Member News – September 12

Meeting and Caravan for Thursday – 9/13

Visit GNAR each week for networking, caravan and scheduled speakers.  Tomorrow, Bill DiGuisseppe of BD Plumbing and John Collins, Electrician, will both speak about their services.  Additionally, BD Plumbing will be providing morning refreshments.  Please join us!!

CARAVAN September 13, 2012

14 55th Street, Newburyport (PI)—6/3/2—$479,900, Northern Blvd to 55th
Joyce Adams, Bean Group, 978-270-9449

82 Northern Blvd, Newburyport (PI) –6/2/2—$859,900, PlumIsland Turnpike
Dolores Person, William Raveis 978-660-0967

115 Old Point Road, Newbury, (PI)4/1/1—$379,900, Plum Island Turnpike, take 1st left onto Old Point Road, house on left.
Cheryl Caldwell, William Raveis – Dolores Person Group 978.609-1041

 28 Hancock Street, Unit A, Newburyport—6/4/2/2—$629,000; High Street to Bromfield to Hancock
Deanna Burke, Coldwell Banker, 781-799-8108

126 Merrimac St, Unit 29, Newburyport (@Rivers Edge) – 5/2/2.5 — $434,900
Christine Sosa, RE/MAX on the River, 978-764-2225

60 Kent Street, Newburyport—8/3/2.5—$629,900, High and Kent
Christine Sosa, RE/MAX on the River, 978-764-2225

2 Merrimac Court, Newburyport—8/4/2.5—$600,000, off Merrimac Street at Butler, Susan Grillo, William Raveis DPG, 978-270-8527

255 Main St. Amesbury—7/4/1.5—$269,900,  Rte 110 to Main St.
Anastasia Dimopoulos, Keller Williams Realty 978-360-1011 ($25 Gas card Raffle)

148 Kimball Road, Amesbury—8/4/2.5—$439,900, Rt. 110 to Kimball Road
Val McGillivray, Bean Group, 978-360-4209

41 Birch Meadow Road, Merrimac—10/4/2—$650,000, ½ mile off Rte. 110.
Deb Hamilton, RE/Max On the River, 978 270-9129.

Broker OH Luncheon and OH Desserts

Luncheon – 11:30-1pm
238 High Street, Newburyport – 12/4/3.5– $999,900
Hosted by Dolores Person – William Raveis and sponsored by
Michael Galatis of Fairway Mortgage

Desserts, Coffee and Tea – 11:30-1pm
Interior Indulgences at 58 Merrimac Street, Newburyport
Hosted by Shirley StoneOffering Desserts, Coffee and Tea


Interior Indulgences is a full-service design studio and showroom in downtown Newburyport.  The elegant space showcases the talents of designers Shirley Stone, Rosemary Saggese, and Paula Bevacqua. The showroom features distinctive products from a variety of local artisans. Through inspired design, our team will guide your residential or commercial project to achieve a polished and functional environment.

From simple makeovers to complete renovations, Interior Indulgences will provide a clear design plan, budget, and schedule, as well as the materials and services to take your project from conception to completion. From new construction to renovations of homes, restaurants, retail spaces & yachts, the designers work closely with the finest “to-the-trade” resources to bring craftsmanship & style to your project.


GNAR Education

Thank you to Bob Pezella, Mike McCarthy, and Ted Epstein (of Loretta)  for sponsoring the great day of education on Monday.  Classes were well attended and CEU certificates for MA will be sent to you within the next two weeks.  Please remember the professional services of our affiliate members when recommending providers to your clients.  

Save the date for October 15 – 9a-11am for RPR and CMA Class.  Details to be sent out next week.

Bob Pezzella of Evolve Bank and Trust 10 State Street, Suite 211A Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950 Cell: 617-513-8143 Fax: 866-258-3085 Email: and

Michael McCarthy The Law Offices of Michael B. McCarthy 10 State Street Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950 (978) 270-2189 (888) 334-7053 Contact Mike McCarthy

Lunch was delicious and generously sponsored by: Loretta27 State Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 – Thanks to GNAR member Jamie Frontiero for coordinating with Loretta.    To reach Loretta . .  . . . .Phone: 978-463-0000 Fax: 978-463-0001 

Join the Team!  REALTORS® For a Cause Sunday, September 30, 2012

The Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence has become a community tradition as it brings everyone together, rain or shine, to walk to end domestic violence, one step at a time. The Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center provides over 7,000 services annually to adults and children victims of domestic abuse —you likely know someone who is/has been a victim. Since 1982, the Center has been a vital resource for adults and children in abusive situations. One family at a time, they are committed to building healthier communities and providing programs of excellence.

TIME:  9:00-12:00 noon
DATE:  Sunday, September 30, 2012

For location and to join the team or donate, click here:  For additional information, please email team coordinator, Nancy Purcell at

FROM MAR . . . .

Massachusetts Association of REALTORS

FROM NAR – Code of Ethics Requirement by 12/31/2012

Be sure to get your Code of Ethics training completed before this deadline either online (no CEU credits) or at our next in-house class at GNAR on Monday, November 5 (earning 2 CEU’s for MA and 3 CEU’s for NH).  All REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 min. of instructional time within the four-year cycle. The current four-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2012.  The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS®.

Important GNAR “Save the Date(s)”. . . . . 

CLASSES at GNAR: September:

October: Registration for October RPR/CMA Class will open next week.
This is valid for 2CEU in MA.

November: 11/5 – Quadrennial Code of Ethics (last chance in 2012 to take for CEU’s at GNAR), all members must have this completed by 12/31/12 or risk suspension of REALTOR membership.  NH Core will also be offered on this date .  Registration to open in September. 11/12 – Full day of classes offered for a total of 6CEU’s. Instructor, Jamie Williamson of the MCAD:

RE02R06 – Buyer Agency

RE01RO6 – Seller Agency

RE36E05 – Conducting Safe Open Houses

December:  No Classes


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