As we cruise into mid-December, our new Board of Directors are taking over in their new spots. We have accomplished a lot this year, and I am excited to see what the new year will bring.
 
For those of you that applied for the Strategic Health Care Program, you should have received another update from them on Monday. There is still a delay from the Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI). Please make sure to renew your current plan before tomorrow’s December 15 th   deadline. 
 
Check out the fun photos from the Annual Holiday Party using the link below.

Happy Holidays!

Erica Kirk
New Listings were up 35.6 percent for the Single Family-Duplex category and 47.6 percent for the Townhouse-Condo category. Pending Sales decreased 36.7 percent for Single Family-Duplex and 10.0 percent for Townhouse-Condo.

Are you getting few showings for your listing, or do visitors want to leave quickly? Here are a few items that could be turning off potential buyers.

What pros should focus on in the new year to meet customer demands and expand their online reachability.

You’re likely getting this question from clients a lot. Use these tips to explain changing markets and put your customers (and agents) at ease.

We're excited to share a new benefit for 2019! REALTOR ®  members who pay annual dues to VBR will receive the following credit towards continuing education for 2019.

  • $40 credit towards a CREC Annual Update class hosted by the VBR during 2019.
  • $20 credit towards a Vail Pro Designation course. (If you already completed the Vail Pro Designation you get $20 toward another course).

Sign up for a 2019 CREC Update Class and a Vail Pro Class of your choice any time in 2019, and after you have attended the class, a credit will be issued for the fees collected.

We value you as a member and look forward to another great year ahead!
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If you complete the Ethics course online, please email a copy of the certificate to Mel McKinney, Education & Marketing Manager at mel@vbr.net .
Win your 2019 Annual Dues! 

  • $100 donation gets you 5 entries, and 2 entries to win a bottle of wine.

  • $25 donation gets 1 entry to the dues drawing.

The drawing will be held at the VBR office on December 20 th  on Facebook. Please call us at 766-1028 to get entered to win.  

If you already paid dues, we will reimburse you. VBR Dues valued at $348. MLS Dues valued at $576. Participants from the VBR Holiday Party are also entered to win.
Photos from VBR's Holiday Party at Vista
Support VBR Foundation while holiday shopping

Vail Board of Realtors Foundation is registered with AmazonSmile, an easy way to help fund our efforts.

  1. Visit AmazonSmile.com
  2. Enter your Amazon.com log in and password
  3. Choose the VBR Foundation
  4. Shop away to support the cause!

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible smile.amazon.com purchases to the charities selected by customers. 
REALTOR Party news update

2019 priorities by the numbers. What REALTORS® need to know about the new tax law. 50th anniversary of RPAC.
How to avoid wire fraud in transactions 

Watch this month's Window to the Law video for best practices to help your clients avoid becoming victims of this fraud scheme, including a re-enactment of the hackers who perpetrate wire fraud.
Shaeffer Hyde Construction announces a new property management division.

Learn more about Shaeffer Hyde's proactive approach to preventative maintenance and providing home care services. 
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VBR's affiliate directory. 
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