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December 2018 Edition
Brought to you by your Communications Committee
EVENTS
Join NCWAR and fellow members for our Annual Installation Banquet on Wednesday, January 9th from 5:30PM-9PM at the LocalTel Events Center in Pybus Market. The agenda includes a delicious catered dinner from Pybus Bistro, a no-host bar from Pybus FIRE (first drink is on us!), Installation of your 2019 Leadership, presentation of the annual awards   (Click here for the ballot) , prizes, giveaways and MORE!
Don't miss one of the greatest events of the year! Only $35 a person for a fun-filled night.
Come as you are because "Life's a Beach"!
Prizes will be given out for best dressed if you want to dress up...wear your best resort attire!
2018 Annual NCWAR Membership Awards
It's time to nominate for the Annual NCWAR Membership Awards. Take the time to nominate your peers for these prestigious awards that only come once a year! The award categories are:
Realtor of the Year
Realtor Achievement Award
Realtor Hall of Fame
Realtor Rookie of the Year
Affiliate of the Year
Affiliate Firm of the Year
Staff Support of the Year
CLICK HERE to nominate online or use the printable copy HERE !
Nominations are due by January 2nd and will be presented at the Installation Banquet!
ENGAGE
Exciting News! The MLS Committee has open positions to fill for the year 2019 . Call or email the Association office for details.
Click the NCWAR logo to the left to join the private NCWAR Facebook Forum. This is a great networking site for our members to ask for recommendations, promote listings, seek advice, etc.
Don't forget to text NCWAR to 33222 for text alerts on news and updates from the Association!
ADVOCACY
Now more than ever, it is critical for REALTORS® across America to come together and speak with one voice about the stability a sound and dynamic real estate market brings to our communities. From city hall to the state house to the U.S. Capitol, our elected officials are making decisions that have a huge impact on the bottom line of REALTORS® and their customers. Through the support of REALTORS® like you, the REALTOR® Party represents your interests.
CLICK HERE to double check that you are registered to vote, and your address is accurate.
CLICK HERE or easy Washington state voter registration click here.   
REALTOR Tip of the Month: CLICK HERE to view a fantastic new website from the National Association of Realtors. You will find informational articles helpful to our clients to show the benefits and concerns with home ownership within our state and nation. We encourage you to use this site and share the articles to help strengthen your business.
EDUCATION
Code of Ethics
Time is running out to fulfill your Code of Ethics requirement if you have not already done so. The National Association of Realtors requires the Code of Ethics course to be completed every two years to maintain membership. The current two-year cycle ends on December 31st. If you still need to fulfill this requirement, follow the links below for online courses!
CLICK HERE for the Washington Realtors interactive CE site!
CLICK HERE for the National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics training.
MEMBER UPDATES
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New REALTOR® Members
(As of December 6th)
Lisa Simmons - Keller Williams NCW (Assistant)
Gabriel Ciuca - Engel & Volkers Mercer Island
John Cumpton - Keller Williams NCW
Jane Loomis - Century 21 Exclusively
REALTOR® Member Office Transfers
Monica Bergman - Re/Max Landmark -> Nick McLean Real Estate
Vicki Lenicka - Berkshire Hathaway Jessup RE -> Coldwell Banker LaVigne
Trudy Clements - Berkshire Hathaway Jessup RE -> Coldwell Banker LaVigne
Alicia Warman - Berkshire Hatahway Jessup RE -> John L Scott Wenatchee
MLS Training: If you are new to the Association or if you just need a refresher of the MLS and how to use it, join Connie on Tuesday, January 8th at 1PM in the NCWAR Office for a crash course on operating the MLS!
CLICK HERE to pay your 2019 Membership Dues Online!