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Ecommerce Credit Card Processor Maintenance Tuesday, April 29th
Please note that Ecommerce will be down for maintenance Tuesday, April 29th from 1:00am until 6:00am.  During this time, you will not be able to process any type of payment on our website,  This includes payment for CE classes, open invoices and dues payments.  Please contact Erin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (504) 274-0783 if more information is required.

UNO and LATTER & BLUM, INC./REALTOR'S® Annual Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar for the New Orleans Region - May 9th
at the UNO Lakefront Campus in the University Center Ballroom from 8:00am -12:30pm.  Registration at 8:00am.

Dr. Ivan Miestchovich, Director of the UNO Institute for Economic Development & Real Estate Research, will serve as moderator for three panel presentations:  "The Nexus:  Where Economic Development and Real Estate Intersect" and two panels on trends and outlooks for the real estate market.

Speakers include Michael Hecht of GNO, Inc., Roderick Miller of New Orleans Business Alliance, Kurt Weigle of the DDD, Jerry Bologna of JEDCO and Brenda Bertus of St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation.

The Commercial Real Estate panelists include Bruce Sossaman, Corporate Realty; Marty Mayer, Stirling Properties and Dr. John Williams, Dean of the UNO College of Business Administration.  The Residential Real Estate panel features Rick Haase of LATTER & BLUM INC./REALTORS®, Larry Schedler of Larry G. Schedler & Associates and Geoffrey Lutz of G. Geoffrey Lutz Appraisal Services.

The cost is $35 in advance (registering by Monday, May 5th) and $40 at the door.  To register and for a detailed agenda, please visit LREC Credits (4 hours) applied for.


CID Presents "Income Property Analysis" with Chip Meyers May 12 & 13
For practicing commercial agents and agents who want to learn more about commercial real estate.  Great for residential agents!  8:00am Check-In, 8:30-4:30 Class (both days), 14 Hours of Instruction, 8 Hours of CE credit (attendance both days required).  CID Members $100, Non-Members $175 (Non-members can join CID for $50 and $25 on the course!)

You will learn:
* The 16 "Contributing Elements" to Value and Yield
* Define, Discuss and Learn to Compute the Following Methods of Valuation:

* Price/Sq Ft or Unit * Equity Rate of Return
* Gross Rent Multiplier * Internal Rate of Return
* Capitalization Rate * Financial Management Rate of Return
* Cash on Cash
* The Parts the Following Play:
* Cost Recovery * Passive Loss
* Risk * Capital Gain Calculation
* Compounding/Discounting/Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

Speaker & Author Chip Meyers ...
Chip Meyers started his career in Commercial/Investment Real Estate in 1977, after spending 9 years in the U.S. Navy as a fighter piolot.
He was active in the brokerage of Investment Real Estate, selling hundreds of multi-family buildings and other types of investment properties, both in San Diega, CA and Albuquerque, NM.  He aslo managed New Mexico's largest Commercial/Investment firm, with a sales force over 40 agents, for 7+ years.  Chip wrote this course specifically for CE credit for licensees with an interest in Investment Real Estate, and presents in regularly in 26 cities in Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Oklahoma, Missouri, and now Louisiana.

Members can register online or print the registration form.



Summit Funding & The Core Present:  Todd Scrima President Founder of Summit Funding, Inc.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 11:30am - 1:30pm at Summit Funding in Covington.  109 Inwood Drive, Suites 1 & 2.
Learn how to increase your closings by 20% per month.  Get 20 more referral leads per month.  Lunch will be provided!  RSVP (985) 531-5881 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Click on the following link for more info.  Summit Funding Flyer

North Shore Office Administrator MLS Training Class, May 1st, 1:00-2:30
Unfortunately the class in Mandeville that was scheduled for April 3rd from 1-2:30 had to be cancelled.  The new date is May 1st, 1:00-2:30.  This class will cover everything an office administrator encounters every day including MLS rules, MLS listing maintenance tips, and procedures.  There is no limit on number of attendees per office or company.  If you have any questions, please contact Patt, Cheryl or James at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (504) 456-9903.

"REALTOR® of the Year" Luncheon Tickets Now on Sale
for the May 9th luncheon.  Only $38:  Caesar Salade, choice of Petit Filet or Trout Almandine, and White Chocolate Bread Pudding. Register online at web registration or print the registration form.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

NAPMW 2014 Crawfish Cook Off - May 10th
Saturday, May 10th 11:00am-4:00pm at Southport Hall.  For tickets & sponsorships, call
Cheryl Ray (504) 909-0068 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jean Hand (504) 952-0452 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Click on link below for more information.

NOMAR & MARPAC Bowling Event - Halloween in June
Join us Friday, June 13th for a monster bash at Rock'n Bowl.  Dress as your scariest movie monster or T.V. monster. Registration includes fountain drinks, draft beer, wine and assorted finger food and door prizes.  Team of 6 only $180.00. Individual registration NOMAR members $30.00 & non-members $40.00.
Also there will be MARPAC parade of prizes.  Click on the below link for more information.
Printable Registration Form


2015 Mandatory CE Topic Suggestions
Our three LREC Commissioners attended the February Education Committee meeting and the annual mandatory course was discussed. The Commissioners want to know what you think the 2015 Mandatory Course should be.  Please send your suggestions to Lynda Nugent Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NOMAR Board Store
We have many REALTOR® items that may help you in getting that listing sold.  Drop by our Metairie or Mandeville office to check out what is new!!!