Association News

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 »

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 »

Revised sample agency policies now available

Posted on: April 8th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Earlier this year the Ohio Real Estate Commission amended the rule that sets forth the requirements for the mandatory Brokerage Company Agency Policy that each brokerage must maintain. (This is the longer internal brokerage policy that each company must maintain, not the Consumer Guide.) As a result of these changes, the sample agency policies that are… Read More »