Code Words

Exclusive engagements Respect agencies’ relationships with their clients or risk fines up to $5,500 By Michele Di Donato Vice President Risk Management   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 […]

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Diversity Council – Start those paddles!

The 2012 Asian Festival and Dragon Boat Festival is May 5 The association’s Diversity Council is committed improving the Realtor® image and communicating pertinent information to Charlotte’s diverse communities. One way to accomplish these goals is by securing exhibit space at key events in the Charlotte region to expand the council’s presence. On May 5, […]

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Industry Notes

Agent/agency activity In December 2011, Prudential Carolinas Realty announced its Third Quarter Prudential Awards, which included a third place residential units award for Bonnie Downey. Debbie White with Cottingham Chalk Hayes, Realtors® was the wine tasting raffle winner for the Housing Opportunity Foundation’s fundraiser. RE/MAX Executive has added Danny Edwards, Eric Gay, Paula Jackson and […]

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Housing Opportunity Foundation now accepting Community Grants Program applications

The Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association Housing Opportunity Foundation continues its Community Grants Program for a fourth year. The program provides monetary support to nonprofit organizations in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties that address unmet housing needs. Grants are in increments of up to $2,500, pending availability of funds, and cannot be used for operational or capital […]

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Community lends support as Realtor® volunteers prepare for fourth-annual Realtors® Care Day April 20, 2012

Hundreds of area Realtors® are nailing down the final details in preparation for the fourth-annual Realtors® Care Day Friday, April 20, 2012. The all-day, home-repair initiative, which helps struggling homeowners across Mecklenburg and Iredell counties, is a project of the Housing Opportunity Foundation, the charitable arm of the Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association.  Realtors® Care Day is […]

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