Call for Action Alert - TAKE ACTION NOW!
Tell the members of the House Commerce Committee to SUPPORT legislation to encourage local governments to foster the development of affordable and workforce housing units through incentives instead of the detrimental practice of inclusionary zoning. With your help we can continue to promote affordable housing opportunities!
Take the Call for Action NOW, the day to vote is TODAY!
DeMarcay Scholarship Applications due THIS THURSDAY - June 1!
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.
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
Click here for the registration form.
Congratulations to our Award Winners!
Affiliate of the Year
CE Real Estate School
Manager of the Year
REALTOR® of the Year
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY 4550100
Philippi St. Pe' Lifetime Achievement Award
Conchita L. Sulli & Assoc., Inc.
Young Professionals Network Rising Star
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY - NEW ORLEANS
Click here to see pictures from the event!
REALTOR® Mixer June 8!
Join us for a night of networking and fun at the Mid-City Yacht Club on Thursday, June 8 from 4 - 6 p.m.! This event is sponsored by the NOMAR Affiliates Committee.
The Mid-City Yacht Club is located at 440 St. Patrick Street, New Orleans, LA 70119.
Legislative Session Updates
NOMAR members recently went to Washington, DC, to attend the NAR Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. At these meetings, REALTORS(R) attended special forums, committee meetings, and the Board of Directors meeting, while also taking an active role in advancing the real estate industry and our public policy initiatives.
Above, NOMAR CEO Missy Whittington and NOMAR 2017 President Josie DeGrusha meet with Congressman Scalise. Below, NOMAR Members meet with Congressman Richmond to discuss affordable flood insurance and sustainable homeownership.
Click here to see more pictures from our trip to the NAR Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.
2017 NAR RPAC Hall of Fame Inductees
Congratulations to NOMAR three newest RPAC Hall of Fame Inductees! The Hall of Fame recognizes dedicated members who have made a significant commitment to RPAC over the years of $25,000 or more.
LATTER & BLUM, INC/REALTORS
Click here to see the entire list of 2016 RPAC Hall of Fame Inductees.
Millennial Awards 2017 Nominations Open!
Nominations are now open for this year's Millennial Awards! If you think you or someone you know deserves to win this award in the "Real Estate" category, nominate them today! Nominations are open through June 15.
This year's Millennial Awards will be held alongside Emerge Summit, a new annual emerging leadership conference, on July 13 - 14, 2017. Learn more here.
New LREC Rule Chapter
Effective May 19, 2017, the Louisiana Real Estate Commission (LREC) has updated its Rules and Regulations to include Chapter 18: Broker Responsibilities.
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.
Congratulations New Designee!
Congratulations to LaTanya LaBranch, of LaBranch & Associates Realty and Design, who recently received her GRI Designation.
The Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation. Click here to learn more about GRI Designations.
Dr. Robert Hildebrandt, of GARDNER, REALTORS, passed away on Monday, May 22. Services were held on Saturday, May 27. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice.
5 Mandeville Classes in June!
Northshore members asked, NOMAR responded! More Mandeville office classes are on the way. Here's what's available in June:
Thursday, June 8 - 9:30 a.m - 1:30 p.m.: Mandatory - Insurance Awareness and Contract Timelines
Tuesday, June 13 - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Succession Issues Affecting Real Estate Transactions
Thursday, June 15 - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.: REO Sales
Tuesday, June 20 - 1 - 3 p.m: From Contract to Closing
Tuesday, June 27 - 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Code of Ethics Training
Appraiser CE Opportunity (Agents Too!)
Come see what the buzz is about! Rosalyn Bryant's How to Measure a Home course will be offered at the NOMAR Metairie office on Thursday, June 29 from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. It has been approved for 4 hours of CE credit for both agents and appraisers.
CID Offers a Commercial Class
We welcome Cheryl Bella on Monday, June 12 for Commercial Property Pricing. Class is at the Metairie office from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for CID members and $50 for CID non-members.
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