Friday, January 18, 2008

Weekly Facts – January 21, 2008

Important! Disclosure Submission Process will Change on January 24!
Each new listing will generate a coversheet that must be printed out and faxed to the disclosure fax line (918-621-1486) with the documents being submitted (e.g., Disclosure, Lead Based Paint). The coversheet will only be valid once; a new coversheet must be generated for document resubmission. You will also gain the ability to link PDF documents such as property sketches, inspection reports, etc. to your listing. Further details and instructions will follow. Status Changes should NOT be faxed to the disclosure number, and will be automatically deleted by the system! Please fax all status changes to (918) 663-8815.

2008 Member Directory/Roster Going to Printer January 31!
Members: Please UPDATE your personal information at; under Member Resources, Edit Personal Info with your current information to allow your profile to be found in the upcoming 2008 member directory, and on the new and Web sites, Find A REALTOR® link. Don’t forget to include your Web site URL!

This Week!
REALTORS® Commercial Alliance Celebration Banquet – Friday, January 25
Deadline for reservations is Tuesday, January 22!
Recognizing the achievements of Commercial REALTOR® members within the profession and the community and honoring the 2007 Commercial REALTOR® of the Year (to be announced at the Celebration); cost is $50 per person. The banquet will be at the Tulsa Country Club; cocktails start at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is at 7:00 p.m. For more information and to make reservations online with Visa or MC: Under Member Resources, click on GTAR Events, then click 2008 RCA Celebration or click on the following link: You can also print out the reservation form and fax it to 663-8815 or mail the form to us with a check or call 663-7500.

Coming Up!
Monday, January 28 – Broker Relationships with Parties to a Transaction
Required BRA CE Credit
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with instructor Ann Lloyd. Cost for members is $15 pre-registered and $20 day of class. To register online, go to; under Member Resources, click Education Enroll-in Classes, then click Register for Classes.

Mike Lipsey is Coming to GTAR! – Thursday, February 14
Mr. Lipsey, nationally and internationally recognized leader in training and consulting for the commercial real estate industry, is coming to GTAR to teach Financial Literacy for Commercial Real Estate Practitioners, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; this course is OREC approved for 4 hours elective CE credit. Don’t wait to register – space is limited! And, if you register by January 31, the cost is only $50 per person; after that date, the cost will be $75, provided there are still seats available. For details on the course and a faxable registration form, click on the following link: For details and online registration, log on to; under Member Resources, click Education-Enroll in Classes, then click Register for Classes.

It’s Time to Make Your Reservations!
2008 Presidents’ Inaugural Gala – Friday, February 22

This year’s theme is “Cheers to You” and the venue will be at the Tulsa Fairgrounds. Cocktails (cash bar) start at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is at 7:00 p.m. Cost is $50 per person through February 15 and $60 per person after. This year, we will be offering FREE valet parking! 30, 40, and 50-year members will be honored, as well as the 2007 REALTOR® of the Year and Sales Associate of the Year. We will also hear from our new GTAR President, Steve Baker with CB/Richard Ellis, and new NORES President, Doug Horton with Horton Realty. Don’t wait to make your reservations – You will be kicking yourself the next day if you miss this year’s Gala! For more information and to make reservations online with Visa or MC: Under Member Resources, click on GTAR Events. You can also call the Association office at 918-663-7500.

In February! 90-Hour Brokers Licensing
Starting Monday, February 4 at Tulsa Technology Center, Lemley Campus, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cost is $625 (including book). For more information and to register, call TTC at 828-5410.

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.

Realist Tax System: Tuesday, January 22, 2:00 – 4:00 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.

D. Tim Cochran, associated with Cochran & Associates (First Publication)
Mickey D. Rinker, d/b/a C21/Rinker Agency, Inc. (First Publication)
Darla Beeby, d/b/a REMAX/Realty Plus (Second Publication)
Erica Hughes, d/b/a Hughes Property Management (Second Publication)
Tiffany McKibben, d/b/a McKibben & Company Realty (Second Publication)