Housing Fraud: Unsuspecting Buyers Beware
In today's market, you just can't be too careful. The Marion County Prosecutor's office has reason to believe there are individuals victimized by "rent-to-own" schemes. Richelle Cohen Mossler, IAR General Counsel, discusses the details of the pending charges against four suspects accused of renting or selling homes they did not own. Help your potential buyers stay safe.
Countdown to Conference: Registration Closes Today
Registration for the 2012 Conference & Expo closes today. Don't miss out on the stellar lineup of speakers and networking events.
For more information on conference programming and to register, check out the conference website.
Focus on Legal Affairs
IAR's Legal Eagles, Richelle Cohen Mossler & Kelly Shonborn have an afternoon of programming that you can't afford to miss. First, come test your knowledge in a fun, interactive presentation of the resources, tips and current issues affecting REALTORS®. Stay to learn easy to implement tips to help you stay safe in your day-to-day business. Finally, join them for a special presentation from Deputy Attorney General Abby Kuzma on human trafficking.
Do You Know How to Stay Safe on the Job?
Since September is REALTOR®
Safety Month, it is a perfect time to think about what steps you should take to
be safe while conducting your business. Unfortunately, as REALTORS®, there are numerous
instances where safety should be utmost on your minds - whether you are in the
office, showing property, conducting an open house or meeting clients at their
Follow this link
and take the NAR REALTOR®
Safety Quiz to find out how prepared you are with regard to safety. Also,
please join us at the IAR Conference and Expo on September 19th for
more safety information.
Become Short Sales and Foreclosure Certified Today
Designed for real estate professionals at all experience levels, the one-day course, What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know,
teaches you how to qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short
sale package, negotiate with lenders, limit risk, safeguard commission,
protect buyers and more.
What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know
is being offered on September 21 at the RECP Classroom on 1070 E. 86th
Street in Indianapolis. Early bird registration is $125 and includes
lunch. Register here.
course is also the first step toward obtaining the SFR certification
for members in good standing of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Find our more information about the SFR designation here
Attend the George Bloom Real Estate Symposium
Don't miss the 20th annual George Bloom Memorial Real Estate Symposium and Luncheon on Friday, September 14th. Designed for experienced commercial real estate professionals, this educational program qualifies for eight hours of state-required continuing education. Highlights of this year's program include the Ag Land Report from R.D. Schrader, President of Schrader Real Estate & Auction and a legal update from Lynn Coyne, Assistant Vice President of Real Estate at Indiana University. Event is held at the Indianapolis Marriott North and registration is $295.
Indiana Association of REALTORS® 2012 Conference & Expo
Sheraton Hotel & Suites
2012 NAR Conference & Expo
2012 IAR Board of Directors Election
September 25th – 27th
for submission of applications has passed.
Candidates posted Here
Membership Counts Here
REMEMBER: Your ballot will come by e-mail, so please take the
time to ensure a correct e-mail address is on file for you in the National
REALTORS Database System (NRDS). Visit realtor.org
All members are encouraged to
consider applying for a seat on the board. Those currently serving, whose terms expire, may submit
an application for re-election if they are not noted as having fulfilled the
maximum terms allowed under term limits. For more information and to apply,
visit the Governance
page of indianarealtors.com.
GRI Text Club
Join the Graduate REALTORS® Institute (GRI) text club for more information about the GRI designation, available courses and fun prizes! To join, text GRI to 71813.