Online rental scams

  By Debbie Wey Vice President, MLS Administration CarolinaMLS often receives reports from members about rental-scams. First and foremost, we want to relay that Matrix™ is a secure database for MLS Subscribers to list homes and properties for sale. The idea that scammers hack into Matrix for listings is not likely. However, when those listings show […]

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Coming Soon status is a step forward

By Maren Brisson-Kuester, Association/CarolinaMLS President On Aug. 25, your CarolinaMLS Board of Directors voted to add a “Coming Soon” status to the MLS. The “why” is simple — and it deals with better serving our clients, reducing our liability as brokers and keeping CarolinaMLS the essential listing source that it is. In our low-inventory market, […]

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Campaign Season! Board Elections, Fish Fry and RPAC

By Maren Brisson-Kuester, Association/CarolinaMLS President As election season hits high gear, the Association is right in the middle of it. Board elections, the Candidate Fish Fry and our campaign for the Realtors® Political Action Committee (RPAC) are important to our Association and industry. Remember to vote for officers and board members of the Association and […]

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Call For Action: Tell the Senate to Get to Work for Future Homebuyers

Take action now! H.R. 3700 was passed by the U.S. House 427-0. Despite passing the House with no objections, the U.S. Senate has not acted on H.R. 3700. This legislation provides significant benefits to taxpayers, homebuyers and the real estate market by: Removing a burdensome and expensive FHA Condo approval process Reducing FHA restrictions on […]

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