Legislative Insider-May/June 2011

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 to […]

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Info Tech-May/June 2011

“Find A Home” launches with advanced features By Steve Byrd Vice President and CTO The association recently partnered with Lender Processing Services (LPS) to upgrade the “Find A Home” tool on its public website, www.CarolinaHome.com. The previous property-search function has been around for several years, but had no mapping capability. The new interface provides consumers with […]

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Education-May/June 2011

Deadline for continuing education approaching By Mike Caesar Education Coordinator Every year, licensees must complete a four-hour Mandatory Update course and a four-hour approved elective course to renew their licenses on active status. June 10 is the last day for licensees to take this continuing-education (CE). Licensees who do not complete the renewal requirements by the […]

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Diversity-February 2011

Diversity events in February, May By Karyn Lindsey Vice President of Education Director, Mingle School of Real Estate At Home with Diversity, February In February, Mingle School and the Diversity Council partnered and offered the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) At Home with Diversity certification program to members at no charge. Mingle instructor Dana Rhodes, DREI, facilitated […]

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TEMPO Tips-March/April 2011

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, […]

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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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