MARlink Monday, March 11, 2019

Weekly Update for Members and Affiliates


Delta/Montrose REALTOR® Day 2019 THIS WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019, 8am - 5pm

@ Montrose Country Fairgrounds & Event Center, 1001 N. Second Street

  • Keynote Speaker: Bruce Gardner, accomplished national speaker for the real estate industry. Expert in agent business strategies, and creator of Seven Styles Success System.

  • Continuing Education: Disaster Dos and Don'ts - 2 credits

  • Development Panel with Mayfly/Colorado Outdoors, City of Montrose, Delta Economic Development

  • CREN's New Statisitcal Program, InforSparks

Cost is $45 per REALTOR® member. Click here to register online.

Hosted by Delta County Board and Montrose Association of REALTORS®.

Janna will be OUT the following dates:

Vacation: March 25 -28, 2019, and will respond to emails after the 28th.

NAR's AE Institute: March 29 - April 1, and will be available by email.

Broker Tour

First (north side) and third Tuesday (south side) each month.

Next tour is Tuesday, March 19 - south side!

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

Email Janna to add a property to the tour.

Hope West Hospice Care Center Gala

Hope West Hospice Care Center is seeking silent auction donations or sponsorships for the annual Gala event on March 16 at the Montrose Pavilion. Contact Ellena Wenger, 970-623.4301 with donations. Click Here for more information or tickets to the event.

Western Slope REALTOR® Rally - April 18, 2019

Click here to register -


Contact Information Updates

We are asking all members to complete the online contact information update form to ensure we have the most current, accurate information to reach you.

New Members/Affiliates-

Jessamy Pressler joined 20 Sleeps West Real Estate

Western Group Insurance - Karon Jacobs is our newest affiliate

Alice Leeper is now with Ouray Real Estate Corp.

Henny Algacs joined Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

New Member Orientation will be held April 11, 8:30-12:30.

If you are new with in the last year and have not attended, please be sure to sign up, as attendance is required by MAR bylaws.

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!


Per the Division of Real Estate there are recent instances of someone pretending to be a buyer and baiting real estate brokers into meeting, under the pretext of wanting to look at homes for sale. Remember, to never let you guard down, even when it appears a potential sale is coming your way!

Real Safe Agent

If you haven't yet taken the Real Safe Agent training you can still do so TOMORROW. Sign up online.

This service is being provided free to MAR members, and will be available to download tomorrow, March 12th. Click here for a video explaining the features of Real Safe Agent.


We continue to encourage members to sign up for their free FOREWARN account to scout potential clients before you meet them. Click here to get set up your free account!


MAR Course Offerings Space is limited, click here to learn more, or register online and ensure your spot!

REALTOR® DAY - Disaster Dos and Don'ts | March 13 | 9-11am | 2 Credits | $45

  • Wells Fargo presents Buffini Success Tour | March 20 | 11:30am-3 pm

  • New Member Orientation | April 11 | 8:30am-12:30 | Free

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

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

  • Ethics | May 2 AND May 3 | 1-5 pm | 4 Credits | Free to MAR Members, $40 non-members

Delta Course Offerings

Held at the DCBOR offices in Delta, unless noted. Contact Gigi at 970-874-4727, or for more information.

Residential Contracts Line by Line, John Gillam | March 22 |8:30am-4pm |$60

Online Continuing Education

NAR's Ethics Course Requirements

NAR requires all members take 2 hours and 30 minutes of Ethics every two years.

The current cycle requires members to take Ethics between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020, or be suspended until the requirement is met. Members still suspended on March 1, 2021 will be terminated from membership. *Please note: Ethics classes taken before January 1, 2019 do not count for this cycle.*

MAR has two ethics classes offered in May, FREE TO MAR MEMBERS - click here to sign up.


MAR's BOD meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, unless a conflict requires a change. The next meeting is this Wednesday, March 20, 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!


The next Affiliate Meeting will be Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 8:00 am at the MAR offices. Click here to meet our Affiliates.

We are so grateful to all our REALTOR® Day 2019 Affiliate Sponsors. You have stepped up to the plate to help us make this year's event epic! We could not have done it without you!


Broker Open House: 442 South Badger Trail, Ridgway. Friday March 15, 10am-2pm. Cocktails and Brunch Bites will be provided.

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.

MAR Meeting Space

Having a meeting? Need a larger space? MAR's meeting room and kitchen area are available for use by MAR members, based on availability. Call or email Janna to reserve.

CREN Questions? Call 970-240-1600



Janna Burton




125 Merchant Drive
Montrose CO 81401

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