Enroll Today! Member News – 5/13/15

Window To The Law:
TRID Changes Coming 

Click above for this month’s NAR video discussing new integrated disclosure forms created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and how the new requirements will affect real estate transactions, including changes to the form contracts created by associations. http://www.realtor.org/videos/window-to-the-law-trid-changes-coming – 2015-05-06Also see below for information on enrolling in a class/panel discussion on this subject on 5/18 at GNAR.

CEU Class on Upcoming TRID Changes

Still time to enroll for class next Monday! 2 MA CEU credits!

Join the panel discussion on Monday, May 18.  Learn the latest HUD-1 changes and earn 2 CEU credits.  The new course,  RE93R15: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Effect on Real Estate Closings, will be presented by a panel of our Affiliates to include:

    • Attorney Rob Ciampitti
      Liberty Law, Newburyport

      Michael M. McCarthy
      Law Offices of Michael M. McCarthy

      Jennifer Brennan
      Fairway Independent Mortgage

Eventbrite - RE93R15: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Effect on Real Estate Closings
This CEU Class/Panel will take place from 9-11am on 5/18/15 at GNAR.
This class was recently approved by the MA Division of Licensure to ensure all licensees are provided important updates on the changes slated for 8/1/15.  To learn more any of the classes approved for CEU credit visit the MA Division of Licensure: http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/re/ceu/continuing-education-subject-matter-curricul


Next Thursday, May 21, we will have a special presentation from the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority.  More information will be sent to all members via email.   Additionally on May 21, MAR Attorney Ashley Stolba, will visit GNAR to discuss the upcoming visit to Beacon Hill for REALTOR Day on the Hill on June 10.


Please visit the following properties on tour (to be visited in order below) 

  1. 4 Adams, NBPT $869,900, 7-4-1.5 , Laura Roberts, KW, 617-835-5818
  2. 10 Warren,NBPT $399,000, 6-2-1.5, Cheryl Grant, Stone Ridge, 978-270-1460

Broker OH Luncheons —

21 Hay, Newbury $1,495,000, 8-3-2.2, Ronnie Wexler ROTR (978) 499-8808
29 E Main, Merrimac, $539,900, 9-4-2.5, Tom Mahoney, ROTR (978) 499-8808

  •  Note:  Broker OH listings should be entered into MLS PIN by noon on Wednesday, for the Broker Open/Caravan every Thursday.  Any questions, please contact Bill Barrows regarding the new Spring Tour at billbarrows1@gmail.com or 978-423-6150.
  • Please adhere to the following guidelines:
        • All listings must be in MLS PIN and the Broker OH indicator & comments complete by noon on Wednesday before tour.
        • Tour starts at 10am each Thursday and will begin at GNAR.  If your listing is on tour, you must be at GNAR to acknowledge and promote the listing at 9:30am.  On days that have speakers scheduled, please attend the speaker (coffee 8:45am/speaker 9am). Tour will be reviewed at the end of the speaker, and before 10am.
        • Bill Barrows is the Tour Organizer and will take the listings directly from MLS PIN and put in order for tour.  Contact Bill with questions at 978-423-6150 or via email at billbarrows1@gmail.com
        • Format remains the same with Newburyport listings beginning at 10am and outside Newburyport, following after.  Luncheons should not begin before noon so as not to interrupt tour.
        • Flyers included in the weekly newsletter are those with luncheon or promo expense (raffles).  Tour listing will be published in the newsletter each Wednesday afternoon.  Please adhere to the noon deadline or your listing may not be included in the tour.


Register today…..

Course Site Date & Start Time
Getting Started: Searching the System Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 05/20/2015 9:30 AM Sign Up
Getting Started: Contact Management Greater Newburyport Association of REALTORS® 05/20/2015 1:00 PM Sign Up

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