Canopy Housing Foundation: “Helping people find their way home”

By Brenda Hayden, 2019 Association/Canopy MLS President At our “Opening Hearts, Opening Doors” grants luncheon, featured speaker Kathy Izard said this about our Canopy Housing Opportunity Foundation: “I love how this foundation is helping people find their way home.” I do, too. The comment from Kathy means a lot. She played a big role in […]

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Business Alliance CEO: “New organization, new day”

By Susan Shackleford Janet LaBar, president and CEO of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, stopped by the Association’s new headquarters recently to share the Alliance’s view of economic development, including diversity and inclusion. LaBar, who came to Charlotte in late April from a similar economic development organization in Portland, Ore., is the first CEO of […]

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President’s update: Pinch me – is it only midyear at the Association?

By Brenda Hayden, 2019 Association/CarolinaMLS President Completing a new headquarters and new branding might round out a full agenda for many trade organizations in a given year. Not at our Association. Amid our HQ and branding projects, we have charged ahead — continuing, adding and increasing member services; growing our community engagement and significantly expanding […]

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We are moving!

We are moving into the new headquarters July 12-15. Here is some important information to help you plan ahead. Realtor® Store The Realtor® Store will close Thursday, July 11 at 4 p.m. and will not re-open until we’re in the new building. Only essential items (lockboxes, brochures and signs) will be available until July 16. CarolinaMLS […]

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You asked, we listened! Check out these new enhancements in Matrix!

By Debbie Wey Vice President, CarolinaMLS Administration     We have recently added several new enhancements to Matrix based on feedback from our subscribers. New Picklist Options Be sure to download the updated property data forms for Single Family, Condo/Townhouse, Multi-Family, Lots/Acres/Farms, and Rentals to ensure you are using these new picklist options in your […]

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Are you playing by the rules when posting other brokers’ listings on social media?

By Debbie Wey Vice President, CarolinaMLS Administration   In 2018 the National Association of Realtors® changed the policy regarding electronic display of other participants’ listings, and CarolinaMLS began allowing members to post minimal displays of other brokers’ listings on social media as long as there is a direct link to an IDX-compliant display.

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