Did You Attend REALTOR® Appreciation Day?
We'd love to get your feedback on what worked, what didn't, and how we can improve REALTOR® Appreciation Day for next year! Please fill out this very brief survey to let us know what you think!
Annual Awards Luncheon May 25!
Tickets for the REALTOR®, Manager and Affiliate of the Year Luncheon are on sale now! The luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 25 at the Metairie Country Club.
Click here to register.
Legislative Session Updates
Check our Legislative Issues page for updates on bills of interest to REALTORS® at the current legislative session.
NOMAR conducted its bill review on April 27 and reviewed 13 bills of interest to the association. We support the following bills:
HB 147 by Rep. Garofalo
HB 198 by Rep Hilferty
HB 259 by Rep. Zeringue
On the bills below, NOMAR is taking no official position, but will monitor these as they progress to determine if taking action is warranted:
HB 182 by Rep. Harris
HB 224 by Rep. Moreno
HB 262 by Rep. Harris
HB 329 by Rep. Bagneris
HB 448 by Rep. Abramson
HB 450 by Rep. Abramson
HB 451 by Rep. Abramson
HB 622 by Rep. Hilferty
HB 623 by Rep. Hilferty
SB 115 by Sen. Appel
SB 245 by Sen. Morrell
LR's bill review took place on April 18 and reviewed over 300 bills of interest to REALTORS® and their clients across Louisiana. To stay up to date on the legislative activities throughout the 60-day session, click here. To download a list of all the bills LR is monitoring, download their Legislative Bill Tracker.
For information or clarification on any issues during the legislative session, please contact NOMAR Governmental Affairs or Louisiana REALTORS®.
UNO Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar
This year's UNO Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar is at the University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive. It will focus on redeveloping New Orleans and offer Commercial and Residential Real Estate Panels. The event is from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017.
LR Designation & Certification Summer Camp
The Designation & Certification Summer Camp is an educational event designed to elevate the knowledge of real estate professionals looking to invest in themselves and better serve their clients. This weeklong program is designed to offer a variety of topics from the industry's leading instructors and will provide many opportunities to network with attendees from all over the state.
The event will be held at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, LA on June 12-16.
Sondra Guilbeau, of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY 455-0100, who passed away on April 24. Services were held on Friday, April 27. Donations may be made in Sondra's honor to the American Cancer Society.
First Time Class Offering
NOMAR's Metairie office will welcome Kevin Hussey of United Fire and Water on May 4 for 2 exciting new courses! Kevin will teach Water Damage 101 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Mold Remediation 1 - 4 p.m. Each class counts for 3 CE - a 6-hour CE opportunity in one day! To register for Water Damage 101, click here. To register for Mold Remediation, click here. **Please note that if you attend both classes and want CE credit, you must sign in and sign out for each class.
What Every Agent Should Know about the Property Disclosure Form
Back by popular demand, this course will be held at the NOMAR Metairie office on Friday, May 12 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. The course is already half full, so reserve your spot today! Join NOMAR and Jason Hernandez of Crescent Title by clicking here.
Monthly CE Schedule
Please view our online calendar to see all upcoming CE courses. Online registration is the fastest and easiest way to ensure you are enrolled in the course that fits your needs.
As a reminder, registrations and cancellations are NEVER taken over the phone. Additionally, we ask that all CE courses be scheduled online.
MLS Matrix, Supra and Instanet Support
MLS Matrix Support
For all Matrix support questions contact Matrix Support Reps:
Hours 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Weekends & Holidays call Supra 877-699-6787