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Annual Agent MLS Dues – PAST DUE

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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 now past due and must include the late fee of $75 when paid.  The user's MLS services are suspended for nonpayment. Services will be restored after full payment is received.

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.


REALTOR® Call For Action

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We need your help to tell the United States Senate to get to work and make homeownership a priority! Only 11% of NOMAR members have responded to this Call for Action. The call ends next Friday, but if you haven't responded yet, it's not too late! 

Take action now to urge your Senators to pass H.R. 3700, the "Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016," which makes common sense changes to the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) condominium loan program.

Earlier this year, the U.S. House passed this bill unanimously, with a vote of 427-0! If that sounds like its popular that's because every voting Democrat and Republican Representative in the U.S. House supported it. But, the Senate has yet to act. The time is now to send this legislation to the President's desk and provide much needed help to future homebuyers -- but the Senate must act first.


Legislative Outreach 2016
Due to this year's legislative schedule, we are hosting Legislative Outreach at the conclusion of the legislative session. Join us for a breakfast meeting with metro area Legislators as they discuss everything that happened during the regular session and two special sessions and any items of specific interest to the industry.
Breakfast will be at Cafe Reconcile at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $23 per person. There will not be CE this year.



IDX/RETS/VOW Renewal Due by July 22

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

Invoices have been mailed and payment is due by July 22nd.Click here to pay now.

Basic IDX/RETS/VOW Access Rules:

  • Billing is invoiced annually July 1 and due by July 22
  • One Access Feed per website/consultant
  • Request in writing via email to receive a list of all Active Broker's Access Feeds
  • Cancellation of an Access feed must be made in writing

Pricing for Renewals:

  • 1st Active IDX access in an office $150 annually, each additional IDX feed $450
  • All Active/Sold IDX access in an office $1500 annually
  • 1st Office Only access (RETS) in an office $150, each additional Office Only feed $50
  • Participant Principal Broker VOW Access $4,000 annually
  • Agent VOW Access $4,000 annually
  • Affiliated VOW Partner (AVP) Access $4,000 annually

Data Set-Up Fee for each initial feed $100 OR $100 for change to existing feed

If you have any problems or need to make changes, please contactThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information,click here.


Sixth Annual Economic & Real Estate Forecast – Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016!

New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS (NOMAR), Commercial Investment Division of the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS (CID) and The Louisiana Chapter of CCIM will host the 6th Annual Economic and Real Estate Forecast Symposium. The one day conference will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., followed by a reception from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Loyola University, Roussel Hall. This year’s theme is “Engines for Growth.” 

The 6th Annual Economic and Real Estate Forecast Symposium is perhaps the most prestigious economic and real estate conference in Louisiana, with several hundred attendees annually. It is a professional, high-powered event that continues to attract large audiences because of the quality and reputation of the speakers. The symposium features a distinguished group of experts in real estate, finance, government and academia, who evaluate and discuss real estate and financial markets. Many of the best business minds and most important decision-makers in Louisiana examine how the political and economic environment will impact real estate and business today, and share their expert views on what lies ahead, providing the information and the perspective needed to have the competitive edge to prosper in our changing times.

One of the highlights of the conference will be the Tuesday evening networking reception where several hundred professionals and experts in real estate, finance, government and academia, will socialize and enjoy New Orleans inspired cocktails and cuisine.   

For more sponsorship information, ticket sales and a speaker list, please log onto

All sponsor logos are due to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday, July 22



MLS Matrix and Instanet Support

While our MLS staff is working on the ongoing key and lockbox exchange, this is who you should contact for the time being if you need help:

MLS Matrix Support

For all Matrix support questions contact Matrix Support Reps:

James, Cheryl or Carli at 504-456-9903 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you need help with Instanet please contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you are a broker who wants to upload your company forms to Instanet; you have until July 31st to do so at no charge by emailing them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



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.


Condolences and Prayers Offered For...
Vince Accardo, husband of Robbie Accardo of GARDNER REALTORS®, who passed away while surrounded by his family on June 28. Friends and Family are invited to attend a Memrial Service in his honor on Saturday, July 9 at 12 p.m. at Garden of Memories Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please donate to,, or 



Just Added to our CE Schedule!

“Serving Your Buyer/Seller Using the MLS Matrix” on August 9, 2016 at our Metairie office from 9 – 11 a.m. This class will be taught by our own James Windsor of Corelogic and will enhance your MLS skills and knowledge to better serve your clients needs. Don’t miss it!

Register for the class here.



Monthly CE Schedule

View the printable registration form for all CE Courses in July. This form lists all potential CE courses for next month. See the online calendar for all upcoming CE courses.

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any education questions.