May Edge Newsletter

May 2013

Kristina Farrell

From Your President, Kristina Farrell

May Edge Newsletter

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Where is Kristina? Send answer to to be entered in the contest! 

Thank you to all who entered in April. Barbara Watts was our winner! Kristina was at City Hall downtown, Winston-Salem in the old courthouse. Congratulations.  

Glenn Cobb

Glenn Cobb, RCE | Chief Staff Executive

Have You Looked at Home Sales Lately?
The spring buying season has begun!  Early!  Actually, it began 21 months ago in July of 2011 when we saw the first increase in existing home sales compared to the same month the previous year....Click here for more. 

WSRAR Calendar of Events

See what is coming up!
Learn, Grow & Connect in 2013!

Click here to register for any of these events:
Click on the events below for more information. 

Save The Dates:
June 29, 2013

American Dream Celebration

July 25, 2013
WSRAR Night at BB&T Ballpark-DASH Game

September 5, 2013
Tee Off Against Child Abuse

September 24, 2013
YPN Technology & Business Expo

November 1, 2013
ReStore Spaces Event

December 5, 2013
WSRAR Bus Trip

Realtor-Appraiser Valuation Forum May REALTOR/Appraiser Valuation Forum Article
By: Bob Church and Barry Huff

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For more information on the REALTOR/Appraiser Valuation Forum click here. 


Next Classes June 6

Thursday, June 6
8:30 am-12:30 pm Mandatory Update
2:00-6:00 pm Elective -Legislative Update 2013 
Instructor: GEORGE BELL 
REMINDER: June 10th – Deadline for completing your continuing education. All continuing education must be completed before midnight, June 10th
RENEWALS: NCREC Broker/Firm License Renewal begins May 15. Renewal fees will be $45, this year.

Registration Form

Event Photo Recap
Event Photos Recap
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Good To Know

Good To Know

Triad MLSTriad MLS New Website  
The new MLS consumer portal gives you free lead generation, free open house promotion and free "New to Market" listing promotion.  Check out today! 

Discount Program
WSRAR Local Discount Partner Program: Are you saving money?



RPAC Fair Share Campaign

May 21 Membership Meeting
Forsyth Country Club
11:30 am-12:00 pm RPAC Games
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
Make an RPAC Contribution to enter one of the three Games of Skill to win prizes at the meeting! Click here for more information. 

Click here for a pledge form and invest today!
GOAL: $20,000
Contributions to date: $4,324

$99 and Up Contributions
Nancy Anderson 1,000.00
Glenn Cobb 350
Curtis Leonard 250
Wendy Taylor 250
Lici Fansler 250
Hayes Wauford 250
Tom Johnson 250
Marcia Barney 100
Marie Love 100
Lou Baldwin 100
Jennifer Chrysson 100
Robin Weant 100
Angela Kalamaras 100
David Shaw 100
Gray Brewer 100
Paul McGill 100
Jimmy Barrett 100
George Bell 100
Jack Stack 100
Debbi Shields 99

Tax Reform
Keep everyone up to speed on the latest tax reform information.

Contributions are not deductible for income tax purposes. Contributions to RPAC are voluntary and are used for political purposes. You may contribute more or less than the suggested amount. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal and the National Association of REALTORS® or any of its state associations or local boards will not favor or disfavor any member because of the amount contributed. 70% of each contribution is used by your state PAC to support state and local political candidates. Until your state PAC reaches its RPAC goal 30% is sent to National RPAC to support federal candidates and is charged against your limits under 2 U.S.C. 441a; after the state PAC reaches its RPAC goal it may elect to retain your entire contribution for use in supporting state and local candidates.

Looking Back
Looking Back ArticleTwin City Sentinel May 4, 1935
T.E. Johnson Realtor Announcement

Click here for the Looking Back Article

From The Home Inspector

From The Home Inspector:

Preparing Your Home for a Home Inspection
Spring is a busy time of year for real estate. Home sellers can help reduce some of the anxiety associated with preparing a home to have a home inspection performed for a potential buyer....Click here for the entire article


RCA April Meeting Pictures

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