Central Mississippi REALTORS®
Volume 8 | Issue No. 12
April 11, 2017
The Danger of "Pocket" & "Coming Soon" Listings
Thinking of spreading the word that you have a listing "coming soon?" Following are two resources to check out first:

Coming Soon- its in the seller's best interest?  
And remember, as MLS Participants or Subscribers if you have a signed listing agreement with a seller, the property is required to be uploaded to MLS within 24 hours (excepting weekends and holidays) or in the same time frame provide the MLS a copy of a signed statement from the seller indicating he/she doesn't want the exposure of the MLS.  This listing then is EXEMPTED from the MLS rather than being ACTIVE in it where cooperation is offered.
REALTOR ® Stephanie Cummins
Appointed to MS State Personnel Board
The Mississippi Senate has confirmed Governor Phil Bryant's appointment of Stephanie Cummins to the Mississippi State Personnel Board as an at-large member to fill an unexpired term through June 30, 2017 and as an at-large member for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2017.  Stephanie was also named on of the Mississippi Business Journal's 50 Leading Business Women in 2016. View press release here.
Hats Off to Our Recent Graduates!
Staff Members Johnny Thrash & Tiffany Wheeler

Johnny Thrash, IT Director, graduated Summa Cum Laude on December 10, 2016 earning his Bachelor's of Science degree in Commerce & Business Administration.  Email

Tiffany Cooper Wheeler, Membership Assistant, earned her Masters Degree in Public Administration from Strayer University this month. Tiffany is also a PhD candidate in Theology. Email 
Its Official! Jeffrey's Going "Over the Edge!"
Jeffrey's definitely going "Over the Edge" of the 14-story Trustmark Building! Because of your generous donations, we've raised over $3,000 exceeding our minimum goal of $2,500 that was required to push Jeffrey over. With your continued support, we believe that a total donation of $5,000 is within reach! (WATCH VIDEO)

If you haven't already, please consider making a donation towards this fantastic fundraiser for sick children. Follow the link below to make a donation of $25 or more.  We invite you to Save the Date: Saturday, April 22 to watch President Jeffrey Dillon rappel down the Trustmark Corporate Office in downtown Jackson. Your friends and family are welcomed to join us too. A specific time will be announced Please click on Jeffrey's page and donate a little today.
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Broker Dues Tracking
Brokers can now easily access a detailed report which shows exactly which agents have outstanding fees and or dues.  This report can be pulled as often as needed. Its a good idea to check the status of your agent's payments/fees before late fees are assessed throughout the year.

License Law Quick Tip
THINK before you erect signage or advertise. BOTH the  
REALTOR® Code of Ethics and license law prohibits any advertisement by a licensee that includes only the licensee's name and phone number. All advertisement must be under direct supervision of the Broker and in the name of the real estate firm.
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