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Published Monday, December 22, 2014

Housing data released by MIBOR today shows a slight increase in closed sales in November with average and median sales prices rising more than four percent. November’s closed sales, while still positive, were not as strong as those in September and October. That two-month surge helped improve the three, six and 12-month analysis. Closed sales rose only 0.7 percent in November, but increased 8.1 percent for the three months ending in November. Indications of future activity were again encouraging with pending sales increasing 8.3 percent in November over November of 2013 and 11.1 percent for the three months ending in November.

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Published Sunday, December 21, 2014

Old Man Winter is not always the friendliest guy in town when it comes to maintaining your home. Local REALTORS® recommend you stay safe and avoid costly repairs with a few simple tips. Two common risks to your home this time of year are ice dams and frozen pipes.

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Published Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Matrix™ training is off to a great start with presentation-style classes drawing more than 1,500 members in the first week. The training team visited Fishers and Plainfield and squeezed two classes in at the MIBOR office all in week one. Presentation-style training continues through December 19th. From there, subscribers will be able to take advantage of webinars and hands-on training classes before the system goes live in early 2015. 

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Published Monday, December 1, 2014

In recent months, MIBOR has received an increasing number of calls from members who receive leads from websites from buyers who are attempting to purchase properties sight unseen. It is extremely important that you exercise due diligence with these leads as it is strongly suspected that they might be scams. The simple fact that they want to purchase sight ...more »

Published Friday, November 14, 2014

It’s training time and no excuses. We are coming to YOU. MIBOR trainers will be out in force in early December to get you ready for Matrix™. Classes are FREE, registration is required and your SentriLock card is requested. Make sure to bring your SentriLock card with you. It will expedite the check-in process and, with a swipe of your card, ...more »

Celebrating 100% Success of Endorsed Candidates!
Published Friday, November 14, 2014

The REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) and MIBOR members helped elect REALTOR®-friendly candidates last week by taking the time to get educated and vote. One hundred percent of RPAC supported candidates were victorious on Election night! REALTORS® serving as RPAC Trustees spent numerous hours reviewing candidate questionnaires and ...more »

Published Thursday, November 13, 2014

Beenu Sikand joined the MIBOR Economic Development Council as the Johnson County representative. Beenu will represent REALTORS® and industry issues on theJohnson County Development Corporation board of directors on behalf of MIBOR. Through its economic & community development initiatives, MIBOR REALTORS® work to improve quality of life for ...more »

Published Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The presentation style training options for Matrix™ training have been scheduled for early December and registration is open now. Due to seat capacity at each session, it is necessary to register for a specific session. Also, please bring your SentriLock card to any training session that you attend, to electronically sign in.

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Published Monday, October 13, 2014

Recently, the City of Indianapolis passed a landlord registration ordinance that will now require anyone who rents residential property to first register with the city starting January 1, 2015. Those who rent and are not registered could be subject to a $500 fine. Details on how to register are still undetermined. The Department of Code Enforcement will ...more »

Published Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The news of Arkansas REALTOR® Beverly Carter’s abduction and death brought the issue of industry safety to new heights last week. News accounts from across the country, and here in central Indiana, have focused on measures REALTORS® and others can take to ensure their safety. MIBOR President Janet Jernigan participated in media coverage last ...more »