June 11, 2012
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May 2012 market activity now online!
Tomorrow night: Mix and mingle with Charlotte-area elected officials and candidates at uptown’s newest hotspot, 5Church Restaurant! Brought to you by the association’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) and RPAC, this event will feature free heavy hors d'oeuvres in a private room on the second floor while networking with fellow Realtors® and current and future leaders. RSVP today! This event is open to all association members.
Upcoming MLS status changes On June 26, CMLS will implement three new listing statuses and eliminate some old statuses in both TEMPO™ and Fusion. These changes are designed to simplify the MLS with statuses that are easier to understand for everyone. A summary of the status changes is below, but for a more detailed outline of the changes, click here. Before this change occurs, each member and each IDX/third party vendor will receive an email from Steve Byrd announcing the date and details of this change.
Status changes summary: In “for sale” categories like Single-Family, Condo/Townhouse, Lots/Acres/Farms, Multifamily and Commercial, we will be eliminating “Contingent Continue to Show,” “Conditional Continue to Show” and “Pending” and replacing them with “Under Contract Show” and “Under Contract No Show.” For rentals, we are replacing “Conditional Continue to Show” and “Pending” with “Application Received.” Several “status date” fields will also be updated. Click here for full details.
As always, contact the CMLS Support Desk at 704-940-3159 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
CMLS and/or Supra Key invoices due Third-quarter 2012 CMLS and/or Supra key invoices are due by July 2. Pay online today.
Voting is now open for the 2012 association/CMLS election Those elected will serve in 2013. View a list of 2012 candidates and watch their videos. Vote today!
Sweets & Tweets for the Housing Opportunity Foundation is a fundraiser on June 20, 6-9 p.m., at Crave Dessert Bar. Join colleagues and friends to network and tweet about the foundation while enjoying Crave's fabulous desserts and drinks. The monies received will support Housing Opportunity Foundation programs and services. View more details and register today. This event is sponsored in part by a grant from the National Association of Realtors®.
Souls of our Neighbors Workshop, June 20 This free workshop addresses the issue of affordable housing in Charlotte. Sponsored by the Housing Opportunity Foundation, this program is part of the foundation’s 2012 Week of Awareness (June 18-22) with a theme of "Realtors® at the heart of the community." The week's activities are designed to create awareness of the foundation’s overall mission and local affordable housing issues; in addition, all the events will recognize June as National Homeownership Month. View more details and register today. This event is sponsored in part by a grant from the National Association of Realtors®.
Realtor® Hot Topic: The Democratic National Convention: What you want and need to know In September, the world's eyes will be on Charlotte as the host city of the Democratic National Convention (DNC). Join us on June 25 as Torrie Jessup, executive director of external relations for the DNC, shares important information about the upcoming DNC. Register today.
RPAC Technology Raffle – Contribute to the Realtors® Political Action Committee and you might win an iPad or other technology prizes. Learn more about the issues facing the real estate industry and how you can get involved.
Have you completed the mandatory 2.5 hours of COE training required by NAR every four years? Find out here what you need to do before the Dec. 31, 2012 deadline. If you have any questions about the Code of Ethics requirement, please contact Member Services at 704-940-3110.