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CEO’S TAKE: You & Your Broker Decide Where To Send Your Listing, Not the MLS

2017-08-17T19:39:31+00:00

There are only three people that control where your listings go - you, your seller and your broker. Contrary to what some believe, the MLS isn’t one of them! A false statement I frequently hear from some of our members is ‘Why does CCIMLS send our listings to Zillow [or fill in the blank of [...]

Live From San Francisco: CCIAOR Member Richard Waystack’s Report on the Zillow News from Inman Connect

2017-08-15T18:36:22+00:00

I had the honor of representing the Council of Residential Specialists (#CRS) at the Inman Connect Conference in San Francisco (#ICSF) last week. While at the conference, news broke that once again makes it seem like the real estate world is ending. Instead of jumping to conclusions like many on social media, I listened to [...]

New Quick Search Tool Launching August 17th

2017-08-14T11:45:50+00:00

On August 17, when you select the See All option for a field while using a Quick Search, the pop-up window will automatically resize to display more options, eliminating the need for horizontal scrolling. This improvement will make finding and selecting search options easier and faster than before.   Old Design Currently, the pop-up window [...]

Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics: Median Sales Price Continues to Rise

2017-08-14T11:44:28+00:00

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(August 13, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 436 homes sold in July, 361 single-family homes and 75 condominiums. Median sales price was $379,000 for single-family homes and $295,000 for condominiums. Last July, 453 homes (363 single- family homes and 90 [...]

2018 CCIAOR and CCIMLS Board of Directors Elections

2017-08-15T14:52:54+00:00

Petition and Election Information *Candidate Petitions Due September 8th* If you have ever said, I want more input into what the Association and/or MLS is doing - this is your chance to have that input. It is the Board of Directors that sets the strategy, values and direction of the Association and MLS. We're looking [...]

The Impact of Federal Tax Reform on Massachusetts Homeowners

2017-08-17T18:44:13+00:00

The Impact of Federal Tax Reform on Massachusetts Homeowners As Congress starts the debate on tax reform, it is important they not make changes to the mortgage interest deduction or the real estate property tax deduction as this will affect nearly every homeowner and, ultimately, raise taxes on many homeowners throughout Massachusetts. Of the approximately [...]

CEO’s Take: What’s Amazon Up To?

2017-07-27T22:10:51+00:00

Amazon is Definitely Maybe Launching a Service to Connect Agents and Home Buyers and Sellers CCIAOR CEO Ryan Castle delivers his take on the latest trending real estate industry news monthly. Contact him at RCastle@cciaor.com. The real estate industry erupted once again this month when Amazon launched a page during Prime Day called [...]

June 2017 Cape Cod Real Estate Market Statistics: Median Sales Price Continues to Rise

2017-07-17T12:45:56+00:00

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(July 17, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 576 homes sold in June, 449 single-family homes and 127 condominiums. Median sales price was $400,000 for single-family homes and $259,990 for condominiums. Last June, 642 homes (524 single- family homes and 118 [...]

MLS Update: Homes Connect Now Available on Member Dashboard

2017-07-17T11:58:29+00:00

The Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service, Inc. now provides you with a free Homes Connect marketing suite - Powered by Homes.com. Your free marketing products include: A professional Profile on Homes.com Homes Connect Leads and Contacts Applications Email Marketing Tools Listings Manager and more! To access your FREE Homes Connect account, simply log [...]