January 9, 2019
OAR HOME Foundation Grants Issued for 2019
PMAR in partnership with the Oregon Association of Realtors ® HOME Foundation announce grant awards for seven non-profit organizations in the Portland metropolitan area that provide homeownership opportunities, retention and homebuyer education throughout the region. Click here to view those pictured above.

Join the 2019 PMAR
Masters Circle
Membership in the PMAR Masters Circle
recognizes your successful real estate
career, a result of your dedication and
hard work. Let your clients know that you have a proven track record of success and join the Masters Circle today! Click the link below to learn more, view qualifications and to apply.

What a Government Shutdown Means for Realtors®
While this is a very politically dynamic event, NAR staff continue to monitor federal agencies and work with Congress, the Administration, and other groups to assess ongoing impacts to NAR members and their businesses. This partial shutdown includes some federal housing, mortgage, and other programs of interest to the real estate industry. Click the link below for a summary of the impact on selected agencies.

Dues Invoices Emailed
December 1st
To access your invoice and pay your dues login to Nar.Realtor. Primary Realtor®
Dues renewal amount is $670. Dues must
be paid by January 31st, 2019 by 5pm PST to avoid a $100 late fee.

Having difficulty logging in to view your NAR record? Call NAR directly at 1-800-874-6500

Get professional negotiation training to instantly increase your confidence, persuasion and communication skills. Stand out against other agents when you tell prospective clients they’re working with a “Certified Negotiation Expert.”

GRI: Technology Course
Discover everything you need to know about using technology to prospect, market, and efficiently run your business. This course
will cover critical topics like data backups
and security, to marketing and promotion systems, to emerging social media platforms. Click the link below to register.

Home Upgrades Buyers Want
in 2019
The Wall Street Journal Interviewed brokers, real estate agents, developers, and designers to pinpoint some of the most popular upgrades they believe are improving some sellers’ chances of a sale. Click the link below for some of those upgrades.

Homeowners Aren’t Shy When It Comes to DIY
Many homeowners are attracted to do-it-yourself home projects, particularly members of younger generations, according to NAR's “ 2019 Remodeling Impact Report: DIY .” In fact, homeowners may even be happier when
they DIY than when they hire a professional.

New Year, New Tech
Stay current with the latest in tablet, laptop, PC, printer, and smartphone technology from industry leaders and receive exclusive pricing on the hottest tech and mobile services through NAR's Realtor Benefits® program.