Indiana REALTOR® News - November 4, 2011

In this issue:  Focus on Local Politics at the Legislative Conference - Save the Date
Help Plan the 2012 IAR Conference & Expo
Something for Your Marketing Materials
When is Mortgage Acts & Practices (MAP) Disclosure Required?
Are You Providing Proper Property Disclosures?
RECP Offering 6-week Online Pre-Licensing Sales Courses

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Focus on Local Politics & Save the Date
2012 IAR Legislative Conference
This January, REALTORS® from across Indiana have a simple, yet crucial mission: to keep all politics local and ensure grassroots advocacy prospers.

While registration isn't open - yet - mark your calendar for January 30th and 31st.  Watch your inbox for Legislative Conference updates.

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Help Plan the 2012 IAR Conference & Expo
September 19-21, Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing
What do you want to talk about? From whom would you like to hear? What products or services would you like to see exhibited? Give your feedback easily and anonymously here.

You can look forward to these two things already – free parking and a cheaper overnight rate than has been offered the past few years. We hope to see you there.


Something for Your Marketing Materials
Indiana's Business Climate Ranks Sixth Best in Nation,
First in Midwest

For the fourth time in as many years, Indiana’s business climate scored a top ten finish nationally in Site Selection magazine’s 2011 business climate rankings. Feedback from a survey of national real estate executives and a review of Indiana’s economic development record earned the state recognition as the sixth best place for business in the U.S., up two spots from eighth in 2010. Read more in an Indiana Economic Development Corporation press release


When is Mortgage Acts and Practices (MAP) Disclosure Required?
Legal Hotline Q&A
Do you have communications with clients concerning mortgage products or even mortgage rates?  The MAP Rule imposes requirements on those that provide information about mortgage credit products to consumers by prohibiting misrepresentations during these communications and also imposing record keeping requirements. 

Read more for NAR published answers to questions as well as questions from Indiana members.


Are You Providing Proper Property Disclosures?
Get Educated in Complete and Accurate Descriptions
Many claims brought against REALTORS® involve allegations of misrepresentation, negligence and fraud.  IAR's Legal Department has prepared an article to help you prevent these claims.  Read more.


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. 6-week course begins November 28.

Obtain a broker's license in just 9 days with RECP's accelerated course beginning in Indianapolis November 28.

Meet your Code of Ethics CE requirement for just $20 at MIBOR's Code of Ethics class on December 6. 

Continuing Education classes
available in December.

Register Today! | 800-742-4067 |


Q: Am I required to complete a Code of Ethics course as part of my membership in the National Association of REALTORS®?

A: Yes. Brokers and salespersons...


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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