WELCOME NEW MEMBERS OF THE GMAR
This March, the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors welcomed 67 new members! We look forward to working with you and wish you the best of luck in your new real estate career.

SEND US YOUR VACCINATION SELFIE
If you’ve recently had a COVID-19 vaccine, send us a selfie!
If you have one from when you received your shot, with your vaccine card, or just you post-vaccine, please send it to us so we can add it to our Facebook and Instagram accounts, and encourage all REALTORS® to get their vaccine. Please send your pictures to Emily Simonelli if you would like it posted.
NAR LAUNCHES 'CONFERENCE YEAR-ROUND'
The REALTORS® Conference & Expo no longer starts and ends in the fall.
NAR is officially launching “Conference Year-Round” this spring.

The first session is Wednesday, April 14th at 12:00PM

Conference Year-Round is your new destination to connect with fellow REALTORS®, colleagues, and industry experts from across the country. With hot topics in real estate, personal development, and best practices for your virtual or in-person business, this is a recurring event that you won’t want to miss. Each session is designed to be interactive and encourage Q&A and open discussion. 
All sessions are free!
JOIN US FOR REALTOR® & GOVERNMENT DAY 2021
Last chance to register for REALTOR® & Government Day! On April 14, join us virtually for FREE to advocate for issues that affect Wisconsin real estate. In just two hours on April 14, YOU can make a difference for the industry!
GMAR YOUTH FOUNDATION PAINT AND SIP
VIRTUAL EVENT
The GMAR's Youth Foundation is hosting a virtual paint and sip event with step by step instructions from VIBEZ Creative Art Space.

DATE: Thursday, April 22nd from 6:00 - 8:00PM
COST: $40/person

The cost includes your canvas, paints and brushes, along with a bottle of wine and a raffle ticket for a prize drawing. We will be painting the Milwaukee Skyline (image below).
Thank you to Milwaukee HomesighT Inc., Land Title Services, Merit Title and Scott & Sandra Bush for sponsoring this event. More sponsors are welcome if interested!

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.
AFFILIATE EVENTS
COFFEE WITH CORI LAMONT
Wisconsin Real Estate Law Seminar and Updates
The GMAR Young Professional Network (YPN) is proud to host this upcoming event.

Monday, April 12 at 9:00am
Event is FREE and hosted via Zoom

Join us for our annual Coffee with Cori event - an opportunity to hear the latest and greatest updates directly from the WRA Senior Director of Legal and Public Affairs herself. In addition to being extremely educational, Cori's sessions are always fun and engaging. Attendees of this event leave knowing about newly enacted or upcoming state legislation and form changes that will affect how we do business. Put yourself and your clients at an advantage by attending!

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
COVID-19 RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO REALTORS®
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