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Office Closure

The CMR and MLS office will be closed Friday, August 24, 2018, for staff development.

Important Notice Regarding CMR Election Process

Two additional names have been added to the slate of officers and directors for the September 10 election by the petition process outlined in the bylaws.  REALTORS® Selena Lovejoy and Linda Mote have been added to the list as options for the two Directors positions.

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Successful Open Houses

Taking a little time in advance to learn about a neighborhood in which you plan to hold an open house may result in turning a looker into a buyer.

Code of Ethics Providers

Several schools and instructors teach the required Code of Ethics class.  If you still need the class before 12/31 of this year and plan to take it by classroom, note the instructor’s credentials for teaching REATOR® Code of Ethics.

New! CMR Website Search Feature

The CMR website has a new search feature that can help you find items faster than ever before. We have created an infographic showing how to use the search quickly.

The Bar Has Been Raised

Since CMR put its Ethics Citation Policy in Place in 2017, the bar has been raised on several fronts.  The word has spread.  One example is that few members are choosing to enter a listed property without following showing instructions since violating Article 3, SOP 3-9 is part of the citation policy carrying a $250 fine.

Do You Document Rejected Offers?

When your seller rejects an offer or offers, do you comply with license law and document that rejection? 

Should I Use "Coming Soon?"

There are many rules governing the use of "Coming Soon" in your advertising efforts.  To help reduce confusion, we are created an infographic that we hope will simplify the matter.

When Does Owner/Agent Have To Be Noted?

It depends.

From an MLS perspective, owner/agent must be noted in REALTOR® remarks and cannot be noted in public remarks. The prohibition in public remarks is due to IDX agreements. If a consumer is finding your listing on another broker's website and sees "owner agent" in public remarks, the consumer is likely to leave the source website and go to the listing agent thinking they will get a "better deal."

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