Shadow Inventory

Distressed homes play out many ways By: Susan Shackelford Perhaps you’ve heard the term “shadow inventory.” It represents the foreclosed or otherwise distressed homes not listed in the MLS. They exist in the “shadows,” so to speak. The Charlotte region, hit by the housing downturn like virtually every market in the country, has its share […]

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Gain Know-How through YPN

FREE TECH HELP RE BarCamp comes to Mingle School March 9 By Mike Caesar Education Coordinator Join the association’s Young Professionals Network!   The Young Professionals Network (YPN) is a fantastic entry point for real estate professionals looking to become more successful in their careers and gain leadership experience within the association. Our association’s YPN was […]

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Charlotte-regional housing market and the power of positive thinking

The Charlotte-regional housing market and the power of positive thinking Norman Vincent Peale famously said, “We tend to get what we expect.”  Perhaps consumers and Realtors® have entered the year thinking a bit more optimistically than in the past.  Surprisingly, consumers over the last few months have received more positive news regarding the economy, jobs […]

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Legislative Insider-March/April 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-March/April 2012

NEW FEATURES See how FusionTM could help your business By Laverne Brown Williams Help Desk Supervisor, CMLS   If you have not accessed FUSION™ as an alternative to TEMPO™, you may be missing functionality that can be helpful to your business. Here are a few new items that you will find in FUSION. Home Page Your FUSION […]

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Foundation Update-March/April 2012

Going national Realtors® Care Day to be held in New Jersey Terri Marshall Executive Director, Housing Opportunity Foundation In 2011, the Housing Opportunity Foundation’s Board of Directors undertook to trademark the Realtors® Care Day logo and copyright the materials and process. Since the project has received so much national attention (give yourself a pat on the back!), […]

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