RAR and CVR MLS Offices to be Closed for the Holiday
Please note, both RAR and CVR MLS offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013 for Memorial Day. The offices will resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
June 17, 2013 | 9AM – 11AM at the U of R Jepson Alumni Center
Terry McAuliffe & Ken Cuccinelli
The Richmond Association of REALTORS®, in cooperation with the Virginia Association of REALTORS®, presents an appearance and Q & A session to provide insight into the plans candidates for Virginia’s next Governor have to help our state and its housing market thrive. If you would like to submit questions for the Q & A session to follow the appearance, please email them to email@example.com by 5:00p.m. on June 12, 2013.
This event is free to attend, but advance registration is required.
Non-members, please call 804-422-5000 to register.
REGISTER ONLINE or call 804-422-5000
Earn 12 CE/PL Credits + Mandatory 3 hrs of RSA in Just 2 Days!
Serve as your clients’ advocate and fiduciary in the purchase of property. Earn this benchmark designation and satisfy half of the necessary credits needed by *December 31st in this fantastic 2-day course.
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:
•Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of homebuyers.
•Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that help you stay on top of the issues and trends essential to successfully representing homebuyers.
•Access to REBAC members-only marketing tools and resources, which provide an additional competitive edge.
ABR® Designation Requirements:
1.Successful completion of the two-day ABR® Designation Course and Exam
2.Successful completion of one of the ABR® elective courses including the REBAC, SFR and HAFA courses offered by RAR. Your GRI designation will also satisfy the elective requirement.
3.Documentation verifying five (5) completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer representative (no dual agency).
4.Maintain active and good membership status in the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) and the National Association of REALTORS®.
RAR Member Fee:
$199 Before 5/27/13
$250 After 5/27/13
EARN 15 TOTAL CREDITS INCLUDING MANDATORY RSA!
CE: 2 hrs Fair Housing, 2 hrs Law, 1 hr Elective, 3 hrs Ethics, 3hrs Agency, 1 hr Contracts, 3 hrs RSA
PL: 3 hrs Ethics,3 hrs Agency, 6 hrs electives, 3 hrs RSA
*Regardless of initial certification date. Contact the Education Department for more details 804-422-5000.
Goochland TCSD Ad Valorem Tax: Know the Details & Inform Your Clients
Goochland County Administration wants to ensure that individuals who consider purchasing a property within the Tuckahoe Creek Service District are made aware that they will need to pay the Ad Valorem tax (currently set at $0.32 per $100 assessed value) in addition to the regular County real estate tax (currently set at $0.53 per $100) when taxes are due each June and December.
For information as to whether a parcel is located within the District, please contact the County Assessor’s Office at 804-556-5853.
VREB Transfer Process Update
The Real Estate Board has approved a streamlined transfer process allowing a licensee to begin work at a new fim on the day the transferring agent and new broker sign and submit a fully completed application to DPOR. >>READ MORE
Contribute to the PAC that Protects Your Industry
Your voluntary RPAC online statement is now available. By giving to RPAC, you are supporting political candidates and public policies that support the real estate industry. State and local housing laws can drastically affect your day-to-day business, whether it’s licensing law, business taxes, or land use and affordable housing. Please remember that candidates make those policy choices and RPAC helps us to elect candidates that are most supportive of our industry.
The $99 annual “Fair Share” contribution translates into a little more than $0.25 per day, a small price to pay for protecting your “livelihood.”
To view your RPAC online statement, please log in to our website at www.rarealtors.com, click on the View/Pay Invoices tab under account manager and key in your username and password. This will take you to your RPAC statement where you will have the option to make your $99 Fair Share contribution. Should you wish to contribute a different amount, click on “Main Menu” then select “Contribute to RPAC”. You will then have the option to “modify” your contribution.
You may also make your contribution at the Association offices located at:
8975 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23229
or by contacting Elizabeth Hancock Greenfield at 804-422-5023.
For more information about RPAC, go to http://rarealtors.com/government-affairs/rpac/.