Friday, January 25, 2008

Weekly Facts - January 28, 2008

RPAC Trustees Support Brian Hunt for Tulsa Public School Board
The RPAC Trustees voted unanimously to support candidate Brian Hunt for Tulsa Public School Board District #5 in the upcoming election, Tuesday, February 5. Brian is a GTAR member and broker with CB Richard Ellis Oklahoma. To learn more about Brian and his qualifications, click on the following link:

This Week!
2008 Member Directory/Roster Going to Printer

Last Chance! 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! The 2008 Directory/Roster will be going to the printer January 31.

This Week!
Early-bird Registration for Mike Lipsey Class Ends January 31
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. Mr. Lipsey, nationally and internationally recognized leader in training and consulting for the commercial real estate industry, is coming to GTAR on Thursday, February 14 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. 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.

2008 Presidents’ Inaugural Gala – Friday, February 22
This year’s theme is “Cheers to You” and the venue will be the Ford Truck Exhibit Hall 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.

The Disclosure Submission Process has Changed
Starting 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.

Last Chance to Register! 90-Hour Brokers Licensing
Course starts 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.

Catylist Search: Monday, February 4, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 1: Thursday, February 7, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Monday, February 11, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3: Wednesday, February 13, 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 & Company (Second publication)
Mickey D. Rinker, d/b/a C21/Rinker Agency, Inc. (Second Publication)