Monday, March 8, 2010
Weekly Facts Blog – March 8, 2010
Monday, March 8
Backpacks for Kids Fundraiser at Chick-fil-A
Here’s a great excuse to eat at Chick-fil-A and support GTAR’s Backpacks for Kids program! Eat at the Chick-fil-A at Regal Plaza (10437 S. Memorial); write “GTAR” or “REALTOR” on your receipt, put it in the collection box, and Chick-fil-A will donate a percentage of dollar amount of receipts collected directly to GTAR’s Backpacks for Kids program! You do not have to dine-in; you can go through the drive thru. For more information and flyers to give to your colleagues, family, and friends: Click Here
Wednesday, March 10
What do YOU know about Tulsa’s historic neighborhoods?
Probably not as much as you may think! Unravel the misconceptions of working in historic neighborhoods: attend GTAR's new course, Working in Historic Neighborhoods, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learn the key differences between historic district designation and historic preservation zoning; see examples of the important features of Tulsa’s historic home styles, learn how to navigate Tulsa’s design review process. Leave the class armed with the essential information your prospective buyers and sellers need to know. OREC approved for 3 hours elective CE credit. To register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click the red Education bar, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details
Wednesday, March 10
1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Adoption Process: You can be heard! This is the second public hearing before the Tulsa Metropolitan Planning Commission (TMAPC). For details and to view the final draft of the Comprehensive Plan, visit http://www.planitulsa.org/. (This is not a GTAR event.)
Thursday, March 11
2010: Preparing for Profit as the Market Turns
During this high-impact free seminar, Joe Sesso, REALTOR.com national speaker, will detail exactly how the preferences of buyers and sellers are shifting. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center. To register: Call 800-230-1034. (This is not a GTAR event.) Click Here for Seminar Details
Thursday-Sunday, March 11-14, 2010
Greater Tulsa Home & Garden Show
Get Your Game On! Presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa; it’s the largest and oldest Home and Garden Show in the state, with multiple special features and more than 475 exhibitors. It’s THE home improvement event of the year, and one that you don’t want to miss! For more information, visit http://www.tulsahba.com/. (This is not a GTAR event.)
Wednesday, March 17
What the 2010 RESPA Changes Mean to Me and My Business
Encore presentation: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with Attorney Monica Wittrock. If you are interested in attending this course, don’t wait to register—this class is almost full! OREC approved for 3 hours required HOT CE credit. To register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click the red Education bar, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details
Wednesday, March 24
Do you work in Tulsa’s commercial real estate market?
If you do, then you won’t want to miss the 2010 Greater Tulsa Commercial Market Update, now in its 11th year! 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Home Builders Association (check-in and buffet breakfast provided by Just Catering by Orr start at 8:00 a.m.) Keynote Speaker, Bruce Bolzle with KMO Development Group, Inc. will discuss development downtown. Brokers from area companies will provide an in-depth review of activity in each commercial market segment over the last year to help identify trends and determine growth areas. OREC approved for 3 hours required HOT CE credit. Cost is $25 pre-registered or $35 the day of the event. To register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click the red Education bar, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Details
Thursday, April 1
EDUTAINMENT Day at GTAR Returns!
This edition of GTAR’s popular workshop includes an encore presentation of Rick Brinkley’s Generations; an introduction to some popular real estate designations; and What I Wish I Had Known Before I Got Into Real Estate presented by a panel of seasoned GTAR members. Breakfast and drawings for great prizes throughout the morning will be provided courtesy of GTAR’s Affiliate members. Edutainment Day is brought to you by GTAR’s Sales Associate Committee, and is FREE to members, but you must pre register: log on to tulsarealtors.com; on the main Member Services page, click the red Education bar, then click Register for Classes. For more details on EDUTAINMENT Day: Click Here
Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 14. Keyboxes will open from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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.
Computer Basics: Wednesday, March 17, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 1: Monday, March 22, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Wednesday, March 24, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3 (Prospect Gateway): Tuesday, March 30, 1:00 – 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.
Brad Lewis, Urban Property Interests, LLC (First Publication)
Waiver from MLS User Fees:Kevin Coulter, associated with Coulter & Associates (First Publication)
About Home Inspection Company, Designated Individual Brad Stringer (First Publication)
Posted by Mike at 9:20 AM