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SAVE THE DATE FOR REALTOR® & GOVERNMENT DAY
APRIL 17TH, 2021
Wisconsin real estate was deemed essential. And your participation in the WRA’s annual lobbying event is your chance to keep it that way.

With the all-new virtual format, you can attend and visit lawmakers virtually, all from the comfort of home. Advocating for a brighter tomorrow has never been easier.
 
NEW LEGAL UPDATE LIVE FROM THE WRA

Learn about the changes to the WB-13 Vacant Land Offer to Purchase and the WB-15 Commercial Offer to Purchase recently approved by the Real Estate Examining Board with the optional use date of January 1, 2021, and a mandatory use date of February 1, 2021. This episode offers a high-level overview of the form changes so you’ll be familiar with the updates and ready to incorporate the revised forms in your transactions.
GMAR PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FORUM
Learn about the GMAR's Professional Standards Process and the ethical issues impacting the real estate industry.
February 3, 2021
9:00AM (CST)
PANEL

  • Tracy Rucka, Attorney WRA
  • Jeff Joseph, Chairman, GMAR Professional Standards Committee
  • Cindy Fleming, GMAR Professional Standards Committee
  • Scott Bush, Vice President of Operations, GMAR

AGENDA

9:00AM - Introductions and Overview of Forum- Scott Bush
9:15 - Quick Overview of the Professional Standards Process - Scott Bush
9:30 - Legal Hotline, Hot Topics: New Standard of Practice 10-5/Advertising other Brokers’ Listings—Tracy Rucka
10:00 - Break
10:15 - Professional Courtesies—Cindy Fleming
10:45 - Most Common Ethics Violations/Citation Policies for Advertising and Unauthorized Access to Property—Scott Bush/Jeff Joseph 
11:00 - Procuring Cause Review—Jeff Joseph
11:30 - Questions 
Noon - Forum Ends
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
NAR'S CENTER FOR FINANCIAL WELLNESS LIVE : TAX SUMMIT
Learn how to improve personal wealth by spotting opportunities in your tax return, what to do if the IRS comes knocking, and more! In these one hour webinars you'll hear from the experts and get the tips you need to save time and money while reducing your stress.

Real Estate Agents Tax Guide 101
Wednesday, February 3 at 1:00 p.m. CT

What to Do If You’ve Got IRS Trouble
Wednesday, February 10 at 1:00 p.m. CT

Improve Personal Wealth by Spotting Opportunities in Your Tax Return
Wednesday, February 17 at 1:00 p.m. CT

A Deeper Dive into Several Real Estate Tax Topics
Wednesday, February 24 at 1:00 p.m. CT

Register now to attend NAR’s Financial Wellness LIVE: Tax Summit four-part series!
'RE-ORIENT YOURSELF' : COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE
Brush Up on Topics Covered at Orientation
Whether you are a brand new REALTOR® just starting out or have been in the business for years, it never hurts to check back in on the basics and make sure you are taking full advantage of your membership. 
Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) is a program that empowers REALTORS® to evaluate, enhance and showcase their highest levels of professionalism. It’s not a course, class or designation—it’s an endorsement that REALTORS® can promote when working with consumers and other REALTORS®.
 
There are now over 50,000 members participating in the program! This innovative engagement tool encourages participation in all levels of the REALTOR® organization, and at no additional cost.
R.E.A.L. MEETING FEBRUARY 25TH
We will be meeting by zoom to discuss the challenges, what is working and what is not in our new world. This will be our first Zoom meeting, so hopefully not too many glitches!

THE DATE: 2/25/2021
TIME: 10:30am-11:30am
(may go longer or shorter depending on how many attend)

Please respond to Bruce Nemovitz if you will attend and use this link to join the call on the 25th.
WRA'S THURSDAY TAKEAWAYS VIDEO SERIES
Check out the most recent edition of WRA's Thursday Takeaways Video Series!

"Fair Housing Advertising"
With Debbie Conrad
Learn some basic pointers for advertising in compliance with fair housing law with WRA attorney Debbi Conrad.

LOOKING TO GROW YOUR NETWORK AND IMPACT?
Since 2010, members of Take Root Milwaukee have worked collectively to help thousands of individuals and families in the Milwaukee area obtain and maintain homeownership. Become a member today to belong to an established and dedicated network of lenders, neighborhood organizations, HUD-certified counseling agencies, Realtors, and City of Milwaukee housing departments who can assist with referrals, idea-sharing, brand promotion and more. Learn more here.  
COVID-19 RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO REALTORS®
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). The store is back open with COVID-19 protection measures in place. Online orders are still encouraged. Store hours are M-F between 8:30 AM and 5 PM.
Contact Minuteman Press-Brookfield for more info, (262) 781-9622!
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