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’Tis the Season for Showings

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

From Realtor.org Just because it’s chilly in much of the U.S. does not mean buyers need to put their house hunt on hold for the holidays. With days off work coming, some shoppers may even increase their tours. That means home sellers need to be ready for impromptu showings during the season. Sure, about one-third fewer… Read More »

October Home Sales Set Record

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

October Home Sales Set Record Highest number of October Sales in 10+ years 2019 October home sales went gangbusters, up + 7.6% compared to October a year ago, setting a record for October home sales in 10+ years.  Home sales this month were 2,241 compared to 2,083 in October 2018. “The Greater Cincinnati housing market… Read More »

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 »

September Home Sales Maintain Momentum

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

September Home Sales Maintain Momentum YTD 2019 Home Sales 1.1% behind 2018 2019 September home sales matched and reflected last year’s strong sales, down -0.2% compared to September a year ago.  Home sales this month were 2,119 compared to 2,123 in September 2018. “Home sales are robust, and the Greater Cincinnati housing market remains strong… 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 »

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 »