NABOR News & Updates
November 2021 | Issue 11-21
Wishing all of you a joyful Thanksgiving! The Board of Directors and Staff at NABOR
are THANKFUL
for YOU!
REALTORS®...if you've ever considered transferring your primary membership to NABOR, now is the PERFECT time! Join NOW and pay no 2021 dues or fees! 2022 fees will be collected before the end of the year. It's that simple and our amazing staff is ready to make this transition easy-breezy! Call the office today at 985-674-4233, or visit www.nabors.org!

LET'S BE NABORS!!
BROKERS & AGENTS - Please ensure all listings are input into Greater Southern timely and updated as needed! We are moving in the right direction!
Greater Southern MLS Update!!!
The latest Metadata release includes the expansion of both public and syndication remarks to 4000 characters to better describe and market your properties! Remember that Greater Southern MLS is actually a marketing platform that also happens to be the MLS! Ceiling height fields have also been added to the room dimension fields and drop down menus that include all the major electricity and gas providers in Louisiana are also active now! In addition there have been over 300,000 historical sales added to the overall database. 

BROKERS!!!
Please make sure you have submitted a request for your historical data that will be downloaded into GSMLS. If you need instructions, or more information, please reach out to Michael Nash at the WAV Group!
Each day the number of members are increasing! All throughout the state, brokers and their agents are reaping the benefits of a statewide MLS DEDICATED to helping you succeed! The advantages that come with a membership at Greater Southern MLS are being shared on the Greater Southern MLS Facebook Page! We invite you to join and learn more!

NABOR and Greater Southern are here to serve YOU!!
LOCKBOXES, EKEY, REMINE...OH MY!!!
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ALL OF THESE NEW PRODUCTS, CLICK HERE!
UPDATE OF REQUESTS BY NABOR FOR LOCKBOX RECIPROCITY

GSREIN – requested on 2/17/21 by certified letter – request approved.
Bayou Board of REALTORS – Requested on 2/17/21 by certified letter, Requested again by certified letter on 4/8/21 by certified letter – no response, requested again by certified letter on July 23, 2021- no response.
Southwest Board of REALTORS – Requested on 2/17/21 by certified letter – approved
Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS – Requested on 2/17/21 by certified letter, Requested again on 4/8/21 by certified letter – no response, Requested again on 7/23/21 by certified letter. August, 2021 we received an update stating discussions are taking place but no decision has been made.
UPDATE: GBRAR at this time is NOT allowing reciprocity to NABOR Supra eKey subscribers, but offer a yearly pass for $100.00.
Please remember to pay your
2022 NABOR dues no later than November 30, 2021!
Questions? Please call the office at 985-674-4233!
NABOR offers a variety of ways to get involved on all levels within the organization! We value your input and we value your expertise!

Please consider joining one of our committees in 2022!

WE REALLY DO WANT YOU!

PLEASE JOIN US IN SUPPORTING LARPAC BY PAYING THE MINIMUM SUGGESTED $35 CONTRIBUTION WHEN YOU
RENEW YOUR LICENSE WITH LREC!!
To learn more about how important it is to support LARPAC,
please see link above!
NABOR has exceeded our LARPAC Goals for money raised
and major investors for 2021!!
NABOR would like to give a HUGE shout-out to Herbert Dubuisson,
our LARPAC Chair for his efforts in helping achieve these goals!!
PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE MET YOUR CODE OF ETHICS REQUIREMENT.
 
We are quickly coming to the end of the Code of Ethics 3 Year Compliance Cycle ((January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021)). As per the National Association of REALTORS® along with the Northshore Area Board of Realtors® Bylaws, it is required that every member completes ethics training of not less that 2.5 hours of instructional time during this three-year period and every successive three-year period thereafter.  If you have taken the course through NAR, your record is automatically updated with your course information and no further action is required.  If you completed a Code of Ethics Course outside of NAR, YOU MUST EMAIL A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATE TO THE BOARD OFFICE AT office@nabors.orgOnce we receive your certificate, we will update your record with your course information.

You can check your code of ethics status using the following link:
LREC MANDATORY CE
COUNTDOWN!!
Don't sweat it! NABOR members have an opportunity for in person Mandatory CE before the end of the year!

2021 MANDATORY TOPIC-Basics of Investment Property and Property Management - Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the Madisonville Library from 10-2pm! Register here!
STILL NEED CE HOURS? CHECK OUT The CE Shop and find discounts for NABOR members!
In an effort to best serve our NABOR members, now and in the future, we have partnered with The CEShop to offer you online education. If you have anyone looking to obtain their license you may share our link with them so they too can enjoy the future benefits of NABOR. You also have up to 12 months to complete any courses you purchase.

When we are able to have group meetings, NABOR will continue offering FREE live CE courses as always. The online offerings expand our abilities to offer a wider range of topics and meet the different learning styles of our members. This addition is meant to augment our already great services.
2021 NABOR Board of Directors & Staff

L to R: Kayla Tolar - Director, Karen Guerra - Director, Felicity Kahn - Director,
Cillen Edmonds Meisler - Director, Steve Hayes - Ex Officio, Sue Dericks - Treasurer,
Michelle Webb - Administrative Assistant, Wayne Setliff - President 2021, Director,
Joe Mier - President Elect 2022, Cynthia Tarver - Association Executive,
Candy M Modeen- Secretary, Leslie Ortego - Director, Herbert Dubuisson - Director
not pictured: Karin St. Romain - Director
NABORS LOVE OUR AFFILIATES!
We can't think of a better time to support those who support us!
For a list of our FABULOUS AFFILIATE MEMBERS, click here!
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