Member Update October 2014



Billy Stanton-Community First Real Estate
Jason Farulla-Northwood Realty Services
Heidi Moss-Northwood Realty Services
Krista Davanzo-Howard Hanna
Ed Szari-Real Living Volpini Realty Group
Chris Plichta-Keller Williams Chervenic Realty
Zakk Easterbrook-Lakeside Realty
Rhonda Lucivjansky-Howard Hanna


PNC Mortgage-Patricia Kasony, Frank Thomas, & Jeff Daloise
A Complete Environmental Inspection Service Inc.-Rick D. Galloway
Peggy Bailey-Talmer Bank & Trust


Angela Devine from Northwood Realty Services to Howard Hanna
Jason Farulla from Northwood Realty Services to Real Living Brokers Realty Group
Beth Sabol from Northwood Realty Services to Howard Hanna


C. Matthew Heikkinen-Keller Williams Chervenic Realty (more…)

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September Pending Home Sales Index for Ohio

FROM: Chris Hall, OAR President
DATE: October 27, 2014

ChrisHallThe Ohio Association of REALTORS reports the number of single‐family homes and condominiums put under agreement in September increased 8.2 percent from the level posted during the month a year ago.

The rate of purchase contract signings in September rose 11.7 from the pace recorded in August 2014.

Ohio’s September Pending Home Sales Index of 159.2, a forward‐looking indicator based on contract signings, increased 8.2 percent from September 2013 (147.2). Activity in September increased 11.7 (more…)

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Identifying Your 3 Strongest Niches

From NAR October 2014 RealtorMag
Choosing which aspects of real estate to focus your business on is harder than it seems. Here’s a rule of thumb: Choose what you know, what you love, and what you dream about.

There is any number of real estate niches you could become an expert in. Your specialty could be saving historic homes from demolition, untangling the financial web (more…)

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REALTOR® Emeritus Status

From NAR A REALTOR® Member who has held membership in the National Association as a REALTOR®, REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®, or both, for a cumulative period of forty (40) years is eligible for REALTOR® Emeritus status.

2015 Change: At the 2013 REALTOR® Conference & Expo, the Delegate Body approved an amendment to Article III, Section 9 of the NAR Constitution, which outlines REALTOR® Emeritus eligibility. Beginning with applications filed in 2015, in addition to the forty (40) years of membership, a REALTOR® Emeritus candidate member must also have completed at least one (1) year of service at the National Association level. However, for applications filed through 2019, the one (1) year service requirement may also be met through service at the state or local level. This provision will sunset at the end of 2019. Continue reading…

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