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The Value of Advocacy
Published Sunday, November 7, 2021

When your support protects your ability to do business, the ROI speaks for itself. In the last year, as our world faced the COVID-19 pandemic: Did you practice real estate? Did you complete a real estate transaction? Did you collect a commission check? Did you file for unemployment or access Paycheck Protection Program funds? Did you take advantage of the ...more »

Recognizing Your Industry’s Top Investors
Published Sunday, November 7, 2021

RPAC’s Major Investors are an elite and 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. With a minimum annual investment of $1,000, there ...more »

New Film Celebrates Local Greatriarch, Martindale Brightwood Neighborhood
MIBOR ECDC Grant Helping Facilitate Greatriarch Initiative
Published Sunday, November 7, 2021

Rasheeda’s Freedom Day is a new short film from Harrison Center and Dija Henry of The Blue House that tells the true story of longtime Indianapolis resident and greatriarch (a member of a community who has helped write the story of the neighborhood) Ms. JoAnna LeNoir. She has spent her life learning that her story is worth sharing and now she’s ...more »

White River Conversations: Join us on 12.10 for Lunch with MIBOR & Historian Jordan Ryan
Published Sunday, November 7, 2021

Earlier this year, the MIBOR Economic and Community Development Council (ECDC) invested $10,000 into the White River Vision Plan. The plan is a comprehensive and coordinated regional, community-driven plan to enhance 58 miles of the White River in Marion and Hamilton counties. The White River Vision Plan is reshaping central Indiana’s waterways so ...more »

Project Highlight: A Place to Call Home on Indy’s Westside
Published Sunday, November 7, 2021

West Indianapolis has faced disinvestment, particularly with residential development, for decades. However, with plans on the table for the redevelopment of the GM Stamping Plant, investors are quickly buying up as much property as they can acquire. With the help of community partners, including MIBOR ECDC, the West Indianapolis Development Corporation ...more »

Washington Report: NAR Leaders Join HUD Event on Appraisal Matters
Published Sunday, November 7, 2021

On Thursday, October 14th, the Chairs for the Real Property Valuation Committee participated in an industry listening session hosted by the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in conjunction with the Biden Administration's Interagency Task Force on Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity. The session brought together various stakeholders including ...more »

IN THE NEWS - NOVEMBER 2021
Published Saturday, November 6, 2021

In the News: New film celebrates greatriarch, Martindale-Brightwood - Indianapolis Recorder IndyGo seeks $65 million loan for Purple Line buses, new bus garage (indystar.com) Festival Country building 1.6-mile obstacle course in county park - Daily Journal Marion County expands rental assistance program - WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | ...more »

Case #10-8: Use of Harassing Speech Against Protestors
Published Monday, November 1, 2021

The case study below is not an actual MIBOR case, rather it is a case interpretation provided by NAR to offer an example of the practical application of the Code in professional standards enforcement and help REALTORS® understand the ethical obligations created by the Code of Ethics. A group of protestors, supporting the equal treatment of women, ...more »

Published Monday, November 1, 2021

As we look forward to the holiday season, let’s all be reminded of what we are thankful for. It’s been a stressful 18 months for many but the Professional Services Department knows the importance of remaining professional even in stressful times and are here to help you make the best decision in resolving any problematic situation you may find ...more »

Safety first!
Why using an electronic lockbox is best.
Published Thursday, October 28, 2021

MIBOR REALTOR® Association has recently received claims of potential buyers touring properties without representation of an agent. When is it appropriate to give your buyer the code to the lockbox so that they can tour the property on their own? NEVER! It is crucial that REALTORS® not give out their Sentrilock cards and/or the lockbox codes for ...more »