Central Mississippi REALTORS®
Volume 8 | Issue No. 21
June 13, 2017
REALTORS ® gave future home buyers
great big GIFT!

firsthomems.org now live!

Together with our legislative partners, Mississippi REALTORS ® helped to get the First-time Homebuyer Savings Account that offers tax advantages get pushed through! 

Individuals in Mississippi can now create monetary savings accounts for down payments or other expenses related to the purchase of a first home, and will be able to deduct $2,500 from state adjusted gross income annually; couples filing jointly can deduct up to $5,000. Interest earned on the account is also exempt from state income tax and there is no cap on the amount that can be saved.

Get up to speed, tell everyone you know, share it on social media, and tell your clients and bankers. To learn more, visit the REALTOR Action Center.

YPN Rolls Up Sleeves to
Renovate Art Room at Boys & Girls Club
YPN invites network members and fellow REALTORS® to join in the efforts, throughout the month of June, to transform the art room into a creative and cool environment for children in the greater Jackson area to enjoy year-round!

Volunteers WANTED!
Assist YPN with the first phase of the renovation. Volunteers are wanted to assist with installing ceiling tiles and cleaning floors on Wednesday, June 14. Two time slots are available at 9:00 - 11:00am or 1:00 - 4:00pm.
Sign up here.

Make a Donation
A total fundraising goal of $5,000 has been set to cover the needed renovations and purchase of art supplies, equipment, etc.  All donations are tax-deductible.
Make a donation here!

To learn more about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi, visit http://bgccm.org/.

Attn: Designated & Managing Brokers
Last Chance to RSVP for Broker Breakfast!
This is your last chance to RSVP to the "
Roundtable Breakfast" with David Griffith, MAR President.

Friday, June 16

8:30 - 10:30AM
There is NO cost to attend.
RSVP at jo@centralmsrealtors.org
MS REALTOR ® Building
4274 Lakeland Drive
Flowood, MS
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NAR names CMR Among Top Performing Local Associations!

Associations were ranked based on RPAC participation, the number of Major Investors and President's Circle Investors as a percentage of overall membership to give a total composite score. Three awards were given to Commercial Associations and three awards are given to Local Associations per size category.  CMR was ranked as the 3rd highest achieving medium-sized local board! 
We extend a sincere "Thank You" to all of our Major Investors who've stepped up their giving as well as our many Fair Share Investors who've helped to push us over the top!
Special recognition goes to our amazing staff members and a host of brokers who've reached 100% RPAC Fair Share Participation this year. To learn more about CMR's RPAC program, click here.

Over 250 members are registered!
Attend Central Mississippi MLS' first-ever MLS Expo on 6/22! 

Early Bird Registration (FREE) ends Fri.., June 16.
Register here

*Bring your sanitizing spray & wipes for JPS' PIE Store. Leave a business card for a chance to win a free quarterly MLS Fee valued at $180 and applied towards your July 1 payment!
Are you getting the most from your NAR Membership?

Attend the "I Have a Credit Union" webinar hosted by REALTOR Federal Credit Union
Thursday, June 15
12:00 - 1:00PM CST
Pledge to be a Safe Harbor
Make your office lobby a safe space for fellow REALTOR ® members.

Download the RSH app from iTunes or GooglePlay to find Safe Harbor locations near you.
Click here to learn more. 
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