Indiana REALTOR® News - June 3, 2011

In this issue:  2011 Nationwide Open House Weekend | June 4-5
Good Credit Tips for Your Clients
Fannie Mae Loosens Limited Agency Prohibition
 Get Details on the NAR/CIVIX Agreement
Do You Manage Property? | Legal Hotline Q&A
RECP | Pre-License Salesperson & Broker Classes Begin June 7th
Registration is Open | REBarCamp South Bend
Indiana REALTORS® Leadership Academy | 2012 Application Available
This Week in Indiana Politics 

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Nationwide Open House Weekend

2011 Nationwide Open House Weekend
Let Your Blue Balloons Fly
Tomorrow kicks off the annual Nationwide Open House Weekend and more than 300 Associations are participating across the nation.

Thank you to all the REALTORS® and Local Boards/Associations in Indiana participating this year.


Good Credit Tips for Your Clients
Consumer Tips June 2011 -
provided by the Indiana Bankers™ Association
Understanding the credit score system can help people face tough financial choices.  These three common credit misconceptions are provided by Eddie Johansson, president of Credit Security Group, and the Indiana Bankers™ Association.


Focus on Legal Affairs
Fannie Mae Loosens Limited Agency Prohibition
Attention to real estate agents and brokers dealing with REO property and Fannie Mae; this important development is a must read.
Read more >

Get Details on the NAR/CIVIX Agreement
Learn the specifics about how your MLS can license the CIVIX patents.
More >

Do You Manage Property?
Given the current market, it seems, many agents are asked to perform property management duties since sellers are more apt to lease.  Does managing property fall within your real estate license?  Is there a different set of rules and regulations pertaining to property management? 
Find out here >


Be Part of South Bend's REBarCamp on June 21st
Building on the momentum gained from two previous BarCamp Indiana events, IRLA graduate Barry Skalski and his team of volunteers will be hosting RE BarCamp Indiana – South Bend on June 21, 2011 at the South Bend Marriott.

It’s free. It’s fun. It’s a great way to build connections, push boundaries, and learn more about applying social media and technology to your business in an open and supportive environment.

BarCamp South Bend Free to attend, but you must reserve your spot | Register Today
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A special thank you to the BarCamp planning committee: Barry Skalski, Tracy Maurer-Jones, Andrea DeHaven, Jamie Miller, Laurie Ladow, Kathleen Riland, Stephanie Whitaker, John De Souza, and Dave Woodson. 


2011 Fall Conference Save the Date

  Indiana Is Home


Pre-Licensing Salesperson
Classes Offered in 12 Indiana locations
Begin June 7th

Complete a Pre-Licensing Salesperson or Broker class in just 9 days this summer

Register Today! | 800-742-4067 |

Can I practice real estate while I am waiting for my license to be issued?

A. An applicant cannot practice....

RECP June 30
  Broker Renewal Deadline
16 hours required.  RECP offers more than 35 in-person classes throughout Indiana or online. 
CE packages just $99! 


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