Sibcy Cline’s Website Earns Quality Certification for 2017

SplashPage_2017.pngSibcy Cline’s website has earned the Website Qualification Certification (WQC) for 2017 from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global community of 550 high-quality independent real estate firms. The certification was presented in recognition of excellence in website design and function.

Sibcy Cline’s website earned the certification after receiving high marks in a number of critical areas relating to website performance, including usability, design and content, interactivity, customer service and mobile responsiveness. The evaluation was conducted by Virtual Results, LLC, a real estate Internet and social marketing firm selected to review the websites of participating members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

“We created the WQC to raise the bar in online marketing and recognize the companies that are demonstrating best practices with their websites,” said Leading Real Estate Companies of the World President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “The companies that earned the WQC this year have not only mastered the technical components, but they have also shown superiority in providing highly local content, up-to-the-minute information on homes, and responsive customer service.”

Sibcy Cline’s website averages (depending upon time of year) between 26,000-45,000 daily visits with 77,000-145,000 listing pages viewed.

See a list of all WQC real estate companies here.

Sibcy Cline Insurance Services is Ranked among Cincinnati’s Top Property and Casualty Insurance Agencies

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Sibcy Cline Insurance Services was ranked among the Cincinnati region’s top property and casualty insurance agencies by the Business Courier. The company ranked at #18, rising up from a #20 ranking in 2016.

Ben O’Brien, Vice President of Sibcy Cline Insurance says, “We are thrilled with the recognition as a top agency in our region. Our team worked very hard this past year to provide the best-in-class of service to our clients. We had great results with an increase in business by 12 percent.”

Robin S. Sheakley, Vice President of Sibcy Cline Core Services adds, “We are very proud of our insurance team and their success in 2016! Our insurance agency is a valued resource not only for the public, but our Sibcy Cline employees and agents as well. Convenience, trust, and customer service are most important whether we are helping people buy, sell, finance, close, or insure their home.”

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Founded in 2000, Sibcy Cline Insurance Services creates insurance programs that are personalized to each client. The company represents many insurance companies including: Travelers, Safeco, MetLife, Progressive, State Auto, Foremost, Specialty Underwriting Group, Diversified Brokerage and Marketfinders.

Carrie McIntosh-Owens of Sibcy Cline Realtors is President of the Southern Ohio Association of Realtors for 2017

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Carrie McIntosh-Owens, co-manager of the Sibcy Cline Northeast office is the 2017 president for the Southern Ohio Association of Realtors (SOAR). She is looking forward to her term for the upcoming year. Carrie says, “Realtors in the Southern Ohio Association support a wide range of clients in the agricultural, rural, and suburban areas of Cincinnati. The association also supports its realtor members by offering continuing education, fun events, and philanthropic activities that support the communities in which we live and work. I am honored to be this year’s president and will work hard to make 2017 the best year yet by laying a  strong foundation for years to come.”

Says Rob Sibcy, president of Sibcy Cline, “We are thrilled Carrie will be leading the Southern Ohio Association of Realtors. She has been a very active with board member and we know she will do a fine job this year.”

Involved in Real Estate
Carrie has been an active member of SOAR throughout the years. She has served on the board of directors since 2007 as well as:

  • Treasurer – 2013
  • President – 2014
  • Past President – 2015
  • President – 2017

She has also served as Chairperson for RPAC in 2016, strategic planning committee, membership committee and the Elite Club committee. In 2014, Carrie was honored as Realtor of the Year for all of her past efforts with this organization.

Carrie also has state-wide responsibilities. She has been an Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR) director since 2013. She serves on the OAR professional development, communications and Young Professional Network committees.

Community Supporter
Carrie is a lifelong resident of Loveland, Ohio. She is a fast-pitch softball coach and has served on the board of directors of the Loveland Softball Association. She was also a Loveland Youth Football Cheerleading coach.

 

 

Marcie Rottinghaus of Sibcy Cline Realtors Named President for the Northern Kentucky MLS for 2017

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Marcie Rottinghaus, Vice President and Sales Manager of Sibcy Cline Campbell County, has been named the 2017 president of the Northern Kentucky MLS. She has served on the board for the Northern Kentucky Association of Realtors since 2014.

Says Marcie, “It is an honor to lead the board for the Northern Kentucky MLS. We have gone through some large changes these past few months with the transfer from Rappattoni to the Paragon MLS system. The MLS is the source of data about listed properties and it is important we make solid decisions about how it is presented to the public. Representing and supporting our total membership by providing the best resources possible is our goal.

Rob Sibcy, president of Sibcy Cline Realtors says, “We are very happy Marcie takes the time to be so involved with the Northern Kentucky Association of Realtors. The MLS is key to information about listed homes and we are confident she will have positive opinions on how this data is shared and used.”

About Marcie
Marcie has been part of the Sibcy Cline team since 2009 as well as experience as a new construction sales representative prior to that. An Ohio native and resident of Kentucky for over 10 years, she is active in local schools, church and community groups.”

 

 

 

Anne Goss of Sibcy Cline Realtors is Named President Elect for the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors and a Director for the Ohio Association of Realtors

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Anne Goss, a Sales Vice President of Sibcy Cline Vandalia, has two appointments for 2017. She is serving as a Director for the Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR) with a three-year term commitment. Anne has also been named President Elect for the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors.

As a Director, Anne will be responsible for staying up to date on changes in the Ohio law that affects the real estate industry. She will review, discuss and vote on legislation. This three-year term is an important commitment to insure the highest level of professionalism and ethics from the real estate industry.

In addition, Anne will be committing time as President Elect for the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors. This group is tasked to develop its members’ leadership skills to be used professionally as well as with community leadership responsibilities.

Says Anne, “I really enjoy volunteering my time. I have met so many wonderful professionals and I find it rewarding to help make my profession even better. It is going to be a busy but production year!”

Says Rob Sibcy, president of Sibcy Cline, “We are very proud and honored to have Anne represent us with the Women’s Council and as a state Director. We have confidence in her decisions that will guide the real estate profession for the state of Ohio!”

About Anne
Anne has been selling real estate since 1985 and has achieved the Sales Vice President title due to her sales success. She has earned many sales honors throughout her career and has been recognized both locally and statewide.

Anne is very active in the real estate industry. She has served on the Dayton Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors and served as president of this organization in 2013 and 2014. Anne served as treasurer for the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors in 2015 and 2016. Anne is a member of Toastmasters and Theta Phi Alpha and is the Director of Leadership Development for the Women in Business Networking organization.

Anne holds many professional designations that shows her dedication to real estate:

  • ABR – Accredited Buyers’ Representative
  • At Home With Diversity Certification
  • CRS – Certified Resident Specialist
  • GRI – Graduate, Realtors Institute (marketing, ethics, real estate law)
  • e-Pro Certification – (extensive training in internet-based real estate techniques)
  • SFR – Short Sales and Foreclosure Certification
  • SRS – Seller Representative Specialist
  • LSE – Leading Real Estate Service expert
  • LSS – Leading Real Estate Sales specialist
  • DRA – Dayton Regional Ambassador
  • MRP – Military Relocation Professional

 

Cyndi Scarpelli of Sibcy Cline Realtors is Appointed a Director for the Ohio Association of Realtors

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Cyndi Scarpelli, Vice President and Sales Manager of the Sibcy Cline Beavercreek office, has been appointed as a Director for the Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR). This three-year term will entail the review, discussion and voting on new Ohio real estate legislation.

Says Cyndi, “It is my honor to serve as a Director for the OAR and its membership. I take this position very seriously and will do my best to ensure our state’s real estate laws look out for the interests of not only our real estate agents but our clients.”

Says Rob Sibcy, President of Sibcy Cline Realtors, “Cyndi been very active locally as a leader with the Dayton Area Board of Realtors. I know she will work just as hard as a Director for the state. We are very happy she is part of our Sibcy Cline team and is focusing on making our profession operate even better!”

About Cyndi – Professional Organizations
Cyndi has been a Director for the Dayton Area Board of Realtors (DABR) since 2015 and will continue in that role throughout 2017. She has served on many committees for the DABR including: Professional Standards, Finance, Community Service Task Force, Grievance and Technology/Forms. Cyndi was a part of the first DABR Leadership program as well as helped to organize its Region Ambassador program and is now a Dayton  Region Ambassador. In 2013, the DABR honored Cyndi with the Manager of the Year honor in recognition of her work and dedication.

About Cyndi – Community Involvement
A Dayton resident since 1971, Cyndi has a strong sense of giving back to the community. Since 2006, she and a few close friends have sponsored an annual Valentine’s Dance to support various local charities including the Special Wish Foundation. She has been involved with the Community Service Task Force and participated in “Rebuilding Dayton Together”. She has worked in the soup kitchen at the Gospel Mission in downtown Dayton and has served on the Cancer Hope Ministry for her church. In 2014, Sibcy Cline Realtors honored Cyndi with the company’s Community Services Award in honor of all she has done to make the Dayton community a great place to live. Cyndi truly lives by the quote she uses frequently: “Work for a purpose, not a paycheck.”

 

Pat Zirkelbach of Sibcy Cline Realtors is President of the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors for 2017

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, a Sibcy Cline agent with the Western Hills office, is now the president of the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors for 2017. This organization strives to advance women as professionals and leaders in business. She has been a member of this council since 2009 and has served in the past as secretary and treasurer. Pat was president of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors in 2011 and served as treasurer in 2010.

Says Pat, “The Women’s Council of Realtors has been a wonderful organization focused on training leaders and it has created some top-notch ones! We have produced leaders who have gone on to become OAR (Ohio Association of Realtors) presidents and NAR (National Association of Realtors) committee members. My focus this year will be on maintaining strong leaders in our profession.”

The women’s council meets monthly and offers education sessions for its members.

About Pat
Pat has been very active in her community and church at St. Ignatius Montfort Heights. She is a supporter of the Delhi Food Pantry and enjoys making baby blankets, scarves and other items for those in need. Pat was also active with McAuley and LaSalle high schools with the Mom and Dad Club and the Band Parents group.

Pat has earned many sales honors and holds quite a few professional designations:

  • SRES – Senior Real Estate Specialist
  • RST – Real Estate Technology Specialist
  • SRS – Sibcy Cline Relocation Specialist
  • PBD – Professional Business Development
  • LSS – Leading Real Estate Sales Specialist

Says Denise Taylor, Vice President and Sales Manager of Sibcy Cline Western Hills, “We are thrilled Pat is representing us on the Ohio Women’s Council of Realtors. She will be an effective leader for this organization and is a great representative for Sibcy Cline!”