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Join us at the Central Mississippi Homebuyer Fair Saturday, June 25th

posted: 05/31/2022

Central Mississippi Realtors® invites you to attend its first annual Central Mississippi  Homebuyer Fair on Saturday, June 25th from 9:00am to 3:00pm inside the CMR Conference Center located at 564 Sunnybrook Road in Ridgeland, MS. 

NAR Analysis Finds U.S. Homeownership Rate Experiences Largest Annual Increase on Record

posted: 02/28/2022

The U.S. homeownership rate climbed to 65.5% in 2020, up 1.3% from 2019 and the largest annual increase on record. Although African American homeownership remains lower than a decade ago, Hispanic American homeownership is at an all-time high and above 50% for the first time

Voter Registration

posted: 06/24/2019

Voter registration deadline in Mississippi is thirty (30) days prior to an election.
Election day for this Primary election is August 6, 2019.

Piña Coladas in Pearl? Perhaps!

posted: 06/24/2019

The City of Pearl is excited to announce that restaurants in the entire city are now eligible to apply to serve liquor and wine by the glass.

CMR and MLS Are Closer to Moving to the New Location

posted: 02/12/2019

The MLS building downtown at 620 N. State Street has sold and closed. The MLS and CMR staff will continue to provide services out of the N. State Street location for about a year. The new headquarters will be located on Sunnybrook Road in Ridgeland behind Patty Peck Honda and in front of Ridgeland High School.

Important Notice Regarding CMR Election Process

posted: 08/20/2018

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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Pathways to Your Professionalism

posted: 02/21/2018

Now makes the perfect time to rebrand ourselves as industry professionals. With that, I challenge each of you to adopt a new commitment to professionalism in every transaction. Rod Crosby, 2018 President.

Pearl and Byram Under Consideration to be Removed from USDA Rural Housing Program

posted: 02/15/2018

USDA Rural Development is conducting a review of Pearl and Byram to determine whether or not these areas should be removed the rural housing programs. The deadline to submit comments is February 28, 2018.

The Most Misunderstood Concept in REALTOR® World

posted: 02/13/2018

The Code of Ethics requires all REALTORS® to cooperate, but there is no obligation under the Code to compensate.

President's Challenge for Professionalism

posted: 02/12/2018

It's time to take professionalism to the next level! I invite you to join me at the next membership gathering titled, "2nd Annual REALTOR® Winter Workshop" on Tuesday, February 20 at Highland Colony Baptist Church.

REALTOR® Day Parking Options Thursday January 31

posted: 01/30/2018

Free parking for REALTOR® Day at the State Capitol will be available at the CMR Building and behind Carter Jewelers off High Street.

Are You the Best Negotiator You Can Be?

posted: 01/30/2018

"In business as in life, you don't get what you deserve you get what you negotiate!" Resolve to improve your negotiation skills this year with Adorna Carroll's RENE Course offered by MRI.

Who are the Hackers Targeting Transactions?

posted: 01/30/2018

Wire fraud schemes have accounted for $5 billion in financial losses to consumers since 2013, according to FBI statistics. Other common schemes in real estate include fake referral emails, “overpayment” scams, and fake DocuSign emails.

NEW! CMR Staff Training & Development in 2018

posted: 01/30/2018

To maintain a team of staff who are skilled in providing you the highest quality of services possible, a “Staff Development Workday” has been scheduled off-site each quarter.

What’s NEW in the Code of Ethics for 2018?

posted: 01/23/2018

Due to all the creative technology available that make photos of properties or images displayed on the internet look awesome, sometimes those awesome photos and images misrepresent the “true picture” of the property.

CMR Celebrates 65 Major Investors in January!

posted: 01/23/2018

Did you know that over 65 members have already pledged to invest $1,000 or more to the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC)?!

Best Practices to Prevent Wire Fraud

posted: 01/23/2018

Wire fraud is the single biggest issue facing the real estate industry today with $14 million in consumer funds lost in the 1st quarter of 2017.

Thank You for Helping Us Reach Our RPAC Goal this Month!

posted: 01/23/2018

Each year MAR sets an RPAC participation percentage goal for all REALTOR® Boards in the state to reach for during the course of the year. The RPAC participation goal set for REALTOR® Boards in 2018 is 54% of members.

Closed Sales Spiked 10 Percent in December

posted: 01/22/2018

New Listings in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties reached 405, up 18.4 percent YTD accounting for $95 million in volume.

A Career in Real Estate Continues to Rise

posted: 01/16/2018

"The increase in business Realtors® are experiencing reflects the continued value they bring to their clients and communities across the country,” said NAR President William E. Brown.