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Texas Realtors endorse Rick Perry for Governor

Real estate-friendly incumbant earns valuable endorsement

September 13, 2009 — Dallas

The Texas REALTORS® has endorsed Rick Perry in his re-election bid for Texas Governor. This action by the 160-member board of directors of one of the state’s largest professional associations came Saturday during the Texas Realtors’ annual convention in Dallas.

“Throughout his time in office Gov. Rick Perry has been a tireless champion for Texas homeowners and those citizens who aspire to be homeowners,” said Brooke Hunt, chairman of the board, Texas REALTORS®. “Gov. Perry shares our core values: protecting private-property rights, supporting the free enterprise system, reducing the state’s heavy reliance on property taxes, and advancing public policies that benefit homeowners. His outstanding record proves that Rick Perry is a true friend to all Texas consumers.”

All political committees and entities of the Texas REALTORS®, as well as its executive board and board of directors, unanimously endorsed Gov. Perry’s re-election.

About the Texas REALTORS®

With more than 110,000 members, the Texas REALTORS® is a professional membership organization that represents all aspects of real estate in Texas. We advocate on behalf of Texas REALTORS® and private-property owners to keep homeownership affordable, protect private-property rights, and promote public policies that benefit homeowners. Visit texasrealestate.com to learn more.