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The Akron Cleveland Association of Realtors ® (ACAR) will use a $5,000 placemaking grant to help transform a public space in Ravenna into a vibrant, public destination for community use and enjoyment.   The grant allows ACAR to be a community partner to help support lighter, quicker, cheaper placemaking projects throughout Cuyahoga County, Portage County, and Summit County. ACAR will use the funds to support the Ravenna Fire Department’s installation of a memorial remembering September 11, 2001, and create a space where the community can gather to reflect on the tragic events that occurred 20 years ago. They will partner with the city of Ravenna, Hummel Construction, ...
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The Akron Cleveland Association of Realtors ® (ACAR) will use a $4,850 placemaking grant to help transform unused space in Parma Heights into a vibrant, public destination for community use and enjoyment.   The grant allows ACAR to be a community partner to help support lighter, quicker, cheaper placemaking projects throughout Cuyahoga County, Portage County, and Summit County. ACAR will use the funds to support an ADA-compliant pocket park at the intersection of Pearl Road and Reservoir Road. They will partner with the city of Parma Heights, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (donated the site), the Parma Heights Garden Club and Historical ...
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ACAR is kicking off a new recognition program! We will be featuring ACAR Office Liaisons at the beginning of each month to thank them for their hard work and dedication to our industry. Congratulations to our first featured liaison Carol Woodard, RE/MAX Crossroads Properties . Carol is an invaluable member of the Realtor® team - thanks for all you do! #ACARNews ​​ #FeaturedPosts
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The City of Cleveland Heights is considering changes to its zoning code that would alter its garage/enclosed parking requirements (Ordinance 70-2021). A public hearing was scheduled for September 30, 2021, but due to no quorum, it was rescheduled for November 1, 2021, at 6:00 pm. The City is back to in-person meetings.  Thanks to a Realtor Party grant, the Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS (ACAR) secured a legal analysis of the proposed amendments. An initial recommendation from City Staff to Council was to eliminate the garage requirement altogether. However, the Planning Commission was asked to provide input and recommended removing the requirement for ...
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Annually, the REALTORS ®  Political Action Committee (RPAC) trustees spend days upon days fundraising. However, the most important responsibility the trustees have is evaluating selected candidates in Cuyahoga, Portage, and Summit Counties to determine whether they (the candidates) are REALTOR ®  Party champions worthy of RPAC support. To achieve this, the Trustees evaluate each political candidate’s position on REALTOR ®  Party issues only, his/her agenda, and electability to determine which campaigns are supported. RPAC is bipartisan in its selection of candidates. The RPAC Trustees are appointed annually by the Board President to make RPAC decisions. They ...
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ACAR's Monthly Housing STATS are here. Click below for this month's updates for Cuyahoga, Summit and Portage counties.  Click on the links below to download the county or counties that you need. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #HousingStats #STATS
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We're recognizing Richard Katz Realty, Ltd. as this week's ACAR RPAC Office of the Week. This office has 100% RPAC participation among their ACAR members! Well done!! #ACARNews #ACARRPACOfficeoftheWeek #FeaturedPosts ​​​
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The Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS (ACAR) is accepting applications for placemaking grants to support projects in Cuyahoga County or Portage County. A placemaking grant was awarded this summer to create a healing garden in Akron . Placemaking means many things to different people, but ACAR looks at placemaking as a way to make communities better places to live by transforming unused and underused sites and “eyesores” into welcoming destinations accessible to everyone in a community. Placemaking projects are lighter, quicker, and affordable ways to create a community amenity. Placemaking sites: Create community gathering places Attract residents ...
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ACAR continues to recognize those members who have achieved the level of Major Investor in RPAC. Today's featured RPAC Major Investor is ACAR Member Jeff Russell of Russell Realty Company . Thank you, Jeff, for your continued support of RPAC. You can reach Jeff (a Crystal R Investor) at jeffrussell@russellrealty.com. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #RPACNews
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ACAR continues to recognize those members who have achieved the level of Major Investor in RPAC. Today's featured RPAC Major Investor is ACAR Member Seth Young of Century 21 Premiere Properties . Thank you, Seth, for your continued support of RPAC. You can reach Seth (a Sterling R Investor) at seth.young@c21.com. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #RPACNews
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Congratulations to ACAR's September Affiliate of the Month,   Chris Letson | Certified Home & Property Inspection . Be sure to leave congratulations for Chris in the comments below. Here's Chris's contact info! Chris Letson cml@certifiedhppl.com 330-338-7748 #ACARNews #AffiliateoftheMonth ​​​ #FeaturedPosts
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On August 26, 2021, news broke that the Supreme Court ruled the eviction moratorium issued by the CDC was unlawful once again. For months, Realtor associations have been calling for the expedited processing of the emergency rental assistance that is available. If you or a client have experienced delays with rental assistance, we need to hear from you. Please contact ACAR's Vice President of Government Affairs at   jmcmillen@AkronClevelandRealtors.com   detailing your (or your clients) experience as a housing provider on delays with rental assistance, not being able to file for it due to tenant non-participation, or any other reason. Your input (or your ...
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Fraud Alert: Doctors From Dubai Phishing for Funds An ACAR Broker has reported a credible fraud attempt. Agents & brokers of middle eastern descent seem to be the target.The situation includes two men claiming to be doctors currently residing in Dubai but planning to move to Ohio. Beyond wasting the agent’s time on a sham real estate request, they reported that one of them was stuck in an airport and their funds were frozen and they needed money wired to help them out.The broker who alerted ACAR indicted he has been contacted three times. Texts received are below: Hello, when you are available, please call me. We are from Florida. We've been in Dubai ...
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Congratulations to Roz Campbell, ACAR’s Sales & Marketing Representative for being selected into Leadership Akron’s Diversity on Board Class of 2021 - 22 ! The goal of Diversity on Board is to develop diverse talent for service on nonprofit boards through a program of leadership development, education, and coaching. Participants are fully supported on their journey toward fulfilling, effective board service. Over the course of the program, Roz will gain valuable knowledge on all aspects of board governance and leadership, receive personalized coaching from established leaders within the nonprofit and public sectors, and engage ...
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Candice Eberhardt, from Eberhardt Realty & Management. If you talk to Candice this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews #RealtorSpotlight #FeaturedPosts ​​​
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Frank Gulitz, from ERA Lentz Associates Inc. If you talk to Frank this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #RealtorSpotlight ​​​​
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ACAR's Monthly Housing STATS are here. Click below for this month's updates for Cuyahoga, Summit and Portage counties.  Click on the links below to download the county or counties that you need. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #HousingStats #STATS ​​​​
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ACAR continues to recognize those members who have achieved the level of Major Investor in RPAC. Today's featured RPAC Major Investor is ACAR Member, Cyndi Kane of RE/MAX Crossroads Properties . Thank you, Cyndi, for your continued support of RPAC. You can reach Cyndi (a Golden R Investor) at cyndi@cyndikane.com. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #RPACNews ​​​​
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Gregory Beris, from Keller Chervenic Realty . If you talk to Gregory this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #RealtorSpotlight ​​​
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Mary Vedda, from Keller Williams Living . If you talk to Mary this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #RealtorSpotlight ​​​
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