Legislative Insider-May/June 2012

GREEN WEEK Task force initiative debuts April 20-27 By Elizabeth Barnhardt Government Affairs Director   The association will be engaging in a “green” week of programs, events and services April 20-27. Green Week will highlight what the association and Realtors® are already doing to go green as well as provide education to Realtors® and the public on what […]

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Info Tech-May/June 2012

Some feedback on providing feedback Responding to requests is good business; avoid potential violations of Code By Michele Di Donato Vice President Risk Management   Best practices for using Centralized Showing Service (CSS) Respect your peers at double-booked showings  One frequent complaint made by Realtors® is that requests for feedback are ignored. For most Realtors®, receiving […]

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Foundation Update-May/June 2012

Calling all Realtors®: Community Grants applications now being accepted By Terri Marshall Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association Housing Opportunity Foundation Executive Director We have just concluded the fourth-annual Realtors® Care Day where more than 500 Realtors® helped 23 homeowners in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties. You should be proud of the impact of this project. Another way your […]

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Diversity-May/June 2012

Diversity Council celebrates another great year- ‘Corridor Conversations’ continue in 2012 By Karyn Lindsey Vice President of Education and Director of the Mingle School of Real Estate The Diversity Council’s purpose is to continue to strengthen member involvement in the association, to encourage participation and leadership by diverse members, and to address an inclusive understanding of diversity. […]

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Executive Report-May/June 2012

Smooth skating Busy first-quarter yields benefits By Anne Marie Howard   The first quarter of the year at the association is always busy. This year, however, we strapped on skates. Faced with new opportunities as well as ongoing programs that benefit members, we capitalized on both. And we did it all while preparing for a highly successful Realtors® Care […]

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President’s Letter-May/June 2012

Seeing clearly Enjoying politics is not the question By Jennifer Frontera   When it comes to politics, I think there are two camps: people who love it and people who avoid it. I leaned toward the latter when I became a Realtor® in the late 1990s. But it didn’t take long for me to begin seeing […]

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