I am currently the BIC of a real estate firm, which focuses on residential sales transactions. I want to open a second firm . . .

Legal Q&A | Broker-In-Charge Designation for More Than One Firm

QUESTION: I am currently the BIC of a real estate firm, which focuses on residential sales transactions. I want to open a second firm to provide property management services for our clients. Will I be able to designate myself BIC of the new management company? In the future, what options do I have to open a third firm, where I am planning to offer commercial sales services, and serve as BIC?


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NC REALTORS® 2023 State of Real Estate and Committee Meetings are happening this week!

Take advantage of our virtual program of events. Featured sessions and meetings include:

  1. Economic Update by Dr. Lawrence Yun: Get insights into the NC Commercial economic landscape with a 30-minute update from guest speaker Dr. Lawrence Yun, NAR's Chief Economist.
  2. President Leigh Brown's Appraisal Discussion: Leigh Brown is ready to engage with members about appraisals. Join the discussion covering various topics to shape the future of our industry.
  3. State of Real Estate: Dive into the state's housing industry and a discussion on housing affordability with thought leaders and nationally recognized experts.

Don't miss out on these valuable sessions – register now for an enriching experience! Plus, it's free! Sign up here >>


TODAY at 1PM | Safe Business, Happy Consumers: Building Success with Responsible Practices

Join us this REALTOR® Safety Month for an insightful session featuring Tracey the Safety Lady. Gain invaluable insights from her session "Safe Business, Happy Consumers: Building Success with Responsible Practices." She will cover comprehensive safety plans and cybersecurity mastery. Learn to navigate the digital landscape, stand out from your competition, and boost your business' profits—all while prioritizing safety. Don't miss out TODAY at 1PM in the Mobile Mondays Facebook group! Sign me up »

We are now accepting applications for the NC REALTORS® William C. Bass Leadership Academy Class of 2024!

The NC REALTORS® William C. Bass Leadership Academy identifies, inspires and mentors emerging leaders. Join this thriving group of alumni and learn essential leadership skills to help you grow in your community, industry and association. Apply by October 30 »

Fighting Breast Cancer Together: Cast Your Vote for our Good Neighbor

NAR has announced the 2023 finalists for the Good Neighbor Awards, and our very own NC REALTOR® Irene Sawyer has made the list! Irene survived a rare form of breast cancer, and now she helps other women in the High Country community battle the disease and avoid medical debt. Vote at realtor.com/goodneighbor by October 1 to help Irene win the Web Choice vote and bonus grant money. Vote now »

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Enjoy podcasts? Check out NC REALTORS® REdefined – The NC REALTORS® Podcast

A new episode of NC REALTORS® REdefined is here! In our latest episode, hear an exclusive preview from two of this year's Region 4 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, Mark Saunders and Josh Cadillac. Tune in HERE or wherever you get your podcasts. For more information and to register for the conference, visit ncrealtors.org/convention.

Discover the secret to lead generation success!

Ever wonder why some agents excel at generating and converting leads while others struggle? Don't miss your REALTOR® Partner IXACT Contact's 1-hour session with Elm Street Academy on Wednesday, September 13, at 1PM. Learn how to generate high-quality, low-competition leads that you can close and turn into lifelong clients and referrals. Register now and unlock the path to real estate success! Sign me up »