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NAR Litigation Update

posted: 02/05/2023

On January 25, a district court issued an order granting NAR's petition to end the DOJ investigation of NAR, including their investigation of the MLS Participation Rule and Clear Cooperation Policy. As you may recall, we settled with the DOJ in 2020, which they tried to back out of in 2021. The court concluded: "The government, like any party, must be held to the terms of its settlement agreements."

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Fine & Well Tax Summit 4-Part Virtual Series February 2023

posted: 01/24/2023
Hear from subject matter experts who will cover in depth financial topics and provide you with tips, worksheets, and guides. By registering and attending the live session, have your questions answered during the live Q&A. 
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Existing-Home Sales Receded 1.5% in December

posted: 01/20/2023
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Central Mississippi REALTORS® Kicks Off New Year with Efforts Aimed to Educate, Inform and Empower Members

posted: 01/01/2023

Central Mississippi REALTORS® is kicking off the new year in a great way through two efforts to educate, inform and empower its members. Each occasion covers topics ranging from current mortgage markets to real estate trends.

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Meet Chuck McGee, 2023 CMR President

posted: 01/01/2023

As the Board President of Central Mississippi REALTORS,® Chuck McGee credits his motivation to serve 2,100 members to his extensive leadership experience with the association he is committed to. Since 2012, Chuck has served in a myriad of leadership roles with CMR, the first of which was being a part of the MLS committee.

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National Association of REALTORS® Accepting Nominations for Fair Housing Champion Award

posted: 11/04/2022
The National Association of REALTORS® wants you to nominate a REALTOR® who is a fair housing champion.
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Registration Open for the At Home With Diversity® (AHWD) - 6hr. CE

posted: 11/01/2022

Join Instructor Nate K. Johnson for the upcoming The At Home with Diversity (AHWD) certification course taking place on Tuesday, December 13, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, at the CMR Building. 

The course teaches you how to work effectively with diverse populations, so you can build business success in today's diverse real estate market.

Price for members is $99. Non-members price is $148 (Includes lunch)

 

 

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CMR 2022 Membership Survey

posted: 11/01/2022

We are grateful for your membership with CMR! In an effort to collect valuable feedback to share with the Board of Directors and the staff of the association, we ask members to please take the survey. Your responses are vital and will help us to refine key services and future programs we offer to our valued members. 

 
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CMR to Honor Johnny Brown at Upcoming Retirement Celebration

posted: 10/20/2022

CMR will honor Johnny Brown at an upcoming retirement celebration. The event is set to take place on Friday, October 21, from noon until 2:00 pm. 

 

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CMR will be closed on Monday, October 31 for staff development

posted: 10/20/2022

CMR to Close on Monday, October 31 for Staff Development. We're preparing for the upcoming year which includes ways to better provide our members with the services they need. Thank you. 

 

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Central Mississippi REALTORS® Members Recognized at MAR Annual Convention & Expo

posted: 10/18/2022

The Mississippi Association of REALTORS® held its Annual Convention and Expo in Meridian, Mississippi October 4-6, 2022. This year’s theme, “It’s Showtime” symbolized the exciting lineup of speakers, as well as the beauty of the historical Riley Center, Meridian’s Grand Opera House.

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Hispanic Housing Data

posted: 10/12/2022

NAR commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated each year from September 15 to October 15. 

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Annual REALTOR® Membership Dues Billing Approaching

posted: 10/07/2022

Thank you for being a member of Central Mississippi REALTORS®. Annual billing for the next calendar year occurs in October. Invoices will be posted in your Member Portal and are due by December 1. After December 1, a $100 reinstatement fee is added to your account.

 

 

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Fannie Mae Launches Rent Payment Reporting Program to Help Renters Build Credit

posted: 10/05/2022

Fannie Mae announces the launch of the Multifamily Positive Rent Payment Reporting pilot program which aims to help renters build credit and improve credit scores. Qualified multifamily property owners can share rent payment information through a vendor network to the three major credit bureaus to include in the renter's credit profile. The pilot program is the most recent solution from Fannie Mae, to increase equitable access to credit for consumers.

 

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National Association of REALTORS® Releases Pending Home Sales Stats for September

posted: 10/01/2022
Pending home sales dropped for the fourth straight month, down 10.2% from August. Month-over-month, contract signings pulled back in all four major U.S. regions. Pending sales decreased in all regions compared to one year ago.
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2022 Award Applications Now Open

posted: 10/01/2022

Central Mississippi Realtors® is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of its members. 2022 CMR Award nominations are open now through November 1. Nominate yourself or a colleague today!

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CMR Announces Board of Directors Slate for 2023

posted: 09/30/2022

Central MS REALTORS® is pleased to announce its slate for 2023 Board of Directors. Elected candidates will be held accountable and expected to serve the needs of CMR members, industry affiliates, home buyers, and sellers within the ten-county region.

 

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Voter Registration Deadline October 10

posted: 09/20/2022

As a member of the REALTOR® Party, CMR encourages you to vote for candidates and issues that build strong communities, protect property interests and promote a vibrant business environment at the local, state and national levels.

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Central Mississippi REALTORS® Annual Meeting & Luncheon Presentation by José Alvarez, HUD Regional Administrator

posted: 09/15/2022

Central Mississippi REALTORS® (CMR) will host its Annual Meeting and Member Luncheon on Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm at the Jackson Convention Complex. Members will convene to hear industry updates, participate in networking opportunities, and more.

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Apply for a 2023 Committee

posted: 09/13/2022
Are you ready to serve? The time to apply for a 2023 Committee is now. 
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Central Mississippi REALTORS® Expresses Collective Concern for Critical Effects of Water Crisis on City

posted: 08/24/2022

Central Mississippi REALTORS® (CMR) represents the “Voice for Real Estate” in the Jackson Metro area and is currently made up of more than 1,600 real estate professionals who live or work in the City of Jackson. As the largest advocacy group in the Metro area supporting homeownership, defending private property rights, and proactively advocating for strong, healthy communities in the Capitol area – we have a vested interest in the well-being and resiliency of the city. We continue to share a collective concern for the critical effects the water crisis has on our beloved City and its patrons. 

 

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Central Mississippi REALTORS® Office to Close September 5, 2022 in Observance of Labor Day

posted: 08/22/2022

In observance of Labor Day, our office will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022.

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In Loving Memory of Norma Jean Parker

posted: 08/19/2022

Mrs. Norma Jean Parker, 79, of Jackson, Mississippi passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at St. Dominic’s Hospital.

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July Market Overview: Inventory, Medium Sale Prices & Days on Market Stats

posted: 08/18/2022

MLS United generates residential activity stats for the 10-county area. For the latest market overview, inventory, medium sale prices and days on market stats, click here.

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Central Mississippi REALTORS® to Host Greens for Dreams Charity Golf Tournament

posted: 08/05/2022

Central Mississippi REALTORS® is excited to announce the return of its annual Greens for Dreams Charity Golf Tournament taking place on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Lake Caroline Golf Club located at 118 Caroline Club Circle in Madison, Mississippi. Funds raised from the golf tournament will benefit Friends of Children’s Hospital. 

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