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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Code Words-May/June 2012

Article 16 of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) Code of Ethics states, “Realtors® shall not engage in any practice or take any action inconsistent with exclusive representation or exclusive brokerage relationship agreements that other Realtors® have with clients.”

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The Real (Estate) Deal

At first glance, weather and housing statistics don’t have much in common. But upon closer examination, there are a few similarities. Weather, like housing indicators, varies from place to place and is hard to predict. You tune in to the weather to get an idea of what’s happening regionally, nationally or even internationally. But to […]

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Elect your leaders!

Elect your leaders! Voting for association and CMLS officers, directors begins June 6 Meet your candidates We want your vote in 2012! In this year’s races, members will vote for president-elect, secretary, and association and CMLS boards of directors’ at-large positions. Those elected will begin serving in 2013. Members may vote online from June 6 […]

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LDP is back!

Say hello to the class of 2012 The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is back and better than ever in 2012! The 2012 LDP Committee, chaired by Joel Bennett, convened early this year to select a class and refine the yearly schedule. Group ‘springs’ into action An excited class of 11 participants bonded during their first session […]

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Executive Report

Smooth skating Busy first-quarter yields benefits 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 Day April 20. I’m […]

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