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February 20, 2019
Upcoming Events & Education
Register Now For PMAR’s Principal Broker Forum
Hear about the latest issues facing Principal Brokers and Brokerages and how to protect yourself and your business while receiving 1.5 Oregon Continuing Education hours. The forum is open to all Principal Broker license holders regardless of whether they are managing others or not.
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!
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.
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.
Registration Open for the 2019 Realtors® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo
Take an active role to advance the real estate industry, public policy and the association at the Realtors® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, DC, May 13th through the 18th. Admission is free for members, but Realtors® must register to attend. Click here to register >>
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!

2019 PMAR Good Neighbor Award Nominations Due February 22nd
Do you know a Realtor® who has made extraordinary commitment to improving
the quality of life in their community?
Submit your nominations for PMAR's
Good Neighbor Award by Friday, February 22nd!

Attract and Retain More
Millennial Clients
The generation that came of age around
the turn of the century are now in their 20s and 30s. More and more millennials are buying homes. In fact, according to NAR’s latest  Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report , buyers 37 years old and younger made up 36 percent of all home buyers in 2017. Click the link below to see what you can do to connect with millennials.

Why 2019 Promises to Be Better for Buyers
After inventory and affordability challenges in 2018, prospective home buyers may have better chances of scoring a property this year. Affordability will remain an issue in some high-priced markets, says realtor.com® Chief Economist Danielle Hale, but overall, the national market is looking brighter for buyers who have stayed on the sidelines. Here’s why.

Update Your NAR Account
It's always smart to make sure your NAR information is up to date. Login to your nar.realtor account to update your record.

TurboTax® Discounts for Realtors®
NAR members get exclusive discounts on TurboTax federal products. TurboTax is up to date on the latest tax laws and guarantees 100% accurate calculations and your maximum refund. This offer is available to all active NAR members and their immediate family members.