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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Regina Thompson of Berkshire Hathaway Lucien Real Estate . If you talk to Regina this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #RealtorSpotlight ​​​
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Akron Cleveland Association of Realtors Names Mike Valerino as New Chief Executive Officer in 2022. The Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® (ACAR) has named Mike Valerino, CAE, RCE, AHWD to succeed Sandy Naragon, RCE, AHWD, C2eX as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ACAR as of April 1, 2022. In early 2021, Naragon announced to the ACAR board of directors her intention to retire at the end of March 2022.  A CEO Search Committee was promptly formed and developed a search process in accordance with the ACAR Bylaws. Valerino, the current Chief Operating Officer (COO) for ACAR, quickly emerged as the strongest candidate. “We are very fortunate ...
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Andrew Hoggarth of Penney Real Estate Company . If you talk to Andrew this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews ​ #RealtorSpotlight #FeaturedPosts
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RPAC Office of the Week

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Recognizing Smythe Property Advisors LLC in Cleveland as this week's ACAR RPAC Office of the Week. This office has 100% RPAC participation among their ACAR members! Well done!! #ACARNews ​
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Congratulations to ACAR's June Affiliate of the Month, Jennifer Hamad of NextEra Energy, Inc. | NextEra Home . Be sure to leave congratulations for Jennifer in the comments below. Here's Jennifer's contact info! Jennifer Hamad Jennifer.Hamad@nexteraenergy.com 513-919-8498 #ACARNews #AffiliateNews #AffiliateoftheMonth ​​​ #FeaturedPosts
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Micah Watts of Keller Williams Chervenic . If you talk to Micah this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews #RealtorSpotlight ​​ #FeaturedPosts
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RPAC Office of the Week

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Recognizing Chilcote Law Firm in Cleveland as this week's ACAR RPAC Office of the Week. This office has 100% RPAC participation among their ACAR members! Well done!! #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts #ACARRPACOfficeoftheWeek #RPACNews ​​​​​
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Joseph Gazzo of Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies . If you talk to Joseph 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. Each county is attached here as a PDF. #ACARNews #HousingStats #STATS ​​​ #FeaturedPosts
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Yolanda Smith of Market First Real Estate Services . If you talk to Yolanda this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews ​ #FeaturedPosts #RealtorSpotlight
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The Akron Cleveland Association of R ealtors ® (ACAR) will use a $ 4,500 Placemaking grant from the National Association of Realtors ® (NAR) to help transform unused space in Akron into a vibrant , public destination for community use and enjoyment . The grant was designed by NAR to ensure local Realtor ® Associations are partner ing with other neighboring organiza tions to plan, organize, implement and maintain lighter, quicker, cheaper placemaking projects in their communities. ACAR will use the funds to support a pocket park with a healing garden in the Maple Valley/Copley Road business ...
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Recognizing Mutual Title Agency, Inc. in Strongsville as this week's ACAR RPAC Office of the Week. This office has 100% RPAC participation among their ACAR members! Well done!! #ACARNews ​ #FeaturedPosts
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'This Isn't a Bubble'

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The U.S. housing market is on a hot streak with double-digit annual gains in home prices, bidding wars, and surging buyer demand. That type of soaring housing market is prompting more “bubble” fears in some corners, but economists say the housing market isn’t getting overinflated. “We have strong conviction that we are not experiencing a bubble in U.S. housing,” Vishwanath Tirupattur, a Morgan Stanley strategist, wrote in a note to clients this week. Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of REALTORS®, agrees. He told Axios last month: “This is not a bubble. It is simply lack of supply.” The rapid rise in prices may ...
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Leah Babb of Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies . If you talk to Leah this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews ​ #FeaturedPosts #RealtorSpotlight
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U.S. District Court Judge Dabney L. Friedrich of the District of Columbia struck down a nationwide eviction moratorium Wednesday, calling it unlawful. Friedrich's ruling applies nationwide, though the Department of Justice has appealed the decision. The eviction ban was put in place last year by the Trump administration using public health powers granted to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention during health emergencies. Court says ban is beyond CDC authority The ban was most recently extended by President Biden through the end of June.  In her 20-page ruling, Friedrich said, “It is the role of the political branches, and not the courts, ...
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Recognizing First Federal S&L of Lakewood as this week's ACAR RPAC Office of the Week. This office has 100% RPAC participation among their ACAR members! Well done!! #ACARNews ​​​ #FeaturedPosts #RPACNews
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ACAR pays tribute to the multiple generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have so richly added to America’s story & history and are instrumental in our future success. Join us in celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month! #ACARNews #Featured Posts​​ #FeaturedPosts
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Congratulations to this week's Realtor Spotlight member, Keely Brickley of Keller Williams Citywide . If you talk to Keely this week, be sure to offer your congratulations. #ACARNews ​ #CuyahogaCounty #RealtorSpotlight #FeaturedPosts
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Congratulations to ACAR's May Affiliate of the Month, Courtney DeMarco of Fairway Independent Mortgage. Be sure to leave congratulations for Courtney in the comments below. Here's Courtney's contact info! Courtney DeMarco courtney.demarco@fairwaymc.com (216) 235-3886 #ACARNews #FeaturedPosts ​​​
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Recognizing Coldwell Banker Hunter Realty in Canton as this week's ACAR RPAC Office of the Week. This office has 100% RPAC participation among their ACAR members! Well done!! #ACARNews ​ #FeaturedPosts #RPACNews
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