Guest Speakers at GNAR Tomorrow – Member News – 5/20/15

Join us tomorrow, May 21!  

Todd M Fontanella, Senior Transportation Planner
Merrimack Valley Planning Commission

Mr. Fontanella will be presenting on their Regional Transportation Plan for 2016 which is in progress.  As part of the planning process, MVPC is reaching out to organizations throughout the ​service area to promote and engage public awareness and involvement.  

Attorney Ashley Stolba, Massachusetts Association of REALTORS

Attorney Stolba will discuss the upcoming REALTOR Day on Beacon Hill and the real estate related issues that are pending at the State House.   A great opportunity to learn what changes may be coming that influence your business.

Refreshments at 8:45am with speakers at 9am.  Spring Market Tour will follow the presentations, departing from GNAR when the Q & A is complete.

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

Spring Tour/Broker OH – 5/21/15

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

  1. 2 Cutting Drive, NBPT  $739,900, 9-4-2.5 -Remax, Craig Holt 508-633-6366
  2. 47 Moulton, W.Newbury,  $779,000, 8-3-3 -CBRB, Susan Dougherty 617-512-3127
  3. 7 West Shore, Merrimac, $560,000, 8-3-2.5 –Remax, Deb Hamilton 978-270-9129

Broker OH Luncheons for May 21 —

4 Spring Hill Rd broker luncheon flyer May21

9 Qual Luncheon

  •  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 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
        • 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.

GNAR, you’re invited!
Member Mixer AT NIXS ON 5/28

Please plan to attend the monthly member mixer next Thursday at 5:30pm at NIXS (formerly Ten Center Street).  NIXS is generously hosting the appetizers for our group, and GNAR will provide a special raffle prize.  As usual, cash bar for refreshments.  A great time and opportunity to network.  With three events in June, we’ll be skipping the mixer next month, but returning in July to an exciting new destination in Amesbury.  Details to follow.

June Monthly Meeting at GNAR

Visit with members and affiliates at GNAR the first Thursday of each month for a scheduledguest  speaker and monthly updates from 2015 President Mary Parisella.

On Thursday, June 4, affiliate member Kevin Sullivan of Sullivan Insurance, will provide a comprehensive update on the latest in Flood Insurance.   Refreshments at 8:45am and Speaker at 9am.  Please join us.



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. – 2015-05-06


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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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