Association News

2019 Circle of Excellence Tickets Now Available

Posted on: November 12th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

At this time, only COE recipients and REALTOR members can reserve tickets. Completion of this form does not guarantee a ticket to the event. Priority will be given to Circle of Excellence Recipients first, due to space limitation. You will be required to give the names of the people you are reserving tickets for. Deadline for… Read More »

2019 Circle of Excellence Sponsorships Now Available

Posted on: November 12th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Sponsorships for the 2019 Circle of Excellence are now available. The event will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Jack Casino. View sponsorship levels below. Once your form is submitted you will receive a bill within three business days. Thank you! 2019 Circle of Excellence Sponsorship Levels Marquee Sponsor (1) – $5,000 For… Read More »

Criminal background check required Nov. 1

Posted on: November 11th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

By Peg Ritenour, Ohio REALTORS Vice President of Legal Services As a result of an amendment to the budget bill which passed last summer, applicants for an Ohio real estate license will be required to undergo a criminal background check before being approved to take the real estate examination. This becomes effective on Nov. 1… Read More »

Video and Audio Surveillance Acknowledgement

Posted on: October 28th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Spotlight on Contracts, Forms & Guides CABR has a library of contract clauses and more than 40 contracts, forms and guides available for use by CABR members.  The Ohio Association (OAR) and National Association (NAR) also provide many useful tools for REALTOR® members. New Form Available The Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS® has developed the NEW… Read More »

Broker/Agent Guides Available

Posted on: September 23rd, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

The Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing has information available on a variety of topics.  If you have questions on broker responsibilities, agency, company policies, trust accounts, property management, etc. you can go right to the source for information. Here is a link to a list of many of the available topics:  https://www.com.ohio.gov/real/NewBrokerAgentGuide.aspx… Read More »

2019 Circle of Excellence Application Deadline

Posted on: September 6th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

The end of this year’s Circle of Excellence Club, September 30, 2019, is upon us. Applications will be due October 15, 2019 by 5 PM at the CABR Office. NEW THIS YEAR: There will be two categories of awards given – teams and individual. Applicants may apply for either category, but applicants meeting the team… Read More »

Commission Advances

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

From the Ohio Division of Real Estate: It’s been brought to our attention that companies are sending solicitations to Ohio licensees containing offers to advance commissions. The offered commission advance is based upon certain requirements, including that the licensee sign an agreement that the licensee will assign the licensee’s portion of the commission to the… Read More »

2019 CABR Awards Nominations

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

The annual search for the Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS® Manager, Salesperson and Affiliate of the Year begins today. Is your Manager a step above the rest?  Have you worked on a transaction with a superhero agent?  Or have you worked with an all-star affiliate member who has gone above and beyond?  If so, nominate… Read More »

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 »