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January 2017 New Member Orientation Date Moved

The New Member Orientation date for January 2017 has been moved to Tuesday, January 10, 2016 for both the Metairie and Mandeville offices due to the holidays. Orientation will begin at 9 a.m., as usual. View the January 2017 online calendar for details.

Thank you to our 2016 Committee Chairs!

Your hard work is greatly appreciated!






Kathy Case     


Lucy D'Angelo

Affordable Housing

Deatro Carey

MLS Advisory

Ginger Wiggins

Budget & Finance

Cindy Callais, Tano Compagno 

Nominating (TF)

Mary Vastola

Charter & Bylaws        

Jerome Winder


Lynda Nugent Smith


Candace R. Boucree

Professional Standards

Linda Martin


Lesha Freeland

REALTOR® Appreciation Day

Mary Vastola


Georgia Saucier


Josie DeGrusha 


Renee Ferrera  

Voice of the Northshore

Dee Halphen

Manager's Advisory

Amanda Hanemann

Voice of the River Parishes

Monique Gros  


Claudette Reuther

Young Professionals Network

Nick Galiano













Vote YES on December 10 for Sales Tax & Millage Renewals in Jefferson Parish

NOMAR supports the renewal of the millage and sales taxes for Jefferson Parish drainage & recreation, as well as the millage renewal for Jefferson Parish Public Schools. The millage and sales tax renewals are not new taxes and, if passed, would not change existing the property or sales taxes for anyone in Jefferson Parish. To read more about the tax renewals in Jefferson Parish, click herehere, or here. If you have questions, contact NOMAR Governmental Affairs.


783 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 “Code of Ethics Training” – Cycle IV

These members 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 Code of 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..

Please note that if you submitted your certificate on November 17th or later, your name may still appear on the list.  If you have received a reply email from Jena stating that she has received your certificate, be assured that you have been recorded as compliant.  You name will not appear on future lists.

List of Members that NEED QET-Cycle 4

Read more.


All REALTORS® Must Renew Licenses With LREC by December 31

The Louisiana Real Estate Commission and Appraisal Board has posted 2017 License Renewal packets to your LREC email address. If you have not received it in your email you need to go the the LREC website, login, and review your status.

All licenses, both real estate and appraisal, must be renewed by December 31 in order to remain active and have MLS services in January 2017. Please note December 31 falls on a weekend and the LREC may be closed part of the week prior to that weekend. We strongly encourage members to take care of license renewal well in advance of December 31. 

LREC cannot process 14,000 applications overnight.  Until a license is properly processed, you may find yourself without services. This is because E&O insurance compliance is part of the process, and no one can practice real estate or appraisal without an active license.

To check your status go to the LREC website.  If you need help call LREC at (225) 925-1923.  

Please remember NOMAR is not LREC.  We cannot process anything for you related to your license or E&O. 



Collecting Toy Donations for the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana

toy drive 2016

NOMAR is collecting donations of unwrapped toys for children of all ages to give to the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana. Please bring your unwrapped toy to the second floor reception desk in our Metairie office


Save the Date!

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Our Annual REALTOR® Appreciation Day is Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Hilton Riverside!

Next year's REALTOR® Appreciation Day will feature two dynamic speakers, CE hours, and much more! The theme is "Sell it like a rockstar!" so get ready to rock out with your fellow REALTORS® as you learn from the best!

Stay tuned for more information about the event.


NOMAR Waives New Member Fees & NOMAR Local Dues for remainder of 2016 to any REALTOR® in good standing who Transfers Their Primary Membership To NOMAR By The End of December 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



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. 


Please note: as of today, Dec. 12, 2016, there is only one CE course remaining for the rest of the year. 

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

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.