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The Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS® includes Brokers and real estate industry leaders who band together to ensure a healthy real estate environment and to protect private property rights. REALTORS® are professionals helping consumers achieve the American Dream of home ownership.

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Carver Named 2015 REALTOR® of the Year

The Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS® recently named Cassie Carver, of RE/MAX Silver Advantage as the 2015 REALTOR® of the Year. This is the highest honor the Association bestows on it’s members. Honorees are nominated by their peers.

Cassie relocated to the Silver City area in 2005 and has been a real estate broker for over 10 years. She has served continually on the MLS Board since 2006 both as a Director and Secretary. She has been a Director serving on the Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS® Board since 2012. Cassie believes that integrity, commitment, and honesty are a part of every real estate transaction. She works hard to achieve the goals of her customers and clients.

Carver enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, riding her horse, painting, DIY projects, and going fishing or on road trips with her son.

Also honored were Kelli Davies of Re/Max Silver Advantage as the 2015 Rookie of the Year and Jeff Gorum of Southwest Home Inspections as the 2015 Affiliate of the Year.

Two CE Courses Coming to SCRAR

We have tentatively scheduled TWO 4 hr CE Classes - MFA First Time Homebuyer with Teri Baca on April 13th and NMREC Rules Class with Bill Hallett on June 22nd.

Housing Expectations for 2016.

Following the housing market's best year in nearly a decade, existing-home sales are forecasted to expand in 2016 at a more moderate pace as pent-up buyer demand combats affordability pressures and meager economic growth, according to National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun in a newly-released video on his 2016 housing market expectations. Read More

Owning a Home Website
Beginning October 3, 2015 the closing process will change nationwide. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has set up a consumer website www.consumerfinance.gov/owning-a-home to help buyers "know before they owe". The Truth in Lending Act (TRID) will merge several forms into two new closing forms: a Loan Estimate and a Closing Disclosure. The Owning a Home website includes tools for consumers such as tools to explore interest rates, a monthly payment worksheet, a loan estimate explainer, a closing checklist, a guide to closing forms and much more.

"We're here to help you with buying and financing your home. Learn what to expect and what questions to ask, and get tools and resources to help you make decisions." CFPB

Every Month is REALTOR® Safety Month


Over 50,000 REALTORS® from across the country have already signed up for REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts - have you? Text REALTORS to 30644 to sign up! http://bit.ly/1Kr9CLD


Buyer/Seller Surveys
(June 2015) The SCRMLS has created two new surveys for your clients. These voluntary surveys will allow the Association to capture data that will help us meet several of our strategic goals. Please print them out and put in your listing and closing packets. They can be completed manually with the surveys coming back to Kim, or online at survey monkey. Thank you!

Fair Housing Month Proclamation: The Grant County Commissioners declared April as Fair Housing Month. April 11, 2015 marks the 47th anniversary of the passage of the U.S.Housing Law, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968.

(Pictured are L to R. Commissioner Ramos, REALTOR® Linda Pecotte, Association Executive Kim Clark, Commission Chair Kasten, REALTOR® Pat Fell, Commissioner Hall, REALTOR® Cissy McAndrew)

About the New Mexico Real Estate Commission.
The New Mexico Real Estate Commission was created by state law in 1959 and charged with enforcing the Real Estate License Law and the Real Estate Commission Rules. The mission of the New Mexico Real Estate Commission is to protect the public and enhance the professional competence of real estate brokers. The Commission's primary responsibilities include issuing and renewing real estate broker's licenses, establishment and enforcement of pre and continuing education requirements, certification of providers of education, investigation and adjudication of consumer and Commission rules and education of consumers and brokers about the NM Real Estate License Law. Click here to read the NMREC frequently asked questions document. - NM License Law and Commission Rules.

REALTOR® Ethics Complaints, Arbitration Requests and Related Information.

REALTORS® are different from non-member licensees in that they voluntarily subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics. If you believe that a REALTOR® has violated one or more Articles of the Code of Ethics, you can file an ethics complaint alleging a violation(s) through the local association of REALTORS® where the REALTOR® holds membership, or participates in a REALTOR® association-owned/operated MLS.

REALTOR® Calls-for-Action

In the Press

Housing Statistics

Local

State

  • Monthly news releases from the REALTORS® Association of New Mexico about the housing market in New Mexico. It often includes median prices and changes from the previous year. Housing Trend Reports for New Mexico (RANM)

National

  • The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Existing-Home Sales Series is the premier measurement of the residential real estate market. On or about the 25th of each month, NAR releases statistics on sales and prices of existing single-family homes for the nation and the four regions. These figures include condos and co-ops, in addition to single-family homes.  Updated each month, these reports are available free of charge in two formats — PDF for easy viewing and printing and Excel for database work. more info (NAR)

**Most reports are Adobe PDF documents. If you do not have the reader it can be downloaded here.

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Historical Statistics from the Silver City Regional MLS

All reports are Adobe PDF documents. If you do not have the reader it can be downloaded here.

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REALTOR® is a federally registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is a Member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

This website was last updated: 3/2/2016

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