GMAR WEEKLY UPDATES
SENTRILOCK AND ONE DAY CODES
Discussion with Mike Ruzicka and Scott Bush
If you are a member of the GMAR who still does not have their SentriLock credentials, please email Emily Simonelli to get this taken care of. The credentialing process is much quicker than waiting for the listing agent to give you a one-day code (or refuse to do so).
GMAR MEMBERS ONLY FACEBOOK GROUP
Join our members only Facebook group if you have not already done so. This group was created for our members to connect with each other and discuss industry related questions/concerns as well as to keep you informed on association news and updates. If there are any specific topics you would like to see more of please let us know!
ARE YOU A DIRECT GIVER?
Even though it is a much quieter election year than 2020, it is still as important to support elected officials who support the real estate industry. 

Please consider making a contribution to the Direct Giver Program, which is a unique tool you have as a REALTOR® in Wisconsin, and you can use it to support PRO-REALTOR® elected officials and candidates at all levels of government.

Contact Marne Stuck if you have any questions.  
REALTORS PROPERTY RESOURCE® IS AN EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFIT PROVIDED BY THE NAR
RPR® has recently been redesigned and “refreshed”! It now offers powerful features in a simpler, more intuitive interface. It can help you build your pipeline with potential business-building activities such as: 
 

RPR® can also transform the way you operate and do business. With it, you can take care of current clients with transactional-focused tasks such as: 
 
GMAR YOUTH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2021 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
The Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS® Youth Foundation has awarded eight $1,000 college scholarships this year. Congratulations to following 2021 scholarship recipients!!
Candidate
Faiz Ahmed
Julia Blankenship
Ella Grintjes
Isabella Halcomb
Colton Martell
Kelsey Miller
Andrea Schwalbach
Laura Zautner
GMAR Member
Mehreen Sulaiman
Scott Heyerdahl
Nancy Grintjes
Nina Lyon-Halcomb
Reneene Martell
Jodi Miller
Joseph Schwalbach
Elizabeth Kruepke
The next opportunity to submit applications for the GMAR Youth Foundation Scholarship will be January 2022.
UPCOMING GMAR EVENTS
The GMAR Veteran's Support Committee is proud to present this special presentation.

Join us virtually
May 25th from 1:00 - 2:30PM
to hear Ralph's story.

Please mark your calendars for the annual Kettle Moraine Council RPAC Auction to be held on Wednesday, June 2. 

 
This is a great way to make your 2021 Direct Giver contribution!  


If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for this event please contact Michelle Kohn or call 414-778-4929.
UPCOMING AFFILIATE EVENTS
STAND OUT AS A FOCUS ON ENERGY AMBASSADOR

Give your homebuyers an energy-efficient start as a FOCUS ON ENERGY® Ambassador.

Focus on Energy partners with utilities across Wisconsin to provide resources and incentives for energy efficient home products, equipment, and improvement projects.
 
Once you complete the exclusive online GMAR Workshop and enroll as an Ambassador, you can start offering your clients access to new energy efficiency expertise and exclusive perks, including a Welcome Kit with a $125 heating and cooling tune-up voucher and a helpful Home Energy & Maintenance Guide. The kit is co-branded with your business information and sent to your clients on your behalf, at no cost to you, providing an extra touch and added value.
 
For more information, visit focusonenergy.com/ambassador or email
Steve Pipson, Focus on Energy representative also available at 608.571.5875
JOB POSTINGS
If your office is hiring for an administrative position that does not require a real estate license, we would be happy to share that information with the membership. See below for current openings. If you have a job opening that you would like to add, please email Emily Simonelli.
Sales Support Administer
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC
Full Time - 40 hours per week
GMAR PARTNERS WITH DISCOVER MILWAUKEE RELOCATION GUIDE
The GMAR is once again sponsoring the Discover Milwaukee Relocation Guide. Covering Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington and Racine counties, it is the Greater Milwaukee region’s #1 source for anyone looking to move or relocate to Wisconsin’s largest metro area.
 
You can provide a free copy of the Relocation Guide to your relocating clients and customers and share the website and digital edition as well.
Limited quantities of the publication are available at the GMAR office, or by contacting Metro Business Publications at pcanon@discovermilwaukee.com.
 
The purpose of the Relocation Guide is to create a complete package about moving to metro Milwaukee. Information is organized in easy-to-use sections, offering new residents everything they need at their fingertips:
  • Quality of Life
  • Things To Do
  • Average home price and details for communities
  • Career Opportunities
  • Schools and Education
  • Financing a Home
  • Helpful Information
 
GMAR members also have the opportunity to highlight their experience and expertise in a special section for Relocation Specialists. For rate information, contact Maribeth Delforge at 262-796-0224, or mbdelforge@discovermilwaukee.com.
REAL ESTATE SUPPLY STORE NOW AT
MINUTEMAN PRESS - BROOKFIELD
The real estate supply store is now located ONLY at Minuteman Press - Brookfield location (13680 W. Capitol Drive). The store is back open with COVID-19 protection measures in place. Online orders are still encouraged. Store hours are M-F between 8:30 AM and 5 PM.
Contact Minuteman Press-Brookfield for more info, (262) 781-9622!
Comments, Suggestions or Questions?...
Let us know how the GMAR can improve what we offer to you as members of our organization. Your feedback helps us to make quality improvements to our programs and benefits, so we appreciate it! Click here to e-mail your feedback to the GMAR.
Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS®
12300 W. Center Street Milwaukee, WI 53222
414-778-4929 | www.GMAR.com