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REALTORS® advocate to preserve real estate tax provisions and extend flood insurance on Capitol Hill

2017-05-23T14:27:06+00:00

On May 17 and 18, REALTORS® from Cape Cod and across Massachusetts were on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to advocate for two major issues upcoming in Washington - tax reform and the National Flood Insurance Program. REALTORS® met with both Massachusetts senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren and the Cape Cod & Islands Congressman [...]

Cape Cod Times Rebuttal: Homeowners are not tax collectors

2017-05-23T14:07:39+00:00

You may have seen an article in the Cape Cod Times over the weekend that says how 'Cape leaders look to tap rental tax for wastewater projects'; The article glosses over an important issue - for the wastewater tax to be effective, it would require an expansion of the rental occupancy tax to start [...]

April 2017 Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics: Prices Rise, Pending Sales Fall

2017-05-12T14:31:07+00:00

According to preliminary data released this week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 403 homes sold in April, 325 single-family homes and 78 condominiums. Median sales price was $399,125 for single-family homes and $273,500 for condominiums. Last April, 479 homes (388 single- family homes and 91 condos) sold at a median price [...]

Special Event: YPN Trivia Night on Thursday June 8th!

2017-05-14T22:44:48+00:00

Quiz Master DJ Patrick will be hosting a special trivia night at the CCIAOR Conference Center on Thursday, June 8th!  Registration is $25 and includes beer, wine, soft drinks and a gourmet wood fired pizza buffet from Pizza Barbone, salad and homemade cannoli! Your ticket purchase is also an investment in the NAR Political Advocacy Fund which works to strengthen our [...]

Sign up to Attend the 2017 REALTOR Day on Beacon Hill

2017-05-09T16:13:15+00:00

REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill is scheduled for Wednesday, June 14th at 10 a.m. in the Massachusetts State House Great Hall. REALTORS® will have a chance to network and enjoy a continental breakfast starting at 9:30 a.m. before learning about the key legislative issues in 2017 that will affect the real estate industry and private [...]

NAR Report: Vacation Sales Decline; Investment Sales Rise

2017-05-05T20:26:37+00:00

NAR's recently released 2017 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey shows a 21% drop in homes purchased for vacation purposes and a 4.5% increase in investment purchases for 2016. Soaring home prices in many regions - chiefly the south and west - have made finding a vacation home more difficult as much of the inventory that would [...]

Why CCIMLS’s mobile first strategy matters – A LOT

2017-05-05T20:26:37+00:00

We hear all the time from REALTORS® that your clients buying on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket look more at properties on a desktop than a mobile device - essentially devaluing the power of mobile-friendliness and responsiveness. Well, we have news for you - the data shows that is not true. The fact of the matter is that a [...]

Learn More With Upcoming FlexMLS Webinars

2017-05-05T20:26:37+00:00

Learn More With Upcoming FlexMLS Webinars An Introduction to Custom Reports in Flexmls web - Thursday, April 27 Click here to Register  Coffee Break - The Listing Activity Report - Wednesday, May 10 Click here to Register An Intro to Flexmls Web - Monday, May 22nd Click here to Register Flexmls - Tools for Appraisers [...]

Call for Nominations – REALTOR of the Year & Charles F. Lockhart Award

2017-05-05T20:26:37+00:00

Let's Honor the Best and Brightest in Our Industry Each year, CCIAOR & CCIMLS award two REALTORS® with our highest honors -The REALTOR® of the Year award & the Charles F. Lockhart Award. These awards are given to REALTORS® who are leaders in our industry and the Cape Cod community. Recipients join a distinguished line of [...]