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Annual Bowling Party - June 16!

Bowling Party Promo - Hero

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 

Click here for the registration form.

Please return your completed registration form with payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This event is sure to sell out, so register now


Ticket Deadline is TODAY at Noon!

roymoyaoy awards

Tickets for our annual awards luncheon are on sale now! The luncheon is THIS THURSDAY, May 25, at the Metairie Country Club. 

Click here to register.

Please call Nell Carmichael with questions at (504) 885 - 3200.


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.

NOMAR Members meeting with Congressman Richmond

Above, NOMAR Members meet with Congressman Richmond to discuss affordable flood insurance and sustainable homeownership.

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. 

Click here for more information and detailed requirements.


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.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at Louisiana REALTORS® with questions.

Click here for more information.


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.

Click here to register.


Condolences for…
June Leblanc Murray, mother of Paul Murray and grandmother of Blake and Andre Murray, all of Baron Real Estate, passed away on May 5. June was a founding member of the Saints Board of REALTORS® and president in 1975 and 1976. The Saints Board of REALTORS® merged with NOMAR in 2014. Services were held on May 11.

William C. Kirkland, brother of Joyce Kirkland of Watermark Realty, LLC, passed away on May 9. Services were held on May 13.

Barbara Duhe Edler Champagne, mother of Ched Edler, Sr., mother-in-law of Tina Edler, and grandmother of Ched Edler, Jr., all of LATTER & BLUM INC/REALTORS, passed away on May 13. Services were held on May 17.


Featured CE

The NOMAR Education Department values the input received from class evaluations. Because you make your voice heard about classes you'd like to take, June is going to be a happening month! Here are some of the classes you've asked for:


Marriage in Louisiana as it Pertains to Real Estate Wednesday, June 7 1-3 p.m.

Commercial Property Pricing (CID Class) Monday, June 12 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Short Sales and Foreclosures Friday, June 23 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Reverse Mortgage for Purchase Monday, June 26 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Succession Issues Affecting Real Estate Transactions Tuesday, June 13 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

REO Sales Thursday, June 15 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

From Contract to Closing Tuesday, June 20 1 - 3 p.m.

To view our full June schedule, click here. Registrations for classes through July are currently open. We hope to see you soon! 


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.

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