March 6, 2019
Upcoming Events & Education
Masters Circle Speaker Series: Egypt Sherrod
“Tough love with a hug,” is what fans have come to affectionately expect from home space expert, Egypt Sherrod. She is best known as host of HGTV’s “Flipping Virgins” and its long running show, “Property Virgins.” Join the Masters Circle for Egypt’s presentation on reaching for your top potential! This event is free for Masters Circle members and $40 for non-Masters Circle members.
Legal Update With Phil Querin, Querin Law LLC.
Will you be attending the 2019 RMLS™ Education Summit and Trade Fair? Join Phil Querin of Querin Law March 14th at 10:30 a.m. for
a legal update. Topics include the 2019 OREF Sales Agreement, selling rental property, understanding SB 608, title insurance and
a Realtor® Q&A.
E thics & LARRC
Start the year off strong by completing your 2019-2020 Ethics requirement as well as the Law and Rule Required Course on March 20th! You can sign up for just Ethics, just LARRC, or both! 
Show Your Support and Attend
Realtor® Day at The Capitol
Join 1000+ of your colleagues from around the state to learn about industry issues and how they impact you and your clients. Pre-registered attendees will receive one hour CE credit. Stand up for the real estate industry and be there Tuesday, April 2nd!
NAR Releases New "That's
Who We R®" Campaign
The National Association of Realtors® has a
new consumer national advertising campaign.
Their goals are to demonstrate the value of a Realtor® to consumers, distinguish Realtors®
from the rest and deliver the Realtor® difference.
To learn more about the campaign, get media
that you can share with your clients and watch
a webinar click the link below.

Steve Strode Announced As Oregon Real Estate Commissioner
2018 OAR Past President, Steve Strode, is officially the new Oregon Real Estate Commissioner. Steve has more than 18 years of expertise in the industry, including managing his own brokerage. He was first licensed in Wisconsin in 2001, then Oregon in 2008. The Real Estate Commissioner's role is to provide leadership and policy direction to the  Oregon Real Estate Agency . The agency is responsible for licensing and regulation of real estate.

Congratulations Steve!
Should Your Marketing Feature Your Clients?
The most compelling marketing goes beyond presenting listings as products consumers should invest in. It tells a story about a home in a way that connects with buyers. If your clients are game for the task, consider putting them on camera so they can speak directly to prospective buyers about their experience.

How to Practice Mindfulness in Real Estate
The real estate business can be fast-paced, stressful, and somewhat unbalanced when
it comes to life and work. Being more
mindful through words and actions can alleviate stress and promote a healthier work environment. Learn fundamentals for greater self-awareness and six tips for using mindfulness skills in your business.

Have You Downloaded the RMLS™ App?
The RMLS™ app is available exclusively to RMLS™ subscribers and is now available on both the  Apple App Store  and  Google Play . RMLS™ Mobile users may access full RMLSweb listing information, text listings to clients, contact a seller's agent instantly, and even find nearby listings. 
In Memoriam
A donation has been made to the OAR HOME Foundation in honor of Nancy Amrein.
These companies teamed up with PMAR to bring you the best
education, events & more for 2019!