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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 »

August Home Sales Slow, but Steady

Posted on: September 19th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

August Home Sales Slow, but Steady Average Price Continues to Climb 2019 August home sales were steady but came up short compared to last year’s strong sales, down -3.7% compared to August a year ago.  Home sales this month were 2,528 compared to 2,624 in August 2018. “The economy remains strong and interest rates continue… 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 »

2019 CiTiRAMA® at Springrose Meadows

Posted on: September 4th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

2019 ​CiTiRAMA® will be held at Springrose Meadows in the City of Springdale. This year will mark the 15th year for CiTiRAMA®! Developed by Meierjohan Building Group, Springrose Meadows is a development in the City of Springdale in the Princeton City School District.  The plan is designed for 50 single family homes and is located… Read More »

Cincinnati ranked among best places to live

Posted on: September 4th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) – Cincinnati was able to land among the 40 best places to live in the U.S., according to The U.S. News and World Report. The Queen City came in at 39. In a new analysis, the 125 best places to live in the United States was based on quality of life and… Read More »

More About the NEW CONDO Rules!

Posted on: August 26th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

More About the NEW CONDO Rules! Condo Rule Opens Door to Homeownership for Middle Income Americans August 22, 2019 By: Wesley Shaw, National Association of REALTORS® As many may already know, the Department of Housing and Urban Development last week announced the long-awaited arrival of new Federal Housing Administration condominium loan policies. Many of the changes… Read More »

July Home Sales Gain Momentum

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

July Home Sales Gain Momentum YTD 2019 Sales Mimic 2018 2019 July home sales kept pace compared to last year’s strong sales, down – 1.5 % compared to July a year ago.  Home sales this month were 2,518 compared to 2,557 in July 2018. “July home sales were brisk and kept pace with home sales… 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 »

Governor Mike DeWine Signs Ohio’s FY 2020-21 Budget Bill

Posted on: August 5th, 2019 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio’s FY 2020-21 Budget into law on July 18, 2019. Click here for a media release from the governor’s office on the budget. The budget includes a 35% fee increase by the Ohio Division of Real Estate (ODRE) that was supported by OHIO REALTORS® but also contained several other items… Read More »