Find trusted industry-related partners in the Vail Board of Realtors®' Affiliate directory. 
Welcome to our newest Realtor® and Affiliate members. You can also view current membership numbers.
Committee members graciously volunteer their time to help strengthen the association's events, services, member offerings, and strategic plan initiatives.

A slew of newer companies are trying to reinvent the way people finance home purchases. That doesn't mean the 30-year mortgage is disappearing, but it does hint at more choices for consumers of the future

If passed, the PRO Act would make the 'ABC' test for independent contractor status the law of the land and would classify most real estate professionals and almost all other gig workers as employees.

Since many of us aren’t seeing our co-workers in person these days, our soft skills are even more important in the online working space.
The VBR Board of Directors voted to provide ALL VBR education classes to our members
for FREE in 2021.

Classes MUST be VBR hosted classes to qualify.
Handling Material Defects & Inspections (Live Online)
Wednesday, March 31
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
3 CE credits
Instructor: John Gillam

So, you're the listing agent on a home that's found to have mold, radon, or a cracked foundation. What happens now? Handling Material Defects and Inspections is tailored to our mountain communities - with a focus on resort area and mountain properties. 
Working toward your Vail Pro Designation?

Members who attend the VMLS Rules & Reminders, Coming Soon and Intermediate MLS presentations will receive 2 Vail Pro Designation credits.

VMLS Rules Reminders (Live Online)
Thursday, March 25
10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
A refresher course on VMLS rules and regulations. Includes MLS rules, Sentrilock, and Broadcast Email. Whether you are a new agent or a seasoned pro, be sure you are in compliance to avoid any penalties or fines!
Intermediate MLS (Live Online)
Tuesday, March 30
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Intermediate MLS: Review Statistical Reports, Views, Portal Preferences, and other Flex customizations

Coming Soon (Live Online)
Thursday, April 1
10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
A review of VMLS Coming Soon Status and its rules.
Community Updates

Each year the VBR hosts updates with local community leaders from Eagle County Schools, Vail Valley Partnership, Vail Resorts, and others from our community.

Our recorded 2020 Annual Community Update and 2020 Education & Schools Update are available to view on VBR's YouTube channel (in the Vail Pro Designation playlist).
Note: If you are working toward your Vail Pro Designation, or have earned your Designation, you MUST contact Mel McKinney, Education & Marketing Manager, to receive any credit for viewing the 2020 videos.
Important note: For any online classes hosted by the VBR, links to attend will be sent to registrants prior to the class. Attendees MUST be on camera for the entire duration to receive CE credit (per DORA).
CAR Spring Summit

Register today for the Colorado Association of Realtors®' Virtual Spring Summit and participate from the comfort of your home or office. Stay abreast of the latest industry trends, enhance your professional skills, and better serve your clients.

Monday, April 19 - Wednesday, April 21
Hosted virtually

Once you register for the Spring Summit, you can take part in the RPAC Pie Face Showdown.

Choose the Major Investor you would most like to see take a pie (or two) in their face! The "lucky contestant" with the most votes will get a pie to the face on Facebook LIVE. 

Just like the rest of real estate, the title industry is embracing technology. Be sure to understand how it deploys technology in its systems - and how that tech can be used to help create the best service for you and your clients.
Our General Membership Meeting on April 7 will be a hybrid event. In addition to being shown live on Zoom and Facebook, a limited number of attendees will be at the Westin Riverfront Resort. Note: Attendees at the Westin MUST follow strict social distancing protocols and attendance will be limited to 50 individuals max.
Deeper Green Consulting is here to make a sustainable difference by integrating the latest building science with proven construction techniques. We offer a variety of professional services for Homeowners, Contractors, Property Managers, and Real Estate Professionals. Our goal is to save the world one building at a time!
Free Webinar: 10 Tax Tips for Real Estate Professionals

Wednesday, March 24
12:00 p.m. MST

The tax code is extremely complex and is constantly changing. Join a former IRS tax attorney for a special webinar highlighting the top 10 deductions real estate professionals should be using right now.
Learn more about your benefits!
Did you know that as an Affiliate you have access to a free newsletter spotlight, Broadcast Email, and other benefits? Check out a 30-minute presentation on your Affiliate Membership Benefits!
According to the COVID-19 Dial, Eagle County is currently in Level Yellow. With the current Public Health order. It is much easier to determine which level each county is in with this system - and if you are working in different markets. You can see the restrictions based on each level for real estate, depending on the color.

All resources are linked for easy access.
The Welcome Home Bag Program is a FREE benefit is available for VBR REALTOR® members who sell a home.

The bag is a great gift for your buyer clients. Each cooler bag includes a picnic blanket, cutting board, set of wine tumblers, and a reusable shopping tote.

Please call 766-1028 or email to schedule a pick-up.
Mask Up with the VBR
Proudly sport the REALTOR® logo with a FREE mask from the VBR! Each black cotton mask has adjustable ear loops and covers the face from nose to chin - securing a comfy fit. 

Contact us for your free mask, or pick up several for your office!

The VBR staff is working remotely. Please contact us by phone or email. The Realtor® Hub Locker system is available for members to pick up items like lockboxes and power paddles bags after business hours!

The renovation should be completed by late January 2021.
Member Benefits & Programs
As a member of VBR, your membership includes National, State, and Local. We help provide the tools to enhance professionalism in the real estate industry.
Education Quick Link

There is no single entity that keeps track of all the education you have taken. Please keep organized, keep paper or virtual copies of certificates.
Increase your local knowledge in the real estate industry and become a local expert! The Vail Pro Designation is an educational program open to ALL VBR Realtor and Affiliate members!
Association Executive

Vail MLS Director

Member Services Manager

Melanie McKinney Education & Marketing Manager
Vail Board of Realtors
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