Presidential flight plan

Eric Locher targets member service, priorities By Susan Shackelford     On Jan. 1, 2013, Eric Locher officially takes over as the 85th president of the association. As the leader of both the association and CarolinaMLS, he says he will keep a keen eye on why the organizations exist: to meet member needs. “We want […]

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Char-Meck floodplain maps to be updated

This could mean changes for many local residents and Realtors® By Sharon Foote, Information and Education Coordinator Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services Maps that show Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s highest-risk flood areas are being updated. As a result, thousands of residents will see changes in the flood insurance and floodplain development rules for their property. Realtors® must be aware […]

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Ho Ho Holiday Luncheons!

By Melissa Uhink       Mark your calendars for the holiday events of the season. The 2012 Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association/Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CarolinaMLS) Holiday Awards Luncheons are almost here! Northern Region, Dec. 5 The Northern Region Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon will be at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 216 N. […]

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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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