Play Golf or Volunteer at the 23rd Annual Tee Off Against Child Abuse

August 2013

Kristina Farrell

From Your President, Kristina Farrell

Click here for a video message! 

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

Thank you to all who entered in July.  Bob Merritt was our winner! Kristina was at Bib's. Congratulations! 

Glenn Cobb

Glenn Cobb, RCE | Chief Staff Executive

REALTOR.COM: Friend or Foe?
Many years ago, the National Association of REALTORS® embarked on a very ambitious attempt to enhance the REALTOR® brand in the on-line world, providing a public facing website,  For many years it has been the pre-eminent source for the public when conducting online searches for housing.  Click here for the article. 

Summary of Forms Changes-Residential
Summary of Forms Changes-Commercial

WSRAR Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Click here to register for any of these events:
Click on the events below for more information. 
  • August 1-Orientation for new members
September 5, 2013
Tee Off Against Child Abuse
We need Volunteers!
Click here to find how to help! 

Save The Dates:

September 24, 2013
YPN Technology & Business Expo

November 1, 2013
ReStore Spaces Event

December 5, 2013
WSRAR Bus Trip

Triad MLS
Training Opportunities

Friday, August 9th 
A full day of free MLS training at WSRAR!
10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Learn more about the public MLS website,
10:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Fusion refresher course
11:30 a.m. - 12 noon Learn more about the new mobile app, TriadMLS2Go
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Learn how to search for comps and do a CMA
To register, please send your name and the class/classes you would like to attend to
Thursday, August 15th
"Selecting Comps" class at WSRAR
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Local appraiser and Realtor/Appraiser Valuation Forum member, Brian Davidson will help you select comps. Selecting the right comps can help you assist owners to come up with an appropriate list price and help you conduct CMAs.
To register, please send your name to

New Triad MLS Mobile App
This new mobile app is now available for download from either the Apple iTunes Store or the Android Google Play Store!  This app is available to all Triad MLS Participants and Subscribers.  Click here fore more information and links to get the App.

Coming Soon!

2013-2014 CE Schedule

Membership Report & Birthdays

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Event Photo Recap
Event Photos Recap

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Good To Know

Good To Know


Discount Program
NEW Discount Partner: Sears Garage Solutions
WSRAR Local Discount Partner Program: Are you saving money?



RPAC Fair Share Campaign

Click here for a pledge form and invest today!
GOAL: $20,000
Contributions to date: $9,701

$99 and Up Contributions as of 7-31-13
Name   Amount Name   Amount
Nancy Anderson 1,000.00 Lou Baldwin 100
Karin  Head 1,000.00 Connie Kowalske 100
Bob Robbins 500 Jo Beth Holliday 100
George Munford 365 Angela Kalamaras 100
Christa Goff 365 Cathy Cottle 100
Phil Johnson 365 Helen Monroe 100
Glenn Cobb 350 David Shaw 100
Paul McGill 300 Gray Brewer 100
Julia Howard 250 Darrell McCormick 100
Curtis Leonard 250 Jimmy Barrett 100
Wendy Taylor 250 Treasure Faircloth 100
Lici Fansler 250 George Bell 100
Hayes Wauford 250 Jack Stack 100
Tom Johnson 250 Debbi Shields 99
Jennifer Chrysson 200 Fannie Fleming 99
Penny Boyles 149 Nancy Phelps 99
David Burroughs 125 Sarah Wiles 99
Robin Weant 120 Lynn Ray 99
Marcia Barney 100 Eleanor Bell 99
Marie Love 100 Bill Rouse 99
Brad Hunter 100 Sherri Swain 99
Jody Peske 100      
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 Article1976 Accomplishments of Past President's June Dinkins & Henry Nading
Click here for the Looking Back Article


Upcoming Meetings & Events

  • August 13th | 8 a.m. Breakfast: Speaker: Pat Ivey, DOT; Sponsor: Time Warner Business
  • September 10th | 8 a.m. Breakfast: Speaker: Cady Thomas, NCAR; Sponsor: Womble Carlyle
  • October 8th | 8 a.m. Breakfast: Program: Change of Use; Sponsor: Landmark
  • November 12th | 8 a.m. Breakfast: Program: Economic Update; Sponsor: First Citizens Bank
  • December 10th | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Holiday Social

From The Home Inspector:

No doubt, many Realtors® have received home inspection reports with “limitations” listed in the area describing a particular system. You may have determined that inspectors place such information within a report just to limit their own liability. Click here for the full article. 

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