Member News – October 8

 RSVP Deadline is 10/10 (this Friday)

All Members Invited….
GNAR Annual Breakfast Meeting

October 16, 2014 – Stripers Grille, Salisbury – 8am

Please respond to the evite sent by GNAR.  A delicious breakfast buffet will be served at 8am, with meeting agenda starting at 8:30am.  Help shape the future of GNAR.  The agenda will include the Report of the Nominating Committee, which when accepted, confirms the Slate of Officers for 2015-2016.  Also on the agenda:

  • Results of the recent GNAR Realtor Member Survey
  • 2015 Proposed Budget and
  • 2015 Strategic Plan

  Generously Sponsored by
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FROM NAR . . . . . 

Help Clients Stay Safe and Save with Lowe’s
Now through Oct. 22, GNAR members can share with YOUR clients an additional 10 percent discount on all top home safety products through the Lowe’s Program for REALTORS®, available through the REALTOR Benefits® Program. To sign up visit  LowesRealtorBenefits.com.

FROM MAR . . . .

Congratulations to Ann Marie Salmon for her nomination to the MAR Good Neighbor Award. There were many excellent Good Neighbor candidates, and we were thrilled to share the evening with Ann Marie as she was acknowledged for all her efforts!

Photo: Congratulations to Ann Marie Salmon for her nomination to the MAR Good Neighbor Award.   There were many excellent Good Neighbor candidates, and we were thrilled to share the evening with Ann Marie as she was acknowledged for all her efforts!</p><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p>Ann Marie's service to the community and the Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness is to be commended.   Visit the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS FB page to see all the details regarding the event and the winners in other categories honored this past Sunday.Ann Marie’s service to the community and the Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness is to be commended.  Her annual Mad Hatter’s Tea Party has been a huge success as well as the numerous events put on by the GNOCA throughout the year.

The Annual MAR Professional Awards Reception was held at the Sea Crest Hotel in conjunction with the MAR Conference and Trade Show.

Visit the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS FB page to see all the details regarding the event and the winners in other categories honored this past Sunday.  Or read more about the following were honorees:

Broker OH and Luncheons, 10/9/14

REMINDER:  Please 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.

LUNCHEON
Thursday 11:30am – 1pm

Corporal Patten Way


 

 

EDUCATION AT GNAR

Now enrolling:

October 20 9-11am, with Networking Luncheon
CEU Class RE37R05 – (2.0 MA credits)

Marketing Session with Pete West, to enroll visit:
https://re37r05.eventbrite.com

RE37C05

October 29 11-12noon, with Luncheon following
Business Tools Session sponsored by Bank of America

Sign up today for a great one-hour session and greatly  improve your business.  A light luncheon will immediately follow, hosted by Lance Adie of  Bank of America.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-tools-session-increase-your-customer-base-tickets-13575846723

colin newburyport

 

 

 

Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI)

Set yourself apart from the competition with the
Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
Taking GRI courses means increasing your value and knowledge!
View a sneak peak of a GRI course by clicking the video below and checkout the remaining GRI courses and their topics for 2014.
Upcoming 2014 GRI course in NEWBURYPORT!
GRI 202: Building a Foundation
Architecture, Condos, Coops, Timeshares, Appraisal
Residential Construction, Zoning & Codes, Smart Growth, Green Awareness
Date: October 21 & 22
Time: 8:00AM – 5:30PM
Where: Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS®
Instructors: Jeffery Chute and Gary Bourque
GRI 302: Expanding your Base
Industrial, Commercial, International, Marketing, Negotiating
Foreclosure, Short Sales, Closing, Settlement
Date: November 4 & 5
Time: 8:00AM – 5:30PM
Where: MAR HQ, 1400 Main Street, Waltham
Instructors: Robert Nahigian and Linda Kody
GRI 201: Tools of the Trade
Code of Ethics, Professional Standards, Negotiating
Technology
Date: December 9 &10
Time: 8:00AM – 5:30PM
Where: MAR HQ, 1400 Main Street, Waltham
Instructors: Linda O’Connor, Paula Savard, and Deb Agliano
For more information about enrolling in the Graduate REALTOR® program, please visit the new GRI website.

MLS PIN Classes Offered
Monthly at GNAR

Getting Started: Contact Management Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 10/28/2014 9:30 AM Sign Up
VOW: Getting Started with your Virtual Office Website Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 10/28/2014 12:30 PM Sign Up

Community News . . . . .

DID YOU KNOW?: Salisbury solar farm reaps benefits 

If you drive up Route 95 from Boston to New Hampshire you can see the largest solar farm in New England.   But it will be a quick look. All you can see from the highway are a few solar panels and the entrance to a hiking path . . . [READ MORE]

http://amesbury.wickedlocal.com/article/20140925/NEWS/140927450/12581/NEWS

Farewell to Beverly Carter

Beverly Carter was laid to rest last Saturday, October 4.  Beverly as a member of the Arkansas Association of REALTORS.  Donations in her memory can be made to the  Hearts and Homes foundation, a tax deductible charity.  This organization assists those who need housing assistance due to a catastrophic or tragic event:

Hearts and Homes
11224 Executive Center Drive
Little Rock, AR 72211

Additionally, a memorial fund for the grandchildren of Beverly Carter, has been established:

The Beverly Carter Memorial Fund
c/o Centennial Bank
4514 Camp Robinson Road
North Little Rock, AR 72118

The notice from her Real Estate firm is shown below.

Beverly Carter

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