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Housing Fraud: Unsuspecting Buyers Beware

Focus On Legal AffairsIn 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.

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Countdown to Conference: Registration Closes Today

2012 conferenceRegistration 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?

Legal Hotline Q&ASince 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 homes.    

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

This 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

Bloom_graphics.jpgDon'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.

Real Estate Certification Program
RECP combines the best instructors and course materials in the business to deliver exceptional real estate education
Find the latest courses, specials and updates »
Legal Hotline
Legal Hotline
The IAR Legal Hotline is a free, members-only benefit available to principal brokers, managing brokers and salespersons with authorization from his/her broker.
Contact the Legal Hotline »

Data Warehouse

Data Warehouse
Housing data from 26 of the state's 27 Multiple Listing Services (MLSs), including the Broker Listing Cooperative® (BLC®) in central and southwestern Indiana, is obtained to provide members with a localized, interactive market analytics tool.
Get the latest Indiana Real Estate Markets Report »


Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
The GRI designation is the most recognized and respected professional designation available to real estate professionals nationwide. An update of Indiana's GRI program is underway that better reflects the needs of students as well as the current competitive real estate market.
Find out more here »

Member Benefits

Member Benefits
As a member of IAR, you have access to services and benefits because of the size and strength of our membership.   
Click here to access IAR member benefit partners and take advantage of money-saving offers.

Indiana Association of REALTORS® 2012 Conference & Expo
September 19-21
Sheraton Hotel & Suites
Indianapolis, IN

  2012 NAR Conference & Expo
  November 9-12
  Orlando, FL

  Register Now


2012 IAR Board of Directors Election

Electronic Election: September 25th – 27th

The deadline for submission of applications has passed.

Qualified Candidates posted Here

Official 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 today.

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

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.






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