Monday, June 21, 2010

Weekly Facts Blog – June 21, 2010

Attention iPhone Fans
You asked for it and it is on the way! For all of you that use the Supra eKey, you will soon be able to use your iPhone to access the key boxes. Supra has announced it is expected to be available for some markets beginning sometime in August and for the Tulsa market as soon as the end of the year! Click on the following link to read more and see a picture of it: Supra eKey and iPhone

HBA 2010 Greater Tulsa Parade of Homes Extend Hour Tours
Forest Ridge in Broken Arrow, price range of homes: $190,000 – $399,000, Twilight Tour, Tuesday, June 22, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Stone Canyon in Owasso, price range of homes: $379,000 – $620,000, Twilight Tour, Thursday, June 24, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Berwick on Cedar Ridge in Broken Arrow, price range of homes: $550,000 – $1.3 Million, Early Bird Tour, Saturday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For full details on HBA’s Parade of Homes, go to  

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. There is no cost to attend this workshop but registration is needed. 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.

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. OREC required FHR and BRA classes are held quarterly at GTAR; PSC is held every other month; and HOT courses are offered at least once a quarter.

REALTOR® Ethics: Thursday, July 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (required PSC CE) – No Cost!
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)

July 28 and 29
Broker in Charge Course
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) class 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

Did You Know OREC Approved CE Courses are Available 365 Days a Year—Day or Night?
Through GTAR’s partnership with McKISSOCK, a wide range of OREC approved continuing education courses for real estate associates and brokers, as well as real estate appraisers, are available online to take at your convenience. A 21-hour package deal is available for only $78—that’s less than $5 per hour to fulfill OREC’s CE requirements. Click on the following link to take a look at all the courses available to you: GTAR Online Education GTAR Online Education

LeadershipOAR Now Accepting Applications for 2011 Class
LeadershipOAR is a training program which combines individual study, group sessions, group projects, and classroom instruction to sharpen leadership skills. Participants are selected annually and class is limited to 14 participants. For additional information and the application go to

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.

Donald R. Jones, d/b/a Donald R. Jones (First Publication)
L. Leon Remy, d/b/a Signature Real Estate, LLC (First Publication)Michael L. Sweat, d/b/a Altisource Homes (First Publication)Robert L. Todd, Todd Appraisal (First Publication)Eli Vardi, d/b/a ProVista Properties (First Publication)

Firm Affiliate:
Liberty Mutual Insurance, Designated Individual Kristi Enthofen (First Publication)