We are looking forward to connecting with VBR Members at our hybrid General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, April 7. We have nine seats available for the in-person portion. If you want to attend the program at the Westin Riverfront, registration closes tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. We will not be able to accommodate walkups on the date of the event to ensure we follow social distancing protocols.

If you prefer to attend virtually, click here to register and get the Zoom call information. During this presentation, the Board of Directors will share what we are working on, and you will hear an economic update from Elliot Eisenberg, "The Bowtie Economist.

Have a great week,
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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.

How long has it been since you updated your closing disclosure form? Here is a page-by-page breakdown of what you should review, verify, understand and inform clients about.

There's no doubt that the art of persuasion has a critical place in real estate sales. Here's what agents can learn from bestselling author Daniel Pink's MasterClass on sales and persuasion.

As part of its mission to support the community, the Vail Board of Realtors Foundation recently awarded grant and sponsorship funds to 10 nonprofits that serve Eagle County. From the Vail Daily.
Important: For ALL online classes hosted by the VBR, links to attend will be sent to registrants prior to the class. Attendees MUST be on camera and present (not distracted, driving, etc..) for the entire duration to receive CE credit.
The VBR is providing ALL VBR education classes to our members for FREE in 2021. Classes MUST be VBR hosted classes to qualify.
The National Association of Realtors®️' Code of Ethics cycle ENDS December 31, 2021 for all REALTOR®️ and Appraiser members. Not sure if you've taken Ethics in this cycle? You can check with NAR.
NAR Code of Ethics (Live Online)
Thursday, May 20, 2021
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
4 CE credits
Instructor: Charity Vermeer

NAR Code of Ethics (Live Online)
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
4 CE credits
Instructor: Connie Tremblay
10 Things for REALTORS®️ (Limited classroom)
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
2 CE credits
Instructor: Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson, Legal Council for the Colorado Association of REALTORS®, shares the Top 10 legal topics you should know in 2021 as a Broker. 
In 2020, Colorado experienced an unprecedented wildfire season. Also, flood risk after a wildfire increases dramatically, and it’s important to understand the increased risk and prepare for the upcoming wildfire season.

Join experts from wildfire, flood, agriculture and insurance organizations for a series of webinars discussing recovery and rebuilding aspects as well as increased flood risk after wildfire. Panelists will answer frequently asked questions and provide informative resources you can use today.
Ask an Appraiser! Presented by NAR.

Peter Gallo, Chair of the National Association of Realtors' Real Property Valuation Forum presents a forum featuring a panel of residential, commercial, and review appraisers.
Employing Broker Responsibilities - Who’s Minding the Store?

Director Marcia Waters of DORA hosted a webinar outlining the rules and statutes that address specific employing broker responsibilities, offers industry best practices and real-life case studies.
Nominations are now open for Colorado’s Heart Award

Are you or a REALTOR® you know making a difference? Nominate yourself or another REALTOR® for the Colorado’s Heart Award, presented by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® and REcolorado®.

The winner will receive a $3,000 donation for their non-profit of choice!
Celebrate Fair Housing Month with upcoming events

April is Fair Housing Month and a great time to affirm you’re helping to build thriving, inclusive communities. Click the links below to see upcoming events, including an At Home With Diversity that is free for VBR members.
Our General Membership Meeting on April 7 will be a hybrid event. In addition to being shown live on Zoom and Facebook, a limited number of attendees will be at the Westin Riverfront Resort. Note: Attendees at the Westin MUST follow strict social distancing protocols and attendance will be limited to 50 individuals max.
April and May are busy months for the Habitat ReStore Vail Valley -- the store that builds homes. We have a constantly changing inventory.

Together with Cotton’s #BlueJeansGoGreen program, we’re recycling denim and reducing textile waste. Just one way we’re striving to make the world a little greener. The Habitat ReStore Vail Valley is super excited to be partnering up with Cotton’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ program the whole month of April!
Learn more about your benefits!
Did you know that as an Affiliate you have access to a free newsletter spotlight, Broadcast Email, and other benefits? Check out a 30-minute presentation on your Affiliate Membership Benefits!
According to the COVID-19 Dial, Eagle County is currently in Level Yellow. 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.
The Welcome Home Bag Program is a FREE benefit is available for VBR REALTOR® members who sell a home.

The bag is a great gift for your buyer clients. Each cooler bag includes a picnic blanket, cutting board, set of wine tumblers, and a reusable shopping tote.

Please call 766-1028 or email to schedule a pick-up.
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!
Association Executive

Vail MLS Director

Member Services Manager

Melanie McKinney Education & Marketing Manager
Vail Board of Realtors
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