Resource Directory

Welcome to the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® Resource Directory. Below we have assembled resource pages on important and trending topics covering information our members need to be successful real estate professionals.

Lead Paint in Real Estate

Many homes and condominiums built before 1978 have lead-based paint. Homebuyers and renters have important rights to know about whether lead is present -- before signing contracts or leases.

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Fair Housing

REALTORS® are community leaders – That’s Who We Are®. You shape and help build neighborhoods that thrive. By promoting diversity and inclusion you unlock access to opportunities that transform lives and improve communities.

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Social Media Advertising

When advertising on social media, there are many laws and guidelines REALTORS® need to be aware of and comply with - from state law to the Code of Ethics. Make sure you understand the rules so you can use social media legally and successfully.

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Zoomed In on Real Estate

Catch up on Zoomed in on Real Estate, a monthly webinar series covering current and emerging trends in the real estate industry and featuring expert guest speakers covering issues relevant to CCIAOR members.

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Managing Hazardous Waste in Real Estate

The Center for EcoTechnology can help real estate agents on the Cape and Islands assist with the selling process when preparing a home for sale by helping identify and manage hazardous items, say when you are helping a seller clean out their home.

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Short-Term Rentals

Visit this page for the latest regulatory updates and helpful resources for our members who manage short-term rentals on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket.

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Knowledge. Awareness. Empowerment. These are the core components of REALTOR® Safety. It is because of the unique nature of this business that it is so important for REALTORS® to understand the risks they face to take steps to protect themselves.

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At the Closing Table

At the Closing Table is a video series examining trending issues with attorneys in the market across Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket intended to bring quick insight into the pressing legal challenges facing real estate transactions.

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FEMA Risk 2.0 for Flood Insurance

On October 1, 2021, FEMA began phasing in a new flood insurance pricing system called Risk Rating 2.0. These changes apply to new flood insurance policies. Most existing policies are not going to be affected until after April 1, 2022. Learn more about how these changes impact Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket real estate.

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