MARlink January, 21, 2019

Weekly Update for Members and Affiliates


Janna will be out of the office Monday, January 21st for the CREN Board of Directors meeting and will return Wednesday, January 23rd. She will reply to emails as soon as possible.

Janna will be out of the office Monday, January 28th to attend AE Orientation with NAR and will return Thursday, January 31st. She will reply to emails as soon as possible.


NAR requires all members take 2 hours and 30 minutes of Ethics every two years. We have started a new NAR cycle that requires all members to take an Ethics class between January 1, 2019, and no later than December 31, 2020. If you took an Ethics class before January 1, 2019 it will not count for this cycle. If you have not completed a class by December 31, 2020, you will be suspended for two month or until you've taken the required class. Members still suspended on March 1, 2021 will be terminated from membership. These are NAR rules and we have to enforce them!

This year we are providing members a free Ethics class at the MAR office. We will have three (3) dates during the year and we encourage you to take a class sooner rather than later.

1st Quarter billing

Just a reminder if you have not paid your January 1, 2019 invoice, it is due no later than February 1, 2019.

Event Registration

As a reminder, registration and payment for all MAR events, including continuing education courses, is now online at

Please be sure to use this service to ensure we know expected attendance and don't reschedule due to lack of interest!


Broker Tours

Monthly on the first (north side) and third Tuesday (south side).

Tour leaves at 2 pm from Coffee Trader, 311 S. Fifth Street.

Check our calendar for the most accurate information

Please email to add a property to the tour.

Public Open House

Please email to have an upcoming open house added to the MAR calendar.


Continuing Education MAR offers a range of Continuing Education courses. Find details and register online at Notable upcoming courses include:

-- Understanding Appraisals with Academy Mortgage, Jan. 24

-- Cannabis Country with Kirk Goble, Feb 15 (AM & PM classes offered)

-- Contracts with Doug Barber, Feb. 21

Space is limited, please register online to ensure your spot!

Additional courses are held in Delta. Contact Gigi at 970-874-4727 to register.

-- CREC with John Gillam, Jan. 25 (8:30-12:30)

-- Disclosures with John Gillam, Jan. 25 (1-4)

-- Cannabis Country, Feb. 14

Online Continuing Education courses are offered through:


Information Updates

Changing Offices? Updating contact information? Please visit, to download documents, or email for assistance. 

New MAR Members

None this week.

Member Transfers None this week.


MAR's BOD meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, unless a conflict requires a change. The next meeting is February 20, 2019 at 9:00 am.

If you would like to meet with your Board of Directors, please follow the guidelines set forth in the governing documents, which state that you must be on the agenda prior to the board meeting start time. Please call 970-249-6213, or email to be added to the BOD agenda. We are happy to hear what you have to say!

Click here to meet our Board Members.


The next Affiliate Meeting will be Monday, February 4, 2019 at 8:00 am at the MAR offices. Correna Montoya was appointed the new Chair of the Affiliates Committee, by Debi Harmon.

Click here to meet our Affiliates.

CREN Questions? Call 970-240-1600

Better yet, come learn answers to the 10 most common questions at our Lunch & Learn Feb. 7!

<< Sign up here >>


Tenant Screening for Realtors®


Become a Realtor®

The next 6-week American Dream Real Estate class starts January 24, 5:30-9:30.

Cost is $945.00, and includes all 4 books. Register at

For Rent

Available March 1st. $1350 for 3/2 1450 sq ft, townhome in Bear Creek.

In great condition, not much of a yard. Includes water, sewer and trash. 2 car and an end unit. Call Julia Seglund, 970.596.2861



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Montrose CO 81401

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