Friday, September 22, 2023 | Community First Bank

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.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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*

CLICK HERE FOR CANDIDATE BIOS

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.

NAR NXT AT A GLANCE

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


MONTHLY MLS TECHNOLOGY FEE DUE SEPTEMBER 25

A 15% late payment fee is applied to payments made after the 25th of the month due date.

REALTORS® Association of Central Indiana Partners - investing in RACI Members!

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