GSAR Members News and Events

Mortgage Panel Event at GSAR

Mortgage Pitfalls & Challenges Panel Discussion

You are invited to a panel discussion at GSAR!
The panel is made up of mortgage professionals, appraisers, and attorneys, discussing the pitfalls and challenges that you may be experiencing in today’s real estate market.
There will be time for a Q&A, so bring your questions!

May 21st, 2014
2 pm to 4 pm

Click here to register!

Agency: Is soliciting homeowners through CNYIS allowed? Are you contacting expired listings?

Question: Is it ethical to use information obtained from the Central New York Information System (CNYIS) listings to identify leads - such as ones that are listed as withdrawn, expired and temporarily off the market - for future solicitation? International

You may not be multilingual, but your listings are!® International has changed the way global buyers search for real estate.® International features translation services in 11 languages, currency & measurement conversion tools, and listings from 37 countries representing 5 continents, and over 4.8 million active listings.

A friendly reminder when contacting sellers on expired listings

As a reminder, members should research the MLS database researching all status on each listing before calling on expired listings! Staff continues to take calls from consumers who have their homes currently listed or may have even sold shining a disparaging light on our professionalism.  Thanks for your cooperation.

From the MLS Rules and Regs:

Section 4.3 Solicitation of Listing Filed with the Service

2014 Summary of Key Professional Standards Changes

From time to time the National Association of REALTORS makes changes to the Code of Ethics.  Since its adoption in 1913, the code has been amended approximately 45 times.  Below please find the summary of changes for 2014.