Annual Presentation of IBR Awards and Installation of 2021 Officers

On Thursday, January 7, members of the Ithaca Board of Realtors® (IBR) gathered to share in the presentation of annual awards to members who stood out in 2020, and to usher in a new and promising year.  Introductory remarks were made by outgoing president Mary Stoe, who welcomed all attending members to the virtual ceremony,…

Lunch and Learn: Ithaca City Building Department

James (“Jamie”) Gatch, City of Ithaca housing code supervisor, joined us for a very informative session on all aspects of building inspections, where he touched on a variety of topics related to housing codes and inspections. Jamie answered questions that were submitted by members of the Ithaca Board of Realtors®, providing a great deal of…

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…