GLAR Weekly News Update for Members
NEW! Show Your Commitment to Professional Excellence
Introducing the new Certificate of Professional Excellence (CPE)! This unique certification was developed by GLAR specifically for members. Each course was designed around the local market, creating a more personalized curriculum rather than the one size fits all of national designations. REALTORS holding this certification will be known for their expertise, professionalism and integrity. Click below to find out how you can obtain this certification!
2.7.19 - Boost Your Business with National Speaker Sean Carpenter!
Join us on February 7th for two FREE unforgettable sessions with Sean Carpenter, full of usable tools and techniques that will elevate your business in 2019!

This REALTOR only event is held at the Crowne Plaza. First, you’ll hear Sean’s signature session “ The Realtor’s Toolbox – Tools, Tips, & Techniques for Building Your Real Estate Business”, followed by “ Give ‘Em Something to Talk About; Creating a Better Story for Success”. Reserve your seat now and then watch this special video message from Sean to find out all the impactful information you will take home with you!
GLAR Launches Education Achievement Award for REALTORS
We are excited to announce the REALTOR® Education Achievement Award, new for 2019! 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.
Let's Bowl for Charity!
Gather your team of 5 for the GLAR Charity Bowl-a-thon on March 13th!  All GLAR Members, their office staff, and Affiliate offices are welcome to participate. This event has SOLD OUT quickly in previous years so we are offering two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. This is a pre-paid event; to register your team click here . The deadline to register for this event is 3/5/19.

Please note: Affiliate Members are limited to 3 teams per company.  GLAR Affiliates can find event sponsorships available here.
Is a team for you? Find out at the Rookies Workshop on 2/8/19
The Rookies Workshop on February 8th will feature a conversation with a panel of representatives involved in successful teams. It will also provide the opportunity for you to ask questions and decide if a team structure is right for you and your business. The panel will include REALTORS Elizabeth Monarch, Greg Taylor, and Kristy Dugan.
GLAR Community Grant for Local Charities - Apply By Feb. 8th
Do you have a charity that is near and dear to your heart that makes an amazing difference in our community? Have them apply for the GLAR Community Grant! Non-profits chosen through our selection process will be the recipients of proceeds from our charity events for the fiscal year. Deadline to apply for this year is February 8, 2019. Charities interested must fill out the application below and email that along with their W-9 to by the deadline.
Win a 2019 Derby Experience - Find Out How to Get the Diamond!
You could win a Derby Experience just by meeting your GLAR Affiliates! REALTORS download your bingo card here for all the details on how to play. Deadline to complete your bingo card and turn it in is March 1, 2019. 

Want to get a diamond?   Come to the Affiliate Council Speed "Dating" event on February 6th from 10am to Noon at the GLAR office. You'll get the chance to do a quick meet and greet with members of the Affiliate Council, maybe add some new partners for your business, and get the diamond on your bingo card completed! No RSVP necessary, just drop in.

MLS News & Updates
Flexmls: Free Webinar on January 31
Learn about options for displaying and working with all of your listings. Keep every listing you’ve touched in one easy-to-find location where you can sort, compare, and export the data easily. Register here.

Product Spotlight: Showingtime
Sellers love Showingtime because it's a simple way to stay informed and confirm appointments. Take a look a this shareable Seller's Guide to Showingtime .
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.
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Jan. 6 - 12, 2019 = 429

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Jan. 6 - 12, 2019 = 202

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