Remembering Congressman John Lewis

August 4, 2020

Few people have had as great of an impact on the soul and the conscience of America as Congressman John Lewis. His courage, his dedication, his passion, and his self-sacrifice has made him a true “American Hero.”

REALTORS® from across the country were sad to learn of the passing of Congressman Lewis. We have had the honor of working with him over the years and he has always been accommodating and listened to our members with sincere interest in our needs.

He was a friend of the REALTORS® and supported many issues brought to Capitol Hill by the real estate industry. Rep. Lewis was a true “REALTOR® Champion” and will deeply be missed.

Known as the “Conscience of Congress”, Rep. Lewis lived his entire life serving others. Whether it was as Chairman of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, marching alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., or serving the people of Atlanta in City Hall and in the halls of Congress, John Lewis lived a life dedicated to civil rights, equal rights and human rights.

Atlanta has lost a Congressman, the Nation has lost a hero, but we all have lost a friend.

Thank you, Congressman Lewis, rest well.

Click here to view a video of the last time Congressman Lewis welcomed REALTORS® to Washington, D.C. and gave a tour of his office.

About the PBOR Market Brief

The Paulding Board of REALTORS® (PBOR)  Market Brief is compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS). For more information on details of this month's report, please contact the Board at 770.866.1397.

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About the Paulding Board of REALTORS®

The Paulding Board of REALTORS® (PBOR) has been an instrumental factor in the growth of real estate in Paulding County, Georgia for more than a decade. PBOR serves as a central source of information for its members, with mainly focusing on real estate education, the promotion of professionalism in the industry and representing REALTORS® members with legislative initiatives to create positive change for the real estate community.

About First Multiple Listing Service

First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS) is the premier data services provider for real estate professionals in Georgia. FMLS was founded in 1957 by a group of Brokers who wanted to share their listings and connect buyers and sellers.  Today FMLS is the largest MLS in Georgia & the 4th largest MLS in the United States, serving nearly 54,000 real estate Agents & Brokers.  For additional information or to start a discussion about how to partner with FMLS please contact join@fmls.com.

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