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Welcome new REALTOR® member Derik Cordill with Tri Oaks Realty.

Welcome new REALTOR® firm Hoosier Hub Realty LLC with Jonah Hartsburg.

REALTOR® Caleb Oliver has moved to J Meyer Real Estate Services, Inc, REALTOR® Sarah Gibson has moved to eXp Realty, LLC, and REALTOR® Jessie Matthews has moved to D.R. Indiana Realty, LLC. | resource center member login | paragon mls login

Hello RACI,


  • Kudos from IAR for '22 RPAC leads to record '23 RPAC Auctions!
  • Key takeaways from IAR Fall Conference

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September is REALTOR® Safety Month

September is REALTOR® Safety Month, and there's no better time to reassess your safety protocols and make safety a top-of-mind priority.

2023 Member Safety Residential Report

Helping NAR members understand the risks they face through knowledge, awareness, and empowerment.

  • The typical respondent meets prospective clients whom they’ve never met before either at their office or in a neutral location 65% of the time.
  • 71% of residential members said that they have personal safety protocols in place that they follow with every client. This is more likely among females (73 percent) than among males (59 percent).
  • 42% of residential members said that they have participated in a self-defense class.
  • 47% of men and 58 percent of women carry a self-defense weapon or tool.
  • Among those who participated in a REALTOR® safety course, 66% said they feel more prepared for unknown situations after taking a REALTOR® Safety course.

Don’t wait until the worst happens. Remember, the real value in real estate is YOU.

IAR Fall Conference Highlights

  • All new data portal coming soon - customize market data to your needs
  • Broker-Edge - Licensing and CE tracking & compliance tool for Managing Brokers
  • 10 Ways to Future Proof your Business with Marilyn Wilson
  • Keynote speaker and fellow REALTOR® former Colt Gary Brackett dropped several gems for succeeding in life and the real estate industry!

Don't snooze on registration next year, this sold-out event packed a punch!

Voting opens September 27

Electronic ballots will be emailed to voting eligible members via your valid email address in the National REALTOR® Database System (NRDS).

VOTING: Sep. 27-Oct. 6, 2023

Director candidates for three-year term Jan 2024-Dec 2026*


Cass county: Kristy Henn & Kim Reid

Grant county: Janet Barnett

Howard county: Shanelle Cahill

Miami county: Dee Dee Richards

Tipton county: Britni Merrell & Jennifer Richey

Wabash county: Jennie Terrell

Director candidate for one-year term Jan 2024-Dec 2024 (finishing the Jan 2021-Dec 2024 term)*

Wabash county: Tisha Strickler

*Additional candidates for the offices to be filled may be placed in nomination by petition signed by at least 5% (26) of the REALTOR® members eligible to vote. The petition shall be filed with the chief staff executive by September 21.

'22 RACI RPAC Fundraising Chair Jason Carter named '22 Fundraising Co-Chair of the Year at IAR Fall Conference.

Jason led the RPAC fundraising committee two years in a row on the heels of the pandemic and raised over $42,000 in 2021 and over $49,000 in 2022. These efforts put RACI on the 5-peat track for for Local Association with the highest dollars raised per member in 2022 at $76.57 per member.

'23 RPAC Fundraising Chair Shanelle Cahill and committee are well on their way to securing a 6-peat with a record breaking Kokomo auction complete with a KFC scented fire log and a pie in the face!

It's not too late to learn about the value of RPAC:

Schedule a visit to your office meeting with members of the RPAC Committee!

Contact Shanelle Cahill, 2023 RPAC Chair to set up a visit today!

2023 NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience

Now’s the time to take center stage, harness your exponential potential and step into the spotlight!

NAR NXT combines the power of industry-leading speakers, expert education, and networking opportunities

WHEN: November 14-16

WHERE: Anaheim, CA

Own the Moment - Register Today for NAR NXT!

NAR governance meetings will be held November 12-17.


Upcoming Events Calendar

Registration Required by September 30!

Affiliate & REALTOR® member event

IVY Tech Kokomo - Hingst Hall

Wednesday, October 11

RACI Annual Meeting + Workshop 

Beginning at 11:00 am

Affiliate & REALTOR® only event with Valerie Garcia [lunch, REALTOR® branded gift, and bonus workshop available]

Affiliate & REALTOR® member event

Branded gift brought to you in part by Nations Lending - Amber Powell

REALTORS® Are Good Neighbors branded tumblers and announcement of 2024 RACI Charity Gala recipient!

Register by September 30!

Interested in supporting RACI members? Let us know: click here!

2023 Affiliate Portfolio & Sponsor Opportunities out Now!

RACI offers customized event sponsorships that help you meet your business goals.

Login here or create your Member account login here


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