The CEO’s Take: The Problem With Asking For the Lowest Cost

2018-11-30T18:57:58+00:00

I see this all the time on social media and I’m sure you do too -- people asking for recommendations for the best someone to do something at the lowest price, or a ‘good, cheap electrician,’ for example. We all do it because we want a good deal. But the more I think about [...]

The CEO’s Take: The Problem With Asking For the Lowest Cost2018-11-30T18:57:58+00:00

The CEO’s Take: New Programs Funded in CCIAOR’s Budget

2018-10-18T15:00:37+00:00

New Programs Funded in CCIAOR's Budget The CCIAOR & CCIMLS Board of Directors approved the budget for 2019 at their board meeting last week. I wanted to take the opportunity to explain the process, the goals, and the major initiatives that were included in that budget, so that you gain a better understanding of [...]

The CEO’s Take: New Programs Funded in CCIAOR’s Budget2018-10-18T15:00:37+00:00

Demystifying the Role of a REALTOR Association

2018-09-21T14:43:49+00:00

What do you get out of being a REALTOR®? I posted a comment in one of these many Facebook national real estate groups when someone was asking about whether they felt others got their money’s worth for being a REALTOR®. My comment was: I thought I’d take this month’s column to expand on this [...]

Demystifying the Role of a REALTOR Association2018-09-21T14:43:49+00:00

The CEO’s Column: Learn from Industry Leaders at the NAR Conference

2018-08-24T14:00:39+00:00

There is an exceptional opportunity for you upcoming in Boston -- to attend the National Association of REALTORS® Annual Conference & Expo. This is the first time in more than two decades the event will take place in Boston and presents an opportunity to get top notch training, insight, and expertise from around the globe [...]

The CEO’s Column: Learn from Industry Leaders at the NAR Conference2018-08-24T14:00:39+00:00

The CEO’s Take: CCIMLS Member Survey Feedback

2018-06-28T17:53:08+00:00

As a membership-based organization, our staff, board of directors, and committees work really hard to make informed decisions on your behalf. Getting feedback on what we can do to improve is vitally important. I want to thank everyone that took the recent CCIMLS member survey and provided valuable feedback that we can take into account [...]

The CEO’s Take: CCIMLS Member Survey Feedback2018-06-28T17:53:08+00:00

CEO’s Take: CCIAOR Lays Out 2018 Policy Priorities

2018-04-18T13:15:43+00:00

There are many issues on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket that need addressing to further our mission to protect and advance the ability for the real estate industry to operate, a property owner’s ability to transfer property, and work to improve the communities we work in as a desirable and viable places to live [...]

CEO’s Take: CCIAOR Lays Out 2018 Policy Priorities2018-04-18T13:15:43+00:00

Work Together with CCIAOR To Stay Ahead of a Changing Market

2018-02-23T18:28:00+00:00

Late fall, the CCIAOR Board of Directors passed a new strategic plan for 2018 through 2020. We have spent the first couple of months of this year refining that plan and creating a business plan to actually implement the goals and initiatives that we identified during the strategic planning process. The Board of Directors worked [...]

Work Together with CCIAOR To Stay Ahead of a Changing Market2018-02-23T18:28:00+00:00

CEO’s Take: October 2017 Online Search Portal Lead Report

2017-11-17T02:41:45+00:00

At CCIMLS, we receive monthly reports from the major online search portals that your listings are syndicated to - and as always at CCIMLS, your listings are only sent at your option. This data can help you inform your marketing plans for your individual listings, and also your marketing spend as a REALTOR® or a brokerage. [...]

CEO’s Take: October 2017 Online Search Portal Lead Report2017-11-17T02:41:45+00:00

The CEO’s Take: Defining Our Values & Culture

2017-10-23T12:34:10+00:00

Creating a culture is vitally important to determining how organizations go about decision-making. It shapes the view the organization has internally, which thereby shapes the view that members and customers have of the organization. In the world of corporate culture, Zappo’s has an incredible one. They have clearly defined values, which leads to a clearly defined [...]

The CEO’s Take: Defining Our Values & Culture2017-10-23T12:34:10+00:00

CEO’S TAKE: You & Your Broker Decide Where To Send Your Listing, Not the MLS

2017-08-17T19:39:31+00:00

There are only three people that control where your listings go - you, your seller and your broker. Contrary to what some believe, the MLS isn’t one of them! A false statement I frequently hear from some of our members is ‘Why does CCIMLS send our listings to Zillow [or fill in the blank of [...]

CEO’S TAKE: You & Your Broker Decide Where To Send Your Listing, Not the MLS2017-08-17T19:39:31+00:00
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