Two scholarships awarded to 2020 Haywood County High School graduates

Walker Beasley, a graduate of Pisgah High School, and Joseph Smart, a graduate of Tuscola High School, have each been awarded a $750 scholarship from Canopy Housing Foundation, the charitable arm of Canopy Realtor® Association Western Region located in Haywood County. Scholarship applications were reviewed by a panel of Realtors® in Haywood County. The selection […]

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Canopy’s Kindbom Speaks Out on COVID-19’s Impact

Editor’s Note: This story highlights comments from the April 7, 2020, edition of WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks.” Panelists’ remarks were lightly edited for clarity and conciseness. You can hear the radio show in its entirety at this link. John Kindbom, president of Canopy Realtor® Association and Canopy MLS, joined three other real estate observers Tuesday morning […]

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NAR’s chief economist: Charlotte is “a very good market”

By Susan Shackleford When Dr. Lawrence Yun spoke at the Association’s recent Installation Luncheon, he opened with a question for the approximately 375 Realtors® in the Crowne Plaza banquet room: “How many of you lived in Charlotte in the 1970s?” About a third raised their hands. The relatively low number foreshadowed a theme that NAR’s […]

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“Being in the Room”

By John Kindbom, 2020 Association/Canopy MLS President “Being in the Room” is the 2020 theme at Canopy Realtor® Association and Canopy MLS. Approximately 375 of you heard about this at our Installation Luncheon on Jan. 10 at the Crowne Plaza Charlotte. It was a great event. We installed our 2020 officers and board members for […]

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Fast Facts on CMS

175 schools: 94 elementary schools, 46 middle schools, 32 high schools, 3 alternative schools 148,299 students: from 183 countries, 197 languages and dialects. Racial breakdown: 38.1% African American, 28% White, 24.1% Hispanic 6.6% Asian, 2.5% Multiracial, 0.4% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific Islander 19,163 employees 85.4% graduation rate district wide 3,472 scholarships (2018-19 school year) $151.4 […]

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CMS Resources for Realtors®

CMS Superintendent Earnest Winston, speaking at the Dec. 10 Hot Topic and in a separate interview, noted resources Realtors® and their clients can turn to for information on CMS. He recommended the following options: CMS Website wearecms.com Ombudsmen’s Office 980-343-0055 ombudsman@cms.k12.nc.us Jerri Haigler Ombudsman Resolution Specialist Focus: Center City 2, Northwest and Southwest Learning communities […]

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