Friday, November 2, 2007

Weekly Facts - November 5, 2007

2008 Dues Are Now Due!
Payment is now due and will be delinquent on December 1, 2007 at which time a $20 late payment fee will be charged. You can pay online with Visa or MasterCard by logging on to; under Financial Services, click GTAR Accounts Receivables. Payment can also be made by personal check or cash. If you have not received your 2008 dues statement, please contact your broker. REALTOR® dues are $380 and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® dues are $350. Note: If you are planning on moving your license in the near future: Be aware, all transfers: November 1, 2007 or after will have to have paid 2008 dues prior to transferring to a new company.

Keybox Reminder
We return to Central Standard Time at 2:00 a.m. on November 4, which means access for keyboxes will be 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (not 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.).

CE Classes Coming to GTAR in November
When CE courses are added to the calendar, the first place you will find out about them is online at; all the information you need is available right there, and it’s also the easiest, fastest way to enroll for a class. Log on to; under Member Resources, click Education-Enroll in Classes, then click Register for Classes. All CE classes are in the GTAR Training Center, unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday, November 15:
Nuts & Bolts of Foreclosures, Tax Deeds and Other Distressed Property Issues

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with one of GTAR members’ favorite instructors, Monica Wittrock, Esq. This will be the fourth time this course has been offered in the last year, and it’s been a sell out every time, so don’t wait to register! OREC approved for 3 hours required HOT CE credit.

Thursday, November 15:
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. with Monica Wittrock, Esq. — She’s making a day of it. If you need a RESPA refresher, this is the class for you, and if you don’t have a clue what RESPA is or why it’s important, you really can’t afford to miss this class! OREC approved for 3 hours required HOT CE credit. (Last offered November 2005)

Don't forget to Register Your Open House Information to Display
This is a great marketing tool for getting people to your open houses, and it's FREE, so make sure you register! Saturday, Sunday and Monday are the highest hit count days for open houses. For instructions on entering an open house, click on the following link:

Wanted! 2008 GTAR/NORES Committee Volunteers
It’s that time of year again. GTAR/NORES is looking for members who are interested in getting involved in their Association by serving on a committee in 2008. Your participation does make a difference! In 2007, everyone who volunteered was placed on a committee. For a list of all committees and a volunteer form, see pages 3 and 4 of this month’s GTAR World Newsletter; you can access it by clicking on the following link: Reminder: If you are currently serving on a committee and would like to continue serving, you still need to submit the volunteer form; the deadline is November 15!

Upcoming Computer Classes at GTAR
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, log on to; under Member Resources, click Education-Enroll for Classes, then click Register in Classes. All classes are held in the GTAR Computer Lab.

Catylist Search: Monday, November 5, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Monday, November 5, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Publisher: Tuesday, November 6, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Excel: Thursday, November 8, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3: Friday, November 9, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
CIE Manager: Monday, November 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

REALTOR® Applications
Comments on the following REALTOR® applicants should be submitted by REALTOR® members to the Membership Committee, c/o GTAR, PO Box 470603, Tulsa, OK 74147.

James H. Cannon, d/b/a John D. Sleeper Agency, Inc. (First Publication)
Edward Peck, d/b/a Your Agent Realty (First Publication)
Linda DiMercurio, d/b/a Mercury Alliance Tulsa LLC (Second Publication)
John D. Sleeper, d/b/a John D. Sleeper Agency (Second Publication)