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:
Additionally, Jessica Carroll is collecting old towels, blankets, pillows, mattress covers and sheets for the LA SPCA - they will be used for bedding for the dogs that are at the shelters - some dogs are waiting for their owners to come find them, and some dogs are permanently homeless and will be filtered in to the SPCA's adoption program. Regardless of their circumstance, the dogs are in chain link pens with tarp roofs right now, and anything soft for them to sleep on is appreciated. She works out of the Latter and Blum Lakefront office, and her managing broker, Bill Bliss, is allowing donations to come to her office, which is located at 7039 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124.
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 from 5 – 7 p.m. 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!
Louisiana REALTORS® Flood & Disaster Relief Information Session
Stay tuned for more information about a New Orleans-area viewing session coming via email this week.
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.
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”
Registration is Now Open for the Economic & Real Estate Forecast on Oct. 11th
Individual Ticket Prices:
By: Sept. 13 Oct. 9 Oct. 11
REALTORS: $35 $45 $60
Public: $40 $50 $60
The Forecast has been approved for 4 hours of CE credit.
Thank you to Move, Inc. for their generous donation to the Louisiana REALTORS® Disaster Relief Fund!
Carol Ann “Nana” Bourgeois Hoffmann, mother of NOMAR CEO Missy Whittington, who passed away peacefully on Aug. 19, surrounded by her family. Services were held on Aug. 26 at St. Mary Magdalen Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Lakeside Hospice.
BJ Chauvin, Jr., husband of Mary Sirgo Chauvin of GARDNER, REALTORS®, who passed away late last week. Services will be held on Sept. 2 at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. and a funeral mass following at 12 noon.
In September we are offering “Housing Choice Voucher Program – Landlord Training” on Friday, Sept. 9th at our Metairie location. This course is taught by Arthur Waller from HANO from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Don’t miss out and click here to register!
And as always … please check your records and make sure you have completed Code of Ethics Cycle IV! This cycle will end December 31, 2016. You may check our calendar to see when this course is offered next. Don’t hesitate to get this requirement completed before the end of this year!
Monthly CE Schedule
All CE Courses for August are now complete. View the printable registration form for all CE Courses in September.
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: