Member News – February 25

Join Us Tomorrow night at the
Appliance Warehouse at 5:30pm

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Thursday CARAVAN/Broker
Open Houses in MLS PIN

Please visit MLS PIN for the complete listing of properties with Broker OH offerings tomorrow and every Thursday.  Any questions, please visit the CARAVAN tab on the GNAR website.

MLS PIN CLASSES for March
Register today…..

Course NameGetting Started: Searching the System DATE/TIME03/24/2015 9:30 AM Sign Up
Getting Started: Contact Management 03/24/2015 1:00 PM Sign Up

 

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Member News – February 18

GNAR Office Closed 2/16-2/21

The office is closed for the school vacation week and will reopen on Monday 2/23.
General questions will be responded to upon return.  Any emergency can be directed to the GNAR Board President, Mary Parisella.

Member Mixers

Thanks to all that attended the first Mixer of the Year
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What a great turnout for a cold night!  Thank you to Rob Ciampitti,  Law Office of Rob Ciampitti and Tom Godbout of Embrace Home Loans for sponsoring the delicious munchies and providing raffles.   The lucky winners were Marion Spark and Mary Holmes.  Please mark your calendar for the next mixer on Thursday, February 26 when we return to the Appliance Warehouse, always a great time in the kitchens at the AE showrooms in Salisbury.

CODE OF ETHICS AND NH CORE
NOW ENROLLING….

Click to Enroll Now!

Every four years the National Association of REALTORS requires all members take the Code of Ethics course.  The most recent cycle ended December 2012, so if you haven’t taken COE since 2012, now is the time.  Enrolling in this class will put you in compliance with NAR through 2016 (plus you’ll receive 3.0 CEUs for MA and 3.0 NH).  The current four-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2016.

NOTE:  New members should not take the classroom course, but rather the online New Member course here:  Begin or resume the new member course now

Thursday CARAVAN/Broker
Open Houses in MLS PIN

Please visit MLS PIN for the complete listing of properties with Broker OH offerings tomorrow and every Thursday.  Any questions, please visit the CARAVAN tab on the GNAR website.

MLS PIN CLASSES for February
Register today…..

Course Site Date & Start Time
Moving Forward: Listings Management, Public Records, and More Tools Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 9:30 AM Sign Up
VOW: Getting Started with your Virtual Office Website Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 12:30 PM Sign Up

 

 

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Member News – February 11

GNAR Office Closed 2/12-2/20

The office is closed for the school vacation week and will reopen on Monday 2/23.
General questions will be responded to upon return.  Any emergency can be directed to the GNAR Board President, Mary Parisella.

Member Mixers

Thanks to all that attended the first Mixer of the Year
starboard galley
What a great turnout for a cold night!  Thank you to Rob Ciampitti,  Law Office of Rob Ciampitti and Tom Godbout of Embrace Home Loans for sponsoring the delicious munchies and providing raffles.   The lucky winners were Marion Spark and Mary Holmes.  Please mark your calendar for the next mixer on Thursday, February 26 when we return to the Appliance Warehouse, always a great time in the kitchens at the AE showrooms in Salisbury.

CODE OF ETHICS AND NH CORE
NOW ENROLLING….

Click to Enroll Now!

Every four years the National Association of REALTORS requires all members take the Code of Ethics course.  The most recent cycle ended December 2012, so if you haven’t taken COE since 2012, now is the time.  Enrolling in this class will put you in compliance with NAR through 2016 (plus you’ll receive 3.0 CEUs for MA and 3.0 NH).  The current four-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2016.

NOTE:  New members should not take the classroom course, but rather the online New Member course here:  Begin or resume the new member course now

Thursday CARAVAN/Broker
Open Houses in MLS PIN

Please visit MLS PIN for the complete listing of properties with Broker OH offerings tomorrow and every Thursday.  Any questions, please visit the CARAVAN tab on the GNAR website.

MLS PIN CLASSES for February
Register today…..

Course Site Date & Start Time
Moving Forward: Listings Management, Public Records, and More Tools Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 9:30 AM Sign Up
VOW: Getting Started with your Virtual Office Website Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 12:30 PM Sign Up

 

 

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Member News – February 4

Tomorrow: Member Meeting CANCELLED

Due to unforseen circumstances, our speaker tomorrow has cancelled – we will be sure to reschedule the meeting in the future so that we can learn more about the plans for the shopping centres in Seabrook.

TOMORROW (2/5) AT GNAR: – Monthly Member Meeting at GNAR
We will hear from Josh Levy, Waterstone Retail (Developers for the Seabrook Crossing), on the plans for the shopping area of the new retail expansion in Seabrook.  As always, the monthly meeting kicks off with refreshments at 8:45am, and Key speaker will begin at 9am.

NOT CANCELLED:
Member Mixer – 5:30pm – Tomorrow 2/5

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The first monthly Affiliate and Realtor Member Mixer of 2015 will be held on FEBRUARY 5TH (rescheduled from 1/29), at the Starboard Galley.  Join us from 5:30-7:30pm(ish).  As you may remember, we kicked off this great monthly tradition at the Starboard Galley last year.   We are excited to be going back to their location again, great food hosted by our Affiliates, Cash bar, and of course Raffles!

All monthly locations for 2015 are currently being planned.  Also, mark your calendars for the next mixer, February 26, when we return to the amazing kitchens and showroom at the Appliance Warehouse!

CODE OF ETHICS AND NH CORE
NOW ENROLLING….

Click to Enroll Now!

Every four years the National Association of REALTORS requires all members take the Code of Ethics course.  The most recent cycle ended December 2012, so if you haven’t taken COE since 2012, now is the time.  Enrolling in this class will put you in compliance with NAR through 2016 (plus you’ll receive 3.0 CEUs for MA and 3.0 NH).

About the NAR Training Requirement
from www.realtor.org –

REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within four-year cycles. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®.  New GNAR members must take the class upon joining using the online training on http://www.realtor.org      The current four-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2016.

 

URGENT2015  Membership Dues Collection

A late fee has been assessed for $50.00 to all unpaid members.  Members that have not paid by 2/28 will be made inactive and have a late/reinstatement fee of $100 assessed.   In accordinance with NAR Dues Policy, unpaid members also subject the entire office to termination.

Please remit payment by check to GNAR, or login and pay online at  https://secure.realtor.org/ecommenu.nsf/ecommenu?OpenForm&Login

Thursday CARAVAN/Broker
Open Houses in MLS PIN

Please visit MLS PIN for the complete listing of properties with Broker OH offerings tomorrow and every Thursday.  Any questions, please visit the CARAVAN tab on the GNAR website.

MLS PIN CLASSES for February
Register today…..

Course Site Date & Start Time
Moving Forward: Listings Management, Public Records, and More Tools Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 9:30 AM Sign Up
VOW: Getting Started with your Virtual Office Website Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 12:30 PM Sign Up

 

 

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Member News – January 28

Hopefully everyone is getting back to
business after the Blizzard of 2015!

URGENTAre your 2015 dues paid? AVOID the LATE FEE…
pay dues by January 31

There will be a late fee of $50.00 applied to all unpaid accounts on Monday, February 2.    You still have time to mail your payment by check or stop by the office.  Email reminders are being sent to all unpaid members today.  Invoices were emailed in October for 2015 dues.  Note: payments received after 2/27 will have a late fee of $100.00.  Credit card payments can  be made online at the National Association of REALTORS website https://secure.realtor.org/ecommenu.nsf/ecommenu?OpenForm&Login

Mixer Postponed due to
Weather/Snow Clean Up

The mixer tomorrow has been moved to Thursday, February 5th  –
The first monthly Affiliate and Realtor Member Mixer of 2015 will be held on FEBRUARY 5TH (rescheduled from 1/29), at the Starboard Galley.  Join us from 5:30-7:30pm(ish).  As you may remember, we kicked off this great monthly tradition at the Starboard Galley last year.   We are excited to be going back to their location again, great food hosted by our Affiliates, Cash bar, and of course Raffles!    All monthly locations for 2015 are currently being planned.  Also, mark your calendars for the next mixer, February 26, when we return to the amazing kitchens and showroom at the Appliance Warehouse!

February 5 – Monthly Member Meeting at GNAR — We will have an affiliate presentation by Mary Ellen Lawlor of ServPro, as well as a speaker.  Josh Levy, Waterstone Retail (Developers for the Seabrook Crossing) will discuss the plans for the area of the new retail expansion in Seabrook.  As always, the monthly meeting kicks off with refreshments at 8:45am, and affiliate presentation/Key speakers beginning at 9am.

February 23 — Kathy Roosa at GNAR.  Two classes will be offered, registration opening next week.   The Code of Ethics will be presented encompassing both MA/NH ceu’s (3.0 hours) and the NH Core will be taught (3.0 hours).  Watch for the eventbrite registration this week.

Thursday CARAVAN/Broker
Open Houses in MLS PIN

Please visit MLS PIN for the complete listing of properties with Broker OH offerings tomorrow and every Thursday.  Any questions, please visit the CARAVAN tab on the GNAR website.

The following will be hosting Broker OH with refreshments/luncheons tomorrow:

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A little background

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MLS PIN CLASSES for February
Register today…..

Course Site Date & Start Time
Moving Forward: Listings Management, Public Records, and More Tools Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 9:30 AM Sign Up
VOW: Getting Started with your Virtual Office Website Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 12:30 PM Sign Up

 

 

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Member News – January 21

Save the Dates –

January 29 – The first monthly Affiliate and Realtor Member Mixer of 2015 will be held next Thursday, January 29, at the Starboard Galley.  Join us from 5:30-7:30pm(ish).  As you may remember, we kicked off this great monthly tradition at the Starboard Galley last year.   We are excited to be going back to their location again, great food hosted by our Affiliates, Cash bar, and of course Raffles!    All monthly locations for 2015 are currently being planned.  You can mark your calendars for the next mixer, February 26, when we return to the amazing kitchens and showroom at the Appliance Warehouse!

February 5 – Monthly Member Meeting at GNAR — We will have an affiliate presentation by Mary Ellen Lawlor of ServPro (more details to follow), as well as a speaker.  Josh Levy, Waterstone Retail (Developers for the Seabrook Crossing) will discuss the plans for the area of the new retail expansion in Seabrook.  As always, the monthly meeting kicks off with refreshments at 8:45am, and presentations/speakers starting at 9am.

February 23 – Kathy Roosa at GNAR.  Two classes will be offered, registration opening next week.   The Code of Ethics will be presented encompassing both MA/NH ceu’s (3.0 hours) and the NH Core will be taught (3.0 hours).  Watch for the eventbrite registration next week.

Each Thursday Broker
Open Houses in MLS PIN

Please visit MLS PIN for the complete listing of properties with Broker OH offerings tomorrow and every Thursday.  As a reminder, when a monthly meeting is held at the GNAR office, listings in Newburyport should start at 10am and surrounding towns at 11am.  Broker OH Luncheons should start no earlier than 11:30am.  Any questions, please visit the CARAVAN tab on the GNAR website.

MLS PIN CLASSES for February
Register today…..

Course Site Date & Start Time
Moving Forward: Listings Management, Public Records, and More Tools Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 9:30 AM Sign Up
VOW: Getting Started with your Virtual Office Website Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 02/25/2015 12:30 PM Sign Up

 

reminder post it imageDon’t forget — 2015 Membership Dues are NOW past due -
AVOID  A LATE FEE… pay before January 31.

Please be sure to remit your payment to GNAR prior to 12/31/14.  Avoid the  late fee of $50.00 which will be effective on any unpaid member on 1/31/14.

 

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Member News – January 14

Broker Open House Luncheons tomorrow
and weekly Caravan in MLS PIN

Please visit MLS PIN for the complete listing of properties with Broker OH offerings tomorrow.  While out visiting, please stop by for lunch at the following:

83 Bachelder, West Newbury Luncheon


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MLS PIN NEWS…..
Pinergy’s Listing Input Fields
JUST got GREENER!

Starting today, you’ll see a comprehensive update of data fields when entering a listing in Pinergy. These new additions  include green fields for energy efficiency, renewable materials, and other green features for your listings. Look for them when you input new listings, and search for most of them with the “Advanced Criteria” drop-down menu. Please visit the home page of MLS PIN for additional information and a convenient listing.  MLS PIN added the new, green fields in conjunction with the U.S. Green Building Council to promote market transformation towards healthier and more energy-efficient buildings. MLS PIN hopes the codes are useful for clients who are concerned about the environment (or saving money on utilities!). If you need assistance with any of the new fields, please contact their support team at 800-695-3000, option 1.

reminder post it imageDon’t forget — 2015 Membership Dues are NOW past due - AVOID  A LATE FEE… pay before January 31.

Please be sure to remit your payment to GNAR prior to 12/31/14.  Avoid the  late fee of $50.00 which will be effective on any unpaid member on 1/31/14.

 FROM NAR . . . 

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Follow these few easy steps to earn your free reward

  1. Click the “ACT NOW” button to be taken to the offer page, fill out the form and “Like” the REALTOR Benefits® Facebook Page
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  3. Within 48 hours of “liking” the REALTOR Benefits® Program Facebook Page, you’ll receive an email with a promotional code to order the 2013 NAR Profile of Buyers Feature Preferences-Download.

This action and reward have been brought to you by NAR’s REALTOR Benefits®Program, including REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, DocuSign. The REALTOR Benefits® Program is the official member benefits program of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®; connecting members with discounts and special offers on products and services just for REALTORS®. Current partner listing and offer details can be found at REALTOR.org/RealtorBenefits.

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