December 12, 2018
PMAR Installs New Leadership and Announces Realtor® of the Year
PMAR installed Drew Coleman of Hasson Company, Realtors®, as 2019 PMAR President during the annual Installation Luncheon last week. In addition to Coleman's installation, PMAR recognized its incoming 2019 leadership team and honored 2018 leadership.

On top of installing Drew Coleman, Kerri Hartnett (below, right) of Keller Williams Portland Central was named PMAR's 2018 Realtor® of the Year.

PMAR extends a big thank you to our 2018 President Edward Petrossian and the 2018 leadership. Meet your 2019 PMAR leadership by following the link below.

Dues Invoices Emailed
December 1st
Your Realtor® Dues invoice was emailed to the email address you have on file. To pay your dues online login to Nar.Realtor,
access your invoice and make payment. Primary Realtor® Dues renewal amount is $670. Dues must be paid by January 31st, 2019 by 5pm.

Your Mandatory Code of Ethics Training is Due 12/31/18
You can see if you have satisfied your requirement for this cycle by logging on to  NAR.Realtor  and follow these steps . NAR offers several online options to complete your ethics requirement including a free option and a paid option for those who need continuing education credits. Questions about your Code of Ethics? Refer to PMAR's FAQ here.

Register Now for the OREF Forms Change Webinar
With the new year right around the
corner, annual updates and changes of
OREF forms are on the horizon. Join us
to learn about all of the upcoming OREF
form changes for 2019 on January 3rd. Deadline to register is Wednesday,
January 2nd.

NAR Warns Realtors® of Circulating Email Scams
The National Association of REALTORS® issued  an all-member alert  recently warning members of the latest email phishing attempt targeting the industry. The email appeared to be under the REALTOR® Party banner and solicited members to help “Support Diana” with a financial donation through a GoFundMe page.

Eight Things New Users Want to Know About RPR Residential
RPR has created a list of eight straightforward “how-to’s” covering everything from simple searches, to gathering data on schools and neighborhoods, mapping, and the ever-popular RPR reports. Don’t forget, RPR is a benefit of the National Association of REALTORS ® , which means it’s already included in your annual dues.

Are You Using Video to Interact With Your Customers?
December 19th is the final date for YPN's
4-part webinar series focused around digital marketing. In this webinar you will learn how and when to use video or why you should
be using video to reach new customers and interact with existing ones. The one-hour webinar is only $10! You won't want to miss out on this one!

Don’t Wing It! Register for Negotiation Training
Get professional negotiation training to instantly increase your confidence, persuasion and communication skills. Discover proven persuasion principles and innovative strategies to gain an advantage when negotiating with buyers, sellers, and lenders. Standout against other agents when you tell prospective clients they’re working with a “Certified Negotiation Expert.”

Why 90% of Millennial Renters Want to Own But Can’t
Nine out of 10 millennial renters say they want to purchase a home, but few are planning to do so in the near term, according to a new survey by rental website Apartment List. The chief reasons keeping them from homeownership are affordability and lack of savings for a down payment, the survey of 6,400 young adult renters shows. Nearly 50% of respondents say they have zero savings.

In Memoriam
A donation has been made to Oregon Public Broadcasting in honor of Kirk Graue.