Archive for May, 2017

Consider Running for the Board of Directors!  

ACAR members serving on the Board of Directors enjoy the benefits of sharpening their leadership skills, learning meeting management and developing great relationships with industry leaders. They also take advantage of an expanded referral base

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How to Avoid Real Estate Cyber Scams

Phishing, hacking, wire fraud - these are many ways people attempt to steal from others online. As real estate searches and transactions move more and more online, the chances of being caught up in a cyber scam have become even greater.

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From OAR: Common questions about Ohio’s ‘Good Funds’ law about wire transfers

The change to the “good funds” law was initiated by the Ohio Land Title Association and was supported by lenders and credit unions. These amendments were sought as a result of numerous instances of escrow agents receiving fraudulent money orders and cashier’s checks. According to OLTA, this legislation is designed to protect consumers from fraud, preserve the integrity of funds that are held and disbursed in a real estate transaction, and to create efficiency for service providers.

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NEWS RELEASE: Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® Receives National Grant for Expanding Housing Opportunities

Broadview Heights, May 12, 2017 – The Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® (ACAR) was awarded a $4,000.00 grant from the National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) Housing Opportunity Program to support activities that create and expand

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ACAR Mourns Passing of Jennie Chiccola

Jennie Chiccola, former broker/owner of Jennie Chiccola Realty and Northeast Ohio real estate icon, has passed away. 

Services will be held at BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL 1985 S. TAYLOR RD., CLEVELAND HTS., Friday, May 12 at 12:00 pm. Further

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