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NOMAR Waives Transfer Fee & NOMAR Local Dues for remainder of 2016!

  • NOMAR welcomes all REALTORS® in good standing who wish to transfer their Primary Association Membership to NOMAR during the remainder of 2016.
  • NOMAR will waive your Transfer Fee and Final Quarter of Local Dues from now until the end of 2016! 
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information or to transfer


Congratulations to NOMAR's newly-elected Directors!

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Congratulations to the newest members of NOMAR's Board of Directors:


Anne Comarda, Engel & Voelkers New Orleans




Congratulations to the newest members of GSREIN's Board of Directors:

Stephanie Brouillette, Conchita L. Sulli & Associates, Inc.



1,000 REALTORS® are currently in jeopardy of losing REALTOR® status and MLS Access at end of December 2016 for not taking their Quadrennial Code of Ethics. NAR Requires “Quadrennial Code of Ethics Training” – Cycle IV

These 1,100 were mailed a notice, sent numerous emails, and your brokers have been notified. We are making every last effort to assist you in fulfilling your NAR requirement for membership prior to the end of the year to avoid a lapse in your membership and MLS Service. Check to see if your name is on the list. If you took Quad Ethics and your name is on the non-compliant list, send your certificate to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

List of Members that NEED QET-Cycle 4


Early Voting Starts Tomorrow!

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Early voting for the November 8 Presidential and Congressional elections is October 25 - November 1. 

In Kenner, NOMAR is proud to endorse Ben Zahn for Mayor and Tom Willmott for Councilman at Large. For complete election details, including constitutional amendments, sample ballots, and polling place locations, click here


Army Corps of Engineers Construction Update

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The Army Corps is currently constructing the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA) in Orleans and Jefferson parishes. This work includes construction of large underground box culverts that will work to get rain water off the streets faster and into the box culverts. 

 Click here for more information.


NOMAR Needs You - Join A Committee of Your Interest and Get Involved!

Attached is a committee volunteer form. Click the link below for a description of all committees. Feel free to call us if you would like more information on any of the committees.

Committee Volunteer Form    Committee Descriptions


How To Check Your C.E. Hours for 2016

Go to the LREC Home page and click on Education. it will show a “View Education” tab.  By following the prompts you will be directed to your education  record.  If you have any problems (225) 925-1923 ext 243.


LR at NOMAR CE Courses

Advanced Field Negotiations (7 hrs CE)

Thursday, October 27 - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - Metairie, LA

This one day class uses real-world field scenarios to help develop and refine your negotiation skills to recognize and know when to apply power tools, techniques and tactics and effectively advocate for your clients. As the second part to earning the Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certification, this is the best way to learn this skill and practice putting them in action through real-world field scenarios:

  • FSBO and Buyer Agents
  • Seasoned Agent and New Agents
  • Two Seasoned Agents

RENE is the FIRST and ONLY negotiating certification recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®. This new credential is a certification - which means no membership or recurring dues.

Click here for more information

Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA (6 hrs CE)

Friday, October 28 - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm- Metairie, LA

Designed for real estate professionals at all experience levels and those working with either buyers or sellers, the National Association of REALTORS® PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor) certification provides a framework for understanding:

  • The purpose and benefits of CMAs
  • Terminology of pricing and valuation
  • The Code of Ethics as it relates to pricing
  • How to identify appropriate comparables, and where to find information about them
  • The role of supply and demand in pricing
  • How to adjust comparables
  • Specific challenges and special situations in making adjustments
  • How to guide clients through the CMA
  • How to work with appraisers
  • How to hone your pricing skills and practices

Determining property values depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology, and approaching the pricing assignment from various perspectives. 

Click here for more information 


Northshore Bowling Tournament at Tiffany Lanes in Mandeville

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On Thursday, Nov. 17, join us for a wicked awesome bowling tournament at Tiffany Lanes in Mandeville! This year's theme is 80's prom, so put on your most rad costume and get ready to jam out to all the best music from the 80's, because we know you still know all the words. Here's the 411 - this tournament will be from 1 - 4 p.m. and willbenefit the Covington Food Bank, and there will be prizes given out for the most ace costumes and bowlers. Cost is $125 for teams of four. 

Buggin' about not having a team? No sweat - individuals can party too, for $15 per person. Mark your calendars today because this party is going to be like, totally bangin'.

Register here.


Featured CE

2016 LREAB Forum of Facts Seminar - 4 Hours CE & FREE for Appraisers
On Wednesday, Nov. 2, please join the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board for a special APPRAISERS ONLY course from 1 - 5 p.m. 

Bruce Unangst, Executive Director of the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board, will instruct on regulatory updates and an LREAB staff appraiser will focus on interactive, real world appraiser challenges. 

Please click here for registration and more information.

Historic House Specialist Seminar for Real Estate Agents 

(*Counts toward the PRC Historic House Specialist designation for Real Estate Agents)

Thursday, Nov. 5

This program provides detailed information about the historic house types and neighborhoods of New Orleans as well as pertinent information about financial incentives, renovation financing, and permitting that will enable local agents to better market and sell historic New Orleans homes.  This program will earn 4 CE credits (pending approval by the LA Real Estate Commission) and by attending 2 additional PRC education programs (PRC First Time Renovator classes or Renovators’ Happy Hours), the PRC designation of Historic House Specialist. 8:30 am – 3:00 pm at the PRC (923 Tchoupitoulas Street.)  Historic House Specialist is $85 / $75 for PRC members. Space is limited.  Pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Suzanne Blaum at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Monthly CE Schedule

ALL CE COURSES for the remainder of the year will cost NOMAR members $5 an hour. In order to view all upcoming CE courses for the remainder of 2016, please view our online calendar and register for the course of your choosing. Online registration is the fastest and easiest way to ensure you are enrolled in the course that fits your needs. 

As a reminder, registration is NEVER taken over the phone, but you may use the printable registration forms found on our website to email or fax in your request. 

View the printable registration form for all CE courses in October

View the printable registration form for all CE courses in November.

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


MLS Matrix, Supra and Instanet Support

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

Support for your Xpress keys, eKeys and BTLE Lockboxes can be found two ways; Monday – Friday call the Metairie Office 504-885-3200 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Hours 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. OR Mandeville Office 985-882-8521 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Hours 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m..  Weekends & Holidays call Supra 877-699-6787.