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Protect the Meaning of NAR Membership

Posted on: July 15th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

By becoming and remaining a member of the National Association of REALTORS® (included with CABR REALTOR® membership), you are joining a group that is committed to higher standards than those of license law or regulation.  It is important to make sure you promote your membership in the Association in a compliant manner. NAR’s membership marks—including… Read More »

Cincinnati’s 2019 Budget

Posted on: July 1st, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Cincinnati’s 2019 Budget: Money for Health Gap, 911 Center and Police OT, and Lots of Fee Increases By Sharon Collidge Cincinnati Enquirer June 27, 2019 Cincinnati City Council eked out the 2019 budget Wednesday, wrestling a $32 million deficit to the ground with roughly $10 million in cuts and a series of tax and fee increases. There… Read More »

Gov. DeWine Signs Bills to Temporarily Keep State Government Running

Posted on: July 1st, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Gov. DeWine Signs Bills to Temporarily Keep State Government Running By Laura A. Bischoff, Dayton Daily News June 30, 2019 The House and Senate was unable to reach a deal before Sunday deadline. The Ohio House and Senate failed to strike a deal on the state operating and workers’ compensation budgets this weekend and instead… Read More »

May Home Sales Strong

Posted on: June 21st, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

May Home Sales Strong, Average Price Climbs 2019 May home sales exceeded last year’s strong sales, up + 0.7 % compared to May a year ago.  Home sales this month were 2,638 compared to 2,620 in May 2018. “Home sales this month remained strong, bringing our year-to-date sales under 1% short of a very strong 2018,”… Read More »

CABR Board of Directors Candidate Nominations

Posted on: June 7th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR Board of Directors Candidate Nominations “One person can make a difference and everyone should try.” – John F. Kennedy Have you ever participated on a Committee at CABR, OR or NAR?  Have you ever told yourself or others, “I wish I could be a part of the decision-making process of the Board?”  Well, maybe… Read More »

New CABR Contract Release and Termination Forms

Posted on: May 24th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

The CABR Contracts Committee has been made aware of confusion among members as to the appropriate use of current CABR termination and release forms.  In order to simplify the termination and release processes, the Committee determined that current forms should be updated, discontinued or combined and that explanations as to use of the forms should… Read More »

CABR Purchase Contract Inspection Contingency

Posted on: May 24th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR Purchase Contract Inspection Contingency CABR Contract to Purchase Class CABR has a library of contract clauses and more than 40 contracts, forms and guides available for use by CABR members.  The Ohio Association (OR) and National Association (NAR) also provide many useful tools for REALTOR® members. The Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS® receives calls regarding the… Read More »

April Home Sales Rebound

Posted on: May 21st, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

April Home Sales Rebound Average Price Climbs 2019 April home sales rebounded, up + 6.5 % over last year’s levels, compared to April a year ago.  Home sales this month were 2,370 compared to 2,225 in April 2018. “Home sales this month rebounded nicely, bringing our year-to-date sales just about 100 sales short of a… Read More »

March Home Sales Sluggish

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

March Home Sales Sluggish Average Price takes First Dip in 32 Consecutive Months 2019 March home sales were sluggish, down – 5.5 % behind last year’s levels, compared to March a year ago.  Home sales this month were 1,980 compared to 2,096 in March 2018. “Despite home sales for the first quarter of 2019 being… Read More »