Today at 10 am is the deadline I will be collecting names of those interested in attending the CAR Spring Summit. Please email me if you are interested in participating. 

Coming up on Wednesday we have our joint mixer with Vail Valley Partnership at Main Street Grill in Edwards. Click here to sign up.

Erica Kirk 
Are you looking to get more involved in Leadership?

We are providing four grants for VBR members to attend the Colorado Association of REALTORS ®  Spring Summit this year. The grant will cover registration, meals and mileage to the event.

These meetings are a great way to get to know your peers in the state of Colorado and provide you with leadership development programs.

This year's CAR Spring Summit is coming up soon on April 23rd & 24th at the Four Seasons in Vail Colorado. Right in our backyard!

I will collect names of people who are interested until Monday, April 15th at 10:00 am. Depending on how much interest there is in attending, we will do a drawing if needed.

Please send me an  email  to get added to the list, or contact me with any questions.

Click button below to download the meeting agenda for the upcoming event.

Eagle County, CO – Fortunately for skiers and boarders, this winter season was a good one snow-wise. However, warming temperatures mean spring runoff, and with above-average snowpack in the high country, now is a good time for Eagle County homeowners, renters and businesses to think about flood insurance. 

Set expectation and differentiate yourself as an agent by developing a communications plan with each client. This will help meet their needs and let them know when they'll hear
from you.

Agents earning commission income should find lenders more receptive to their home loan applications. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have made changes to their automated underwriting program to make it faster, more cost-effective, and less risky for lenders to consider these mortgage loan applications.

Wednesday, April 17
Ethics & Social Media
Instructor: John Gillam
3 CE
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
This class meets the NAR Ethics requirement for existing REALTORS®.

Wednesday, April 17
Instructor: John Gillam
3 CE
1:00 to 4:00 pm

Disclosure  is based around understanding the differences in required and non required disclosure. It explores exactly what the listing contracts require, and how to properly do it. It also walks through the inspection process.
Thursday, April 18
Vail Pro Designation
Title & Survey Requirements
Instructor: Kevin Sloan of Westcor Land Title
2 CE, plus Vail Pro credits
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Monday, April 22
Handling Material Defects & Inspections
NEW course!
Instructor: John Gillam
3 CE
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

This course focuses on our resort mountain communities. It teaches the differences in material, latent and stigmatizing defects, how to properly disclose each, based on the relationship with the client, without advising beyond the scope of experience or committing slander / misrepresentation. 
Tech Glitch? Why it’s not the time for DIY, call Tech Helpline

Your computer crashes: it unexpectedly shuts down. Or your smartphone gets wet, and you immediately shut it off. But now you’re not quite sure the best way to make sure it will power back up. Or your monitor has started to show an occasional flicker. You suspect it is caused by malware that installed itself from a single website visit. Do you search Google for a solution and try to fix these tech glitches yourself?
Selling a Property Anonymously
Some sellers seek to quietly sell their property. Learn how to (1) dial into the seller’s expectations, (2) accomplish the seller’s goals and (3) manage the risks of not widely advertising the property to the whole market. Jon Goodman explains how to handle the situation when a seller wants to list the property anonymously.


New Listings were down 47.9 percent for the Single Family-Duplex category and 18.5 percent for the Townhouse-Condo category. Pending Sales decreased 27.0 percent for Single Family-Duplex but increased 13.4 percent for Townhouse-
Epic winter snowfall, bomb cyclone
create ripple effect on statewide housing markets

Spring season beginning to emerge after slow first quarter

ENGLEWOOD, CO. – An historic mid-March “bomb cyclone” weather event, coupled with epic Colorado snow totals, tempered the typical fast start to the spring housing market in Denver and across the state, according to the latest monthly market trends data from the Colorado Association of REALTORS®.
Support RPAC and get entered to win a diamond
Colorado Association of REALTORS® is hosting a
a reception to support the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) at its Spring Conference in Vail.

The event is called “A Diamond is Forever," and will have the traditional Diamond Drawing for $99 per entry. This year’s diamond is valued at $5,000.

A minimum $25 RPAC investment gets you in the door, and includes appetizers and a drink ticket.
The theme is James Bond chic and there will be fun photo opportunities and games.

Wednesday, April 24
Four Seasons Vail
5:15 to 6:30 pm
Slifer Designs brings 35 years of industry experience in residential and commercial interior design. Slifer Designs announces a new Agent Referral Program, where agents can earn up to $5,000 when they refer interior design jobs. Call 970.926.8200 or click below for more details.
Find trusted industry related partners in
VBR's affiliate directory. 
Welcome to our newest Realtor and Affiliate members!
Overnight closures begin Sunday, April 7 on Edwards Spur Road

Closures will allow crews to for safety-critical work installing the new water main across the Spur Road ahead of full roundabout construction this summer. Businesses will be open, but motorists are encouraged to utilize Miller Ranch Road and U.S. Highway 6 as an alternate route.
Sign up for a chance to
win your dues!

Download the Stamp Me app to your smartphone. Collect 5 Stamps to be entered to win your 2020 Annual VBR Dues (Value $348).

You earn virtual stamps by attending meetings, participating in volunteer days or reading newsletters. There will be five contests during the 2019 campaign.
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Become a Vail Pro in three easy steps!
The Vail Pro Designation is an education program created for Vail Board of Realtors ®   members who want to increase their local knowledge in the real estate industry to become local experts.

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.

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