Now Available: MLS Connect for ZIPFORM
This new feature allows users to enter an MLS # to pull listing information directly from the NORES MLS system to populate fields in ZipForm. Click Here for instructions to use MLS Connect.
OREC Residential Property Disclosure Statement Form
The OREC Residential Property Disclosure Statement Form has been updated. The new form is now available online at tulsarealtors.com under Forms & Contracts or Click Here
Thursday, July 22
RCA Insight Social
A commercial REALTOR® networking event: First Place Towers in beautiful downtown Tulsa. Come join us for a commercial networking event with other commercial REALTORS®. In contrast to our usual event, we will not have any speakers. In other words, come socialize with us. Appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Click Here to RSVP
July CE Classes at GTAR
For more information on the following CE classes, and to register: log on to tulsarealtors.com, 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.
OK Broker Relationships: Monday, July 26, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (required BRA CE)
Upcoming Computer Classes at GTAR
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, log on to tulsarealtors.com and click the red Education bar on the main page. All classes are held in the GTAR Computer Lab.
MarketLinx 2: Wednesday, July 28, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3 (Prospect Gateway): Friday, July 30, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Build Your Business Fast!
CRS 106: Fundamentals of Real Estate Technology
Thursday, September 9, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with nationally recognized instructor, Michael Selvaggio. This course will help you identify which of today’s technologies will help you get the most out of your real estate business and get an edge of your competition. Cost on or before August 16 is $99; after that date cost will be $129. The CRS 106 course earns you one unit of core education credit toward the CRS designation and is OREC approved for 8 hours elective CE credit. Register online at tulsarealtors.com: on the main Member Services page, click on the red Education bar, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details
Thursday, August 19
Grievance and Professional Standards Committee Training Are you a REALTOR® member interested in serving on GTAR’s Grievance or Professional Standards Committee? If you answered yes, these classes are for you! Both classes are OREC approved for 3 hours required PSC CE credit each. For course details and to register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; click the red Education bar on the main Member Services page, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details
Friday, August 20
25 Ways to Avoid a Lawsuit
This new course will highlight 25 areas that real estate offices should consider when attempting to establish policies to avoid unnecessary and costly litigation. 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. in the GTAR Training Center with nationally recognized instructor and Attorney, Thomas Jacobson. Currently pending OREC approval for 3 hours CE credit. For course details and to register online, log on to tulsarealtors.com; click the red Education bar on the main Member Services page, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details
August 23 and 24
REO Specialist Certification
Encore Presentation: In this two-day course you will learn how to become an REO listing agent, how to manage REO properties, how to work with the buyer purchasing an REO property, how to finance your REO property, and much more. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the GTAR Training Center with Marlene Burkhart. Cost is $179. OREC approved for 12 hours required HOT CE credit. Click on the following link for detailed course information and registration: REO Specialist Certification
New RESPA Interpretive Rule
Under section 8 of RESPA and HUD’s implementing RESPA regulations, services performed by real estate brokers and agents as additional settlement services in a real estate transaction are compensable if the services are actual, necessary, and distinct from the primary services provided by the real estate broker or agent, the services are not nominal, and the payment is not a duplicative charge. A referral is not a compensable service for which a broker or agent may receive compensation. To read this Interpretive rule in its entirety, and provide comments, please Click Here
New Square Footage Form Now Available
The GTAR/NORES Boards of Directors approved a Square Footage Waiver and Release form. The use of this form is recommended to Brokers with residential sales of homes, sales of vacant lots/land, and leasing. The form is available online under Forms and Contracts. Click Here to View Form
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.
Charles McBride, associated with Bailey-Foristell, Inc. (First Publication)
Drew Cartwright, Cartwright Appraisal Company (Second Publication)