The Federal Reserve will watch “progress on vaccinations” moving forward. From

A National Association of Realtors® annual report examined the home search process, with buyers utilizing online tools and agents to help find the perfect home.

Here are a few easy ways to make self-care a daily habit - and still get the job done. From
Find trusted industry-related partners in the Vail Board of Realtors®' Affiliate directory. 
Welcome to our newest Realtor® and Affiliate members. You can also view current membership numbers.
Committee members graciously volunteer their time to help strengthen the association's events, services, member offerings, and strategic plan initiatives.
Make sure you use this benefit by taking a CREC Update class through the VBR! Read more about the benefit here.

The class must be a VBR hosted class to qualify. 

Thrive Real Estate Education also offers a FREE online option with CE credits.
Agency & Relationship Disclosure: Seller & Buyer Listing Contracts (Live Online)
Wednesday, February 10
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
6 CE credits
Instructor: John Gillam
2021 CREC Annual Update (Live Online)
Thursday, February 18
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
4 CE credits
Instructor: John Gillam
2021 CREC Annual Update (Live Online)
Tuesday, February 23
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Tod Franklin
4 CE credits
NAR Ethics (Live Online)
Thursday, February 25
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: John Gillam
4 CE credits
Important note: For any online classes hosted by the VBR, links to attend will be sent to registrants prior to the class. Attendees MUST be on camera for the entire duration to receive CE credit (per DORA).
Upcoming Colorado Real Estate Commission vacancies

The Division of Real Estate will have three vacancies on the Real Estate Commission coming up in April 2021 (two real estate broker seats and one public member seat). This five-member Commission meets bi-monthly to conduct rulemaking hearings, make policy decisions, consider licensing matters, review complaints, and take disciplinary action against real estate brokers.

If you are interested in being considered to serve on this real estate Commission, please complete the Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions online application and select “Real Estate Commission”
Fixing frustrating video and audio issues on your computer, smartphone, and tablet

These troubleshooting tips from blogger Burton Kelso may help with some of the most common microphone and headset issues during important meetings and family calls.
Join us on Friday, February 26 for a FREE 30-minute power update with Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of REALTORS®.

Dr. Yun is responsible for a wide range of research activities for NAR including NAR’s Existing Home Sales statistics, Affordability Index, and Home Buyers and Sellers Profile Report.
Nonprofit organizations that support the Eagle County community are encouraged to apply for grant and sponsorship funds from the Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation.

Fifteen nonprofits received support in 2020 from the foundation, including organizations focused on education, disaster relief, and housing-related programs.

Please share the VBRF's grant application with local nonprofit representatives.
Meet the 2021 Board of Directors
Meet Crissy Rumford, REALTOR® and Vail Board of REALTORS® Foundation Director! Crissy has been very involved with the VBR Board, attending conferences, and advocating for the REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC).

Fun Fact: Crissy had a speaking part in a movie with Martin Sheen, Sophia Loren, OJ Simpson, and Lee Strasberg. Look it up on IMDb!
Introducing Jon Morse, your 2021 Vail Board of REALTORS® Affiliate Liaison! A fairly new Affiliate member, Jon got involved to help the VBR with its goals and current issues, as well as giving back to our community.

Jon is an insurance agent with Liberty Mutual offering all personal lines of property & casualty insurance, life insurance, and fixed annuities.
Meet Corey Lamothe, REALTOR® and Vail Board of REALTORS® Foundation Director! A goal in 2021 is to have a "true continuation of everything we have built, including expanding the Foundation's giving."

Corey has a passion for mental health. "I find that passion will supersede my work any day," says Corey. "And I like for people to know I am always available in a time of need.
TurnKey can help your clients benefit from full-service vacation rental management, and brokers can earn up to $1,500 for referrals. Contact Jeff Kurtz, your local sales director with TurnKey to learn more.
According to the COVID-19 Dial, Eagle County is currently in Level Orange. With the current Public Health order. It is much easier to determine which level each county is in with this system - and if you are working in different markets. You can see the restrictions based on each level for real estate, depending on the color.

All resources are linked for easy access.
Mask Up with the VBR
Proudly sport the REALTOR® logo with a FREE mask from the VBR! Each black cotton mask has adjustable ear loops and covers the face from nose to chin - securing a comfy fit. 

Contact us for your free mask, or pick up several for your office!

The VBR staff is working remotely. Please contact us by phone or email. The Realtor® Hub Locker system is available for members to pick up items like lockboxes and power paddles bags after business hours!

The renovation should be completed by late January 2021.
Member Benefits & Programs
As a member of VBR, your membership includes National, State, and Local. We help provide the tools to enhance professionalism in the real estate industry.
Education Quick Link

There is no single entity that keeps track of all the education you have taken. Please keep organized, keep paper or virtual copies of certificates.
Increase your local knowledge in the real estate industry and become a local expert! The Vail Pro Designation is an educational program open to ALL VBR Realtor and Affiliate members!
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Vail MLS Director

Member Services Manager

Melanie McKinney Education & Marketing Manager
Vail Board of Realtors
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