Indiana REALTOR® News - October 21, 2011

In this issue:  Equip Yourself with CCIM Financial & Investment Analysis Skills
IAR Mediation Training with Bruce Aydt
Open Region 3 Board of Directors Seat
Attention Current IAR BOD Members - Want a Seat on the Executive Committee?
Do You Handle Trust Accounts and Earnest Money Properly?
IRLA Class of 2012 Underway
Give It Up for RPAC - September 2011 Fundraising and FaireShare Report
RECP Offering 6-week Online Pre-Licensing Sales Courses

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Get Equipped with CCIM Financial & Investment Analysis Skills
Residential Real Estate Financial Analysis Course 10/27
Join instructor David Bickell for the Residential Real Estate Financial Analysis course, designed to help agents position residential properties as investment opportunities.  This course is for real estate professionals who want to expand their business to include selling single family homes, condos, duplexes, four-plexes, or small commercial properties to investors.  Private investors benefit by learning basic financial analysis skills.

Course date: October 27, 2011
Location: Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee: $150; includes lunch
Earn 7 elective continuing education hours

RECP logo Register at www.recp.org today

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Determine Future Steps to Resolving Disputes
IAR Mediation Training with Bruce Aydt 10/28
Training seminar introduces REALTORS® to the concepts of how to mediate a variety of disputes.

Course date: October 28, 2011
Location: Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee: $65; includes lunch
Earn 6 elective continuing education hours

RECP logo Register at www.recp.org today

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IAR Board of Directors Vacancy
Region 3 Seeks Replacement
Position will fill the remainder of term to December 31, 2012 and be eligible to run for election for one additional full (3 year) term.

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Are you in Region 3?
Find out here 

Applications are due November 1 and must be endorsed by applicant's local Board of Directors/Association.

Thank you to the retiring IAR Board of Directors - terms end December 31: Tom Rayl, Chris Dickson, Rob Measel, India Castenada, Gene Ayers, Steve Coverdale, Priscilla Russell, Bob Lindgren, Mike Schulz and
Randy Scheidt.

 Congrats to the newly elected members of the 2012 Board of Directors

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IAR Executive Committee Vacancy
Current Board of Directors to Vote for Region 3, 6
and At-Large Representatives
In accordance with the IAR election policy, current members of IAR's Board of Directors are eligible to apply and vote for available positions on the Executive Committee for the 2012-2014 term.  Available positions are Region 3, Region 6 and At-Large representatives.  Regional positions must be filled by a BOD member from that region; the at-large seat is open to all within the Board of Directors.

Note: Only current IAR Board of Directors are eligible to apply and vote for the Executive Committee vacancies >> Application | Deadline November 1

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From the Office of the Attorney General
Do You Handle Trust Accounts and
Earnest Money Properly?

 Each year, LE&HPU receives complaints regarding the misuse of trust accounts.  Indiana Code § 25-34.1-4-5 requires principal brokers to "keep a detailed record of the funds and...the amount of funds held for each beneficiary."  Read more >> 

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2012 Indiana REALTORS® Leadership Academy (IRLA) Class Underway
First Task: Leadership Camp
The Indiana REALTORS® Leadership Academy Class of 2012 came together at the Ransburg Reservation in Bloomington, IN, for their leadership skills and team building retreat in early October.  Members of the class brought their open minds, enthusiastic spirits and servant hearts to share ideas, learn techniques and enhance existing skills and talents.  Overall, the class is excited for a new year of learning opportunities!

See what the current class has to say about the program >>

 

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RPAC contributions through the end of September have pushed us to our 2011 FairShare goal - a few weeks ahead of the October deadline.

Stay tuned for a full 2011 RPAC Report
coming soon.


Congratulations and thank you to everyone who helped us reach our 2011 FairShare goal!  Your dedication to RPAC is widely appreciated.

September 2011
Fundraising Totals | FairShare Report

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Now Available! 

Online Pre-licensing Sales Course
Earned in 6 weeks
RECP is pleased to announce the launch of its live online pre-licensing sales course.  Now it's easier than ever to complete the state-approved 54-hour real estate salesperson course.  Know someone interested in obtaining a real estate salesperson license? 

Refer them to RECP -- the leading provider of real estate education in Indiana for more than 40 years.


Register Today!
www.recp.org | 800-742-4067 | amy@recp.org
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RECP Q&A

Q: Do I have to be a salesperson prior to being a broker?

A: Yes. In addition...

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Governor Daniels Book
REALTORS® Part of Governor's New Book
Includes photo of REALTORS® participating in the Hoosier Property Tax Reform Alliance's
"Bring It Home" campaign. 
Thanks for the great advocacy work! 


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