Monday, May 2, 2011

GTAR Weekly Facts – May 2, 2011

Thursday, May 5
The New HUD Internet Training
This class is almost full—if you want to attend don’t wait to register! 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. In this updated course, Mary Berry will teach brokers and associates the new HUD procedures, and how to submit bids using the new HUD website: OREC approved for 3 hours required HOT CE credit. For more information and to register online: log on to, click the red Education bar on the Member Services page, then click Register for Classes. Click Here for Course Details “Snack” sponsor: Hyatt Place – Tulsa Southern Hills.
May is RPAC Month
Brokers, please promote RPAC in your May sales/associate meetings. To view a video message you can play in your meetings, Click Here. To request a speaker or RPAC materials, call 918-663-7500 or email

Wednesday, May 25
3-Hour Tour of Downtown Tulsa
The Sales Associate Committee will be sponsoring a 3-Hour Tour of Downtown Tulsa on Wednesday, May 25, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at a cost of $10 per person. Highlights will be a bus tour through several of the downtown districts—Brady Heights, Riverside, and Pearl to name just a few; a walking tour of the Brady District and the underground tours; and tours through several downtown developments—ending at Drillers’ ONEOK Field, where the YPN will be hosting a networking event. For more information and to register, Click Here

Wednesday, May 25
Young Professional Network
Join the YPN on Wednesday, May 25 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the Coors Light Refinery Deck at ONEOK Field (home of the Tulsa Drillers) for light refreshments. Click Here for more information, and for information on how to register for the 3-Hour Tour of Downtown Tulsa.

Open Houses Open Doors to Buying Opportunities!
So what could be better than a weekend full of open houses? GTAR will be encouraging consumers to tour homes and learn more about the benefits of home ownership. Plan to be a part of the 2011 REALTOR® Nationwide Open House Weekend, hosted by GTAR and the National Association of REALTORS®, as well as, other local associations across the country, on Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5. The Nationwide Open House Weekend offers buyers a stress-free way to visit homes for sale in different neighborhoods where they might want to live. For sellers, the weekend provides a high-visibility effort to promote traffic and drive home sales. Click Here for instructions on how to enter an open house on; open houses listed will also appear in our soon to be released consumer app.
Upcoming Computer Classes at GTAR
Pre-registration is required; space is limited to 14 per class. For more information and to enroll: log on to, click the red Education bar on the Member Services page, then click Register for Classes. All classes are held in the GTAR Computer Lab.
Publisher: Wednesday, May 11, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Doc Manager: Wednesday, May 18, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 1: Monday, May 23, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 2: Wednesday, May 25, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MarketLinx 3 (Prospect Gateway): Tuesday, May 31, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
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.
Lori Bembenek, associated with Keller Williams (Second Publication)
REALTOR® Reinstatement:
Stephen Glenn, Performance Realty (First Publication)
Carl Schneider, Realty Werks (Second Publication)
Firm Affiliate:
Fairway Independent Mortgage Group, Designated individual Tim Epps (Second Publication)
CIE Waiver:
Ken Tooman, Grubb & Ellis Levy Beffort (First Publication)