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REALTOR® and Designated REALTOR® Applications Have Been Updated

The new applications can be found here. Please discontinue use of any old versions of the applications dated before 7/12/16. If you have any questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

REALTOR® Safety Workshops and Self-Defense Seminar

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In an effort to raise awareness about the unique dangers that REALTORS® face at work, NOMAR is hosting two safety workshops. These workshops will be held in Metairie on September 8 and in Mandeville on September 9. These workshops will be taught by NOMAR 2016 President Lesha Freeland and NOMAR 2016 Secretary-Treasurer Cindy Callais. To register for the Metairie workshop, click here. To register for the Mandeville workshop, click here.

Additionally, we are excited to announce our partnership with Mushin Training Center in Harahan! Mushin is a mixed-martial arts and self-defense gym that have created a specialized self-defense seminar specifically for REALTORS®. This seminar will be on Thursday, September 15 at 11 a.m. at their location in Harahan. The self-defense class will be limited to 100 participants. At just $25 per person (paid at the door), this seminar is sure to fill up, so make sure you register today!

For more information on how to stay safe while working, please click here.

 

 

Orleans Parish Insurance Workshop

Orleans Parish has partnered with FEMA to hold an insurance workshop in your area. Flood insurance agents, real estate professionals, lenders, builders, and surveyors are encouraged to attend to gain a better understanding of:

There is no charge for this workshop and we encourage you to share information about this event with other flood insurance agents, lenders, surveyors, builders and real estate professionals.  Space is limited, so mark your calendar and click the registration link to attend.

Friday, August 26 from 1-3 p.m.

City Council Chamber

City Hall

1300 Perdido Street

New Orleans, LA 70112

Register to attend this Workshop at: http://orleansinsuranceworkshop.eventbrite.com

 

 

Louisiana REALTORS® Annual Fall Conference

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Planning on attending Louisiana REALTORS®’ Annual Fall Conference this September 19 – 22? Register now!

Click here for more information about the Conference.

 

 

Orleans Parish Tax Rolls Close TODAY

Orleans Parish tax rolls are open through the end of the day. Property owners who wish to appeal can visit City Hall, the Algiers Courthouse, Lakeview Christian Center, or Uptown River Garden to speak with staff from the Assessor's office.

More information can be found here.

 

 

Xpress Key Alert Feature

Did you know you can send a Distress Alert with your Xpress Key with the Alert Feature?

These alerts are designed to be sent out in real-time, as quickly as you can receive a text message, is how long that alert takes to reach their designated contacts.

To set up the alert feature, you must you go into your SupraWeb account and set up who you want the predetermined message to be delivered to. Then, when the alert button is pushed and held for about three seconds, the email is sent to the recipient’s email address immediately, as long as the agent is within cellular coverage.

Click on the link below for instructions:

http://www.supraekey.com/Documents/XK_SetUpAlerts.pdf

 

 

Code of Ethics Cycle 4 is Due

All REALTORS® must take NAR’s Code of Ethics - Cycle 4 training sometime between Jan. 1, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2016. To ensure that you do not get suspended with no services, complete your Code of Ethics - Cycle 4 now – before time runs out.

Don’t forget – Code of Ethics classes at NOMAR are FREE until Oct. 1st when they will cost members $5 an hour!  If you do not know if you have completed your Code of Ethics training, click here to download the list.

**Please note: this list is strictly people who have NOT taken Code of Ethics.

 

Condolences for…

Patrick Lane Prigmore, son of REALTOR® Jim Prigmore of EZ Realty, who passed away on August 8, 2016. Services were held on August 13 at Lakeview Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Michael Special School or the Down Syndrome Association of Greater New Orleans.

 

Congratulations to…

Crescent City Living, LLC, for being nominated for a 2016 Inman Innovator Award in the category of “Most Innovative Marketing Campaign Video or Advertisement”!

 

 

2016 Annual Economic & Real Estate Forecast – “Engines for Growth”

This year’s Economic & Real Estate Forecast will be held on Tuesday, October 11 from 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Loyola University New Orleans. Stay tuned for more details!

 

 

Featured CE

It’s extremely important that you check your records to see if you have taken Code of Ethics – Cycle 4 before Dec. 31, 2016, when the cycle ends. If you find you need to take this course, please register for our August and September available courses.

Please check the September calendar for our new course, “Residential Property Concerns for the La. Dweller” on Sept. 26 at our Metairie location.

 

Monthly CE Schedule

View the printable registration form for all CE Courses in August. 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.

 

 

MLS Matrix and Instanet Support

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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. or their toll-free phone number, 800-668-8768. Their support pone line is always open and staffed 24/7/365 in North America, with an average hold time of about one minute.