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A Message from Vail Board of Realtors®

It was brought to my attention that there have been some issues with open house signs in Vail. According to the Town of Vail code, open house signs are prohibited on North Frontage Road, South Frontage Road, Bighorn Road, and Interstate 70 rights of way. We wanted to pass this information, so everyone knows. Please read and review so that you understand this regulation. 

On a fun note, for those of you that like to find new apps to manage your life. Check out this great 6-page list of different apps that can help you with your business and personal life. My favorites include; Canva, Tripit, and Todoist.

Erica Kirk 
Association Executive 
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VBR EDUCATION

March 7th:
Nuts & Bolts- COLORADO TITLE INSURANCE, CONVEYANCE, AND SETTLEMENT
9:00am-11:00am
Instructor: Bob Howe 
2 CE Credits
FREE

March 28th:
Inspection & 4 Scary Words: Radon, Mold, Asbestos, & Lead
Vail Pro Designation 
9:00am-11:00am
Instructor: Ron Amass 
2 CE Credits
$10 Investment

March 28th:
Cyber Fraud Prevention 
11:30pm-12:30pm
Instructor: Robert Howe 
1 CE Credit  
FREE

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

March 18th:
Nuts & Bolts- COLORADO TITLE INSURANCE, CONVEYANCE, AND SETTLEMENT
9:00am-11:00am
Instructor: Bob Howe 
2 CE Credits
FREE
REGISTER

April 19th:
Psychology of Sales & Negotiation 

9:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: EksAyn Anderson
3 CE Credtis
$40 Investment

CLICK HERE to register for more then one class or view all the classes for the year. 
BECOME A VAIL PRO TODAY!

H ow 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. 
MLS TRAINING 
 
March 8th
Customizing Grids/ Exports
9:30am-10:30am  

Please email Patty at  (psandoval@vbr.net)   to register for the following MLS training classes. Please indicate the class(es) you would like to attend in the subject line.  All classes are held at the VBR Office.  
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
General Membership Meeting 

March 29th
8am-11am 

Hotel Talisa

Event Sponsor:

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2 CE Credits 

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SAVE THE DATE:

6th Annual VBRF Golf Tournament 

Date: June 7th

Location: Frost Creek 
Congratulation to our New Members for  Febuary
Click Here  to see our Newest Realtors® and  Affiliate Members
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Phone: 866-730-7114 
 
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CAR SPRING SUMMIT 2018

The 2018 CAR Spring Summit is geared towards REALTORS® who want to become more involved at CAR or in the REALTOR® association. Packed with new ideas, new products, networking and fun, Vail is the place to be April 24th-26th, 2018 at the Four Seasons Resort.
Included with your registration is:
  • Tuesday Keynote Luncheon on "Leadership for Innovation," featuring Tina Sampson, Vice President of Sales for Vail Resorts
  • "10 Things - Legal Session," presented by Scott Peterson, CAR General Counsel (2 CE)
  • Opening Reception
  • Wednesday Keynote Speaker Elizabeth Mendenhall, 2018 NAR President
  • Strategic Think Tank
  • AND MORE!
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Capitol Connections- Feb. 16, 2018

House Bill 18-1227: Real Estate Commission Flexibility in License Period HB18-1227, sponsored by Representative Herod (D-Denver), Representative Wist (R-Centennial), and Senator Cooke (R-Greeley), is a clean-up bill to the real estate sunset from 2017.  In the sunset bill, the expiration date of real estate licenses changed from an anniversary date to a calendar renewal on December 31st of the third year...
AFFILIATE SPOTLIGHT 

Ruggs Benedict 

Ruggs Benedict has been serving the Vail Valley for over 40 years, we pride ourselves on being the leading full service flooring center.
  • At Ruggs Benedict we provide FREE estimates and a Lifetime Installation Guarantee! 
  • We offer REBATES if you refer your clients to purchase flooring from us (Contact us for more details) 
  • We carry over 100 carpets and 25 hardwoods in stock that can be installed right away. Our experienced and in house installation team has over 20 years of experience.
  • We offer discount gift cards for a Closing Gift, i.e. a $200 gift card for $100
  • With the buying power of hundreds of Carpet One stores, we sell more carpet and hardwood than Lowe's and Home Depot combined
 
Stop by our showroom anytime for a tour and to see our new inventory!