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MARKETING AND SHOWINGS - A SIMPLE GUIDE
Published Sunday, July 26, 2020

We continue to get questions about the rules for marketing and showing Temporarily Off Market (TOM) and Office Exclusive listings. We want to clear up the confusion and simplify the information.

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NO QUESTION ABOUT IT - RPAC IS AT WORK FOR YOU, BUT ARE YOU INVESTED?
Published Sunday, July 19, 2020

If there was a year to see RPAC in action first-hand, it’s 2020. Your advocacy teams at the national, state and local level have worked tirelessly to: Secure federal benefits for REALTORS® and small business owners via the CARES Act; Safeguard real estate as an essential business in Indiana and ensure transactions can take place in a safe and ...more »

Published Sunday, July 19, 2020

RECOGNIZING RPAC MAJOR INVESTORS RPAC’s Major Investors are a passionate group of REALTORS® whose investments shape the political future of the real estate industry. Major Investors are eligible to participate in the RPAC Recognition Program, with specific benefits and accolades that acknowledge their support of RPAC. This year, MIBOR RPAC ...more »

Indianapolis Rental Assistance Programs
Published Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Rental Assistance Programs Applications are now open for the Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Programs. You can applyonline at IndianaHousingNow.org. Please note, there is a separate program/application for those in Marion County. You may follow the link above to get the Marion County info; it’s at the top of the page. Or, you may go directly to ...more »

Published Monday, July 6, 2020

The Professionals Services Department has received 36 ethics complaints, 3 citation complaints, and 5 arbitration requests so far in 2020. Complaints are slightly up from last year. For 2019 year-to-date, we had received 28 ethics complaints, 8 citation complaints, and 4 arbitration requests.  

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Governor Announces $25 Million in Relief for Renters
Published Thursday, June 25, 2020

Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program, which will use $25 million in federal CARES Act funding to help Hoosiers struggling to pay rent due to the impact of COVID-19.

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Published Thursday, June 25, 2020

MIBOR BLC® CLEAR COOPERATION POLICY ENFORCEMENT BEGINS JULY 1 In April the MIBOR BLC® implemented the Clear Cooperation Policy in our market area. The intent of the Clear Cooperation Policy is to solidify the primary purpose of a listing service, which is to foster cooperation among brokers. This policy only impacts those listings where the seller ...more »

Published Thursday, June 25, 2020

"AVAILABLE FOR SHOWING" RULE REINSTATED JULY 1 On March 17th the MIBOR BLC Board of Directors temporarily suspended the rule which requires Active Listings be available for showings. This decision was based on valid concerns regarding clients’ anxiety about having to choose between having their homes physically shown during the pandemic or removing ...more »

Major Updates Announced for Payment Protection Program
Published Thursday, June 18, 2020

The Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury have rolled out major updates to the Paycheck Protection Program, offering automatic forgiveness for certain independent contractors and creating a broader application form for forgiveness.

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REALTORS® RELEASE MAY CENTRAL INDIANA HOUSING DATA
Published Tuesday, June 16, 2020

REALTORS® RELEASE MAY CENTRAL INDIANA HOUSING DATA INDIANAPOLIS — New housing data issued by the MIBOR REALTOR® Association (MIBOR) for May 2020 shows an increase in prices. The median sales price rose 9.2 percent in May compared to May 2019, and increased 2.4 percent compared to April 2020. Pending sales increased 9.7 percent in ...more »