Issues & Legislation

Dominion Refreshes Call Center on REALTOR Turn-On Process

In July 2011, ACAR worked with Dominion East Ohio to address the challenges REALTORS face with their standard four-hour appointment window and five-minute automated warning call for turn-ons. After taking time to thoroughly understand REALTOR concerns, Dominion created a Turn-On Process for REALTORS.

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Lakewood suspends POS inspections for some residential rental income property and commercial retail tenants

Effective immediately, the city of Lakewood Division of Housing and Building no longer requires Point of Sale inspections, which are also known as Certificate of Occupancy inspections, for residential rental income property and commercial retail tenants unless the change in tenancy constitutes a change of use or occupancy under state building code.

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Cuyahoga County Property Tax Update

The Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office has added a tool to its website to help you estimate the difference between your current level of property taxes, based on your existing property value and the proposed new

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University Heights Update – Moratorium on New Rental Ordinance to Expire

As previously reported by ACAR, University Heights City Council passed an ordinance in May 2018 that essentially quadrupled rental inspection fees from $150/year to $600/year, and also increased inspections from biannual to annual. After outcry

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Prepare for the November 6, 2018 General Election

Voters have many important decisions to make in the November 6th General Election. There are federal, state, county and judicial candidates on the ballot. There will also be state and local issues to be decided

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