Reposted from REALTOR Magazine: “A Hard Truth Real Estate Pros Must Confront”

By Graham Wood Renewing your commitment to fair housing—a recent initiative of the National Association of REALTORS®—is a strong component of expanding fairness in real estate. But it’s not the first step of the journey. As the nation is learning in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, Americans must first acknowledge the deep-seated pain associated…

Cornell Town Hall: Return of Students and Reactivation of Campus

Members of Cornell’s administration conducted a lunchtime town hall for the Ithaca Board of Realtors and the Landlord’s Association of Tompkins County (LATC), to provide an update on the university’s plan for the fall 2020 semester, and to answer submitted questions. The hour went quickly, and there was not sufficient time to address all of…

COVID-19 Resources and Communications

In an effort to keep you as informed as possible, we have created a page on the IBR website that contains a chronological digest of all communications related to the COVID019 pandemic. You can access it from the link above, or from the “FOR MEMBERS” pulldown menu on the IBR home page. In addition, NYSAR…

Temporary Closing of the Board Office

Due to the risk of COVID-19, the Ithaca Board of Realtors (IBR) is taking certain steps, in compliance with Governor Cuomo’s orders, to protect the staff and those who use the board office. These measures will be in effect until further notice; we assure you that the staff and the executive board will be frequently…

Open House Weekend Postponed

Due to the spread of COVID-19, the Regional Open House Weekend scheduled for early April has been postponed until a later date.  Stay tuned !