Next week on November 8th we are co-hosting a special RealX workshop at Hotel Talisa. This three-hour program will have insight about the latest technology & marketing in real estate. We wanted to provide VBR members with technology training that will help you in your business. Also, a representative from BoxBrownie will be at this event. Get signed up today!
 
Are you looking to get involved? We have a few committee positions open for next year. Click here  to review the various committees and sign up for one that interests you. I will be collecting forms until Wednesday, November 14th    so please get them back to me as soon as you can.
 
Please note that next week we will be sending out annual billing to all VBR members.
 
Have a great weekend,
 
Erica

A video series with Evan Liddiard, Director of Federal Tax Policy for the National Association of REALTORS®,
and Peter Baker of the Business Planning Group

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This annual survey conducted by NAR of recent home buyers and sellers provides insight into detailed information about their experiences with this important transaction.
Upcoming Education Opportunities

Tuesday, November 13
Vail Pro Annual Update
Non-accredited. Four Vail Pro credits.
11:30 am to 4:20 pm
A community update with leaders of several key local organizations. This course is mandatory to earn and maintain Vail Pro Designation. Course will also be recorded.
FREE

Full
Wednesday, November 14
NAR Ethics
4 CE with Connie Tremblay
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
$40 for members. $50 for non-members.

Friday, November 30
NAR Ethics
4 CE with John Gillam
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
$40 for members. $50 for non-members.
Thursday, November 15
Contracts to Buy & Sell: Paragraph by Paragraph
4 CE with Beth Ann Mott
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Contract changes or revisions will be incorporated.
$40 for members. $50 for non-members.

Tuesday, December 4
CREC Update
4 CE with Tod Franklin
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
$40 for members. $50 for non-members.

Tuesday, December 4
Contracts Sections & Annual Changes
3 CE with Tod Franklin
1:30 to 4:30 pm
Contract changes or revisions will be incorporated.
$30 for members. $40 for non-members.

Thursday, December 13
Vail Pro Education & Schools Update
Non-accredited. Two Vail Pro credits.
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
An update with leaders of the local private schools and the Eagle County School District. Course will also be recorded.
$10 investment.
In cooperation with the MLS, Homes.com is displaying the most up to date information about your listings to the millions of monthly visitors to our site. Make sure those interested buyers are also seeing the most current information about you and your brokerage by reviewing your Homes.com Profile.
 
Join Homes.com for a FREE 30-minute webinar to learn about your listing display, how to update your personal information, and leverage the cloud based Homes.com Lead Management System to connect with more buyers.
The Division of Real Estate and the Colorado Real Estate Commission, working in conjunction with the Forms Committee, have adopted and finalized the 2019 mandatory contracts and forms.

Contract Use Reminder
  • The 2019 contracts and forms are posted for educational purposes only and are not for use before January 1, 2019. 
  • The Division will have writeable versions posted to the website prior to January 1st. 
  • You will need Adobe Acrobat version 10 or later to access the files.
  • Please note that the current contracts and forms remain in effect until they are replaced by the new contracts and forms that are effective January 1, 2019. Don't use the new contracts until January 1.
If you're ready to up your digital marketing game, you don't want to miss REALx.

Top national speakers will share their insights about the latest technology & marketing for real estate. Web.com will also be in attendance to share how to successfully attract and convert millennial home buyers through digital strategy.

Investment cost is only $10. Register today!

November 8 - Hotel Talisa - Vail

Breakfast and on-site parking included.

Just Announced!

TorchX / Web.com   will be giving away a $200 gift card to one lucky winner (with demo registration)!

BoxBrownie   will be on-site and offering a $20 credit for services to attendees (real estate photo editing, virtual staging and floor plans)!

Trot with VBR for two good causes

Join VBR on Thanksgiving morning for a fun run before your turkey dinner. The VBR Foundation is sponsoring two Thanksgiving Turkey Trot runs; one in Eagle and one in Eagle-Vail. We're looking for runners, or trotters, to join us! Participants will earn a free VBR t-shirt and bragging rights.

The 12th annual Eagle-Vail 5K Turkey Trot benefits YouthPower365 and the Eric Spry Memorial Fund. Registration opens at 8:30 am at the Eagle-Vail Pool, and the race kicks off at 9:30 am. Support Brush Creek Elementary School with its Turkey Trot. Registration and the race are at the school, with the run starting at 9:00 am.

Please contact the VBR if you're interested in participating: mel@vbr.ne t or ekirk@vbr.net .
VBR Foundation participating in statewide day of giving

You can help the Vail Board of REALTORS ® Foundation in supporting our community by donating to us on Colorado Gives Day, December 4, 2018. You can also pre-schedule your donation online.

Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of an incentive fund, which increases the value of every dollar donated.

The VBR Foundation promotes community efforts for the Vail Board of REALTORS ® . Its mission is to assist the community with need based financial assistance, not-for-profit support, education and disaster relief. In addition to support community members, the VBR Foundation has also funded local nonprofits Habitat for Humanity, Eagle River Watershed Council and Roundup River Ranch, just to name a few.
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. 
Help us celebrate VBR's
40th Anniversary!

Pick up your free water bottle at the VBR's offices, and then post photos to Facebook or Instagram using the hashtags #VBR40th and #VBRrealtor.

You'll be entered to win prizes, including 2019 VBR dues valued at $348.
First American Title is now open to provide settlement and title insurance services to the Vail Valley. Look for the First American office in Riverwalk in Edwards.
Find trusted industry related partners in
VBR's affiliate directory. 
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