Weekly Top Five, Nov. 28, 2022


1 | RISMedia Premier subscription coming soon as free member benefit!

Canopy is pleased to announce a new partnership with RISMedia in 2023 to offer RISMedia Premier, a very robust news service with an extensive list of benefits at NO CHARGE to members. Canopy members and subscribers will receive:

  • Unlimited and early access to RISMedia’s entire catalog of premium content
  • Exclusive, Monthly, Mission-critical Reports
  • Exclusive Independent Industry Research
  • Elite Virtual Education, including a free ticket to RISMedia’s Rocking in the New Year 2023
  • Monthly Print and Digital Real Estate Magazine
  • Other In-Person Event Discounts and Special Offers

More information including how to easily access your subscription is coming in early December.

2 | Please give this Tuesday to support unmet housing needs

Tues., Nov. 29 is Giving Tuesday.  Hosted by SHARE Charlotte, #GivingTuesdayCLT is Charlotte’s response to the global Giving Tuesday movement, an unprecedented collaboration of hundreds of Charlotte nonprofits, individuals and businesses coming together to make a difference.  

To encourage giving and to help meet unmet housing needs, the Realtor® members on the 2023 Canopy Housing Foundation committee will be matching donations up $1,250, made via our Virtual Auction Site (www.bidforcanopy.com). 

Please visit the Virtual Auction site on Tuesday, make your donation, and start your holiday shopping and bidding while you are there.

3 | You're invited to a Very Merry Holiday Awards Luncheon & Annual Meeting

Don’t miss this year’s event on Fri., Dec. 16, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at Sonesta Charlotte Executive Park, 5700 Westpark Drive, Charlotte, NC, and help ring in the holidays while celebrating the Realtor® of the Year, the Rookie of the Year and the 2022 Canopy Housing Foundation Humanitarian. The proceeds raised from Strides for Shelter 5K for Charlotte Rescue Mission will also be announced.

Register today for the Holiday & Awards Luncheon, and don’t forget to bring an unwrapped toy for the Toy Drive!
Support the Holiday Virtual Auction and Toy Drive
The Auction officially opened for bids on Fri, Nov. 25 through Fri., Dec. 16, just in time for holiday shopping!  www.bidforcanopy.com
All proceeds will be donated to critical housing needs in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Haywood Counties. 

4 | Earn the Senior Real Estate Specialist Designation® (SRES) and grow your niche

As the market shifts, developing a new sales niche might be helpful.

The Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) designation is for Realtors® who want to be able to meet the special needs of maturing Americans when selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or investment properties.

  • By earning the SRES® designation, Realtors® are prepared to approach mature clients with the best options and information for them to make life-changing decisions.
  • The course provides four hours of NC continuing education credit (90% attendance required).
  • Hear more from instructor Mark Gavin.

5 | Future leaders, are you ready to take the lead? 

The Leadership Academy just graduated another top-notch group of rising stars in early November! Are you ready to develop your leadership skills, broaden your network and become more deeply involved in the Association, MLS, Foundation and your community?

The Leadership Academy helps Realtor® leaders of tomorrow, gain industry and regional knowledge about issues that shape the Charlotte region, future challenges the region faces and the role Realtors® can play in finding solutions to those challenges. Are you ready to take the lead?

Submit your application to be included in the Class of 2023, by Feb. 6, 2023. Learn more about the Leadership Academy (log-in required)