September 11, 2012
Weekly Market Activity Report
September/October issue of Realtor® Reflections now online!
Fourth-quarter 2012 CMLS and/or Supra key invoices are due by Oct. 1. Pay online today.
Learn about Plaza-Midwood with the Young Professional Network (YPN) tonight! Join YPN on the rooftop patio of Whiskey Warehouse for free apps and great drink specials while networking with fellow Realtors® and learning information that will help you when listing and showing in the Plaza-Midwood area. This event is open to all Realtors®. Register today.
Last chance to sign up for the Foreclosure Prevention Workshop this Thursday in Mooresville This workshop educates participants about foreclosure issues in the area and the role of Realtors® in foreclosure prevention. Speakers and a panel discussion will provide information on how to prevent foreclosures among clients, and where to find foreclosure-prevention services in the region. Register today!
We're giving away $500 in cash!
Registration for the 2012 Candidate Fish Fry is now open!
Make reservations now to attend the Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association Candidate Fish Fry. The event begins at 4 p.m. Sept. 20, and lasts until 7 p.m. As always, the event will be held in the association’s parking lot. Don't miss this great family event and your chance to win big!
SAM limited availability Sept. 15-16 The Statistical Analysis Module (SAM) will be down or working intermittently this weekend as the provider conducts upgrades, maintenance and server enhancements.
Donate school supplies at The Realtor® Store for A Child’s Place School is back in session, but you can continue to help homeless Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) students succeed this year by donating to A Child’s Place. The Realtor® Store is accepting school-supply donations during regular business hours and during the association Candidate Fish Fry Sept. 20. Donate and enter to win a free continuing-education (CE) class at the Mingle School of Real Estate.
Realtor® Hot Topics – Safety First: Online scams, personal safety and property protection Protecting your life and your livelihood go way beyond self-defense. Join our stellar guest panel for the next Realtor® Hot Topic Friday, Sept. 14. Better Business Bureau President Tom Bartholomy will share the top online scams and offer tips on keeping your information private and secure online. Dana Rhodes will review the little things you can do to protect yourself on the job, and CMPD officer Brent Hartley will describe how to keep vacant listings from being attractive to criminals. Register today.
Back in Black: Rock Your Sales, Sept. 19 The selling rules have changed! Drive more sales. Build your brand. Get inspired,
motivated and armed with powerful closing strategies to increase your sales.
Early-bird price extended to Sept. 14! View video and register today.
Help us honor a hero in the community! The Housing Opportunity Foundation is accepting nominations of worthy individuals, groups or projects that enhance the lives of those around them with their works and service. The winner will be named in December and will receive a crystal award and the opportunity to donate $2,000 to a 501(c) (3) organization of their choice. Funding for the Humanitarian award is made possible by local donors. Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by Oct. 1. Nominate someone today! You can learn more about the award on the foundation's website.
The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and Sprint have come together under the Realtor® Benefits® Program to provide Realtors® with savings on wireless phone service and accessories. Go to REALTOR.org/Sprint for details.
Gain a competitive edge with a designation or certificate course Mingle is offering the Accredited Byer Rep (ABR®), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), At Home with Diversity, Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Graduate Realtor® Institute (GRI) and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) course in the next few months. Check out these classes here.
Rookie of the Year Do you know someone new to the Realtor® community who may be eligible to win this year’s Vane Mingle Rookie of the Year award? Click here to nominate someone today.
Realtor® of the Year Nominations are now being accepted for our most prestigious Association award – the Realtor® of the Year award. Click here for more information and to complete the 2012 nomination form.
Have you satisfied your Code of Ethics requirement? All Realtors® must complete ethics training between Jan. 1, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2012. You can check with your local board to see if you have completed your training. Mingle School offers the "Know the Code: Ethics in Real Estate" online elective and the classroom electives, "Legal and Right" and "21+ Mistakes Residential Brokers Make." All three will satisfy both a four-hour elective requirement for N.C. as well as your 2.5-hour ethics requirement for NAR. Sign up today!
Realtor® Community Concerns Realtor® member Robert Farmer passed away Aug. 20. Our thoughts and sincere condolences go out to the Farmer family.