Monday, June 14, 2010

Weekly Facts Blog – June 14, 2010

Wednesday, June 23
When the market throws you a curve ball, will you be prepared to come back swinging?
NAR’s updated and enhanced online e-PRO® Certification Program can help you overcome your technology uncertainties by providing the tools you need to thrive in today’s ever-changing online real estate market. Join Floyd Arnold at GTAR, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. for a fun and informative e-PRO Technology Tips Workshop, and learn about NAR’s fastest growing online Technology Certification course, e-PRO. To register, call toll free 1-866-377-6627 or visit For detailed information on this workshop: Click Here  For a lot of beneficial information about e-PRO (videos, a slideshow, FAQ's and more!) visit the following website:

Upcoming Computer Classes at GTAR
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, log on to and click the red Education bar on the main page. All classes are held in the GTAR Computer Lab.

MarketLinx 1: Thursday, June 17, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Computer Basics: Monday, June 21, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Publisher: Monday, June 28, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Tuesday, June 29, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Realist: Wednesday, June 30, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

July CE Classes at GTAR
For more information on the following CE classes, and to register: log on to, from the Main Menu click the red Education bar, then click Register for Classes. All classes will be in the GTAR Training.

REALTOR® Ethics: Thursday, July 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (required PSC CE)
Fair Housing and Ethical Practices: Tuesday, July 20, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (required FHR CE)
OK Broker Relationships: Monday, July 26, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (required BRA CE)

Attention ALL Real Estate BROKERS:
Your OREC Continuing Education Requirements are changing! If your license type is a Broker Manager (BM), Proprietor Broker (BP), or Branch Broker (BB) (even if only for ONE day during that license term) AND your real estate license expires on or after June 30, 2012, then you are required to complete an approved 15-hour Broker in Charge (BIC) course PLUS an additional 6 hours of required subject matter in at least two core courses (BRA, PSC, FHR or HOT) prior to your license renewal. GTAR’s first offering of the Broker in Charge course is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, July 28 and 29, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in GTAR’s North Conference Room. Cost is $90. Class size is limited to 15. For more information and to register, log on to; from the Main Menu click the red Education bar, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details

CE Classes Available Online
GTAR, in partnership with McKISSOCK, offers a wide range of Oklahoma-approved continuing education courses for real estate associates and brokers, as well as real estate appraisers online. Take CE classes on your schedule, 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Click on the following link to check out McKissock: GTAR Online Education

2010 OAR REALTOR® of the Year Nominations
OAR is seeking nominations for the 2010 OAR REALTOR® of the Year award. The winner will be announced and recognized by his/her peers at the REALTOR® Celebration, Thursday, October 14 at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center. If you would like to nominate a REALTOR® member deserving of such a special honor, please contact Janie Bays, or call 663-7500 for further information.

Membership Applications
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.

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