Thursday, February 28, 2008

Weekly Facts – March 3, 2008

Congratulations 2007 GTAR Award Winners!
REALTOR® of the Year – Kacy Bell with Keller Williams Realty
Sales Associate of the Year – Patty Taylor with McGraw REALTORS®
Special President’s Award – Shelley Carson with Old Republic Home Protection
For more information on the award winners, check out the March issue of the GTAR World newsletter, which should be online Monday, March 3.

This Week!
Developing Your Professional Image – Thursday, March 6

Become More Successful by Building a Personal Brand Image
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with Andrew Urich. Dr. Urich is a lecturer, researcher, and consultant in the areas of influence, negotiation, and consumer protection. Don’t miss this one opportunity to see Dr. Urich at GTAR! Associates who have seen Dr. Urich speak at other events say he is very entertaining and knowledgeable, and you will gain very valuable information to help you be more successful in your real estate business. Drop your business card in our fishbowl for a chance to win a cash prize of $350 - equal to a year’s dues for one lucky GTAR associate! Don’t wait to register – seating is limited, and this class is filling up. OREC approved for 3 hours elective CE credit. For details on the class and to register online; under Member Resources, click Education-Enroll in Classes, then click Register for Classes.

Coming Up!
2008 Greater Tulsa Commercial Market Update – Wednesday, March 12
Don’t miss the educational event of the year for commercial real estate professionals or any real estate professionals who are interested in learning about what’s happened and will be happening in the Tulsa area’s commercial market. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Mark Snead, director of the OSU Center for Applied Economic Research.The Commercial Market Update will be at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel; buffet breakfast and registration begin at 7:30 a.m. and speaker presentations begin at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $65 per person; course is OREC approved for 3 hours REQUIRED (HOT) CE credit and OREAB approved for 3 hours CE credit. For more information and to register online with Visa or MC: Log on to; under Member Resources, click Education–Enroll in Classes, then click Register for Classes; you can also register by calling 663-7500.

Sales Associate Forum: Tulsa Public Schools – Thursday, March 13
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the GTAR Training Center. Come learn about Tulsa Public Schools’ plans for $12 million in federal grants to energize Central, Hale, and Webster schools through the following: Central Academy of Fine Art; McLain High School for Science and Technology; Hale High School of Restaurant, Lodging, and Health Management; Webster High School’s Broadcast, Digital Media, and Marketing Magnet. Magnet Schools Recruiter, Shelonda Hawkins, will discuss Tulsa Public Schools’ Magnet Schools. This forum is free to members but registration is required. For more information and to register online, log on to; under Member Resources, click Education-Enroll in Classes, then click Register for Classes.

“Good Thing You’re in Tulsa” Commercial
The commercial is now airing on the NBC, CBS, ABC, and FOX networks. To view the commercial, click on the following link:

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.

MarketLinx 2: Monday, March 3, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3: Wednesday, March 5, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Catylist Search: Monday, March 10, 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.

Irene Dressel, associated w/RE/MAX Select (Second Publication)