Community Connection-November/December 2012

FLOODING? WATER-QUALITY BUFFERS? Your clients expect you to explain these to them By Sharon Foote, information and education coordinator Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services When buying a home, business or vacant lot, your clients are also “buying” the rules that apply to that property. Floodplain and water-quality regulations can be confusing. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services can […]

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Code Words-November/December 2012

Must I arbitrate? Try mediation first By Michele Di Donato Vice President Risk Management   Arbitration could be mandatory or voluntary. In either case, there is a $250 filing fee for each party required with the Arbitration request. Since there is a cost involved, we encourage anyone who inquires about arbitration to first mediate the dispute (if […]

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Info Tech-November/December 2012

Fusion Top 10 Shortcuts that can save you time By Caroline Grubb, training contractor; and Bryan Perkins, compliance and training administrator CarolinaMLS’s Fusion system has been available now for about nine months. It offers many enhancements from the TEMPO system that are time-savers, enhancements or new functions. Here is a list of the ones we like best: […]

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Foundation Update-November/December 2012

Realtors® at the heart of the community in 2012 By Terri Marshall, Housing Opportunity Foundation Executive Director     The holidays are known as a “time of caring,” but Realtor® give back throughout the year through the work of their charitable arm — the Housing Opportunity Foundation. Here are just a few ways that the foundation contributed to the community in […]

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