News 2017-08-01T21:42:07+00:00

Latest News from CCIAOR & CCIMLS

Get the Details On NAR’s New Budget

On March 24, NAR introduced their 2019 budget proposal called S.M.A.R.T. Initiatives (Strategic Measures Advancing REALTORS® to Tomorrow).  These initiatives include $35+ million in new NAR programming as follows: $20+ million for REALTOR® Party Programming, [...]

Pending and Sold Data Update

At the CCIAOR & CCIMLS joint Board of Directors meeting on April 11, the Board voted to authorize the CEO to execute agreements with both Zillow and to provide pending data and sold data. [...]

CEO’s Take: CCIAOR Lays Out 2018 Policy Priorities

There are many issues on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket that need addressing to further our mission to protect and advance the ability for the real estate industry to operate, a property owner’s ability [...]

The President’s Column: Being a Professional REALTOR®

CCIAOR President Martha Knapp By Martha Knapp I’d like to start this month’s column by asking a question:  What characteristics do you attribute to a “professional”  REALTOR®? The answer to that is likely [...]

March 2018 Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics Released

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(April 12, 2018) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 313 homes sold in March, 255 single-family homes and 58 condominiums. Median sales [...]

Nominate Your Peers for CCIAOR Annual Awards

Each year, we seek to honor the best and brightest REALTORS® on the Cape & Islands, and those that have given the most to CCIAOR with the REALTOR® of the Year and Charles F. Lockhart [...]

Sign up to Attend the 2018 REALTOR Day on Beacon Hill

REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill is scheduled for Thursday, June 7th at 9:30 a.m. in the Massachusetts State House Great Hall. REALTORS® will learn about key legislative issues in 2018 that will affect the real estate industry [...]

Governor Baker files bill to mandate energy scoring and audits before a home can sell

On Tuesday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker filed a mandatory home energy audit and scoring bill, which ties an audit and scoring of homes to a real estate transfer. The bill contains provisions similar to previous [...]

State Senate moves bill that taxes, not regulates vacation rentals

This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed its own version of legislation to tax short-term rentals. The Senate bill, which leaves out the regulation portion the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed last week, only extends the [...]