GLAR Weekly News Update for Members
Obtain the REALTOR ® Education Achievement Award
Are you on track to be eligible for the GLAR's REALTOR® Education Achievement Award? Recipients of this award will be recognized for their commitment to their professional development and improving service to customers and clients. REALTORS® who earn the Education Achievement Award will be recognized at the 2019 GLAR Annual Membership Meeting in September. In addition, the name and photo of each award winner will be published in an issue of Louisville Business First. Find out more.
Important Day at the Races Reminders and Parking Info
GLAR Day at the Races is just around the corner on May 10th. Attendees, please take a moment to review the list of reminders/parking info here . All tickets have already been sent via email to attendees in early April. If you have NOT received your tickets via email, please contact Tosha Ridenour at Tosha@LouisvilleRealtors.com .
Center for REALTOR Financial Wellness
Did you know that 42% of REALTORS ® are NOT prepared for a financial emergency and 43% are NOT saving for retirement? That’s why the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ® (NAR) created the Center for REALTOR ® Financial Wellness. This new program will help you be financially solvent and independent, both in your career and at retirement. The Center for REALTOR ® Financial Wellness is a comprehensive online resource that has something to offer all NAR members no matter your level of professional expertise or stage of financial planning.
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Need Fresh Content for Your Blog or Customer Newsletter
Creating content to stay in touch with your clients can be time-consuming right? Not with HouseLogic! NAR created HouseLogic as a free source of ready-to-use content for member's websites, blogs, and newsletters through its REALTOR® Content Resource. Features let you conveniently share consumer tips on Twitter, Facebook, or e-mail. Easily integrate this content with your communications efforts and continue the conversation with your clients long after the sale. Find out more here .
REALTORS Tell Your Story During NAR's New Campaign
NAR recently launched a new campaign to promote our REALTOR® brand. The “That’s Who We R” campaign has hit the airwaves and is now appearing across the country. The link below gives more detail about the campaign. There is also an interactive US map. If you click on each state, stories from local REALTORS® will appear. We’d love to see more of our members sharing their stories! To put your story on the map, click here:  That's Who We R - Tell Your Story .
MLS News & Updates
MLS Rule Reminder:
Definition of a Bedroom - Section 21
21.1 To be deemed a bedroom, a room or space must have 70 square feet of floor area or greater, with an egress window and closet, used or intended to be used for sleeping. A “den”, “library”, “home office” with a closet, egress window, and 70 square feet of floor area or greater or other similar rooms may count as a Bedroom. A true egress window is defined as an emergency escape and rescue opening with a minimum net clear opening of 5.7 square feet and a sill height of not more than 44 inches above the floor. Rooms without closets or doors may be considered a bedroom if it is customary for the area or age of the home.
Flexmls Webinar - MAY 2 @ 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Subscriptions on the Go – Flexmls Pro iOS
Take a 15 minute break from your day to learn the basics of creating and managing subscriptions from your iPhone or iOS device. Make sure your contacts never miss a new listing! We’ll also cover viewing contact activity, so you know exactly what listings your contacts are viewing before you contact them.
Legislative Update
Legislative issues impact your real estate business every day! Our government affairs representatives are continually working to remain on top of issues that affect your profession. Read the latest report.

Weekly Stats - Residential Single Family & Condo
Listings
April 14- 20, 2018 = 565
April 14- 20, 2019 = 521

Solds
April 14- 20, 2018 = 392
April 14- 20, 2019 = 331
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