Information and Registration for the 2017 Regional Real Estate Conference presented by CCIAOR & CRS


2017 REGIONAL REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE May 3rd & 4th | Cape Codder Resort, Hyannis Featuring Keynote Speaker: CRS President Leigh Brown "How to Improve Client Care & Retention" Topics Cover: NAR's latest tech tools, the power of networking, mastermind groups, referral & lead generation, investment ideas, database management, reviews/ratings/testimonials, group brainstorming/events and more! With - [...]

An update from the March Board of Directors Meeting


The CCIAOR & CCIMLS Board of Directors met in March for their monthly meeting. Highlights are below: The Board approved an updated and consolidated CCIAOR/CCIMLS Policy Manual, which includes leadership, operational, financial, harassment and whistle blower policies. Find the entire Policy Manual here. The most substantial change to the policy manual - as many of [...]

Member Benefit: Tax Help For REALTORS®


Now that we’re in the middle of tax season,  NAR’s and Intuit® have teamed up to offer discounts for REALTORS® and their family members on Intuit’s TurboTax® products through the REALTOR Benefits® Program! With the new financial year fully underway, REALTORS® can look to Intuit® for savings on QuickBooks® Self-Employed version which provides solutions to some [...]

February Housing Report: Median Price Rises; Inventory Falls


WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(March 21, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 233 homes sold in February; 194 single-family homes and 39 condominiums. Median sales price was $373,500 for single-family homes and $240,000 for condominiums. Last February, 260 homes (210 single- family homes and 50 [...]

LEGAL HOTLINE: Sharing listings on social media


Your clients live in their social media feeds, so that’s where you want to be too. However, when it comes to using social media for marketing your properties, there are some dos and do nots you need to be aware of. Q: My company wants to start advertising our listings on social media. How can I be [...]

New Massachusetts agency disclosure form to be used


All Realtors® should be aware that the Board of Registration for Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons has issued a NEW Mandatory Agency Disclosure Form. The form’s official title is the Massachusetts Mandatory Real Estate Licensee – Consumer Relationship Disclosure. The form is designed to provide the same kinds of disclosures to consumers while clarifying and [...]

What the CEO is reading….and you should too for February


Here is a collection of news and links to issues trending in the real estate industry that our CCIAOR & CCIMLS CEO Ryan Castle found interesting and took away from the past month: Zillow is remaking the real estate agent in their own image Zillow to stop allowing agents to enter listings manually; only allow [...]

Discover the Details of Green Living: Earn NAR’s Green Designation


Gain the knowledge that distinguishes you as a source for resource-efficient homes with NAR's Green Designation courses CCIAOR is pleased to offer NAR's two day Green Designation certification course March 22 & 23, 2017 for REALTORS®, sponsored by Cape Light Compact! Through this course, REALTORS® will learn the best approaches to: Make a home more resource-efficient [...]

January Housing Report: Median Sales Price Increases


WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(February 14, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 331 homes sold in January, 272 single-family homes and 59 condominiums. Median sales price was $370,000 for single-family homes and $255,000 for condominiums. Last January, 282 homes (220 single- family homes and 62 [...]