About Ryan Castle

Ryan Castle is the CEO of the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® and the Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service.

NAR CRT Labs takeaways from the Consumer Electronics Show

2018-02-01T16:35:44+00:00

Smart home technology is moving at a rapid pace and REALTORS® need to be aware and know what it is, so when showing a house they can fully accentuate all the features and know how these connected features work together as a selling point. Recently, the National Association of REALTORS® Center for REALTOR® Technology was [...]

NAR CRT Labs takeaways from the Consumer Electronics Show2018-02-01T16:35:44+00:00

Export, Syndication renamed to Broker Distribution in CCIMLS

2018-01-30T21:03:01+00:00

In an effort for members to better understand the control they have over listing distribution and what websites your listing shows up on, the 'Export' tab of listing input will be labled to 'Broker Distribution' and the 'Syndication' preference for office level managers will be relabeled, 'Broker Distribution Preferences.' These are not new features - [...]

Export, Syndication renamed to Broker Distribution in CCIMLS2018-01-30T21:03:01+00:00

Make Sure Your Facebook Page Follows Ethical & Legal Rules

2018-01-24T04:28:28+00:00

Facebook has become a key tool for success of the modern REALTOR®. With a powerful ability to reach an engaged local market and an affordable and impressive advertising program, Facebook helps REALTORS® generate leads, cultivate customer relationships and display their local expertise every day. However, Facebook can also be a place to get a REALTOR® [...]

Make Sure Your Facebook Page Follows Ethical & Legal Rules2018-01-24T04:28:28+00:00

UPDATED: What the government shutdown means for REALTORS; flood insurance program expires

2018-01-22T15:17:38+00:00

Congress has failed to approve a Continuing Resolution (CR) providing funding for most government operations. Therefore, spending authority for most of the government expired at midnight on January 19, 2018. Until legislation providing for funding is signed into law, many offices and programs of the federal government are now shut down. This means many, but [...]

UPDATED: What the government shutdown means for REALTORS; flood insurance program expires2018-01-22T15:17:38+00:00

UPDATED: What REALTORS® need to know about the National Grid moratorium & replacement project

2018-04-09T15:45:32+00:00

UPDATE from 01/16/18 National Grid representatives update REALTORS at the January 12th CCIMLS Brewster Tour meeting. National Grid representatives came to the CCIMLS Brewster Tour on Friday, January 12th to update those in the real estate community on the progress of the pipeline replacement of the National Grid gas transmission line and the [...]

UPDATED: What REALTORS® need to know about the National Grid moratorium & replacement project2018-04-09T15:45:32+00:00

Home buyers more optimistic than a year ago, but less optimistic in the last 3 months

2018-01-08T22:22:20+00:00

Released in last month (December 2017), the National Association of REALTORS® Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey showed that at the end of 2017 a smaller share of homeowners believed that now is a good time to buy or sell a home, even with strong job creation and faster economic growth in the last [...]

Home buyers more optimistic than a year ago, but less optimistic in the last 3 months2018-01-08T22:22:20+00:00

How Tax Reform impacts residential real estate, commercial real estate, and real estate professionals

2017-12-28T15:26:46+00:00

The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” became law on December 22nd. The Association of REALTORS® will be providing ongoing updates as to the legislation and how it affects home buyers, home sellers, and the business of real estate professionals.  The Association of REALTORS® at all levels (the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS®, the [...]

How Tax Reform impacts residential real estate, commercial real estate, and real estate professionals2017-12-28T15:26:46+00:00

New CCIMLS Membership Policy Changes Approved

2018-01-10T00:46:02+00:00

The Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service Board of Directors made significant changes to the MLS Membership policies at their December meeting. The policies were recommended by a MLS Membership Policy Task Force that looked at outstanding issues throughout the fall and also worked on preparing policy changes in anticipation of rule changes by [...]

New CCIMLS Membership Policy Changes Approved2018-01-10T00:46:02+00:00

CCIMLS Team Policy Grace Period Ends December 31st

2017-12-12T16:10:33+00:00

If you have a team operating under your brokerage, it's important to know the CCIMLS team grace period ends on December 31st, 2017. CCIMLS recently implemented a new team policy with the aim of giving brokerages one year to get their teams in compliance with the policy. If your agents are still using U#s for their [...]

CCIMLS Team Policy Grace Period Ends December 31st2017-12-12T16:10:33+00:00

Waystack installed as First Vice-President of the Council of Residential Specialists

2017-11-07T18:04:27+00:00

CCIAOR member Richard Waystack, far left, was installed as the First Vice-President of the Council of Residential Specialists at The Council's Annual Business Meetings, held in conjunction with the NAR Conference & Expos, taking place Nov. 1-4 in Chicago, Illinois. Waystack will serve as President-Elect of the organization in 2019 and then, president in 2020. [...]

Waystack installed as First Vice-President of the Council of Residential Specialists2017-11-07T18:04:27+00:00
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