GMAR WEEKLY eNEWSLETTER
Register for a DIY succulent wreath workshop during the REALTORS® Home & Garden Show on Wednesday, March 30 at 6:00pm!

This class with the owners of Milwaukee Terrarium Company and Grow Plants & Home covers a step-by-step process, design tips, and techniques for success along with hands-on instruction as you build your own beautiful living succulent wreath. You'll also get tips on how to care for your wreath and propagate new succulents from the plants you use.
 
$80 per person LIMIT: 20 participants
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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
The Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS® Youth Foundation will award 7 $1,000 scholarships to children or grandchildren of GMAR members during 2022.
 
Members must have maintained their relationship with the GMAR continuously for at
least three (3) years. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2022.
 
GMAR PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FORUM WEBINAR
Learn About the Current Ethical Issues Impacting the Real Estate Industry.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 9:00 AM (CST)

PANEL
  • Tracy Rucka, Attorney WRA
  • Jeff Joseph, Chairman, GMAR Professional Standards Committee
  • Scott Bush, Vice President of Operations, GMAR
  • Chris Carillio, CEO Metro MLS

NAR'S MILITARY RELOCATION PROFESSIONAL COURSE
When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables make the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful.

The Military Relocation Professional Certification Course educates REALTORS® about working with U.S. Service Members and their families, as well as veterans to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and allow them to take full advantage of all available benefits and support.

For more questions about this course contact michelle@gmar.com
LUNCH AND LEARN
Sponsored by the GMAR Kettle Moraine Council
Shelli Ellis Prosperity Mortgage
Barb Gish Merit Title

11:00am-12:00pm: Social Media Discussion
12:00-12:30pm: Lunch
 
Presenters:
Michelle Zoeller Vogds, Realty Executives Integrity
 Sharayah Fromstein, Keller Williams Prestige Realty

• What demographic's do you target
• How to focus on where Generation Z is located
• Percent of referrals from Social Media. What do these referrals look like? Results of the referral's, percent of business
• What type of posts gain the most traction
• How to plan posts and how often.
• How to post

Contact michelle@gmar to RSVP (deadline for registering is April 15, 2022)
UPCOMING GMAR EVENTS
GMAR YOUTH FOUNDATION PAINT AND SIP
The GMAR's Youth Foundation is hosting an in-person paint and sip event with step-by-step instructions from VIBEZ Creative Art Space.
Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022, 6pm-8pm
Location: 5300 S 76th St., Greendale, WI
Cost: $40/person
*Limited to 28 participants*


Thank you to our sponsors Landmark Credit Union, Land Title Service, Milwaukee Homesight Inspection Service, Merit Title, Scott & Sandra Bush, and Bank of England. More sponsors are welcome if interested.

For more information and to sign up for a time slot please click here.
GMAR SAFETY TRAINING SEMINAR
In this fast-paced, dynamic market, your safety has never been more important. The Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors is hosting a series of important Safety Training.

Five 2 hours classes:
Time 5:30-7:30 PM each day
April 6 and 12th (Self-Defense and Awareness)
April 19th (CPR/ AED Certification)
April 26 and May 3rd (Weapon Safety/ WI CCW)

Food provided by our Sponsors at some classes
All classes packaged at $125

9 PIN TAP BOWLING TOURNAMENT
Come join the fun at the 12th annual 9 Pin Tap Bowling Tournament sponsored by Great Midwest Bank. Proceeds benefit the GMAR Youth Foundation.
 
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Time: 6pm - 9:30pm
Location: Root River Center - 7220 W Rawson Ave.
 
GMAR MEMBERS ONLY FACEBOOK GROUP

Join our members-only Facebook group if you have not already done so. This group was created for our members to connect with each other and discuss industry-related questions/concerns as well as to keep you informed on association news and updates. If there are any specific topics you would like to see more of please let us know!

JOB POSTINGS
Closing Coordinator/Office Manager
Lake Country Flat Fee
Client Care Specialist
Homesight Inspection
If your office is hiring for an administrative position that does not require a real estate license, we would be happy to share that information with the membership. See above for current postings.  If you have a job opening that you would like to add, please email Mary Xiong.
DISCOVER MILWAUKEE RELOCATION GUIDE
The GMAR is once again sponsoring the Discover Milwaukee Relocation Guide. Covering Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, and Racine counties, it is the Greater Milwaukee region’s #1 source for anyone looking to move or relocate to Wisconsin’s largest metro area.
 
You can provide a free copy of the Relocation Guide to your relocating clients and customers and share the website and digital editions as well.

Limited quantities of the publication are available at the GMAR office, or by contacting Metro Business Publications at pcanon@discovermilwaukee.com.
 
The purpose of the Relocation Guide is to create a complete package about moving to metro Milwaukee. Information is organized in easy-to-use sections, offering new residents everything they need at their fingertips:
  • Quality of Life
  • Things To Do
  • Average home price and details for communities
  • Career Opportunities
  • Schools and Education
  • Financing a Home
  • Helpful Information
 
GMAR members also have the opportunity to highlight their experience and expertise in a special section for Relocation Specialists. For rate information, contact Maribeth Delforge at 262-796-0224, or mbdelforge@discovermilwaukee.com.
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 between 8:30 AM and 5 PM. Contact Minuteman Press-Brookfield for more info, (262) 781-9622!
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