Weekly Top Five, Mar. 4, 2024

Q2 Canopy MLS fee and Supra Key fee invoices are due April 1.
Online payments can be made through your RAMCO Dashboard. Avoid late fees by paying on or before Mon., Apr. 1.

1 | Canopy MLS Ranked Among the BEST MLSs in WAV Group’s Customer Experience Index Survey   

We're thrilled to announce that Canopy MLS has been awarded a BEST MLS Badge by the WAV Group Customer Experience Index! Thank you to all the agents and brokers who participated in the survey and recognized our commitment to excellence in the following categories: Customer Service, Business Generation, Data Quality, Responsiveness, Technology, and Training. Hats off to our Canopy MLS team members who helped to achieve this ranking.  Read more about the Best MLS rankings. #MLSExcellence   #CustomerExperience

2 | What Your RPAC dollars do!   

VOTE!  The 2024 Primary Election is tomorrow!

Early voting ended on Sat., Mar. 2.  The 2024 Primary Election is scheduled for Tues., Mar. 5.  Please vote. See below for more information and additional resources from each county’s Board of Elections.  Don’t forget to bring your ID! Watch this video to learn more about What your RPAC Dollars do

3 | Realtor® Hot Topic: Women Who Mean Business: Executives Redefining Leadership

Celebrate Women’s History Month with a thought-provoking panel discussion on Tues., Mar. 19, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. (virtual), featuring accomplished women executives who have shattered barriers and risen to leadership roles.

Gain insights into their unique journeys, challenges, and strategies to overcome obstacles and learn how their organizations are making an impact in Charlotte and the region. This engaging conversation will explore the evolving landscape of women in leadership, highlighting the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Register for the Realtor® Hot Topic: Women Who Mean Business

4 | Deadline to apply for the 2024 Leadership Academy Class is COB today!

The Leadership Academy strives to inform, challenge, and educate participants regarding opportunities, dynamics, economic development, and the needs of the Charlotte community and industry.  The program not only prepares participants for leadership within the association but also creates dialogue and rapport among participants, association leadership, and existing community leaders.

Are you ready to unlock your leadership potential?  Submit your application to leadership@canopyrealtors.com to be considered for the Class of 2024 by Mon., Mar. 4.  Read our brochure about the Leadership Academy.  Take a look back at previous classes!

5 | Two Ways to be in the KNOW

Know Your Stats – January 2024 Housing Activity for all regions has been posted.
The January 2024 Charlotte region, Asheville region, Catawba Valley region and SC Counties press releases have been posted to both CarolinaHome.com and our member website (log-in required). Use the releases, talking points and infographics to jump start conversations in your blog posts, videos and social media.  The monthly report the release is based on can be found at SC REALTORS®, by searching “Piedmont Regional Association of Realtors®”.

Listen to Inside the Canopy Files: Bridging the Wealth Gap
The recent down housing market after a pandemic that altered a number of lives, has been particularly devastating to the Black community. Not only has the homeownership rate plummeted, but accessing mortgage credit has become nearly impossible. On this edition of Inside the Canopy Files, guest host Allen Dargins, Canopy Executive Committee member talks with Tikola McCree, president of Charlotte Crown Realtist Association and Canopy MLS Board Member about the 2023 State of Housing in Black America report and bridging the gap in homeownership and wealth.

Listen: Bridging the Wealth Gap podcast