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

CEO’s Take: What’s Amazon Up To?

2017-07-27T22:10:51+00:00

Amazon is Definitely Maybe Launching a Service to Connect Agents and Home Buyers and Sellers CCIAOR CEO Ryan Castle delivers his take on the latest trending real estate industry news monthly. Contact him at RCastle@cciaor.com. The real estate industry erupted once again this month when Amazon launched a page during Prime Day called [...]

CEO’s Take: What’s Amazon Up To?2017-07-27T22:10:51+00:00

Your REALTOR® membership invests in our community

2017-06-15T17:20:24+00:00

As REALTORS®, you have a vested interest in the vibrancy of your community. This includes better land use planning techniques, expanding housing opportunities, job creation/development and creating great public spaces for all to enjoy. We are leveraging your REALTOR® membership fees - at the national level - by returning your dollars back to the local [...]

Your REALTOR® membership invests in our community2017-06-15T17:20:24+00:00

CEO’s Take: Upstream’s pivot and what it means to you

2017-07-18T13:24:18+00:00

Last week at the NAR Mid Year conference, NAR agreed to fund Upstream with another $9 million, while the company also announced a pivot in their function. Upstream, a listing management tool, being built by the REALTORS Property Resource of RPR and owned by brokers, changed their immediate course of development by saying it would [...]

CEO’s Take: Upstream’s pivot and what it means to you2017-07-18T13:24:18+00:00

CEO’s Take: What does ‘Instant offers’ mean?

2017-08-01T22:36:16+00:00

In a move that was sure to rile Zillow haters and be defended by Zillow lovers, the company announced a new advertising and seller lead generation product, ‘Instant Offers’. This follows the model that the brokerage ‘Open Door’ has been doing for a year or more now. Essentially, Instant Offers offers sellers a discounted price [...]

CEO’s Take: What does ‘Instant offers’ mean?2017-08-01T22:36:16+00:00
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