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MLS Service Provider • MiRealSource Michigan MLS MiRealSource
is Michigan’s Largest Broker Owned MLS. Its unique business model
allows it to respond quickly to the needs of its members. Home buyers
and sellers, who insist on working with a MiRealSource Member Broker,
do so in confidence that the industry’s highest standards for
professionalism and conduct are being encouraged and enforced.
MiRealSource is also the exclusive provider of the ground-breaking
Listingbook™ program (see next link).
MLS Online Service • Listingbook™ Listingbook™
is a MiRealSource online service that connects member agents and their
clients through an integrated platform of client management,
productivity and direct marketing tools. Listingbook™ automates, tracks
and analyzes client activities in an agent-managed, real time
environment that encourages collaboration and communication. As a
result, both sales associates and their clients save time thereby
resulting in more satisfaction experienced by all.
Computer Sales, Networking and Service • MicroCenter, Inc. Individuals
and companies depend on fast, reliable and affordable computer
services. Along with sales, MicroCenter provides dependable,
MCSE-certified, on-site repairs of all major brands, including
troubleshooting, virus removal, DSL and cable setup, wireless
networking, data back-up and recovery and preventative maintenance
agreements. NCI students and clients may call 248-473-4433 for a
special discount upon request.
National Resource for Housing Issues • The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) According
to HUD, it's mission is to increase home ownership, support community
development and increase access to affordable housing free from
discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD embraces high standards of
ethics, management and accountability and forges new partnerships that
leverage resources and improve HUD's ability to be effective on the
Information Resources for Fair Housing Compliance • Fair Housing In Michigan This
excellent resource provides and promotes education and information
resources for fair and equal housing for all. It includes information
on federal and state laws, questions and answers, training resources,
policies, enforcement resources as well as many reference articles.
Builder of Residential Homes, Condominiums and Apartments • Lombardo Homes Lombado
Homes is a strong, family-owned building company that features
distinctive, single-family homes, condominiums and apartments for the
buyer or resident who is searching for the perfect merging of style,
features and affordability. Lombardo Homes uses a unique approach to
helping customers locate the right property at the right price through
its creative "Solutions" program.
Real Estate Continuing Education–How To Verify Credits • Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth (DLEG) If
you are a Michigan real estate licensee, this helpful site can be used
to verify that your Continuing Education credits are on file with the
state. Follow the simple prompts on the site. You will need your 10
digit license number to perform the search to check the continuing
education credited to your license. If you do not have your license
number, you can check through the state’s license verification site.
Trade association dedicated to promoting and protecting private property rights • National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) The
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is the collective force influencing
and shaping the real estate industry. It serves as the leading advocate
of the right to own, use, and transfer real property; the acknowledged
leader in developing standards for efficient, effective, and ethical
real estate business practices; and valued by highly skilled real
estate professionals and viewed by them as crucial to their success.
Working on behalf of America's property owners, NAR endeavors to
preserve the free enterprise system, and the right to own, use, and
transfer real property.
Michigan chapter of the National Association of REALTORS® • Michigan Association of REALTORS® (MAR) The
Michigan Association of REALTORS® is a professional trade organization
for real estate professionals. It serves its members by advancing the
interest of REALTORS® and promotes and protects private property rights
of Michigan citizens. Members can also take advantage of MAR's
money-saving member services.
Trade association dedicated to the American dream of home ownership • National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) NAHB
is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make
housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its
members, the housing industry, and the public at large. NAHB strives to
create an environment in which all Americans have access to the housing
of their choice and the opportunity to realize the American dream of
home ownership. Builders have the freedom to operate as entrepreneurs
in an open and competitive environment. Housing and those who provide
it are recognized as the strength of the nation.
Michigan chapter of the National Association of Home Builders • Michigan Association of Home Builders (MAHB) The
Michigan Association of Home Builders (MAHB) is a professional trade
association, chartered in 1948 with the National Association of Home
Builders. MAHB is comprised of 35 local home builder associations
around the state and their builder/associate members. It works
positively to promote the building industry and impact legislative,
regulatory and legal issues affecting housing affordability.
Public information resource for the home inspection process • The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) The
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), founded in 1976, is North
America's oldest and largest professional society of home inspectors.
ASHI's goals are to build customer awareness of the importance of a
quality home inspection and enhance the professionalism of home
High quality entertainment for company and association events • The George Brothers Band Whether
you need a full band for a large association event, or a two-person
combo for a more intimate setting, "The George Brothers Band" offers
high quality, national-caliber entertainment. Well-versed in many music
styles, the Band specializes in classic rock and roll, playing
favorites that everyone remembers and enjoys. Time-Tested and
High-Caliber are some of the adjectives used to describe an evening
with "The George Brothers Band."
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