Realtorfest 2019 registration is now open! Join us on April 11 for food trucks, music, a beer tray relay race and more. Register HERE...
re A L Solutions. re A L Support. re A L Success.
Positive Equity Upswing

 From the fourth quarter of 2017 to the fourth quarter of 2018, borrower equity grew by 8.1 percent, or a collective $678.4 billion, while delinquencies fell to their lowest in nearly 20 years, according to CoreLogic’s  home equity  and  loan performance  reports. Positive projections indicate over a 4% price index through 2019 lifting hundreds of homes out from being underwater and drastically reducing foreclosures
President Gusty Gulas speaks to the many benefits of attending BAR events.
re A L News You Can Use
Can Your Really Afford Not To Attend The SRS Designation?

According to NAR data, the median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $33,500 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $61,100: a difference of $27,600 . April 4th & 5th. Register Today...
Mortgage Rates Plunge 10 Basis Points!

At 4.31 percent, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is at its lowest since February of last year. Tell your on- the-fence buyers not to wait.
Rookie Tip

March 31st is the next deadline for quarterly tax payments. Consistently underpaying each quarter or not paying at all can lead to penalties and even worse an audit. Take 14.2% of every commission check and put in savings, while it may hurt initially, you soon will get in a rhythm and not get caught short come tax time.
Apply For A BAR 2020 Committee
Monday Rewind
Many of our members were able
to get inspired by Dr. Kevin Elko
last Thursday! Thanks for attending! Stay tuned to find out when you can register for the next membership luncheon.
Virtual Staging Sells BUT...

The following photos show what many listing agents already know, staging sells. According to NAR, 83% of buyers' agents say that staging makes it easier for buyers to visualize a property as their future home. The growing economical trend is virtual staging. But, to avoid a possible Article 12 ethics complaint from the public your public remarks & advertising should state that the home has been virtually staged, or virtual features not in existence. Legal tip: you cannot virtually add home features (such as a closet) that do not exist.
re A L Member Perks
reAL Happenings
March 25
Broker Workshop
Arbitration & Procuring Cause
Myths Explained

April 8
Broker Breakfast
Featuring NAR VP
Brian Copeland
Topics: Recruiting & Retention
2019 Tax Strategies
2019 Down Payment Assistance Programs
April 11
RealtorFest
Register Here...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
(9 AM to 12 PM)
3 CE Hours

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
(1-4 PM)
3 CE Hours

Thursday, March 21, 2019
(9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
3 CE Hours

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
(1-4 PM)
3 CE Hours

This class is two full days in length with testing on the second day
9 CE Hours
Thanks for your support!
Gusty Gulas
2019 BAR President 
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