Urgent Need for Available Rental Units
If you are interested in volunteering to help bring aid to Louisiana residents affected by last weekend’s historic flooding, please visit the following websites:
REALTOR® and Designated REALTOR® Applications Have Been Updated
REALTOR® Safety Workshops and Self-Defense Seminar
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.
REALTOR® Mixer September 8!
We are holding a REALTOR® Mixer on September 8 at Reginelli’s Pizzeria on the Westbank! There will be FREE pizza and appetizers, as well as $10 BOTTLES of wine and $2 pints of beer! We hope to see you all there!
YPN Kickoff Party!
Are you a member of our Young Professionals Network? Are you curious about what our Young Professionals Network is? Come to our kick-off party on Thursday, September 29 at 5 p.m. at Bayou Beer Garden and find out!
Dillard University Housing Health & Home Improvement Fair 2016
The housing health & home improvement fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 2016 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Dillard University’s Professional Schools building.
IBERIABANK Mortgage and Freddie Mac Reception
IBERIABANK Mortgage is hosting an Affordable Housing Reception on August 25, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Dillard University. At this event, IBERIABANK will announce their newly launched affordable mortgage products. Along with learning about IBERIABANK’s new affordable mortgage products, there will be free food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) plus door prizes. Guests will also be able to network with housing and banking professionals and come and go as they please from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Jefferson 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:
- Where the changes are occurring on the new flood maps;
- The Newly Mapped Procedure and Grandfather rating options;
- Policy Conversion and retaining customers whose risk is reduced;
- Impacts of reform legislation and upcoming changes to the NFIP; and
- Using new tools and resources to assist you.
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
1300 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Register to attend this Workshop at: http://orleansinsuranceworkshop.eventbrite.com
Louisiana REALTORS® Annual Fall Conference
Planning on attending Louisiana REALTORS®’ Annual Fall Conference this September 19 – 22? Register now!
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:
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.
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!
Looking for four more hours to meet your CE requirement before the end of the year?? Check the September schedule for our class, “Fair Housing and Cultural Diversity,” on September 15 at 9 a.m. at our Metairie location!
As always…please check our schedule for upcoming Code of Ethics – Cycle 4 classes as this course is DUE by Dec. 31, 2016.
Monthly CE Schedule
View the printable registration form for all CE Courses in August. See the online calendar for all upcoming CE courses.
MLS Matrix and Instanet Support
MLS Matrix Support
For all Matrix support questions contact Matrix Support Reps: