Java No Longer Needed
to Access IAR Forms –
zipForm® Plus to Launch mid-July in
IAR is pleased to announce that zipForm® Plus will soon be available to
members, enabling access to forms WITHOUT Java. While this will be welcome news
to many, everyone should be glad to know there will be no transition period
with the new version. Once launched, those who want to use zipForm® Plus will
log-in as usual and simply click on the appropriate tab.
Those who do not want to use zipForm® Plus will log-in as usual and work in
zipForm® 6 as usual. And those who just want to try zipForm® Plus can do so
with the security of knowing they can switch back to zipForm® 6 at any time
with the simple click of a tab and without losing any transaction data.
Take a sneak peek of zipForm® Plus here:
As always, IAR’s Janet Bailey is happy to answer your
Call 317-913-3239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|IAR Mourns Suzann Slayton
mourns the loss of Suzann Slayton, a long-time and beloved member of
the REALTOR® family who led the Southern Indiana REALTORS® Association
with passion and a commitment to excellence. Suzann died June 24 and was
memorialized fondly by her local newspaper, the News and Tribune.
| Focus on Legal Affairs
Happy 25th Birthday Legal Hotline!
Monthly Legal Q&A
In honor of the Legal Hotline entering its twenty-fifth year of service, Kelly Shonborn, IAR Senior Staff Counsel, specifically focused this month's article on how to best use this valued member service. Principal and managing brokers as well as their designated agents can contact the Legal Hotline by phone at 317.913.3254 or 800.444.5472 toll free, by online form or by fax at 317.842.8494. Read more about the Hotline under the Legal Affairs tab of IndianaRealtors.com.
| Focus on Education
New Curriculum Established for Legacy Brokers –
Take 8-hour Class Live or Online from RECP for just $49
The Indiana Real Estate Commission (IREC) recently extended
the license renewal deadline for legacy brokers – those who were licensed as a
broker on June 30, 2012 – from June 30 of this year to June 30, 2014. With that
deadline extension, came an additional continuing education (C.E.) requirement:
8 hours of new curriculum to be completed after July 1 of this year and before
the new license renewal deadline of June 30, 2014. The IREC has established the
new curriculum to include four content areas – Indiana License Law; Escrow,
Earnest and E&O; Negotiations; and Fair Housing. RECP is now offering a
live and online/on-demand class for just $49 to help legacy brokers fulfill
their additional 8-hour C.E. requirement. Visit www.RECP.org
or call 1-800-742-4067 for more information and to register.
Legacy brokers also need to complete 16 C.E. hours – 6
mandatory and 10 elective – of the old curriculum before the new license
renewal deadline (June 30, 2014), just as they would have prior to the 2012
license law update and the old license renewal deadline (June 30 of this year).
C.E. completed after July 1, 2011, is eligible. RECP is now offering a live,
two-day class at a variety of locations around the state for just $99, as well
as an online/on-demand class to help legacy brokers fulfill this requirement.
This memo from IAR
explains why the IREC extended the deadline and the full impact on legacy
Earn 18 Hours of GRI Credit This Fall
REALTOR® Institute (GRI) candidates can earn as much as 18 GRI course credits
by attending classes September 17-19 at the Indiana Association of REALTORS®
Conference & Expo in Indianapolis. Don’t miss premiere classes from
national tech guru Jason Pantana and business planning expert Pam Ermen. GRI
candidates have five years to obtain 90 hours of course credit to earn the GRI
designation. To apply as a new candidate or for more information, visit www.IndianaGRI.info.
RECP Answers Your Questions:
a broker and already obtained my 16 hours of continuing education. What else
will I need to complete before I renew prior to June 30, 2014?
on completing your 16 hours of continuing education. Now you will only need to
complete 8 additional hours of continuing education before renewing on June 30,
2014. These 8 hours must be different courses than the 16 hours you have
already completed and include the state-mandated Indiana License Law course.
RECP offers an 8-hour CE package for just $49 that meets all the state
July 4, 2013
RE BarCamp South Bend
IAR & RECP Offices Closed
Indiana Real Estate Markets Report
IAR Conference & Expo
September 18-21, 2013
CRS 111: Short Sales & Foreclosures
CRS 200: Business Planning & Marketing
2013 IAR Board of Directors
Electronic election: September 25–28
Qualified candidates to be posted by:
Official membership counts posted by August 1
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) located here.
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.
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