREIGN WITHHOLDING RULES Purchasers of real estate from foreign sellers, and escrow agents and closing agents who close those transactions, need to be aware of the federal withholding requirements set out in the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA). Under FIRPTA, the buyer…
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