Key & Lockbox Exchange Appointments

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If you haven't exchanged your Active Key & Lockbox yet; All Active Key & Lockbox Exchanges will NOW be by Appointment only.

Please realize that there are only 2 staff in each office to assist you. So it may take days for you to get an appointment.

To Book Your Appointment Now: please call either the Metairie Office at 504-885-3200 or the Mandeville Office at 985-882-8521

Due to the large number of people making appointments; if you have to re-schedule an existing appointment there will be a $25 re-scheduling fee. This has become necessary to ensure everyone who wants an appointment gets in as quickly as possible.

Our goal is to make this transition as easy as possible for our members so please make you appointment



Annual Bowling Tournament June 17!

NOMAR Bowling Tournament

Join us for our annual bowling tournament at Rock N Bowl on Friday, June 17 from 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

This year’s theme is “Rocking Through the Years” so be sure to grab five of the best bowlers you know and dress up as your favorite music group! In addition to door prizes, team and individual prizes will be given out for:

  • Best Group Costume
  • Best Solo Act
  • Best Hair


Non-bowlers are welcome too! Individual and team tickets are available using the registration form.

This event is only two weeks away, so be sure to register today!



Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar

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The final 2016 annual Dr. Ivan Miestchovich Outlook & Seminar will be taking place on Friday, June 10 on the Northshore at the Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center in Covington. Registration and Networking will begin at 8 a.m., with the seminar following at 8:30 a.m.

To see the seminar’s agenda, click here.

To register for the seminar, click here.



Instanet Updates

We are aware that some members have been encountering issues when attempting to register for Instanet webinars. In an effort to resolve this issue, we encourage our members to register for a NOMAR-specific webinar, which can be located here, or register for a ‘Generic, National’ session directly through your TransactionDesk account. An example of where to access this is below:

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We hope this helps! As always, if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call us at 504.225.3200.

Annual Agent MLS Dues

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Current dues billed are for the period July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017; dues are $340.  NOMAR members receive a $20 discount due to services extended to GSREIN members that are funded from NOMAR dues, such as Professional Standards and support staff.

Please note:  Dues are due by June 30th and are considered delinquent on July 1st.  After June 30th there is a $75 delinquent fee that must be sent in with payment.  On July 1st, the user's MLS services will be suspended for nonpayment.  Click here to pay your dues online with a check or credit card. 

Click here for more information.

Note:  Agents pay Annual MLS Dues and Brokers pay Quarterly MLS Dues.



IDX/RETS Renewal July 1

What is the difference between IDX, RETS & VOW access?

An Internet Data Exchange (IDX, also known as Information Data Exchange) is a real estate property search site which allows the public to conduct searches of approved Multiple Listing Service properties in a certain area.  (Uses company websites)

Real Estate Transaction Standards (RETS) is used to give brokers, agents and third parties access to listing and transaction data.  (For office management and syndication)

Virtual Office Website (VOW) is a website that is used to conduct business activities.  One example is a VOW used as a real estate property search site allowing the public to conduct searches of approved Multiple Listing Service properties in a given area under certain conditions.

For more information, click here.


Code of Ethics Cycle Due

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NAR’s Quadrennial Code of Ethics Cycle is ending THIS YEAR. To ensure that you do not get suspended with no services, complete your Code of Ethics cycle now – before classes (and time) runs out.

If you do not know if you have completed your Code of Ethics training, click here to download the list.

To enroll in NOMAR’s Code of Ethics class on Friday, June 10 at 9 a.m., click here.



NOMAR Partnership with NOPD for a Safer New Orleans

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NOMAR is challenging all REALTORS® to join us in our efforts to install 100 cameras for a safer New Orleans! NOMAR's $15,000 grant (in conjunction with NAR) to the New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation purchased the first 34 cameras. Thanks to a $10,000 contribution from Latter & Blum and the donations of many other REALTOR® members, NOPJF was able to purchase 26 more cameras. We are now only 40 cameras away from reaching our 100 camera goal!

Don't forget, Latter & Blum is offering a dollar-for-dollar match to the United Way for each dollar donated by REALTORS® to the New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation. Donations will be matched up to $15,000 in a donation to United Way to support their social service efforts to stop crime before it starts.

Click here for more information and to make a donation!



Millennial Awards for Real Estate


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Do you know an up and coming REALTOR® who would qualify for a 2016 Millennial Award? Follow this link and nominate your favorite Millennial REALTOR®! Hurry, nominations close June 17!

See the Millennial Awards' Facebook page.



Monthly CE Schedule

This is the CE Schedule and important information for the month of June. Please refer to our online calendar for a more details and future CE classes. Click here for this month’s CE Schedule.