April 2017 Fair Housing Month

Posted on: April 17th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

April 2017 Fair Housing Month By Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs April 2017 marks the 49th anniversary of the landmark 1968 Fair Housing Act and the 100th anniversary of the 1917 U.S. Supreme Court Buchanan vs. Warley decision that outlawed zoning on the basis of race. Nationwide each year, REALTORS® recognize the significance of… Read More »


Posted on: April 10th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

NAR Government Affairs Spring Break Report Mark Quarry, Director of Government Affairs Congress is “back home” in its April District Work Period (April 10-21). This District Work Period is an excellent opportunity to interact with your Members of Congress in advance of the 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. May 15-20. Several issues… Read More »

Tax Reform 2017

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

By Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs The benefits of owning a home could be decimated or even completely wiped out for 95% of American families if a tax reform plan being considered in Congress becomes law. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the Ohio Association of REALTORS® and the Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS®… Read More »

Cincinnati RPAC Endorsed 26 our of 28 Winning Candidates

Posted on: December 5th, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Now that the 2016 Election results have been officially certified, the results show the Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS® and Cincinnati RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee) endorsed 26 out of 28 winning candidates … equaling a 93% success rate. This is another example of the importance of RPAC and how RPAC it works for you,… Read More »

Spotlight on Contracts & Forms

Posted on: December 5th, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR has a library of contract clauses and more than 40 contracts, forms and guides available for use by CABR members. Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement Did you know that a seller may not treat an offer received from a buyer as being confidential? In fact, the seller may choose to disclose the terms to other… Read More »

Tax break coming for Hamilton County property owners

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Four days after Thanksgiving, Hamilton County Property Owners received an additional reason to be thankful.  That’s because Hamilton County Commissioners voted to fully-restore the Property Tax Rebate due to property owners as part of the 1996 Sales Tax increase voters approved that funded construction of Paul Brown Stadium and Great American Ball Park, resulting in… Read More »

CABR Group Takes 1st Place in Golf Outing!

Posted on: September 2nd, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR fielded another foursome in the Hamilton County GOP Golf Outing on Thurs-day, September 1, 2016 at Glenview Golf Course and took 1st Place with a score of 60, which is 12 under par! Pictured are the Champion Group members starting with the MVP Kelly Meyer (left) from Sibcy Cline. Kelly’s smooth tempo and sweet… Read More »

RPAC Protects You, Your Business and Your Profession

Posted on: July 1st, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

RPAC is the REALTORS® Political Action Committee – the only PAC run by REALTORS®for REALTORS®.  RPAC is there, protecting you, your business, your profession…24/7/365! RPAC contributes to political candidates and issues favorable to and supportive of REALTOR® interests, saving you thousands of dollars every year by securing legislative and political victories that benefit you, your clients and property owners everywhere. What RPAC… Read More »

CABR Government Affairs Advisory UPDATE!

Posted on: September 7th, 2015 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Cincinnati Planning Commission Rejects Hyde Park IDC The IDC (Interim Development Control) Overlay District recommendation for the entire neighborhood of Hyde Park was rejected unanimously by the Cincinnati Planning Commission at its meeting on September 4, 2015. Provided below are (3) media links (from the Cincinnati Business Courier, The Cincinnati Enquirer and WCPO-Channel 9. Cincinnati… Read More »

Have You Made Your 2015 RPAC Contribution?

Posted on: June 1st, 2015 by Andrew Clark No Comments

There is a very important line item on your CABR Dues Invoice…your 2015 RPAC Contribution. RPAC is the REALTORS® Political Action Committee and saves you thousands of dollars each year by contributing to candidates and issues that are favorable to and supportive of REALTOR® interests. Preserving the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID) If the MID was… Read More »