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111, 2019

Maryland REALTORS Forms

November 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Maryland REALTORS® association forms   2019 Maryland REALTORS® forms are posted on Maryland REALTORS®' website. For details regarding the changes, review the  2019 Summary of Changes & Practice Tips here:  http://bit.ly/MRformssummaryfall2019

3010, 2019

Bright MLS Updates

October 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Bright MLS Updates Bright MLS recently announced a new policy that requires submitting listings within 1 business day of publicly marketing the property. The Coming Soon status will continue to be available within the Bright system for listings that are not being shown, and actively marketed. To learn more [...]

2310, 2019

Course Outline: Real Estate Brokerage Relationships and Disclosures – Residential

October 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Course Outline: Real Estate Brokerage Relationships and Disclosures - Residential Did you attend the Real Estate Brokerage Relationships and Disclosures - Residential at the 2019 REALTOR Fair? If so, your course outline is provided below. INTRODUCTION Effective Date of Original Law: January 1, 1999 Effective Date of Revision: October [...]

1309, 2019

NAR® Member Safety Report

September 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Member Safety Report Highlights 33% of REALTORS® experienced a situation that made them fear for their personal safety or safety of their personal information. The typical REALTOR® reported feeling unsafe less than once a year (54%) in terms of personal safety, but unsafe in terms of personal information every [...]

909, 2019

Bright MLS Changes to DOM

September 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Bright Changes to DOM These changes are now available. Historical listings are being updated with an expected completion by the end of the week. DOM will start at “1” on the date the listing is entered in Bright as Active status. Regardless of the Listing Start Date, Days on [...]

108, 2019

Letter to the Editor on Baltimore City

August 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Letter to the Editor on Baltimore City Georgiana Tyler, 2019 President, The Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS® July 31, 2019 Baltimore has historically, and will always continue to be, the heart of Maryland. As with all long established cities, there is an ebb and flow of culture and climate [...]

3007, 2019

Homesnap Integration Coming Soon

July 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Homesnap Integration Coming Soon July 29, 2019 -- Entering a listing involves multiple system, tools and in-depth coordination. Our goal is to simplify the listing entry process by making it easier for your members to manage every aspect of a listing - from photos to showings to lockboxes - [...]

2207, 2019

Maryland Home Prices Continue to Climb in June

July 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Maryland Home Prices Continue to Climb in June Maryland REALTORS®, Annapolis, MD, (July 18, 2019) - Residential housing prices continued to climb in June compared to the same period in 2018, according to housing statistics released by Maryland REALTORS®. Average house prices rose by 4 percent while the median [...]

2806, 2019

Baltimore is one of the ‘most undervalued’ cities for homebuyers, study says

June 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Baltimore is one of the 'most undervalued' cities for homebuyers, study says By Carley Milligan  – Digital Editor, Baltimore Business Journal June 27, 2109 A new study by personal finance site SmartAsset sought to find where homebuyers can get the best bang for their buck, and named Baltimore among [...]

2806, 2019

New SentriKey™ Real Estate App Now Available!

June 28th, 2019|0 Comments

New SentriKey™ Real Estate App Now Available! The app is an updated version of the SentriSmart® mobile app and it features a new look, clearer prompts, and an action-based layout so you can perform key tasks in just seconds. You can download it now at Google Play or [...]

2606, 2019

Bright Summer Update

June 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Bright Summer Update Click on the link below to watch the video to hear from Brian Donnellan, Interim CEO of Bright, and other Bright team members as they share some of the recent updates that have been made. Click Here

2406, 2019

State of the Real Estate Market was a Big Success!

June 24th, 2019|0 Comments

State of the Real Estate Market June 20, 2019 Thank you to all of our members who attended our signature Member Appreciation Week event; State of the Real Estate Market. Our event was a big success! We'd also like to give a special thank you to our guest speakers: [...]

2106, 2019

June 21, 2019: Ransomware Update

June 21st, 2019|0 Comments

June 21, 2019: Ransomware Update In May, we had 698 settlements out of a potential 1,035. That's just over 67%. Under the circumstances we have been confronted with, that is noteworthy. We heard from Brandon Scott, President of the City Council, yesterday that we're 95% to a total computer [...]

1306, 2019

Maryland Home Prices Climbed in May

June 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Maryland Home Prices Climbed in May Maryland REALTORS® Press Release Annapolis, MD, (June 13, 2019) - Residential home prices climbed in May compared to the same period in 2018, according to housing statistics released by Maryland REALTORS®. Average home prices rose by 4.1 percent while the median price increased [...]

2405, 2019

Latest Update on the Baltimore City Ransomware Attack

May 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Latest Update on the Baltimore City Ransomware Situation As you know, GBBR has been in constant contact with Baltimore City officials regarding the previous shutdown, and now manual work around, for data that is needed to complete real estate transactions.  “Microsoft technicians are working around the clock to get [...]

2305, 2019

Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS Collaborates With Baltimore City Officials and Industry Partners to Address Ransomware Impact on Real Estate

May 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS Collaborates With Baltimore City Officials and Industry Partners to Address Ransomware Impact on Real Estate Temporary manual process established to complete real estate settlements. BALTIMORE (May 22, 2019) – The Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS® (GBBR) has been working closely with Baltimore City Mayor [...]

1705, 2019

May 17, 2019 – Ransomware Issue Afternoon Update

May 17th, 2019|0 Comments

May 17, 2019 – Ransomware Issue Afternoon Update GBBR met with the President of the City Council, his chief of staff and a representative from the legal department.  During that meeting, a manual work around to this issue was discussed and conceptually agreed upon.  You can read the full [...]