Kevin McCarthy

Realtors are worried about Trump's tax plan. California homeowners should be too

Realtors are worried about Trump's tax plan. California homeowners should be too

If President Trump and congressional Republicans have their way, homeownership in California will become less attractive. And that really worries Realtors and builders.

And, of course, it also should greatly disturb home buyers.

The real estate and home building lobbies have historically supported Republicans. But now they’re hammering on the GOP about its tax proposals pending in Congress. And in California they’re targeting seven Republican U.S. House members who face potentially tough reelection races next year.

They’re trying to persuade the House members to turn against their party leadership, including Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield, and reject...

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