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JANUARY 2019 EDITION
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ENGAGE
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
Tackling the Housing Affordability Crisis
The lack of housing opportunities have reached crisis level in Washington State. The issues affects us all, creating a burden on home owners, renters, employers and on. Washington REALTORS ® are pleased to announce a coalition comprised of non-profits and for profits called "Unlock the Door for Affordable Home-ownership". Together, we're working with our elected officials on legislation surrounding condo liability, build-able lands, zoning requirements and more.
For more information, CLICK HERE .
Review our Legislative Priorities HERE .
REALTOR ® Tip of the Month : As a leader in the insurance industry for nearly 60 years and a long time partner of the Washington Association of REALTORS ® , Pearl Insurance is proud to share with you our quality Errors & Omissions Insurance, which offers valuable coverage that's better and more affordable than ever before.
CLICK HERE to find out how Washington REALTORS ® E&O Insurance by WR Sponsored Pearl Insurance can benefit you.
EDUCATION
2019 Education Schedule will be announced in early February 2019! Keep an eye out for your next opportunity to take courses locally!
In need of immediate education for renewal? Check out Washington Realtors Education for a new interactive course!
EVENTS
2019 Washington REALTORS Legislative Day: January 23rd-24th
CLICK HERE to visit the registration site!
RECAP
Thank you to all who attended NCWAR's annual Installation Banquet! This event SOLD OUT and fun was had by all! Congratulations to your newly installed NCWAR officers:
2019 President - Brad Allen
2019 President Elect - Camiekae Lynch
2019 Vice President - Rachel Goetz
2019 Treasurer - Stephenie Jones
2019 Secretary - Pam Cooke
2019-2021 Director of Internal Affairs - Tony Thompson

Congratulations to the 2018 Annual Membership Award Winners:

Staff Support of the Year: Connie Crooms, NCWAR
Affiliate of the Year: Amy Moubray, Evergreen Home Loans
Affiliate Firm of the Year: North Meridian Title
Realtor Rookie of the Year: Nicole Begin, John L Scott
Realtor Achievement Award: Camiekae Lynch, BHHS Leavenworth Properties
Realtor Hall of Fame: Stephen Bishop, Premier One Properties
Realtor of the Year: Jamie Wallace, Windermere Real Estate/NCW
MEMBER UPDATES
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New REALTOR® Members
(As of January 3rd Board Meeting)
Jill Andrus - Professional Realty Services
Scott Allen - Professional Realty Services
Todd Pehowski - Nick McLean Real Estate
Hannah Lynch - BHHS Leavenworth Properties
Brooke Johnson - Keller Williams NCW
REALTOR® Member Office Transfers
Paul Bondo: Coldwell Banker LaVigne - > Augustedge Real Estate
Dawna Chase: BHHS Jessup Real Estate -> Coldwell Banker LaVigne
Gavin Johnson: Leavenworth Properties -> Keller Williams NCW
Lane Etheridge: Nick McLean Real Estate -> Augustedge Real Estate
Sydney Groen: Mike West Leavenworth Realty -> Keller Williams Realty NCW
Luke Groen: Mike West Leavenworth Realty -> Keller Williams Realty NCW
Lake Chelan Council
Congratulations to the newly installed Lake Chelan Council officers for 2019:
President - Diane Leigh
Vice President - Kara Schell
Secretary - Merry Sterling
Treasurer - Mary Ann Talley
Affiliate Representative - Sandy Calicoat
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, February 5th at 1PM in the NCWAR Office for a crash course on operating the MLS!
Still need to pay your 2019 Membership Dues? CLICK HERE to pay online!