Friday, June 26, 2009

Weekly Facts Blog – June 29, 2009

HAVE a HAPPY and SAFE 4th of JULY!
The GTAR/NORES office will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day.

July 1: Change in NORES Billing

We’ve been telling you about it for months and it’s finally here. Starting Wednesday, July 1, all NORES Participants and Users will begin receiving a quarterly bill for NORES fees such as MLS, CIE, and key fees. Bills will be sent by email, so it is imperative that your contact information on file with GTAR/NORES, especially your email address, be current and accurate. You can call for assistance with updating your email address; please contact GTAR Help Desk at 664-0505. An automatic charge option is available—if you prefer this method of payment, click on the following link, complete the Payment Authorization form, and return it to GTAR:
GTAR/NORES Payment Authorization Form. If you prefer to pay by credit card online: Go to Main Menu on, click on Financial Services, NORES – Accounts Receivables, and follow instructions to pay. Payment can also be made at the GTAR/NORES office or mailed to NORES, P.O. Box 470325, Tulsa, OK 74147. For details on the billing change, refer to page 3 of the June GTAR World newsletter online now: June GTAR World

Thursday & Friday, July 9 & 10
Out on Limb When It Comes to Technology?

The rules of business are changing—especially in the real estate industry! Today’s real estate professional must meet the needs and expectations of today’s connected consumer. Learn how to stay on top of changes and help yourself thrive in the exciting and rewarding world of online real estate. National speaker and technology guru Dick Betts will be at GTAR for two days to teach four technology classes! (Classes are listed below.) Each class will cost only $15 pre-registered and $20 day of. All four classes are currently pending elective CE credit with OREC. Don’t wait to register! Go online to; click the red Education button on the main Member Services page, then click Register for Classes.

Thursday, July 9:
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Top Technology Trends
Internet Marketing: How Agents Can Avoid Train Wrecks

Friday, July 10:
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Client Management: “It’s a Lifelong Relationship”
Smartphone for Business Management: Creating a Mobile Office

Friday, July 24
A Day with Karel Murray!

National speaker Karel Murray will be at GTAR for a full day to teach two classes! Market Confidence for the Wary Buyer and When Interests Collide: Say What You Mean…Get What You Want. Each class will cost only $15 pre-registered and $20 day of. Both classes are OREC approved for 3 hours elective CE credit. For details and online registration, go to; click the red Education button on the main Member Services page, then click Register for Classes.
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Upcoming Computer Classes at GTAR
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, log in to and click the red Education Button on the main page. All classes are held in the GTAR Computer Lab.

MarketLinx 1: Thursday, July 9, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Realist Tax System: Friday, July 10, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Monday, July 13, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3: Thursday, July 16, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

July is RPAC Month
The GTAR Board of Directors have declared July RPAC Month. Have you made a contribution? Click here:
RPAC Contribution Form