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Letter from The President: Proposed Merger with Duplin-Sampson Association

Since December 2014, the WRAR Board of Directors has carefully considered a merger with the Duplin-Sampson Association of REALTORS® (DSAR).  The impetus for such action is derived from the new Core Standards which the National Association of REALTORS® adopted last year.  

These Core Standards require significant changes in the operational responsibilities of every REALTOR® Association across our country.  Collaboratively, WRAR and DSAR leadership believe it is in the best interest of both organizations to advance the Plan of Merger linked below.

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eKEY® Fob: Tips and Frequently Asked Questions

WILMINGTON, N.C. (February 23, 2015) - Supra has had several requests for troubleshooting information on the eKEY Fob. Therefore, here is an eKEY Fob Tips and FAQ document that they have put together from the questions they have received on using and pairing the eKEY Fob.

Feed ILM: Let's CAN Hunger!

Feed ILMPurchase the Annual Event Pass

For just $25.00 per member/per case, you can provide a Wilmington family with 24 canned food items. Doing so also prevents you from having to bring at least one (1) non-perishable food item to each non-education WRAR event this year. 

This option also acts as a tax deductible contribution via the Wilmington REALTORS® Foundation and can be billed to your member account. Passes may be purchased at any event check-ins or at the WRAR Office Front Desk. Food items will be donated monthly to the local emergency food pantry called Mother Hubbard's Cupboard.

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NCREC’s New Oil, Gas and Mineral Form

WILMINGTON, N.C. (December 5, 2014) - The N.C. Real Estate Commission has created a new form called the Mineral and Oil and Gas Rights Mandatory Disclosure Statement (MOGMDS). On and after January 1, 2015, sellers must complete this form and buyers should receive it by the time an offer is made (see Paragraph 5(e) of the new version of OTP&C dated 1-1-15). This rule applies to all Single-family and Multi-family units that are 4 or less.

Brokers must insure that for each active listing there is a seller completed MOGMDS and that it is uploaded to the MLS. To upload this form, simply click on Revise Listing, then Attach External Document (screenshot) for each listing. Check the box for Mineral/Oil/Gas Rights Mndtry Dsc Stmnt. Click the link below to access this new form now.


Join the Conversation with the NC Homeowners Alliance

GREENSBORO, N.C. (September 3, 2014) - The 2014 General Assembly session has finished, and everyone in Raleigh is welcoming the break. There's no rest for the driven though - the REALTORS® are already looking ahead to 2015!

NC Homeowners Alliance

Every year, the General Assembly passes legislation that affects property owners in North Carolina. That's why NCAR has expanded the mission of the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance. Throughout the fall, they are raising awareness about how legislation can affect property owners in North Carolina, and we want you to be part of the conversation.

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Petition: Keep North Carolina Film Incentives

WILMINGTON, N.C. (September 1, 2014) - North Carolina is enjoying unprecedented growth in feature film, television series and commercial productions as a direct result of our balanced, sustainable Film Incentive Program.

With annual in-state spend approaching $500M in 2013, North Carolina was home to Iron Man, The Hunger Games and hosts ongoing series like Banshee and Homeland.

While our 25% incentive attracts Hollywood productions looking to save money through tax-rebates, the vast majority of the money spent in-state is driven to "below-the-line" tradespeople like carpenters, production assistants, electricians, grips, make-up artists, catering and craft services freelance employees. Local hotels, restaurants, retail stores and industries that support the filmed-entertainment industry reap millions of dollars from visiting productions due to the Film Incentive Program.

In the long-term, NC needs new tax legislation / tax reform to lure long-term investment from companies looking f or a new, permanent home.

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