Member News – July 16

Affiliate Mixer July 31

Mark your calendar for the monthly Affiliate Mixer on Thursday, July 31 at Michael’s Harborside.  Fun starts at 5:30pm and goes until 7:30pm.  Great fun, raffles and complimentary snacks.

Broker Open Houses

Please be sure to list your Broker Open houses in MLS PIN using the bus icon.  If you wish to promote a luncheon, please be sure to send your flyer in jpeg format to GNAR before noon on Wednesday.

Broker OH  with Luncheon for Thursday, July 17

161 Water Street


5th Annual RPAC Mini-Golf Tournament
PHOTOS or Slideshow . . . . . .

The photos are published and can be viewed on the GNAR website using this link:
Or you can view (with music) via slideshow at

GRI (Graduate, REALTOR®   Institute)

Have you been considering getting the GRI designation?  The GRI program is underway and in October, GNAR will host one of the modules.  To obtain your GRI, contact the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS or visit  the new GRI website.

Who is it for?

Earning the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation is a way to stand out to prospective home buyers and sellers as a REALTOR® who has gained in-depth market knowledge, increased proficiency in a broad array of subjects to enhance professionalism and business success.

For details on the classes in October at GNAR:

The GRI program covers many in its series of courses for those who are looking to become more successful, professional, and knowledgeable about the industry. The GRI program focuses on:

-New technology
-Marketing yourself/business
-Specific sales techniques
-Environmental issues, and more….

GRI courses are taught by real estate practitioners, who are seasoned instructors and experts in these fields. They provide students with first-hand, personal experiences while demonstrating the true results of success.

How the Graduate REALTOR® can increase your value:

GRI courses are designed to provide agents with the permanent skills needed for longevity. The consumer could see an agent in a different light– they will feel comfortable hiring YOU versus an untrained licensee. After taking the GRI courses, new and long term REALTORS® will be confident in themselves, and have a heightened knowledge of the competitive and changing real estate industry.

Extra perks the Graduate REALTOR®  offers:

– The GRI courses are designed to meet the lifestyle and budget of today’s REALTOR®.
– One GRI course can offer 2-10 Continuing Education credits.
– GRI courses provide valuable networking opportunities. During these live courses students meet fellow agents and develop strong referral business.

For more information about the Graduate REALTOR® program, please visit the new GRI website.  Why not get started in July?   The next module is being held in Westford –see below:

Another Graduate REALTOR® Institute course (GRI) is around the corner! Taking theGRI 301 means setting yourself apart from the competition, while increasing your value and knowledge!
GRI 301: Under All is the Land
GRI Value Date: July 22 & 23 Time: 8:00AM-5:30PM Where: Northeast Association of REALTORS®, Westford Instructors: Deb Agliano and Andrew Consoli Price:$250 CEs: 6
GRI 301 is cutting edge and brings REALTORS® up to date on all the relevant environmental topics such as Radon, UFFI, Lead Paint, Mold, and much more. You will learn how to avoid the legal liabilities associated with environmental issues as well as learn about the increasing use of the Internet and how to market services and properties. REALTORS® can feel confident after the course and walk away with better knowledge of conducting real estate activities on the web.
Act now! Don’t miss your chance. Register today!

Coming to Boston July 24

New CRS One-Day Course!

Whether you are a new agent building your business or an established agent keeping your database fresh, maintaining a flow of potential customers is crucial to your success. Attracting leads is key, but if you don’t have effective systems for converting them into closings, you’re leaving money on the table. Converting Leads Into Closings, the newest course from the Council of Residential Specialists, highlights both traditional and digital approaches to identifying and closing more customers. Instruction and activities cover all aspects of a successful customer interaction experience–attraction, first contact, needs analysis, incubation, conversion, closing, and beyond. Save $25 Now when you register with the coupon code GNAR25. Register today!

Earn a $5 Amazon Gift Card and chance to win an iPad Air by taking action with the Credit Union and MVP by 7/31! 

YOUR OFFER DATESJuly 16 – 31, 2014
YOUR MVP ACTION: Watch one of the new income management videos from the Credit Union and share what you found most valuable
YOUR REWARD: $5 Amazon Gift Card + Chance to win an iPad Air
Gift Card Value $5.00, iPad Air value:  $600.00

Follow these few easy steps to earn your free reward:
1.    Click the “ACT NOW” button to be taken to the Credit Union website.
2.    Watch one of the two videos, and share what you found most valuable on the website.

3.    Within two business days of completing the survey, participants will receive an email from the Credit Union including a link to pick up the $5 Amazon Gift Card.
4.    The winner of the iPad Air will be notified by August 15, 2014 by a member of the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a division of Northwest Federal Credit Union.


Cruise for a Cure (tonight, July 16)

Sandy Berkenbush, of Stone Ridge Properties, invites you to join her on the 20th annual fundraiser for Dana Farber and the Jimmy Fund. For a full size flyer, double click and print the information below:

Limited Tickets!  Order Today to Ensure Space!

Limited Tickets! Order Today to Ensure Space!


to Benefit the “Jimmy Fund”


Learn tax strategies to benefit your bottom line. 

Register Today:

 Monday, July 28 from 9am-11am at GNAR

Eventbrite Bradford GNAR MA July 28 2014

















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