October 19 – GNAR News

GNAR Annual Meeting and Election

There was a great turnout and a delicious breakfast served last Thursday at the GNAR Annual Meeting at Sylvan Street in Salisbury.

The meeting kicked off with an informative presentation from President Marion Spark, followed by the election of the 2017 Board of Directors overseen by Secretary Erin Duggan.  After the GNAR business portion, the keynote Speaker Nobu Hata of NAR, presented an interesting and entertaining outlook on the changing roles of REALTORS and what the future may hold in technology.

Paul Yorkis, Massachusetts Association of REALTORS (MAR) 2017 President-elect, finished out the program – highlighting various topics including GNAR’s RPAC results (goals have been exceeded for both participation and contributions) as well as the importance of REALTOR membership, the MAR Charitable Foundation license plate initiative, and a call for committee and SPC (State Political Coordinators) participation.  More info will be sent regarding these opportunities to volunteer.

Congratulations to those GNAR members who will be volunteering on the Board of Directors for 2017 and beyond:

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Thank you to Rick Hydren for capturing the event photos, click on pictures for larger image:

Thank you again to our sponsor, the Institution for Savings

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Member Mixer at Metzy’s on 10/20

Please join this month’s fun at the new Metzys location from 5:30-7:30pm on Thursday, 10/20.  Sponsor for the event this Thursday is LIBERTY LAW.  Attorneys Rob Ciampitti and Charlie Palmisano will be the hosts of the event for October.

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Next month, mark your calendars for November 17, when we will gather at the Starboard Galley, hosted by Sherry Pruyn of Haverhill Bank and Eric Palen of Mortgage Financial Services.

OCTOBER MIXER LOCATION:
Metzys Cantina
5 Boston Way

Newburyport

Weekly – Broker OH and Luncheons

Search for the latest Broker Open House offerings using MLS PIN.  Search for Broker OH (next 3 days) and you’ll see all the listings with a broker bus icon offered in our area.   Broker OH should be added to MLS PIN before noon each Wednesday.

Special Open House Opportunity
on October 22

Come Home to Newburyport
Twilight Open House
OCTOBER 22, 2016 4-7pm

Particpating GNAR members have organized a special open house from 4-7pm on Saturday, October 22.  Share the OH list and/or invite your clients.   A flyer promoting this event is provided below and all participating REALTORS have listed their properties in MLS PIN.

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December 31, 2016 is the end of
Cycle 4 for NAR Code of Ethics

ALL GNAR MEMBERS must have completed the Code of Ethics to be in compliance with the four-year cycle set forth by the National Association of REALTORS.  Those still in need of this mandatory training before 12/31/16 have been notified.  This training is required for your REALTOR status to remain active.    The last classroom offering was this past Monday, 10/17.  If you did not attend, and still need COE, you must take the course online – directions will be sent to those that have not yet completed Cycle 4 (ending 12/131/16).

Free MLS PIN Training at GNAR

October 2016 – Register Today!

Pinergy Overview: 3rd Party Programs, Settings, and Tools 10/25/2016 9:30 AM Sign Up
Getting Started with Pinergy: Searching for Listings 10/25/2016 12:30 PM Sign Up

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