Annual Bowling Party - June 16!
Get ready for a bowling party that's out of this world! Our 2017 Bowling Party at Rock'n'Bowl Mid City Lanes is on Friday, June 16 from 2 - 4:30 p.m.
This year's theme is Superheroes and Supervillians, so be sure to gather a team of your most menacing villains or bravest heroes and dress to impress!
This year's prize categories are:
"Most Heroic Group" - Best Group Costume (Heroes)
"Most Villainous Group" - Best Group Costume (Villains)
"Most Likely to Destroy the World" - Best Individual Villain
"Most Likely to Save the World" - Best Individual Hero
Cost per team (6 bowlers) - $200
Individual Registration (no bowling) - $35 NOMAR Members / $40 Non-Members
The Deadline to Purchase Tickets to the Awards Luncheon is Monday, May 22 at NOON!
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
Thank you for supporting the recent Calls for Action issued by NOMAR and LR! Thanks to your response, SB 162 passed the Senate and is on its way to the House for consideration. While the two tax issues mentioned in LR's alert aren't quite gone, the opposition to them is quickly growing. Please be on the lookout for additional Calls for Action as session continues and be sure you're signed up to receive CFA text alerts by texting REALTORS to 30644.
Check our Legislative Issues page for updates on bills of interest to REALTORS® at the current legislative session.
For information or clarification on any issues during the legislative session please contact NOMAR Governmental Affairs or Louisiana REALTORS®.
NOMAR and UNO Request Applications for the 2017 "Larry DeMarcay Scholarship"
NOMAR is seeking applications from UNO students who are pursuing a career in real estate and need financial assistance. Applications are due by June 1, 2017. The winners will be selected by the NOMAR Board during the week of June 5.
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.
UNO's Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast for the Northshore Region
The focus of the northshore UNO Economic Outlook & Real Estate Forecast Seminar will be on the 2016 floods that affected the northshore. The commercial and residential panels will include members of the insurance industry to address issues related to each of these real estate sectors.
The event will be held on Friday, June 9 from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center, 501 N. Highway 190, Covington, LA.
Madelene Melancon, wife of Jeff Melancon and mother of Jason Melancon of RE/MAX Synergy, passed away on May 10. Services will be held on May 16 at St. Charles Borromeo church in Destrehan. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m., with mass following at noon.
John Michael McGinnis, father of Kelly Dreher of GARDNER, REALTORS®, passed away after a long illness. Services will be private.
2017 Broker Mandatory - Broker Responsibility
NOMAR will host Burk Baker for the 2017 broker mandatory topic in the Metairie office on Thursday, June 22 from 9 a.m - 1 p.m. The course is free for NOMAR members, but act fast! The class is filling up quickly! Click here to register.
PLEASE NOTE - this class is for broker licensees only, as it is a course required for their licensure with very limited availability.
NOMAR has several other 4-hour CE opportunities on the May and June calendars to suit your needs! Check out How to Measure a Home (Metairie), How to Measure a Home (Mandeville), Commercial Property Pricing, Code of Ethics (Metairie), Code of Ethics (Mandeville), and more
Did You Know?
The National Association of REALTORS® requires that each of its members completes Code of Ethics training once per cycle. The current cycle (Cycle V) as established by NAR is January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018. You must complete Code of Ethics training within this cycle - whether you've taken it in the past couple of years or not - to remain a member in good standing.
NOMAR has a Code of Ethics class in Mandeville and in Metairie each month. Check out the monthly calendar on our website for the schedule. Classes are free through September. Don't forget - if you take your Code of Ethics training with a provider other than NOMAR, send us your certificate!
Please contact Jena Giardina with questions.
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