Saskatchewan REALTORS® Applaud Balanced Budget

Regina, March 20, 2019:

With the release of the first balanced budget since 2016 and modest surpluses forecast for the next four years, the Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® (ASR) congratulated the provincial government on their fiscal management with the release of the 2019-20 budget.

ASR CEO Bill Madder reiterated his comments from last year, “We support the commitment to sound fiscal management and competitive taxation because they are essential to encourage investment and new jobs.” He added, “Some difficult and unpopular decisions were made in previous years but now that a balanced budget has been achieved there should be opportunity to consider tax relief in future years.”

The Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® (ASR) is the primary advocate for the REALTOR® community in Saskatchewan. As a not-for-profit organization, it provides direction, leadership and support services to its members, the industry and the public. Through effective communication and quality education, the ASR also strives to ensure a healthy real estate environment that allows for increased quality of life in our communities. Real estate is at the core of our economy and advocating for a strategic sustainable approach ensures continued growth and prosperity in Saskatchewan.