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ACAR continues its recognition program for our Office Liaisons! We feature ACAR Office Liaisons throughout each month to thank them for their hard work and dedication to our industry. Congratulations to October featured liaison Maureen Downey of Howard Hanna.     Maureen  is an invaluable member of the Realtor® team - thanks for all you do!   #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts ​​
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ACAR Board of Directors passes DEI statement, plans to establish new standing committee At the Board of Directors meeting on August 24, 2022 members voted to pass six actions based on the report prepared by the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Presidential Advisory Group (DEI PAG). The DEI PAG was established in 2020 in order to advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion in real estate. 2022 ACAR President Candice Eberhardt served as chair of the PAG and played an essential role in the preparation and presentation of this report.  "In my role as ACAR President, DEI initiatives are a major part of my vision," said Eberhardt. "We must remain proactive ...
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Earlier this month, ACAR launched an online campaign to educate the public about point of sale inspections. These inspections are one of the worst policies a city can pass if they are serious about addressing property maintenance and ensuring their city is one that first time and LMI buyers can consider when going through the home buying process. Ads are running in 6 communities with a focus on stopping this barrier to homeownership. After just two weeks, we are seeing the following: Cleveland Heights - more than 18,000 impressions East Cleveland - more than 18,000 impressions Newburgh Heights - nearly 19,000 impressions Shaker Heights - nearly 19,000 ...
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According to Portage County Treasurer Brad Cromes, low-interest loans are available for Portage County homeowners, family farms, and small businesses. "Across Portage County, residents have put off needed home repairs, farmers have delayed planting, and small business owners have stalled expansions for a simple reason – it costs too much to borrow the funds needed to complete a project. "Our office can help. Through Portage GrowLink, property owners can get loans at up to 3% below the rate a bank would normally offer. It’s a great tool for folks in our community to get home projects off the “to do” list, grow and create jobs – all of which help Portage County ...
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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 Here   to download the pdf of all three counties. #ACAR News #FeaturedPosts ​​ #ACARNews #CuyahogaCounty #HousingStats #News from City Hall Observers #PortageCounty #STATS #SummitCounty
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The Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS is honored to welcome all of our Ohio friends and colleagues to the Ohio REALTORS Convention this coming week.  Please take a moment to watch the video BELOW where our 2022 ACAR President, Candice Eberhardt will officially welcome you to our city.   #ACARNews #ORNewsandEvents #FeaturedPosts
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A new episode of the #HomeForAll Podcast has just dropped. Join MLS-Now President & CEO Carl DeMusz alongside COO John Kurlich as they walk us through all things Clear Cooperation. Check out the new episode today on your favorite app: Spotify  |  Apple   |  Amazon  |  Stitcher  or listen on ACAR's website by clicking  HERE ! #ACARNews #HomeForAllPodcast ​​​ #FeaturedPosts
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ACAR continues its recognition program for our Office Liaisons! We feature ACAR Office Liaisons throughout each month to thank them for their hard work and dedication to our industry. Congratulations to September's featured liaison  Sally R Johnson of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stouffer Realty Stow.     Sally  is an invaluable member of the Realtor® team - thanks for all you do!   #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts ​​
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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 Here   to download the pdf of all three counties. #ACARNews ​ #HousingStats #STATS #CuyahogaCounty #PortageCounty #SummitCounty #Featured Posts #FeaturedPosts
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Take the Fair Housing Challenge with ACAR! The NAR Challenge includes three training components: Fairhaven: A Fair Housing Simulation, Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing; and the At Home with Diversity® certification. Complete this challenge by September 1, 2022 and be entered to win one of three $100 cash cards from ACAR! Click the link HERE to begin. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts ​​
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ACAR continues its recognition program for our Office Liaisons! We feature ACAR Office Liaisons throughout each month to thank them for their hard work and dedication to our industry. Congratulations to August's featured liaison Marcy James Imperi of Key Realty Cleveland East.   Marcy  is an invaluable member of the Realtor® team - thanks for all you do!   #ACARNews ​ #FeaturedPosts
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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 Here  to download the pdf of all three counties. #ACARNews ​ #HousingStats #STATS #CuyahogaCounty #PortageCounty #SummitCounty #FeaturedPosts
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ACAR continues its recognition program for our Office Liaisons! We feature ACAR Office Liaisons throughout each month to thank them for their hard work and dedication to our industry. Congratulations to July's featured liaison Tara Kleckner with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stouffer Realty Stow.  Tara  is an invaluable member of the Realtor® team - thanks for all you do!   #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts
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Portage Treasurer Announces $2 Million Discount Loan Program Portage GrowLink delivers aid to local homeowners, small businesses and family farms. RAVENNA, OH – Portage County homeowners looking to make energy efficiency improvements, small businesses looking to create or retain jobs, and family farms looking for cost-effective ways to manage expenses have a new tool for doing so, thanks to a new partnership announced today between the Portage County Treasurer’s Office and three local community banks. Portage GrowLink, a program initiated by Treasurer Brad Cromes and approved by county commissioners this spring, makes up to $2 million dollars available ...
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ACAR continues its recognition program for our Office Liaisons! We feature ACAR Office Liaisons throughout each month to thank them for their hard work and dedication to our industry. Congratulations to June's featured liaison Jennifer Burke of Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realty. Jennifer is an invaluable member of the Realtor® team - thanks for all you do!   #ACARNews ​ #Featured Posts #FeaturedPosts
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Guest Blog Post:  Using Infographics to Increase Engagement Infographics are an effective way to deliver important messages in a visual format. They help keep the audience’s attention and convey more information in less time. Since infographics simplify information in a visually engaging way to inform an audience, they can be used in a different way for marketing purposes. Those purposes include educating members, promoting the value of membership, listing resources, and presenting results gathered from survey data or monthly real estate statistics and numbers. To create a report that engages your audience, using visuals is key. Infographics help you summarize ...
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ACAR's #HomeForAll Podcast is back today featuring Rob Salem, the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion & Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Toledo College of Law.  Today we're discussing Cultural Competence and Inclusion. It's a fascinating conversion that you won't want to miss.   Check out the new episode today on your favorite app:  Spotify  |  Apple   |  Amazon  |  Stitcher  or listen on ACAR's website by clicking  HERE !
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ACAR's  #HomeForAll Podcast  is back today featuring Matt Greer from the City of Akron and Jamie McMillen, VP of Government Affairs from ACAR.  They're talking about community investment, placemaking and volunteerism. It's a fascinating conversion that you won't want to miss.   Check out the new episode today on your favorite app:  Spotify  |  Apple   |  Amazon  |  Stitcher  or listen on ACAR's website by clicking  HERE ! #ACARNews ​ #FeaturedPosts #HomeForAllPodcast
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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 Here  to download the pdf of all three counties. #ACARNews ​ #HousingStats #STATS #CuyahogaCounty #PortageCounty #SummitCounty #Featured Posts #FeaturedPosts
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