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A Message from Vail Board of Realtors®

This week leadership and I attended Colorado Association of Realtors®, Economic Summit/ Realtor Day at the Capital. There was a great turnout for this event. As part of yesterdays presentation, we got to attend a Gubernatorial candidate forum which candidates answered questions about topics such as limited growth, affordable housing, and transportation. As a state, these topics are some of the challenges we are facing with the increased population. It will be a very interesting year coming ahead. Click here for the highlights from yesterday forum.

Thank you for those that participated in this week's Trivia game to win first tracks at Beaver Creek. The lucky winners were Scott Prince, Patrick McCalley, Andrew Keiser, and Janet Woodard. For those interested, the answer was the VBR Foundation was established in 1996. 

Erica Kirk 
Association Executive 
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VBR EDUCATION

February 12th:
Contracts Section By Section
9:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: John Gilliam
6 CE Credits
$60 Investment

February 15th:
NAR Ethics 
This course will meet NAR Ethics requirement which is now a 2 year cycle from March 1, 2017- December 31, 2018.
1:00pm-5:00pm
Instructor: Charity Vermeer 
4 CE Credits
$40 Investment

February 16th:
Procuring Cause 
(Required for MB's & DR's from Jan 2017 until December 31, 2019) 
1:30pm-4:30pm
Instructor: Charity Vermeer 
3 CE Credits
$30 Investment

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

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 
 
February 14th
Client Portal/ Reverse Prospecting 
9:30am-10:30am

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.  
In This Issue
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
General Membership Meeting 

March 29th
8am-11am 

Hotel Talisa

Event Sponsor:

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2 CE Credits 

Vail Board of Realtors Foundation
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6th Annual VBRF Golf Tournament 

Date: June 7th

Location: Frost Creek 
Congratulation to our New Members for  January
Click Here  to see our Newest Realtors® and  Affiliate Members
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Online Class Options:
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2018 Board of Directors
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VMLS Director 

Membership & Office Coordinator 
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
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MARKET STATISTICS 

January Indicator Report 

New Listings were down 13.8 percent for the Single Family-Duplex category but increased 10.3 percent for the Townhouse-Condo category. Pending Sales increased 10.5 percent for Single Family-Duplex but decreased 1.6 percent for Townhouse-Condo.

The Median Sales Price was down 32.8 percent to $525,688 for the Single Family-Duplex category but increased 40.6 percent to $710,000 for the Townhouse-Condo category. Days on Market decreased 43.3 percent for single family homes and decreased 60.6 percent for townhouse-condo properties.
TOWN OF VAIL SHORT-TERM RENTAL INFORMATION MEETINGS

Beginning March 1, a new license will need to approved and in place for short-term properties in Vail. Join us for an information session to learn about the new regulations, what has changed and why. 

Meeting for Property Managers
Tuesday, Feb 13- Choose from 2 times: Noon or 5:30pm
Grand View- 3rd level, Lionshead welcome center 
 
Meeting for Property Owners 
Wednesday, Feb. 14- Choose from 2 times: Noon or 5:30pm
Grand View- 3rd Level, Lionshead welcome center 

Can't make the meeting? 
AFFILIATE SPOTLIGHT 

Borne Law 

Ms. Borne has twenty years of experience representing owners, developers, homeowner associations and local government in real estate, land use, construction, covenant enforcement, entitlements and land development in Eagle County.
 
Supervised $750 million of vertical construction in the Town of Avon as the Director of Community Development, including construction and development of Home Depot and Wal-Mart.