Friday, October 23, 2009
Weekly Facts Blog – October 26, 2009
4th Quarter NORES Billing
If you have not paid your fourth quarter NORES invoice, you have now incurred an additional $20 late fee. Payment of the original NORES invoice(s) plus the $20 late fee must be received before November 1, 2009 or your NORES (MLS, Key, CIE) services will be suspended and an additional $30 reinstatement will be added.
Monday, October 26
OK Broker Relationships CE
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with Ann Lloyd. This is the LAST required BRA CE class at GTAR this year! Register online at tulsarealtors.com; click on the red Education bar on the main Member Services page, then click Register for Classes.
Wednesday, October 28
Don’t write another real estate ad without knowing applicable laws!
Attend Laws of Advertising Real Estate, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with Joyce Painter. This is the LAST required HOT CE class at GTAR this year! Register online at tulsarealtors.com; click on the red Education bar on the main Member Services page, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details
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 bar on the main page. All classes are held in the GTAR Computer Lab.
MarketLinx 1: Monday, October 26, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Computer Basics: Tuesday, October 27, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Publisher (v2007): Wednesday, October 28, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
2010 GTAR Annual Dues
Payment is due November 1, 2009 and will be late December 1, 2009, at which time a $20 late payment fee will be charged. Invoice includes local, state, and national dues for the entire year of 2010. Invoices were posted online October 1 at tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click the yellow View/Pay Bill bar, then click GTAR Accounts Receivables.
Wednesday, November 4
Learn the Advantages of Brownfield Redevelopment!
Attend Brownfields 101: Real Estate v. Environmental Contamination, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center. The purpose of this new course is to acquaint real estate professionals with environmental issues on real property and provide information about resources available to help resolve these issues. Pending OREC approval for 3 hours elective CE credit. Register online at tulsarealtors.com; click on the red Education bar on the main Member Services page, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details
We return to Central Standard Time at 2:00 a.m. on November 1, which means access for keyboxes will be 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (not 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.).
Where Do You Fit?
Bring your talent to a committee to strengthen your Association’s services. We are looking for members to serve on GTAR and NORES committees for 2010. If you are interested in making a difference in the Association and the real estate industry, volunteer for a committee that best fits your skills. Your participation does make a difference! For a list of all committees, requirements, and a volunteer form, click here: 2010-GTAR-NORES-Committees-Volunteer-Form. If you are currently serving on a committee and would like to continue serving, you still need to submit the volunteer form! Deadline is November 13!
New NORES MLS Participant/User Agreement
If you have not already submitted a new agreement to NORES, please do it NOW! All members were required to complete the new agreement and return it to NORES by September 30, 2009. The agreement and instructions for submitting it can be found at http://nores.net/useragreement.htm. Completed agreements may be submitted by: Fax: 918-663-8815; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Mail P.O. Box 470325, Tulsa, OK 74147; or, you can bring it by the Association during office hours. Brokers/Managers: Please give your assistants the new user agreement when processing a new associate (and destroy the old ones).
DisplayKEY and SupraNET Compatibility with Windows 7
Beginning October 22, Windows 7 will be widely available for purchase as an upgrade or on newly purchased systems. The DisplayKEY is compatible with Windows 7. If you are using the telephone line cradle to update your key, you are not affected by Windows 7. However, if you are using a USB (computer) cradle to update your DisplayKEY you will need to reinstall the USB Drivers for the DisplayKEY. Contact Supra Support at 1-877-699-6787 Option 3 > Option 2 > Option 8 or Click Here for Instructions
Showing Properties in Bartlesville?
If you want to show Bartlesville properties, you must bring your Display Key by the GTAR office to be programmed prior to going to Bartlesville.
The Association’s Annual Report for 2009 is now available online: Click Here to Read.
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.
Richard Nimmo, Home Buyers Marketing II, Inc. (Second Publication)
Tom Rogers, associated with ERA John Hausam (Second Publication)
Lori Smalling, associated with Keller Williams (Second Publication)
Posted by Mike at 9:36 AM