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An update from the Association Executive
Wildfire season is here, and on Tuesday we have our REALFire Lunch and Learn.  Join us for FREE lunch and hear from a panel of wildfire experts and insurance perspective to prepare for the season. You will learn key takeaways about the REALFire program and how it can help homeowners at no cost.

Also, next week: Thursday, June 7 marks our 6 th  Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser for the VBR Foundation at Frost Creek. Thank you to Slifer Designs for being the presenting sponsor this year.

Patty Sandoval’s last day will be   at the golf tournament, and I invite anyone not golfing to attend the after-golf reception to celebrate her new adventure. The reception will be from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., so please stop by for our silent auction with live music and appetizers.

Have a great weekend!
Erica Kirk
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VBR Education
Lunch & Learn: REALFire Program

June 5:
REALFire Program Overview
Vail Pro Designation 
12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Wildfire experts will share action items to reduce wildfire hazards and the benefits of this program.
2 CE Credits
FREE to attend!

This class is geared to help Realtors® understand the REALFire® program to share with property owners. Wildfire experts will share action items to reduce wildfire hazards and the benefits of this program which include an in-depth, on-site assessment conducted by experienced fire professionals, a detailed mitigation report and the opportunity to earn a REALFire® certificate which may be used to enhance real estate transactions and possibly lower insurance costs. Visit !
The trainings will be classroom style and you will not need your computer to follow along. Handouts will be provided for note taking. Also, these are training sessions...we ask that you do not suggest Vail MLS changes to the Rapattoni representatives.

June 26th:

Beginner MLS Training
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Advanced MLS Training
1:30 to 4:30 p.m. 
June 27th:

New Custom Report Writer (Create your own MLS reports/templates!)
9:00 to 9:45 a.m.

Interactive Map Search
10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

New Custom Report Writer
11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Contacts/Prospects/Client Portal
1:00 to 1:45 p.m.

New Custom Report Writer
2:00 to 2:45 p.m.
June 28th

Advanced MLS Training
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Beginner MLS Training
1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Vail Board of REALTORS ® Foundation
VBR Foundation's NEW scholarship is open to all within Eagle County. Deadline for applications is June 15!
Tech Tips
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When Yahoo! reported that someone  hacked  one billion of its accounts, it was a stunning revelation. Then it disclosed last fall that the names, dates of birth, email addresses, passwords and security questions and answers were compromised on all three billion of its accounts.
NEW SentriSmart App
SentriLock announced an update to the SentriSmart app that is now available - the Touch ID and Facial Recognition addition.
NEW June HOME Magazine
Become a Vail Pro Today!
Become a Vail Pro!
Get started in three easy steps

Step 1: Review the education  tracking sheet  to determine which classes you want to take.
Step 2: Review the class schedule and sign up for the classes you want to take. 

Step 3: Once you complete 80% of total classes hours (46 hours) submit your Vail Pro Designation  application.
Note: It is your responsibility to track your classes and submit the application
to become a Vail Pro. 
REALFire Program
FREE Wildfire property assessments are now available!

Developed by the Vail Board of REALTORS® and Eagle County, REALFire ®assists homeowners in identifying specific actions they can take to reduce wildfire hazards. 

This program provides residents with many benefits:

  • An in-depth, on-site assessment conducted by experienced fire professionals;

  • An opportunity for property owners to identify mitigation actions unique to their property;

  • A detailed follow up report with customized mitigation actions designed to measurably reduce the wildfire risk to their property;

  • An opportunity to earn a REALFire certificate acknowledging their mitigation achievements. This type of recognition can be used to enhance real estate transactions, and can be shared with local insurance providers.

Let's protect our homes from wildfire!
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