MARlink Monday, April 29, 2019

Weekly Update for Members and Affiliates


2nd Quarter Dues: Deadline for payment is THIS WEDNESDAY, May 1. Late invoices are subject to a $25 late fee.

If you need a copy of your invoice please email Janna at

New Members/Transfers

  • Nora Davis transferred to Rimrocker Real Estate

  • Colleen Zweigle joined Keller Williams Colorado West Realty

NAR Congressional District Report for the 116th Congress, Colorado District 3


Save the Date!

Taco Bar

Wednesday, May 8th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at MAR

Starting in June we will have an event every month on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Of course, we will send out the details before each event. We ask that you sign up on the events tab of our website so we can have a good headcount.

  • June 19th - Wine Tasting Contest

  • July 17th - Barbecue

  • August 21st - Ice Cream Bar

MAR Calendar

See it all in one place!

Broker Tours

First (north side) and third Tuesday (south side) each month. Next tour is May 7 on the North Side, and leaves at 2 pm from Coffee Trader @ 311 S. Fifth Street. If you wish to have a house included on the tour, please email Janna your property address, MLS # and listing agent.

  • May 21 - South Side

  • June 4 - North Side

MAR Continuing Education Classes

Classes are free to MAR and DCBOR members, unless a price is noted.

  • CREC Commission Update with David Barber | May 2 | 8am-noon | 4 Credits | $30

  • Ethics with David Barber | May 2 | 1-5 pm | 4 Credits | Free for Members, Non-Members $40

  • Contracts: Reading Between the Red Lines with David Barber | May 3 | 9am-noon | 4 Credits | $30

  • Ethics with David Barber | May 3 | 1-5 pm | 4 Credits | Free for Members, Non-Members $40

  • New Member Orientation | July 18, 2019 | 8:30 am-noon MANDATORY for new members: If you were unable to attend new member orientation this quarter, please put it on your calendar for July 18 from 8:30 to noon. Attendance is required by MAR bylaws.

Delta Continuing Education Classes

RSVP to Gigi at 970-874-4727, or

Held at the DCBOR offices in Delta, unless noted.

  • Lunch & Learn | May 24 | 11:30am-1pm | 1CE |Free Changes to the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act with a focus on cost recovery changes, Qualified Improvement Property (QIP), Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ), and the tax Incentive impact they will have on real estate owners. Class is provided by Cost Segregation Authority.

  • Negotiations with Connie Tremblay | May 31 | 8:30am-12:30pm | 4 CE | $45

Thank you to Gigi and DCBOR for offering member pricing to MAR!

NAR CE Requirements

  • CREC Update: NAR requires all members to take an annual CREC update course for a total of 12 credits over each 3 year license renewal period.

  • Ethics: NAR requires all members take 2 hours and 30 minutes of Ethics between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020, or be suspended until the requirement is met. ***Ethics classes taken before January 1, 2019 do not count for this cycle. Sign up now for one of our FREE ETHICS classes on May 2 or 3.

Track your hours! Use this form to track your CE credits and ensure you are completing all requirements. Best Practice: Put this form and corresponding CE completion certificates in one file folder!

Online Resources


Real Safe Agent

FREE to MAR members - Click here for a video explaining the features of Real Safe Agent.


FREE to MAR members - Click here to set up your account!

Remember, to never let you guard down,

even when it appears a potential sale is coming your way.

Use the resources offered by MAR, and stay safe!


MAR Free Ethics

MAR is offering two free Ethics courses to help MAR members meet the course requirement: May 2 and 3 - click here to sign up.

Montrose Meeting Space

Do you need a place to meet a client or safe WiFi in Montrose? Come use the MAR office, just call Janna to make sure it's available.

Also, if you have a meeting and need a larger space, MAR's meeting room and kitchen area are available for use by members, based on availability.

Call or email Janna to reserve.


Legal Bites

Colorado Association of REALTORS®' General Counsel Scott Peterson discusses things REALTORS should know about the new law requiring the protection of consumer data.

Scott talks protecting consumer data!

Contact the CAR Legal Hotline.

File a Complaint


Coffee with CREN

Do you know the MLS requirements on a listing's primary photo? Watch below to make sure you're compliant!


Affiliates meet on the first Wednesday of the months. The next meeting is this Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 8:00 am at the MAR offices. Click here to meet our Affiliates.

MAR is offering sponsorship's for summer Lunch & Learns and other educational offerings. Contact Janna to learn more!


MAR's BOD meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, unless a conflict requires a change. The next meeting is Wednesday, MAY 15, 2019 at 9:00 am.

To meet with the Board, you are required by governing documents to be on the agenda prior to the meeting start time. Please call 970-249-6213, or email Janna to be added to the agenda. We are interested in what you have to say!


Open House

2339 Stone Bridge, Montrose


Post a Classified

Please email Janna to place a classified, promote an upcoming open house, or share other relevant news with MAR members. Deadline for Monday publication is Friday at noon.


Janna Burton


Contact Information Updates

If you change offices or contact information, be sure to complete the appropriate form online.

Let's Be Social

Follow us at @MontroseRealtors on Facebook and Instagram, or @MARMontrose on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the latest MAR news and events!


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