Member News – November 13

From NAR . . . 

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NAR News
NAR Board OKs Drafting of NAR Code of Excellence
The NAR Board of Directors concluded its 2014 meeting in New Orleans on Monday, directing the association to draft what is being called an aspirational Code of Excellence that the Board can consider for approval at a future meeting. The goal is to raise the practice of real estate measurably through increased training in the competencies that consumers value. These include the stewardship of property listing data, managing the privacy and security of consumer information, advocating for property rights, being involved in one’s community, and striving for proficiency in technology. The board also made significant changes to fundraising practices for the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) and made changes that aim to make the enforcement of professional standards more efficient. Access here the comprehensive summary of the NAR Board actions.  

From MAR . . . 

MAR Housing Data is reported monthly for members to keep completely current on market conditions and is also available to the media as the resource of housing  statistics in the state. Help build yourself as the resource to your customers and clients and start using Local Market Data available at  To learn more about the data compilation process visit:

Broker OH Luncheons – 11/13/14

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2015 Membership Dues Invoices

Dues invoices have been sent to all members via email.  If you have not yet received your invoice, perhaps your email address needs updating?  Please contact GNAR if you need to update your info.  The Realtor early payment incentive is valid again this year.  Those members (primary) paid by 12/1/14 will be entered in a drawing to receive a refund of their 2015 local/state/national membership dues.  One winner will be announced at the Holiday Party and Installation of Officers and Directors on December 11 at Mission Oak.

Community News

Coldwell Banker in Newburyport is participating in a fundraising campaign that is yummy too!  To order a pie and help others in need,

Pie in the sky

Holiday Party and Installation
of GNAR 2015 Officers and Directors

Please rsvp no later than 12/5 for this fun evening

Join us at Mission Oak on December 11 at 5:30pm to Celebrate the Season and the Installation of the 2015 Board of Directors and Officers for GNAR.  A great time is planned with lots of fantastic food, fun, and frolic. Tickets are just $35 per person – cash bar.  Please mail your check payable to GNAR upon RSVP.


Please RSVP as soon as possible, but no later than 12/5
Note:  ‘No shows’ will be invoiced if a Yes rsvp is provided to GNAR.

Upcoming MLS PIN Training Sessions 

Course Site Date & Start Time
Getting Started: Searching the System Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 11/18/2014 9:30 AM Sign Up
Getting Started: Contact Management Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 11/18/2014 1:00 PM Sign Up
CMAs and Market Reports Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 12/16/2014 9:30 AM Sign Up
Moving Forward: Listings Management, Public Records, and More Tools Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 12/16/2014 1:00 PM Sign Up

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