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MAY 2019 EDITION
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ENGAGE
Text NCWAR to 33222 to sign up for our Association update text alerts!
Click the NCWAR logo to the right to join our private NCWAR Facebook Forum. This is a great networking site for our members to ask for recommendations, promote listings, seek advice, etc.
ADVOCACY
CLICK HERE to watch a video featuring Washington REALTORS® CEO, Steve Francks, and Government Affairs Director, Nathan Gorton, discuss our successes and goals arising from the latest legislative session, including getting REALTORS® exempt from the B&O Tax increase, defeating a dual agency bill, protecting REALTORS® Independent Contractor Status and more.
REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts (RPMA)
REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts, NAR’s advocacy texting platform, offers REALTOR® Associations and REALTORS® a way to stay connected directly from their cell phone or tablet. When a national or state legislative call for action is launched, subscribers get a short text message, containing information to take action.
REALTORS® can sign up for REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts using the form below or by texting the word REALTORS to 30644 .
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EDUCATION
Scams, Scoundrels & Real Estate Stings Course
Join NCWAR and Real Estate Awareness Seminar Instructor Kathy Power at the Red Lion Hotel on Thursday, June 6th from 10am-4pm  for a 6 CE course on Scams, Scoundrels and Real Estate Stings. This course takes you one crime at a time, on the journey of sleuthing the facts, recognizing who is liable, assessing the consequences, and revealing the resources that will help you avoid the dark side of the industry today. Whether it’s a vague seller disclosure or a suspicious short sale practice, this class will help you to spot issues before they become problems! For only $65 a person!
SAVE THE DATE
Mark your calendars for the following courses! Keep an eye out for details in the coming months.

  • August 8th, 8:30AM-5PM: Regional Professional Standards with Jan Ellingson. If you need your Code of Ethics requirement for the current two-year cycle, this will fulfill it. Already have the Code of Ethics for 2019-2021? This is a fabulous opportunity to earn 7.5 CE credits!

  • October 3rd, 8:30AM-5PM: The Hotline VS the Bottom Line with Annie Fitzsimmons. We are currently seeking Designated Broker volunteers to participate in an active panel of discussion where real life scenarios may vary from the legal hotline! Click here if you are interested in volunteering.

  • November - be on the lookout for an informal course provided by Cordell Neher CPA!

In need of immediate education for renewal? Click here to check out Washington Realtors Education for a new interactive course!

We are always welcoming Sponsorship for Education as well as Events. Click Here to submit your interest in sponsoring a course or event!
EVENTS
REGISTER TODAY for the 1st Annual NCWAR Affiliate Golf Tournament! Thursday, July 11th at the Highlander Golf Club for only $80 a person! Includes four-person scramble, taco bar lunch, awards, raffle and MORE! Click the picture below to print the registration form!
SAVE THE DATE
Mark your calendars for the much anticipated annual events below!
  • REALTOR Fun Night - 9/19/2019
  • NCWAR Annual Fundraiser - TBD
RECAP
RPAC Fun Run and NCWAR Summer Social
THANK YOU to everyone who attended and supported our annual RPAC (Realtor Political Action Committee) Fun Run and NCWAR Summer Social! It was a fun filled and successful event with a 3k run, appetizers and beer garden and Association updates.
As an Association, we raised $3,797 for the RPAC Fund!
Thank you to our Events Committee for all of their hard work in the planning and executing of this fantastic event. And one last THANK YOU to all of our event sponsors who made this event possible!
MEMBER UPDATES
New REALTOR® Members
(As of May 3rd Board Meeting)
Jorden Jessup, BHHS Jessup Real Estate
Justin Horvath, BHHS Leavenworth Properties
Emily Ostrem, BHHS Leavenworth Properties
Christina Newkirk-Chelan Realty
Kathryn Jeffers, Keller Williams Realty NCW
Tiffany Gaul, Nick McLean Real Estate Group
Roger Downer, John L Scott RE-Wenatchee
John Anderson (DB), Professional Realty Services
Jaxton Wilson, Coldwell Banker LaVigne
Kate Mattern, Keller Williams Realty NCW
Amy Rieke, Mike West Leavenworth Realty
New Affiliate Members
Todd Lawrence – Avalon Works Home Repairs
Craig Field – Mitchell, Reed & Schmitten Insurance
REALTOR® Office Transfers
(As of May 3rd Board Meeting)
Lisa Boyle, from BHHS Leavenworth Properties to Nick McLean Real Estate
Michael Chandler, from Re/Max Landmark to Help-U-Sell Columbia Basin
Alice Harris, from Coldwell to Windermere Lake Chelan
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, June 4th at 1PM in the NCWAR Office for a crash course on operating the MLS!