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A Message from the Association Executive
Our General Membership Meeting is coming up on Thursday, March 29 at Hotel Talisa. You don’t want to miss this event! We have 20 affiliates participating in our expo with giveaway items.

Also, the VBR will be giving away one $500 Visa gift card this year for attending General Membership Meetings. All you have to do is attend one or more meetings, and you get entered into the drawing at the fall meeting. On top of giveaways and prizes, you will get 2 CE Credits for attending. Our special speaker, Richard DelValle from DORA will cover “How the Division Works,” and if you have questions about the new license cycles, Richard will cover this too.  Register today !

I am also excited to share that a new person has joined our team; I would like to welcome Mel McKinney. Mel is our new Education & Marketing Manager. Please say hi and introduce yourself to her as you pass through the VBR office or at the General Membership Meeting. 

Erica Kirk
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General Membership Meeting
Register today for VBR's March General Membership Meeting
Thursday, March 29 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m at the Hotel Talisa in Vail.
The VBR will give away one $500 Visa gift card this year for attending General Membership Meetings. Attend one or all three to be entered!
The morning includes breakfast and an Affiliate Expo with over 20 participants. Earn 2 CE Credits by attending our special speaker Richard DelValle from DORA will cover “ How the Division Works ."
VBR Education
March 28th:
Inspection & 4 Scary Words: Radon, Mold, Asbestos, & Lead
Vail Pro Designation 
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Ron Amass 
2 CE Credits
$10 Investment

March 28th:
Cyber Fraud Prevention 
11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Robert Howe 
1 CE Credit  

April 4th: 
Residential Real Estate Council (RRC) Formerly (CRS)
How Tech Can Ruin Your Real Estate Business
Vail Pro Designation 
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Juanita McDowell 
8 CE Credits 
$150 Investment 

April 18th:
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Bob Howe 
2 CE Credits

April 19th:
Psychology of Sales & Negotiation 
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: EksAyn Anderson
3 CE Credits
$40 Investment
May 2:
Call. Push. Shock.
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Instructor: Starting Hearts
CPR Certification
$20 Investment

How to get started?

1st: Review the education  tracking sheet  to determine which classes you would like to take.
2nd: Review the class schedule and get signed up for the classes you want to take. 
3rd: Once you complete 80% of total classes hours (46 hours) submit your Vail Pro Designation  application.
Note: It is your responsibility to track your classes and submit the application to become a Vail Pro. 
Vail Board of REALTORS ® Foundation
Sponsorships and teams available! Please contact Patty Sandoval for more info at or 970-766-1032
Technology Tips

 Important security update from Rapattoni

Rapattoni will be updating MLS logon security protocols on Sunday night, 3/18/2018, between 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time. This update is required to ensure that you continue to have the highest level of security when accessing the MLS.

Please send questions via email to 
MLS Partnership Webinar

Live MLS Webinar: Leverage the - MLS Partnership to connect with active buyers. Join for a 30-minute webinar to learn about your listing display, how to update your personal information, and leverage the cloud based Lead Management System to connect with more buyers. 

VBR Support Lines

MLS Rapattoni Help Line: 
Phone: 866-730-7114 

MLS Touch App:
Phone: 888-765-9223

Tech Helpline: 
Phone: 866-619-8170

Sentrilock Support: 
Phone: 877-736-8745
Capitol Connection
March 2018

A brief, weekly update from the Colorado Association of REALTORS Government Affairs Division.
Affiliate Spotlight
TV8's "Luxury Living" breathes new life into the real estate scene and gives character and personality to each featured individual home. Your property listings have never been better showcased to prospective High Net Worth customers than through TV8's new presentation of the most expensive homes in the area. Read more .
Congratulations to our new Realtor ® and Affiliate members!

Find trusted industry related partners in VBR's affiliate directory. 
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