Member News – October 17

2012 Annual Membership Meeting

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Amesbury Sports Park
12 Hunt Road,  Amesbury MA

Please rsvp TODAY so an accurate headcount can be provided for catering.
We look forward to seeing you next Thursday, October 25th.


with sponsorship by

8:00am – 8:30am
Eggs Benedict/Continental Breakfast

 8:30am – 9:30am
Annual Meeting – Agenda

              • 2012 GNAR Overview
              • 2012 Financials Presentation
              • 2013 Proposed budget presented/voted
              • 2013-2014 Slate of Officers to be presented/accepted

CARAVAN – October 18, 2012


229 High Road, Newbury—9/4/3—$539,900
Deanna Burke, CBRB, 781-799-8108

4 Gove Drive, Newburyport–$650,000–7/4/2.5, High Street to Moseley Avenue to Lucey Drive to Gove Drive.
Tom Tormey, Re/Max on the River, 978.689.5759

141-143 Atlantic Ave, Salisbury, 4-Family –$1,299,990—Each unit 7/4/1, Cross Street – Cable Ave
John P. Wells, Wellsco, 978-518-1481

17 Middle Street, Merrimac – 7/3/1.5 – $289,900, Off Locust
Tom Mahoney, RE/MAX On the River 508.633.0813

Broker OH Luncheon 12-1pm
Hosted by Margaret Cargill, A Fall Luncheon with Raffle
386R Merrimac Street–10/4/4.5–$1.95M
Margaret Cargill, RE/MAX On the River, 978-758-2444
(Raffle for $100 Gift Card to Ceia in Newburyport)

RPR – Did you miss the Class at GNAR?
Learn about RPR via webinar on 10/25

Already available to MLSPIN users, the Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) will be available to ALL REALTORS® across the country, effective 11/1.    RPR is offering a webinar overview of the power of RPR and how you can access it on Thursday October 25, 2012.  To register for this, please go to:

If you haven’t heard of RPR, it’s a national property database from NAR designed to provide REALTORS® with advanced technology tools and features that can be utilized to provide your clients and customers with dynamic reports and analytics.  The RPR results can assist them in making better-informed decisions when buying or selling properties.

RPR is:
• Exclusive technology-only for REALTORS®
• One site, hundreds of datasets on 147 million properties in the U.S.
• NAR member dues funded, carrying no additional fees to members, brokers, MLS/CIEs or Association

The RPR database includes:
• Tax assessment / public records on 147 million parcels of property in the U.S.
• Mortgage and lien information
• MLS/CIE sourced data (where licensed from partnering MLS/CIEs)
• Realtor Valuation Model® (RVM®)
• Largest national database, by county, of foreclosure, pre-foreclosure, REO and default data
• Nationwide school data, test scores and parent reviews
• Dynamic mapping: school zones, neighborhoods, zip codes, cities, FEMA flood maps, plat maps and more
• Geo-spatial data, aerial photography, street level images and bird’s eye view
• Census, demographic and lifestyle data
• Neighborhood information

Please feel free to visit RPR’s Blog at for FAQs, overviews, instructional videos and for more information or Like NAR RPR on Facebook


GNAR members recently visited the US Coast Guard Station Merrimack at our Thursday Morning meeting on October 4 to learn more about a special place in our City.  Thank you to Affiliate Member, Rick Hydren Advertising and Photography, for photos.

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

THE CHANCE TO WIN AN APPLE iPad3 has been extended . . . .

REALTORS® who complete the Code of Ethics Training Requirement between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30, 2012 will have a chance to win an Apple iPad 3.

To enter the Know Your Ethics Sweepstakes, simply complete either of the two NAR Code of Ethics online training programs—for new members of the association or for existing members—successfully by Nov. 30, and you’ll automatically be entered to win. The winner will be notified by phone, mail, or e-mail.  Take the training now.

For the complete contest rules: 


November 5
Code of Ethics (8:30-11:30am)
NH Core (12:30-3:30pm) 

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 .


November 12
Three Classes Offered for 6 MA CEU’S

Registration is now open for a full day of classes on 11/12.  Total of 6CEU’s for MA. Instructor, Jamie Williamson of the MCAD.  Sign in at 8:30am ~ Please be on time 



Instructor: Jamie Williamson, Commissioner – MCAD
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

Lunch generously sponsored by:
Bill DiGuiseppe of BD Plumbing and Heating
MA Master 13421
Phone: 978-875-2442


(click titles for enrollment on MLSPIN)

9:30am  CMAs and Market Reports*

1:00PM Moving Forward: Listings Management, Pub…

9:30am Getting Started: Searching the System

1:00pm Getting Started: Client Management*

December:  No Classes scheduled at present


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