That's the Face of a Realtor®
Who Has Satisfied Their Ethics Requirement This Cycle
Realtors® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30
minutes of instructional time within two
year cycles. 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 or by calling PMAR. 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.

Masters Circle Speaker Series: Scott Stratten
Join the Masters Circle in welcoming Scott Stratten, President of UnMarketing, to Portland! This marketing industry innovator and best-selling author has transformed how big brands do business with radical insights on how to better engage with customers through social and viral marketing. If you are looking to improve your marketing, you won't want to miss his presentation on The Age of Disruption: Everything Has Changed and Nothing Is Different, where he will tackle the subjects of The Millennial Myth, Social Media Snake Oil, and The Digital Decision.

Home Where Salem Witch Trials Victim John Proctor Lived For Sale
A house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween. The nearly 4,000-square-foot home built in 1638 was once the home of John Proctor, who was convicted of witchcraft and hanged in 1692. The six-bedroom, two-bathroom home is in Peabody, which at the time was part of Salem.

We're Not Saying These Homes Are Haunted, but They're Creepy
We'll leave it to  ghost hunters  to determine whether these homes have actual paranormal activity, but each place provides a spooky vibe. From abandoned mansions to formerly grand homes left to the elements, each of these properties gives off the unshakable feeling that their histories—and those of the people who inhabited the places—still have something to say in the present day.

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YPN University Webinar Series
PMAR YPN has just announced a 4-part webinar series focused around digital marketing that is open to all members! Take advantage of this low cost educational opportunity and learn about how you can better your business in four areas: branding, social media, web and video!  Click here to register >>

What’s Causing Those Spooky Sounds and Smells?
Are you haunted by strange noises and weird odors? If you smell something burning, hear footsteps in your attic or creaking noises throughout the house, chances are it all can be remedied with some simple home maintenance. Unless of course your home is haunted... then you better make some phone calls!

Afraid of Orange? Not-So-Scary Ways to Use it in Your Home
Having orange decor at home may seem
like a terrifying prospect. Indeed, interior designers and paint pros warn clients that when it comes to this color, caution is a
must. For most homeowners, baby steps
are recommended. Click the link below for nine ways to work this unusual shade in
your home.

Congratulations Certified Specialists!
Naoko Angelicus, Berkshire Hathaway HomeSvcs, Dominika Boianoff, RE/MAX EQUITY GROUP
Sheila Buhrer, The Broker Network, Caleb Caudle, Hasson Company, Realtors®
Deborah Cherachanko, RE/MAX EQUITY GROUP, Tammie Ellis, Little Bird Realty LLC
Michael Faunce, Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere, Suzanne Goddyn, Windermere Realty Trust
Dave Hiller, CORE, Julie Jedlanek, Summer Creek Realty, Alex Kafalias, Coldwell Banker Bain
Erin Lile, Windermere Realty Trust, Jennifer Lundstrom, Meadows Group Inc., Realtors 
Sean Mele, Hasson Company, Realtors®, Julia Monaghan,  Portland Digs
Kathryn Murphy, Urban Nest Realty, Susanne Raab, Premiere Property Group LLC
Dana Smith, Premiere Property Group LLC, Linda Terhaar, Premiere Property Group LLC
Beth Thompson, Berkshire Hathaway HomeSvcs
These 20 Realtors® are the latest PMAR members to earn the  Certified Specialist Designation. This designation prepares Realtors® to address buyer’s concerns about homeownership affordability by knowing and understanding a broad range of financing mechanisms. It provides practical, hands-on information to Realtors® about programs, products and eligibility standards that may help financially challenged