Tammy Smith 2024 LoCAR President

Why Work with a REALTOR®?

As part of LoCAR's continuing effort to inform the general public of real estate issues, the following article was submitted to the Morning Journal, The Chronicle-Telegram and There are approximately more than 3 million licensed real estate professionals in the United States, but only members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), Ohio REALTORS® (OR) and the Lorain County Association of REALTORS® (LoCAR) can call themselves “REALTORS®.” More than 1 million real estate professionals have taken the additional step to join NAR, The Voice for Real Estate. READ MORE

Alec Hagerty

Ohio REALTORS® Honor Alec Hagerty

On Tuesday January 23, 2024 during the Ohio REALTORS® Board of Directors meeting at Winter Conference, a resolution was passed honoring LoCAR REALTOR® member, Alec Hagerty. READ MORE

realtor safety pledge

REALTOR® Safety Pledge

To inspire REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations to keep safety top of mind and implemented into daily business protocols, the National Association of REALTORS® encourages associations and our members to make a pledge to REALTOR® Safety. LoCAR has taken the REALTOR® Safety Pledge. As a REALTOR® association, we pledge to promote REALTOR® Safety in communications, media, governance, and action(s). We strive to ensure the safety of our members and the public. READ MORE

Picture of the Lorain sign.

LoCAR REALTOR® Members' Dream Becomes a Reality

The “Lorain Sign” started as just an idea from LoCAR REALTOR® members Andrea and Jeff Neal.  The idea became reality through generous donations from the private sector and local businesses. The project would not have been possible without the creative assistance of Lorainite, Brian Bartlebaugh, a lifelong friend of the Neals.  Brian was more than happy to volunteer his time to give back to his community as the Designer Project Engineer.  Together they raised the $25,000-plus needed to begin fabrication of the sign. READ MORE

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