Friday, March 13, 2009
Weekly Facts - March 16, 2009
Tuesday, March 17
Open to all current CIE subscribers. Pre-registration is required. To enroll, log in to tulsarealtors.com and click the red Education Button on the main page. Class will be in the GTAR Computer Lab. If you have any questions, please contact Renae at 664-0505.
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.
Wednesday, April 1 – FREE CE Class - No FOOLING!
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 Evans Rector, Rose Washington Rentie, and Greg O’Donnell. The purpose of this new course is to inform commercial real estate professionals about the different types of project financing that is available and how to obtain it given the downturn and trouble in today’s economic environment. Topics include: Government guaranteed lending: SBA 504/7A - minority specialty financing programs; understanding USDA government programs; and the current status of bank lending, the long-term credit markets, and why. The course is currently pending OREC approval for 3 hours CE credit. GTAR’s RCA Education Committee feels this is such important information in these tough economic times that the class is being offered free to GTAR members; however, 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.
Thursday, April 9
Mark Your Calendars for REALTOR® Appreciation Day!
Register Now for Understanding the Importance of Nonverbal Communication with Jan Hargrave!
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.
Wednesday, April 15
Real Estate Marketing...What Works, What Doesn’t and Why: How to Become a Consumer-Friendly Marketer
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; 7 rules advertisers break that waste their money; how to create your own “unique” message; how to give your brain a jolt of creativity; tips that guarantee prospects remember you when it’s time to buy or sell; the latest research on marketing; and how to make getting business easier. 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.
Sunday, March 22
How to Market a Difficult Listing in Any Economy!
Sponsored by the Society of Exchange Counselors (www.secounselors.com), this course is geared toward commercial real estate professionals. It will be held at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cost is $99. Instructor is Stephen England, SEC, ALC, AFM, EMS – Steve is an expert in Land with a specialty in Agricultural properties. For course details and registration information, contact Jackie Hellingson, executive director of the SEC by calling (858) 488-3750 or emailing email@example.com.
Thursday, April 2
Commercial Real Estate Transactions Review
American Eagle Title Insurance Company is offering a free commercial real estate transactions CE course at The Silo Event Center in West Tulsa from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. The program moderator will be Randy J. Dittmann, CEO of American Eagle Title Insurance Company in Tulsa. The course is OREC approved for four hours of elective CE credit. Click on the following link for detailed information: http://ims.tulsarealtors.com/GTAR/AmEagle-April2.pdf. If you have questions about the program, please contact Briana Ross at (918) 894-4150 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great News on ShowingValue!
We've been making enhancements to ShowingValue—the email and feedback notification included with your service. You will start seeing the name of the person showing your listing, and the address if the box is assigned to an address. All of this without having to log into www.supraekey.com. If you are currently getting ShowingValue email notifications, you don't need to do anything. You will get the new email format automatically. We hope you will enjoy the time savings of these enhancements. Stay tuned as we continue to improve other aspects of the service.
If you are not using the ShowingValue email notification feature, here are the simple steps to enable this feature:
Log into KIMweb at www.supraekey.com using your key serial number and PIN.
Click on "ShowingValue" on the left side of the page, under Activity Reports.
Click on the "Change Email Settings" link.
Choose the "After showing agent eSYNC" or "After keybox opening" option. This will be the first option in the list, and the wording will vary by which kind of key you have. It is important to check this first option as this is the only option that will receive the enhanced emails.
Click "Save Now" at bottom right of page.
You are now set up to get enhanced emails.
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.
Peter Larsen, d/b/a Larsen Real Estate (First Publication)
Mark Stuart, d/b/a Southern Plains Real Estate (First Publication)
Brent Head, d/b/a Guidance Properties, Inc. (First Publication)
Financial Freedom, Designated Individual Dee Biggert (First Publication)
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