Serving Real Estate Professionals In North Texas
WELCOME TO GLAR
New Year, New Energy!

We ended the year with a BANG at our Celebration of REALTORS! A hearty CONGRATULATIONS goes to our 2018 Annual Award Winners, serving this Association, this industry, this community! We are proud of how you represent our business.
  • REALTOR® of the Year Brandy Jett, Fathom Realty
  • Affiliate of the Year Gordon Law, Texas Best Inspections
  • Sue Wiescamp Meritorious Award Brooke Hunt, Keller Williams
  • Shining Star of GLAR Bryan Hutchinson, The Victor Myers Properties
  • President's Choice Vanessa Swindell, Fathom Realty
Here's what's happening in 2019!
From Our Association Executive
 Kim Lambert
972-316-6741
We are looking forward to partnering with you this year and continuing to serve you in your business. This is a member-led Association. If you see a need that would benefit the majority of our members, let us know.
Our new 2019 Board of Directors attended a Leadership Retreat on January 17. Serving on the Executive Committee this year are:
President: Traci Nicodemus - RE/MAX Cross Country
President-Elect: Bill Anderson , Ebby Halliday Realty
Secretary-Treasurer: Brenda Taylor , RE/MAX Cross Country
Immediate Past President: Steven Walker , Keller Williams
A list of all our Directors and Committee Chairs can be found on our website at www.glar.com .

UPCOMING EVENTS:

February 7, Thurs, 9am-10am, no charge, complimentary catered breakfast, at GLAR
NETWORKING BREAKFAST - NTREIS Chief Operating Officer Cindy Miller will talk about Zillow and other real estate alternative methods that are affecting our industry. She will also discuss current and upcoming NTREIS products.

February 21, Thurs, 5pm-6:30pm, no charge, Old Town Wine House, Lewisville
MEMBER MIXER - GLAR is inviting Candidates running for local public office to come say hello. No agenda, just an opportunity for our Members to know who has thrown their "hat in the ring". The GLAR Governmental Affairs Committee, chaired by Mark Wise, will hold CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS on Monday, February 25, 9am-5pm. The Committee will interview, but all Members are welcome to watch the proceedings. Our goal is to support those candidates who support REALTOR issues.

March 1, Fri, 12noon-3pm, no charge, for Major TREPAC Investors, fun competition, The Colony
TOPGOLF FOR MAJOR TREPAC INVESTORS - Annual event for those Members who have invested more than $250 in TREPAC. Each one of our Major Investors can invite one guest. Register with director@glar.com .

March 26, Tues, 6am-8pm, $20, luxury bus, T-shirt, 1 hr CE, breakfast/lunch, Austin
REALTOR DAY at the TEXAS CAPITOL - The 86th Legislature is currently reviewing potential laws that affect real estate. Join us on our BIG BUS as we drive down and meet with these lawmakers to discuss issues that are critical to our business and to share the local impact that proposed legislation could have on our community. Training and talking points provided. Register with regina@glar.com . To see the Legislative Priorities for the 86th Texas Legislature, click texasrealestate.com/issues .

SAVE THE DATE - YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!!
May 2, Thurs, 5pm-8:30pm, $35, theme is "There's No Place Like Home", Marriott in Flower Mound
MAY SOIREE - GLAR's annual TREPAC auction and dinner. Bid on fabulous vacations, stylish jewelry, household decor, mancave items, kayaking, boating, racing, skydiving, and SO MUCH MORE!! Scrumptious dinner and dance it out with all the Munchkins! Wear your best Oz outfit!!!
News to Know
Melody's Minute
MLS & Membership Coordinator
melody@glar.com 972-316-6744
Membership:
It's that time of year where we must re-certify all unlicensed assistants. Watch for your email from me with a link to the required form. Remember to always notify GLAR immediately when an assistant is no longer working on your behalf so I can deactivate MLS access.

MLS Tip for January:
If starting input for a listing that will be saved as Incoming you may leave ANY field (even list date) blank until you are ready to make it Active. If saving as Coming Soon, your list date should be the date of input. This will ensure you have the correct DOM from day one.

The magic number is 31
To reset CDOM a listing must be C, X, or S status for no less than 30 days (beginning the day after the status change). Do not enter in to the MLS at all (including coming soon or incoming) until at least the 31st calendar day. Keep in mind the history will always show the DOM from all previous listings for the address.
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Jennifer's Journal
Billing & Key Card Coordinator
jennifer@glar.com 972-316-6746
Tax Tip: Members may view and print their current and previous year invoices directly from the online system, using your GLAR ID. If you don't remember your ID, you may use the link on the login page to have it emailed to you. Be sure to input the email GLAR has on file.


Second Quarter MLS Fee will be emailed on Feb. 15th 2019 and is due on or before Mar. 29, 2019
Regina's Remarks
Executive Assistant
regina@glar.com 972-316-6748
If you are considering being one of our Affiliate Advertisers for our meetings and education opportunities in 2019, be sure to contact me soon! Dates fill up quickly!



We are starting the year off with lots of opportunities for you in February! See links below. Be sure to check out our calendar on GLAR.com too!

Need help determining your education required hours? Email me or view this link .
Karen's Corner
Education & Social Media Coordinator
education@glar.com 972-316-6742
02/04
Matrix Monday
Searches Made Easy .. Read More
02/5-6 & 02/12-13
GRI: Brokerage- GRI designation with SAE/CE Hours.. Read More
02/18
Matrix Monday
Client Portal.. Read More
02/19
Tax Planning for Real Estate Agents-3 hours CE ... Read More
02/19
Get The Listings
3 hours CE... Read More
02/20
Utilizing Social Media-1 hour CE ... Read More
02/20
Legalities in Advertising
1 hour CE... Read More
02/26
Evaluating the Big 5-reviewing the 5 major systems in a house-1 hour CE ... Read More
02/27
Legal Update 1-4 hours CE ... Read Mor e
02/28
Legal Update 2-4 hours CE ... Read More
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