Friday, March 20, 2009
Weekly Facts Blog – March 23, 2009
Tuesday, March 24
HUD Internet Training
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with Mary Berry. This course is for real estate professionals interested in learning the correct HUD procedures and how to correctly submit HUD bids. Mary will also go over DHA Loans (203B, 203K), VA, and Fannie Mae REO’S (Foreclosures), as well as other REO’S. This class is OREC approved for 3 hours elective CE credit. For more information and to register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click on the red Education button, then click Register for Classes.
FREE CE – NO FOOLING!
Wednesday, April 1
Commercial Real Estate Project Financing:
Opportunities and Options in Today’s Market
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with financial experts Evans Rector, Rose Washington Rentie, and Greg O’Donnell. The purpose of this new course is to inform commercial real estate professionals about some different project financing programs that may be available to them. Just approved by OREC for 3 hours elective CE credit. This class is being offered free to GTAR members but registration is required. For more information and to register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click on the red Education button, then click Register for Classes.
Wednesday, April 1
Brokers and Managers – You are Invited to a ListHub Marketing Seminar!
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center, hosted by NORES. Refreshments and lunch will be served. ListHub gives area brokers the latest online marketing tools and strategies, including the premier broker-controlled system for marketing property listings online. ListHub specializes in data integration and marketing metrics. Today, they manage the listing inventory for thousands and thousands of real estate companies nationwide. Find out how to put their experience to work for you. Please join us to find out how you can leverage these new tools to make the most of the Internet explosion—there are things that you can do today without spending a penny that will directly improve your results! This event is limited to brokers and their marketing or IT personnel. For details, click the following link: http://ims.tulsarealtors.com/GTAR/ListHub-Invite.pdf. Please RSVP by calling 918-663-7500 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 9
REALTOR® Appreciation Day!
Plan now to attend GTAR’s most popular annual event! Start your day by earning 3 hours elective CE credit with a GTAR favorite—national speaker, author, and consultant, Jan Hargrave, who will be teaching Understanding the Importance of Nonverbal Communication. You won’t want to miss her presentation; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at UMAC in the Redskin Room. After class, head on over to the gymnasium for the annual free Trade Show brought to you by our wonderful affiliate members. Visit lots of booths filled with information and services, while enjoying free food, and as usual, there will be tons of door prizes given away during the show. For more information and to register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click on the red Education button, then click Register for Classes.
GET GREEN AND GET GOING!
Jump start your real estate practice with the only green designation recognized by NAR! Consumer Demand for Green Understanding is Growing at a Phenomenal rate. GTAR is the first association in Oklahoma to be hosting the core course for NAR’s new Green Designation: Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 and 7 in the GTAR Training Center, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with national instructor Ruth Fennell. Cost is $275 if you register by April 15, and $295 after. For more information and to register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click on the red Education button, then click Register for Classes. For detailed information about the NAR Green Designation, including member benefits, visit www.GreenREsourceCouncil.org.
Wednesday, April 15
Real Estate Marketing...What Works, What Doesn’t and Why
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with national instructor Dennis Creps – courtesy of Tulsa World. Survive and Thrive in a Tough Economy! In this new course you’ll discover fresh, creative ideas you’ll use. OREC approved for 3 hours elective CE credit. 10 registrants will win free advertising with Tulsa World! For more information and to register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click on the red Education button, then click Register for Classes.
Earn All 12 OREC Required CE Credit Hours in April!
Don’t wait until the end of your three-year licensing period to start working on your CE hours. All OREC required subject areas will be offered at GTAR this month. As always, Ethics (PSC) is offered for free at GTAR almost every month; Fair Housing (FHR) and OK Broker Relationships (BRA) will be offered every quarter in 2009, and Current Trends (HOT) will be offered at least once per quarter if not more often. As CE classes are scheduled, information and registration will be available on tulsarealtors.com; from the main Member Services page, simply click the red Education button.
(HOT) The Low Down on Short Sales: Thursday, April 16, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with Monica Wittrock, Esq.
This is a new class that is being offered free this one time – do not wait to register if you are interested in attending.
(FHR) Real Estate and the Fair Housing Act: Tuesday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with Thurman Miles
(PSC) Ethics: Thursday, April 23, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. with Rodger Erker
(BRA) OK Broker Relationships: Monday, April 27, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. with Ann Lloyd
Upcoming Computer Classes at GTAR
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, log in to tulsarealtors.com and click the red Education Button on the main page. All classes are held in the GTAR Computer Lab.
Realist Tax System: Monday, March 23, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
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.
Sharon K. Baker, d/b/a Stone Canyon Realty, LLC (First Publication)
Mikkie Sexton, d/b/a Act Appraisal Services (First Publication)
Brent Head, d/b/a Guidance Properties, Inc. (Second Publication)
Peter Larsen, d/b/a Larsen Real Estate (Second Publication)
Mark Stuart, d/b/a Southern Plains Real Estate (Second Publication)
US Sign, Designated Individual, Glenn Mill (First Publication)
Financial Freedom, Designated Individual Dee Biggert (Second Publication)
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