In This Issue...
PROPERTY VALUES & TAXES DATA TOOL FOR 2019
Wisconsin Policy Forum is pleased to announce that the 2019 Property Values & Taxes Data Tool was released September 26. Click here to view the newly released information.
CONCEALED CARRY COURSE AT THE GMAR
MPD Training, LLC, will be providing the following Concealed Carry Firearms Safety Course at the GMAR office in September - Sign Up Today!

Concealed Carry Firearms Safety Class Dates
OCTOBER 18, 2019 | 12:00 NOON - 4:00 PM
Cost - $50/person

PROPERTY TAXES IN WISCONSIN SIMPLY TOO HIGH
It is not news to REALTORS® that property taxes in Wisconsin are too high. When you show a home to a prospective out-of-state buyer, this is a concern. Click on the graphic to the left to watch a short video about the the WRA and efforts to keep downward pressure on property taxes.
REALTOR ® EMERITUS QUALIFICATIONS CHANGING
REALTOR ®  Emeritus, a special membership status honoring those who have maintained REALTOR ®  membership for 40 years or more, will require one year of service at the national level starting in 2020.
 DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR EMERITUS STATUS IN 2019: OCTOBER 2, 2019.
MILWAUKEE COUNTY REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS SURVEY
In 2019, the City of Milwaukee, City of Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, City of West Allis, and Waukesha County engaged Applied Real Estate Analysis (AREA), Inc. to conduct a housing study for the region. A short survey (7-8 minutes) is now open for any resident in the region and all responses are confidential and anonymous. 
Residents:   Take the  survey in English   or in  Spanish/Español
 Real estate professionals :   Take the survey here
FAIR HOUSING QUIZ QUESTION OF THE WEEK
Think you’re pretty well-versed in federal fair housing laws? Take a crack at this week's quiz question-of-the-week and find out how much you know!
QUESTION: The fair housing laws prohibit all of the following, except:
A. Refusal to show, sell, or rent a property because of disability 
B. Expressing a preference for young adults in a listing comment 
C. Evicting a current user of illegal drugs
D. Marketing your listings exclusively in a religious publication

Scroll to the bottom of this newsletter for the answer.
REAL ESTATE SUPPLY STORE NOW AT MINUTEMAN PRESS - BROOKFIELD
The real estate supply store is now located ONLY at Minuteman Press - Brookfield location (13680 W. Capitol Drive). Store hours are M-F from 8am to 5pm. Contact Minuteman Press-Brookfield for more info, (262) 781-9622!
HOW-TO VIDEO SERIES
SentriLock has a great set of “How To” videos which are good refreshers if
you need them. Click below to
access the full library of videos.
FAQs
SentriLock has compiled a list of frequently asked questions which can be viewed by clicking on the button below.
ASSISTANT ACCESS THROUGH SentriKey REAL ESTATE APP
Licensed and unlicensed assistants now have the ability to access their team’s lockboxes by using the SentriKey app. This allows them to release the shackle, open the key compartment among other functions for their team’s lockboxes.

Fair Housing Question & Answer of the Week:
QUESTION: The fair housing laws prohibit all of the following, except:

C. Evicting a current user of illegal drugs
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