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Published Monday, August 4, 2014

The following case study was produced by the Professional Standards Committee of the National Association of REALTORS®. Case interpretations are official statements of National Association policy. (Originally Case #7-24. Revised May, 1988. Transferred to Article 1 November, 1994. Cross-reference Case #2-13.) REALTOR® A owned a home which he listed ...more »

Published Monday, July 28, 2014

What? Have you heard? Matrix™ will be the new operating system to support the BLC® listing service. Once implementation is complete, in early 2015, Matrix™ will fully replace the Tempo and Fusion™ systems. When? Internal testing will being in late 2014 and implementation is planned for the first quarter of 2015. Training on ...more »

Published Monday, July 21, 2014

Housing data released by MIBOR today shows a continued increase in home prices in central Indiana with decreases in pending and closed sales. New listings jumped by 6.5 percent in June and 2.1 percent in the last quarter. Months of Inventory decreased slightly in June to place the availability of properties at 5.6 months. Median Sales Price for the quarter ...more »

Published Monday, July 14, 2014

Last Tuesday, MIBOR government affairs staff – along with several members – testified against a proposal put before the Rules and Public Policy Committee of the Indianapolis City-County Council to institute a new landlord registry program. Due to the many issues raised, councillors voted to postpone a possible vote by the committee until August ...more »

Published Monday, June 30, 2014

The recent warning from NAR and resulting Inman News article about Zillow’s new ‘Coming Soon’ feature has raised questions among MIBOR members about the BLC® Listing Service policy related to ‘Coming Soon’ practices. Since Zillow’s feature requires you to check a box stating that you are complying with the Indiana ...more »

Published Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Housing data released by MIBOR this week shows stable increases in home prices in central Indiana with continued decreases in closed and pending sales. Across the region, new listings increased 1.2 percent for the quarter ending in May and decreased only slightly by 1 percent in the month of May. Months of inventory stands at 5.3 months.Sales prices remain ...more »

Published Monday, June 16, 2014

You know your listings on are resulting in various levels of activity, but do you know how many consumers are coming to your website as a result, how many consumers are looking at the property detail on your listing or sending that listing to a friend? You can start following that traffic with’s monthly Lead Generation Report. This ...more »

Published Monday, June 9, 2014

After being in the works for several years, the Indianapolis City-County Council introduced a proposal last Monday that would create a landlord registration program. City officials say the goal is to help address irresponsible landlords by allowing the city to easily obtain contact information for the landlord. Over the past several years, MIBOR has opposed ...more »

Published Monday, June 2, 2014

The following case study was produced by the Professional Standards Committee of the National Association of REALTORS®. (Adopted May, 2004) Realtor® A listed Seller S’s house and placed the listing in the local association’s MLS. Within a matter of days, Realtor® X procured a full price offer from Buyer B. The offer specified that ...more »

Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Matrix™ will be the new BLC® listing service platform. The tentative plan is to bring the Matrix™ system up in parallel with Tempo and Fusion™ in November of 2014 for system testing. System presentations and training will be in December and January, with a final implementation in late January or early February 2015. Following ...more »