Sibcy Cline is Going Paperless in October 2018 with an Electronic Transaction Payment System from Fifth Third Bank

Sibcy Cline is paperlessThe future of accounting is electronic – and Sibcy Cline is doing just that! Partnering with Fifth Third Bank, Sibcy Cline is working now on eliminating the creation of paper checks and is converting to an electronic-transaction system. This is not only a “green” thing to do, but lessens the risk of fraud and speeds up payment. Says Lisa Lakeman, CFO for Sibcy Cline, “This new system will save us time and money in the processing and mailing costs associated with paying bills by paper check.” The new system is slated to be in place in October 2018.

Read more about the partnership with Fifth Third Bank.

Photo:  Sibcy Cline Accounting – Corey Asman, Controller; Lisa Lakeman, CFO; and Paula Wilton, Accounts Payable Processor

Sibcy Cline Realtors Ranked as the Largest Residential Estate Company by the Business Courier for the 25th year in a Row

Sibcy Cline Ranked Largest Real Estate Company

For the 25th year in a row, Sibcy Cline Realtors has been ranked as the largest residential real estate company by the Business Courier. Rankings were based on 2017 sales volume.

Sibcy Cline has almost 1,200 real estate agents and over 200 employees. Founded in the 1930s, the company has been a family-run firm since that time. Sibcy Cline is a full-service company with real estate, mortgage, relocation, insurance, title and home services divisions.

Sibcy Cline Ranked by Business Courier

Cincinnati’s Housing Opportunities Made Equal Celebrates 50 Years with a Celebration Banquet

SCAttendees_Best.jpgCincinnati’s Housing Opportunities Made Equal organization celebrated the 50th anniversary of the fair housing movement with a celebration banquet at the Renaissance Hotel on April 19, 2018.

The evening included speakers and video from past and present H.O.M.E. board members and supporters. Jeniece Jones, Executive Director, shared her excitement for the 50th anniversary and strides made by H.O.M.E. Deb Jetter, H.O.M.E.’s Director of Education (and long-time fair-housing instructor for Sibcy Cline), also shared thoughts about her 40-year career with the organization. It was a memorable evening that reinforced the importance of  the nation’s fair-housing laws.

Sibcy Cline attendees to this event included: Marc Cameron (H.O.M.E. board member), Helena Cameron, Carrie-McIntosh Owens, Denise Taylor, Jeff Rosa, Jennifer Shinn, Amy Goodman, Sandy Butler and Susan Knabe.


Sibcy Cline Ranked on REAL Trends Top 500 List for 2018

RealTrends_2018_LgstIndepRE.pngSibcy Cline Realtors once again is part of the REAL Trends Top 500 list for 2018. The company was ranked #20 of the largest independent U.S. Brokers and #13 for closed transactions of all Leading Real Estate Companies of the World broker members.

The Real Trend’s list ranked Sibcy Cline #40 in closed transaction sides and #75 in sales volume for all U.S. real estate brokers.

See all of the rankings here.

CoreServices_RealTrends_2018Additionally, real estate Core  Services were ranked and Sibcy Cline was listed at #12. This list included mortgage, title, home warranty insurance and escrow transactions.

Sibcy Cline is Ranked Among the Top 500 U.S. Power Brokers by RISMedia

花火8RISMedia publishes an annual U.S. Power Broker rankings list among the Top 500 U.S. Brokers. Sibcy Cline Realtors was on this list ranking 39 for transactions and 75 for sales. (Rankings are based upon 2017 data.) See the list of rankings.

See a digital version of the April 2018 magazine.

RISMedia was founded in 1980 as a resource for the residential real estate industry.


Sibcy Cline is Named Best Real Estate Company by CityBeat Magazine for 2018


CityBeat_SC_2018_1200x628Thank you CityBeat readers: you voted and named Sibcy Cline as the Best in Real Estate for 2018. We appreciate you taking the time to vote for us and are thrilled to be honored!

Over 900,000 readers voted this year for their favorite local businesses and services. Look at all of the winners! (Sibcy Cline is located under the shops and services category.)

Sibcy Cline Title Agency Received Circle of Excellence Award for the Seventh Consecutive Year

Title_Award.jpgSibcy Cline Title Agency was presented with the Circle of Excellence award for a seventh consecutive year in March 2018. This honor was given by Sibcy Cline Title’s underwriter, Fidelity National Title Group Ohio Agency.

This award was given to Ohio title insurance agencies ranking the highest in dollar volume of insurance policy remittance, least amount of claims filed and the turn around time of issuing lender and owner policies for transactions closed in 2017.

Sibcy Cline Title Agency (along with Lawyers Title of Cincinnati) ranked number one out of 123 relationships that Fidelity has statewide.

Sibcy Cline Mortgage Services joined in the celebration due to their support of providing a large portion of the transactions that Sibcy Cline Title Agency and Lawyers Title of Cincinnati closed in 2017.

Photograph: Bill Borek, CFO of Sibcy Cline; Mike Fletcher, Lawyers Title); Jim Stofko, General Manager of Sibcy Cline; Jessica Overlay, VP Production Manager for Sibcy Cline Mortgage Services;Vicki Hathorn, Operations Manager for Sibcy Cline Title; Stan Hunter, VP Fidelity Ohio Manager; Jodi Diamond, Fidelity Account Manager; Rich  Lauber, VP and Legal Counsel for Fidelity National Title; and Bob Mahoney (General Sales Manager for Sibcy Cline.