August 2017

Sarah Gustafson, 2017 President of the REALTOR® Association of Central Massachusetts, delivers her monthly President's message.

The REALTOR® Association of Central Massachusetts launched a new website at the beginning of July. Our Communication Committee, Website Task Force, members of our Executive Committee and Staff worked tirelessly with Envision Digital Group to develop a website that would deliver a top notch user experience for our members! It's certainly been a labor of love and we welcome and encourage you to visit the new site at
Also, your feedback is greatly appreciated, please contact Amy Murray at with any questions and/or comments.


We'd like to extend a warm welcome to our newest staff member, Membership Manager Chris Case.  We're happy to have her on board and are confident that she will provide our members with outstanding service.  

Please stop by to introduce yourself and get to know her. Her door is always open!  You may also reach Chris via email at with any questions you have.

Community Action Committee

Backpack Drive

The Community Action Committee kicked off the REALTOR® Association of Central
Massachusetts Annual Backpack Drive on Monday, July 10th. Donations can be dropped off at the Board offices located at 492 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501 or at any one of the participating REALTOR® offices. Last year's donations helped us fill almost 400 backpacks that were distributed to elementary and middle-school children throughout Central Massachusetts.

  • Coldwell Banker - Shrewsbury
  • ERA Key - Auburn, Spencer, Whitinsville,  Worcester
  • EXIT Realty Partners - Auburn
  • Janice Mitchell Real Estate - Holden
  • Michael Toomey & Associates - N. Brookfleld
  • RE/MAX Professional Associates - Auburn, Shrewsbury, Spencer, Sturbridge
  • RE/MAX Vision - Shrewsbury, Worcester

IHN Rehab Day

The REALTOR® Association Of Central Massachusetts Community Action Committee needs your help!   The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Worcester is one of the committee's charities of choice for 2017. IHN's property located at 91 June Street, Worcester is in desperate need of some repairs. The committee has worked very hard to get most of what's needed donated for this project and now we need you! We ask that you come for the day, roll up your sleeves and let's give back to this charity that gives so much to those in need.
WHEN:   Wednesday, August 9, 2017,  9am - 4pm  (Lunch will be provided)
WHERE:   IHN, Inc.,  91 June Street,  Worcester, MA
For more information, please contact Amy Murray at 508-832-6600 ext. 4 or
Membership, Government Affairs, Community Action & Professional Development status.
Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification Course 

The Professional Development Committee has scheduled the Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA course to obtain your Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification. The class will be held on Monday, September 18th from 8:30am - 4:30pm at RACM. This course is designed for real estate professionals at all experience levels, whether you are working with buyers or sellers, this class is for you! 

Instructor:   Peter West
Early Bird Registration  (before September 1st):  
Regular Registration  (after September 1st):        
$125.00 (RACM Members)
       $135.00 (REALTOR® Members)
$175.00 (Non-Members)

Includes Lunch - Sponsored by

Save the Date
  • September 15 - Legislative Breakfast
  • September 20 - New Member Orientation
  • October 19 - RACM Annual Meeting
Re:  Unlicensed real estate assistants
Local Market Stats for June 2017 as published by MAR.

Congratulations to our new REALTORS® applicants, who will be sworn in as RACM members at our next New Member Orientation, and continued success to those members who have transferred offices.
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