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MIBOR Broker/Owner Meeting
Published Thursday, July 8, 2021

Join us for our next Broker/Owner Meeting taking place virtually on July 29 from 9 - 10:30 AM. At this meeting you will hear from MIBOR CEO. Topics of discussion will include national industry trends along with other hot topics. Register Now *NOTE: To register, and before clicking on the link, please make sure you are first logged into the BLC.

The Hidden Eviction Win at the Supreme Court
Published Thursday, July 8, 2021

By Shannon McGahn, Chief Advocacy Officer – National Association of REALTORS® Last week was a monumental week for the CDC eviction ban, and a flurry of media stories may have rightfully left you a bit confused. So let's break it all down. Despite some misguided headlines, we actually got some excellent news this week on the issue. As you know, ...more »

WHY ARE MY LISTINGS NOT POSTING TO OTHER WEBSITES?
Published Sunday, June 27, 2021

Frequently members will contact the MIBOR Help Desk when a listing does not appear on MIBOR.com, Realtor.com, Zillow Group or other various third-party or brokerage websites. While the BLC® is not an advertising platform, we do have data agreements in place with brokerages and data providers to help facilitate your listing delivery as you choose. If ...more »

INCREASING LIST PRICE PRIOR TO UPDATING STATUS TO 'PENDING'
Published Sunday, June 27, 2021

Recently, it has been brought to our attention that upon accepting an offer over List Price, members are increasing the list price of a property before updating the status to “Pending” within the BLC®. Though this action is not expressly prohibited, it does pose a risk to the quality of the listing data. As the success of our industry and ...more »

REALTORS® RELEASE MAY CENTRAL INDIANA HOUSING DATA
Published Wednesday, June 23, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — New housing data issued by the MIBOR REALTOR® Association (MIBOR) for May 2021 shows an increase in new listings and sales. The median sales price rose 18.6 percent in May compared to May 2020, and 7.2 percent compared to April 2021. Pending sales increased 5.6 percent in year over year comparison. New listings increased ...more »

Member Survey Reveals Affordability as Top Obstacle to Homeownership
Published Monday, June 21, 2021

Earlier this year we asked you to complete a survey indicating the public policy issues of most importance to real estate and homeownership. We received over 900 responses. Thank you to those that took the time to provide this important feedback. Findings from the survey indicate affordability is the top obstacle to homeownership in central Indiana. This ...more »

Published Monday, June 21, 2021

Housing Supply and Affordability Efforts are ongoing with elected officials, economic development organizations, the media, and the public to advocate for increasing housing supply, attainability, and diversity of housing type. Indianapolis Infill Housing Guidelines- Passed! The goal of the Infill Housing Guidelines is to help preserve neighborhood ...more »

HELP DEFEND 1031 LIKE-KIND EXCHANGES
Published Sunday, June 20, 2021

Recent proposals to repeal or limit the 1031 like-kind exchange could devastate the commercial real estate sector and investment in communities across the country. We need your help to educate lawmakers and their staff about the economic benefits of like-kind exchanges. Through our new 1031 Like-Kind Exchange Member Stories Portal, your members can share ...more »

Tour the White River with Your Peers: Announcing REALTOR® White River Raft Workshops!
Published Sunday, June 20, 2021

Are you interested in learning more about the White River and the White River Vision Plan? Do you enjoy being out in nature? Are you ready to get back out in the community? If so, take advantage of the REALTOR® White River Raft Workshops. In late April, the MIBOR Economic and Community Development Council (ECDC) invested $10,000 into the White River ...more »

Published Sunday, June 20, 2021

Time to Act: ‘The State of America’s Housing Stock Is Dire’ Briggs: Make Indianapolis dense again ‘Unprecedented’ Indiana housing market leads to concern over FHA buyers being pushed out Buyers getting creative to stand out in real estate market 'Potential liability': A 'love letter' from home buyer could open door to ...more »