Elect your leaders!

Voting for association officers, directors begins June 1 By Bryan Leitch Executive Assistant We want your vote in 2011! In this year’s races, members will vote for president-elect, treasurer, and association and CMLS board director at-large positions. Those elected will begin serving in 2012. Members may vote online from June 1 at 8:30 a.m. until […]

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Just being neighborly

Realtor®, Realtors® Care Day reach out to Heyliger family By Susan Shackelford On April 8, amid a swarm of activity on Clintwood Drive were the owners of the house, Errol and Kankemwa “Kemi” Heyliger, and the Realtor® who helped them, their neighbor, Lynne Cagle. Cagle bustled about her kitchen cooking lunch for volunteers, Errol worked […]

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TEMPO Tips-May/June 2011

TEMPO TIPS By Debbie Wey, assistant director, CMLS policy The revised “Offer to Purchase and Contract” (Standard Form 2-T) (OTP&C) was released for use Jan. 1, 2011 by the North Carolina Association of Realtors® (NCAR). In response, the CMLS Board of Directors approved the new “Active Due Diligence” status and other new fields, which have been implemented […]

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Diversity Council’s 2010 Achievements-March/April 2011

Missions Accomplished:  Diversity Council 2010 achievements 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. In 2010, the Diversity Council worked to achieve its goals to reflect the purpose of the council. As part […]

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Be aware of BPO rules

By David McGowan North Carolina Association of Realtors® (NCAR) Director of Regulatory Affairs Many area counties are going through countywide property-tax revaluations as mandated by North Carolina law. Realtors® must be aware of the strict regulations regarding charging a fee for Broker Price Opinions (BPO) or Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) as a part of their […]

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Legislative updates you need to know

Land-transfer tax authority, short-sale disclosures By Elizabeth Barnhardt Government Affairs Director  The Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association applauds the N.C. House of Representatives and N.C. Senate for passing House Bill 92, Repeal Land Transfer Tax, which repeals the land-transfer tax authority through referendum by North Carolina counties.  The tax is unfair and regressive, and has proven […]

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Prospecting tips

By LaVerne Brown-Williams Help Desk Supervisor All prospects start out as a contact. In TEMPO, a contact becomes a prospect when a saved search is associated with the contact. Create and manage your contacts under “Contact Manager” (Prospects à Contact Manager). Take advantage of setting up your contacts as a contact type (Buyer, Seller, Client, Family/Relative, […]

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