Member News – August 20

Member Mixer TONIGHT

August Mixer WEDNESDAY, August 20th
Join fellow GNAR Affiliate and REALTOR® members at Michaels Harborside after work today at 5:30pm to share food, fun, and business networking.  As always, great raffles will provided by our generous affiliates.  Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

Thank you to the following refreshment sponsors:

  • Mike Galatis at Fairway Mortgage
  • Jay Gallagher at Washington Trust Company
  • Kristen Leone at Property North Appraisals, Inc.

Raffle Drawings this month are generously provided by:

  • Lance Adie at Bank of America
  • Wendy Dickes at Regency Mortgage

Nominations for GNAR
Board of Directors and Officers
Applications accepted 
thru 5pm today 

The extended deadline ends today for your submission for openings on the 2015 Slate of Officers.  This process, which occurs every year, allows for any GNAR Realtor member interested in serving on the Board, to submit their interest.  Our organization, a volunteer-based association, needs ongoing participation.  We hope that you submit yourself or another candidate to help move the association forward in 2015 and beyond.

Submissions received are reviewed by the nominating committee, then the Slate of Officers is sent to all members 30 days prior to the GNAR Annual Membership Meeting (scheduled for October 16).  Please submit on behalf of yourself or another qualified candidate for the openings.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Broker Open Houses

Please check MLS PIN each week for the Broker Open Houses scheduled for Thursdays. List your Broker Open houses in MLS PIN using the bus icon no later than Wednesday noon each week.  Note: If you wish to promote a luncheon, please be sure to send your flyer in jpeg format to GNAR before noon on Wednesday.

25 Rolfes Lane, Newburyport – Noon to 1pm….
(double click flyer image for full size or to print a copy)



Community News

Save the date for Sunday, August 31, to attend the Newburyport Lantern Festival at the Bartlett Mall.  In the Asian tradition, friends and families will gather to remember loved ones and make wishes for the future.  Live performances, picnicking, and lantern decorating will take place at the Mall.  Suggested donation to benefit Ovarian Cancer Awareness of Greater Newburyport is only $10.  For additional info, please feel free to contact GNAR member, Ann Marie Salmon, or email

FROM NAR . . .

.REALTOR Domain Available Oct. 23
NAR’s .REALTOR top-level domain will be available October 23 to members of NAR and the Canadian Real Estate Association. The domain will also be made available to state and local REALTOR® associations, association multiple listing services, affiliated institutes, societies and councils, and NAR strategic business partners. More<>. Additional info is in a press release<>

Brown, New HUD Chief Castro in Live Webcast
Hear directly from the newest HUD Secretary during a live webcast featuring NAR President Steve Brown and new HUD Secretary Julián Castro.  During the webcast, they’ll discuss the policy issues that affect REALTORS®, their clients, and the real estate market. The webcast is Tuesday, August 26, at 4 p.m., Eastern Time. Register and share link.

FROM MAR . . .

MAR Conference & Tradeshow

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 08:30 AM PDT

Tickets are selling fast so don’t forget to sign up for this year’s Conference & Tradeshow back at the Seacrest! Leading national speaker Stefan Swanepoel will return as well as new top speakers like Leigh Brown, Max Pigman, Jimmy Mackin, and many more. The fantastic one day tradeshow will also feature returning and new vendors, […]

 MLS PIN Classes for August

Course Site Date & Start Time
CMAs and Market Reports Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 08/26/2014 9:30 AM Sign Up
Moving Forward: Listings Management, Public Records, and More Tools Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 08/26/2014 1:00 PM Sign Up

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