Friday, May 30, 2008

Weekly Facts – June 2, 2008

This Week!
Fair Housing CE Class – Wednesday, June 4

Need a fair housing class? Here's your opportunity! Don't miss: Real Estate and the Fair Housing Act, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with Thurman Miles, director of the Fort Worth FHEO Center, Region VI, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development, in Fort Worth, Texas. OREC approved for 3 hours required FHR CE credit. For details and to register online, log on to; click on Education-Enroll in Classes, then click Register for Classes.

2008 Parade of Homes Kick-off Reception for REALTORS® – Tuesday, June 10
The Home Builders Association is hosting a special Parade of Homes kick-off reception for REALTORS® on Tuesday, June 10 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Home Builders Association (next door to GTAR). Enjoy FREE food, drinks, and a live band, while visiting with Parade of Homes builders…And, one lucky REALTOR® will walk away with a trip for two to New York City! Please RSVP to 918-663-5820 (HBA), no later than Friday, June 6. To view the invitation, click on the following link:

Coming Up!
Introductory CCIM Class – Tuesday & Wednesday, June 17 & 18

The Oklahoma CCIM Chapter is presenting Introduction to Commercial Investment Real Estate Analysis on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 17 and 18 in the GTAR Training Center. This two-day introductory course provides an overview of every aspect of commercial real estate from property inspection through follow-up after the property is sold. Every phase of commercial real estate analysis is represented through a real-world application to a real property. If you are seriously considering getting into the commercial real estate market, then this class is for you. Cost is $325 and class size is limited to 50; class will be 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days. For more information on this course, visit or click on the following link:

Successfully Selling HUD Homes – Wednesday, June 25
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with Margo McKay, vice president of First Preston Management in Dallas, Texas. Margo will present the latest policies and procedures regarding the marketing of HUD-owned homes; OREC approved for 4 hours elective CE credit. For full course details and to register online, log on to; Under Member Resources, click Education-Enroll in Classes, then Register for Classes.

Notice to Brokers/Office Managers about Releases
When an associate is released from your firm, fax a copy of OREC’s release to 663-8815 or email it to to remove the licensee from your records. We cannot transfer an associate from one firm to another without a release from the previous company.

Seeking OAR REALTOR® of the Year Nominations
GTAR is seeking nominations for OAR REALTOR® of the Year. If you would like to nominate someone for consideration, please complete a nomination form available at the following link:
Send the completed form to Janie Bays by email, or by fax, 918-663-8815.

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, June 2, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 1: Monday, June 9, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Thursday, June 12, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3: Tuesday, June 17, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Realist: Wednesday, June 18, 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.

Anne Pollard, associated with Sager & Associates (Second Publication)