Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Weekly Facts Blog – May 31, 2010

Tuesday, June 8
2010 Parade of Homes Kick-Off Party
Hosted by HBA of Greater Tulsa, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at HBA (11545 E. 43rd St.); RSVP to 663-5820. This year’s Greater Tulsa Parade of Homes “Kick-off Event” could have you seeing green. This will be your chance to get a sneak peek of the homes in the Parade, cities, and price ranges. “Cash” will also been given away to several lucky REALTORS® and Builders—this is a party you will not want to miss! Click Here for Invitation (This is not a GTAR event.)

Thursday, June 10
Home Inspection and the Law
Encore Presentation: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with Dan LaBrake. Dan will be including a brief update on the new EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule and what it means to REALTORS®. OREC approved for 4 hours required HOT CE credit. For more information and online registration log on to tulsarealtors.com: on the main Member Services page, click on the red Education button, 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 it out: GTAR Online Education

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: Thursday, June 17, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Computer Basics: Monday, June 21, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Tuesday, June 29, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Latest Home Sales Statistics Now Available
GTAR’s Home Sales Statistics for April 2010 are now available: Click Here

Wednesday, June 23
e-PRO Workshop
Join Floyd Arnold at GTAR, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., for this fun and informative 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 http://eproworkshop.internetcrusade.com/.  For detailed information on this workshop: Click Here

Oklahoma Homebuyer Expo
As part of National Homeownership Month, the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency will host the 2010 Oklahoma Homebuyer Expo, a free event open to the public, Saturday, June 5 at the John Q. Hammons Arena at the UMAC (6836 S. Mingo) in Tulsa. Expo hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Oklahoma Homebuyer Expo will match prospective homebuyers with information and resources by giving attendees access to local, state and federal housing programs, and free credit counseling. Lenders, builders, REALTORS®, home inspectors, and others will also be on hand to share their expertise, products and services. For more information about the Expo and to find out how you can be an exhibitor or sponsor, call (405) 419-8222, email communications@ohfa.org, visit http://www.ohfa.org/ or Click Here (This is not a GTAR event.)

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, jbays@tulsarealtors.com or call 663-7500 for further information.

REALTOR® ApplicationsComments 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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