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Time Out: September 5, 2012

9/5/2012


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Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS®

4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, Michigan 48911

Phone 323-4090 | Fax 323-0586

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NEWS

FHFA Announces New Short Sale Guidance

 

Fannie and Freddie Ordered to Raise Fees

 

Become a Content Marketing Expert- Real Estate Edition

 

MAR Convention & Expo Early Registration Rates End September 18

This year, Education is the Name of the Game and the line-up includes knowledge sessions covering everything from social media marketing risk to vacant foreclosures and valuing rental property. This is your chance to catch up on CE credits and learn from some of our nation’s top real estate professionals. Remember, the MAR Convention is designed for you - Michigan’s REALTORS® - and this year promises to be one of the best yet! See you October 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn.

REGISTER ONLINE BY SEPTEMBER 18 AND SAVE

  

Association EDUCATION   

Remote Agent: Tools for Working Out of the Office, September 5, 9 a.m.

For real estate agents working outside of the office a lot, managing all necessary documents can get very messy. Thankfully in this day and age there is a plethora of tools to help the remote agent succeed. Learn what those tools are and how to use them in this hands on workshop.

Register here

 

Green Designation Class, September 12, 19, 24, 8 a.m.

The Green Designation Course is a three course series taking place on September 12, 19 and 24 at 8 a.m. In order to earn the designation, all three courses must be completed, however, they do not need to be taken at the same offering, you may elect to take the classes at different offerings. The pricing is as follows: Members Early Bird Rate One Session: $99 Series: $250 Members Regular Registration One Session: $129 Series: $290 Members Late Registration One Session: $159 Series: $330 Non Members Rate One Session: $180 Series: $400

Register here

 

RPR Training, September 13, 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.

Get introduced to the power of RPR: integrated tax, MLS data, foreclosure, flood maps, valuations, schools, virtually everything you need in one place to be a local market expert!

Register here

 

Smartphone and Tablet Apps, September 19, 9 a.m.,
The smartphone is one of the top tools for the agent working in the field. It gives access to thousands of apps to make your everyday business easier. This hands-on workshop will highlight the must-have apps for the modern real estate agent.
Code of Ethics, October 11, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
This is the year to get your Code of Ethics training requirement.
ALL MEMBERS MUST TAKE A CODE OF ETHICS CLASS OFFERED BY GLAR, MAR, OR NAR BY DECEMBER 31, 2012!

 

Code of Ethics Corner

Did you know it may be a violation of Article 15 of the Code of Ethics if you make false, misleading, or reckless statements not based on factual information about another agent.

 

 

 

Association EVENTS

RPAC Spaghetti Dinner, September 27, 2012

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Question: When will there be another Code of Ethics class at the Association?

 

Answer: There will be another Code of Ethics class on October 11 at 9 a.m.

 

 

App of the Week: Google Drive

 

 

Cultural Tip of the Week: "Indian investors are motived to buy in the U.S. because properties are more affordable than in India and the security of the U.S. regulations makes it a safer investment," says Baro Shalizi, CIPS, founder and broker of Shalizi Real Estate in Sante Fe, NM and NAR President's Liaison to India.

  

Affiliate Showcase: Title Insurance

 

Carol Beachnau

Tri-County Title Agency - MI

1020 S. Creyts Road

Lansing, MI 48917

517-349-0401

 

Ginny Brooks

Stewart Title Agency

2395 Jolly Road, Suite 165

Okemos MI 48864

517-853-5982

 

Lynley Darden

Midstate Title Agency

1550 Watertower Place, Ste. 200

East Lansing, MI 48823

517-333-3982

 

Katie Droscha

Michigan Bankers Title of Mid

Michigan, LLC

507 S. Grand Avenue

Lansing, MI 48933

517-853-7708

 

Lisa Haun

First American Title Ins. Co.

2375 Woodlake Drive

Okemos, MI 48864

517-347-3454

 

Richard Hicks

Midstate Title Agency

1550 Watertower Place, Ste. 200

East Lansing, MI 48823

517-333-3982

 

Mike Hoskins

Transnation Title Agency

6452 Millennium Dr., Suite 140

Lansing, MI 48917

517-318-4369

 

Mark Kraushaar

Bell Title Company

2339 Jolly Road

Okemos, MI 48864

517-381-5353

 

Kim Kruger

Transnation Title Agency

6452 Millennium Dr., Suite 140

Lansing, MI 48917

517-281-9640

 

Patty Leonard

Bell Title Company

2339 Jolly Road

Okemos, MI 48864

517-381-5353

 

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Week of September 5

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

9 a.m. Remote Agent: Tools for Working Outside the Office

   

Thursday, September 6, 2012

9 a.m. Holloway's Institute

   

Friday, September 7, 2012

Association Closed

 

Monday, September 8, 2012

No Association Events Scheduled

  

Tuesday, September 9, 2012

No Association Events Scheduled

  

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Membership Information and News

Featured Benefit: Meet the Staff: Debi

 

MLS Statistics

August 22 - August 28

2010 2011 2012
New Listings 223 210 183
Pending Sales 103 122 121
Nonlist Sales 4 4 10
Sold 71 146 98

RPAC Total

Birthdays

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Wood, A. Robie (rwood@cb-hb.com);
Hall, Shelly A (shelly@shellyhall.com);
Schultz, Christina M (tinaschultz@charter.net)

 

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Vallie, Jeryl (markgoedert@goedertrealestate.com);
Bibbs, Jasmine J (jasjoyb@gmail.com)

 

Friday, September 7, 2012

Brunette, Lanny S (l.brunette@comcast.net);
McCarthy, Debbie M (dmccarthy@cb-hb.com);
Thelen, Brian I (bthelen@deltami.gov)

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Hile, Thomas W (tomhile@remax.net);
Baer, MaryAnn (mbaer6180@yahoo.com);
Brewster, Dawn M (brewsterhomes@gmail.com)

 

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Petroff, Douglas J (gpet21@comcast.net)

 

Monday, September 10, 2012

Schmidt, Tony R (tschmidt@lansing-realestate.com)

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Lopez, Cecilia (jjclopez@aol.com)

 

 


 

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