Indiana REALTOR® News - January 6, 2012

In this issue:  It's Time to Represent - Register Today for the 2012 Legislative Conference
2012 Brings New Leadership to IAR
New Member Benefit - Digital Ink® Digital Signature Product by zipLogix
Change is Here with the 2012 Residential Forms Summary
Your Forms Questions Answered in Legal Q&A
Something to Share with your Clients
UPSTAR Presents Opportunity to Earn an ABR Designation in February
RECP Offers 9-week Pre-licensing Sales Course Online

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2012 Brings New Leadership to IAR
Meet Your Officers & Board of Directors

Letterhead - Pat Williams & Charlie Shook President - Charlie Shook, Lafayette
Kevin Kirkpatrick President-elect - Kevin Kirkpatrick, Indianapolis
Kevin Eastridge Treasurer - Kevin Eastridge, Evansville
Pat Williams Immediate Past President - Pat Williams, Indianapolis

 Also in election news, the Board recently elected the following new members to the Executive Committee; a full list can be found here.

Cheryl Stuckwish, Seymour
John Creamer, Indianapolis
Stan Evans, Indianapolis/Indiana Commercial Board of REALTORS®
Ken Steury, Fort Wayne

Finally, John Bellio of Fort Wayne has been elected by the IAR members in Region 3 to fill a vacancy on the Board for that region.  Other new Board members elected earlier in the fall include the following.  A full list can be found here.

Region 1 - Andrea DeHaven, Betty Daniel-Lanie & Nine Wiseman
Region 2 - Cheryl Butcher
Region 3 - Ken Steury
Region 4 - Janet Jernigan, Jimmy Dulin, Kathy Hall, Bruce Shell & Tracy Vatnsdal
Region 5 - John Czoer
Region 6 - Jodi Wright
Past Presidents - Wanda Grabner, Indianpolis
Top 20 Firms - Kevin Eastridge, Evansville
Local Board Presidents -
(Large) Brian Thompson, Bloomington

(Small) Dawn Miller, Wolcottville

Digital Ink
All members now have access to zipLogix's digital signature product for unlimited transactions as part of their dues.  This is a great value.  Many digital signature products on the market cost as much in annual fees as IAR's entire annual dues.

What is Digital Ink®? >

How to Send a Transaction using Digital Ink® with Video Tutorial >

Are you a MAC OSX user?  Read these directions to properly display Digital Ink® >


Change is Here
2012 Residential Forms Changes Summary
Revisions have been made to IAR legal forms PLUS two new forms have been added to the group.  Read more to stay current on IAR legal documents.
>> View the 2012 Residential Forms Changes PowerPoint


Your Forms Questions Answered
2012 Forms Q&A
The annual revisions to the state-wide forms always bring an upswing in forms questions to the Legal Hotline.  Find the answers to your commonly asked forms questions here.


Share with your Clients
219 Companies Choose Indiana in 2011
According to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, 219 Companies Choose Indiana in 2011.  Share this with your clients.  Let them know why housing in Indiana is a good choice, too.  You might use the Indiana Real Estate Markets Report (scroll down) for proof.  Year-end numbers are due out January 23rd.  We'll try to get them to members in advance of this public release date, so watch your inbox.



It's your Duty

Legislative Conference



    Online Pre-licensing Sales Course --
Earned in 9 weeks
RECP is leading the way with its live online pre-licensing sales course.  Connect live via webcam with course instructor and complete the state-approved 54-hour real estate salesperson course from the comfort of your home.
9-week course begins January 23.

Obtain a salesperson's license close to home with RECP's 9-week salesperson course beginning January 17.  Classes offered in Bloomington, Indianapolis, Brownsburg, Columbus, Evansville, Ft. Wayne, Kokomo, Muncie, Terre Haute and more.

Winter is the perfect time to earn a broker's license without ever leaving the warmth of home.  Enroll today in RECP's 9-week online broker course beginning January 17.

Register Today! | 800-742-4067 |


Q: Is there an age requirement for obtaining a real estate license in Indiana?

A: The requirements...



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