April Edge Newsletter

April 2013

Kristina Farrell

From Your President, Kristina Farrell

April Edge
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Thank you to all who entered in March. Sarah Olsen was our winner! Kristina was at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School gym! Congratulations.  

Glenn Cobb

Glenn Cobb, RCE | Chief Staff Executive

There has been quite a bit of controversy surrounding the 2013 reappraisal process.  I know many of you are receiving inquiries from family, friends, past and current clients.  It is very important for you to understand what the process is and is not, and what, if anything, you should offer as a REALTOR®.  First, understand that the “mass appraisal process” is dictated by North Carolina statute.  It is not an appraisal in the sense that we are used to for the purpose of a bank review for a loan in a transaction.  Rather, it is a drive-by type assessment using comparable sales and current homes on the market to arrive at market value. .....Click here to read more. 

WSRAR Calendar of Events

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Learn, Grow & Connect in 2013!

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April is Fair Housing Month
Save The Dates:
September 5, 2013
Tee Off Against Child Abuse

September 24, 2013
YPN Technology & Business Expo

Membership Report

Membership Report & Birthdays

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April Membership Report



RCA Photos

PMD April PMD Membership Meeting
Date: April 16
Program: E&O insurance, worker's comp, and general liability for property managers 
Speaker: Gordon Skeeters, The Phoenix Company
If you are not currently a PMD member and would like to join contact Tracy.
For more information about PMD visit our website.

Next Class May 10

Broker-In-Charge Annual Review (BIC’s and BIC Eligible)
9:00 am-1:0o pm
Instructor-Vic Knight

CE Schedule |  Course DescriptionsRegistration Form
Event Photo Recap
Event Photos Recap
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Good To Know

Good To Know

Triad MLS  Discount Program


RPAC Fair Share Campaign

Save The Date: May 21 Membership Meeting
Forsyth Country Club at Noon
Make an RPAC Contribution to enter one of the three Games of Skill to win prizes at the meeting!

Click here for a pledge form and invest today!
GOAL: $20,000
Contributions to date: $2,600

$99 and Up Contributions
Curtis Leonard 250
Wendy Taylor 250
Hayes Wauford 250
Marcia Barney 100
Marie Love 100
Lou Baldwin 100
Jennifer Chrysson 100
Robin Weant 100
Angela Kalamaras 100
Paul McGill 100

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 ArticleMerger Is Announced By 2 Realty Companies
August 2, 1970 Winston-Salem Journal

J. Cliff Vaughan, owner of J. Cliff Vaughan Realty Co., and O. J. Clontz Jr., president of Clontz Realty Co., formally announced the merger of their two operations which has been in effect since earlier this year....Click here for the Looking Back Article
From The Home Inspector

From The Home Inspector:

Fungal Growth Is Not Always Mold
 Mold is a subset of the fungus kingdom. It is estimated that there are 1.5 million to 5 million species of fungi and over 100,000 different types of mold, but only about 5% of fungi have been formally classified. ....Click here for more.
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