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Dues Payments, Ethics Compliance, and Year End Member Service Solutions
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 @ 05:10 AM

REALTOR Needs & BH/GLAAR Solutions

Between holiday joys & New Year Planning, we know that PAYING 2019 REALTOR DUES and NAR'S ETHICS COURSE may not have been your top priority... That Said...


BH/GLAAR's 11ish staff truly enjoys assisting every single one of the roughly

 

11,000ish BH/GLAAR REALTOR Members, but now we only have... 


3ish Work Days before the 2019 Dues & NAR Ethics Training Deadline - 12/31


Our phones will be juuuuuust a LITTLE busy! So here's how to avoid our hold music!


QUICK LINKS


MEMBERSHIP SERVICE LINKS


REAL ESTATE CAREER DEVELOPMENT LINKS

Develop A Specialty through BH/GLAAR COMMITTEES - APPLY TODAY

Check Calendar for upcoming BH/GLAAR Member Events - PUBLIC or MEMBER

Become a Leader in your community & organized real estate - MORE INFO

  • Local Committees provide opportunities to lead in the industry - APPLY NOW!
  • Apply to be a candidate for a BH/GLAAR, C.A.R., and/or NAR Directorship
  • Apply for Committee Assignments to C.A.R. and/or NAR
  • BH/GLAAR Leadership Series - New in 2019 - FOR MORE DETAILS  

Pursue Expertise through Real Estate Education - CALENDAR

  • 1/7 Contracts College Series - REGISTER
  • 1/10 Listing and Selling MultiFamily Property - REGISTER


DETAILED & ADDITIONAL EXPLANATIONS

PAY 2019 REALTOR Membership Dues & Voluntary Contributions - CLICK HERE


NAR Code of Ethics Course Requirement - INFO 

  • CHECK HERE to see if you are up to date with NAR's requirements
  • REGISTER AND COMPLETE the course you need
  • FREE VERSION complies with NAR
  • PAID VERSION includes DRE CE Credit
  • DEADLINE - 12/31/2018
  • More Info Below Regarding BH/GLAAR Members & NAR's COE Requirement***


COMMITTEE/ CLASS/ ORIENTATION/ EVENT REGISTRATIONS -

January 19th - 2019 Board Installation & Awards Gala - RESERVE YOUR TICKET

  • Installation of 2019 President Marco Rufo the 2019 Board of Directors
  • Honoring 2018 President Steve Drust's year
  • Recognizing the 2018 BH/GLAAR Award Recipients
  • Connect with industry and association leaders from all over!


2019 Committee Registration - LEAD WITH US


Professional Development Calendar - PUBLIC or MEMBER 

  • 1/7 - Contracts College - Become an expert in RE Contracts - REGISTER
  • 1/10 - Michael Simpson - Listing & Selling Multi Family Property - REGISTER


New Member Orientation - 1/11/19 from 1:30 - 3:30 - SIGN UP

  • Registration is restricted to new members only
  • NMO Courses fill fast, and are offered at a minimum - monthly
  • 2019 Q1 Tentative NMO Dates - 2/8, 3/15 - Check CALENDAR
  • New Agents MUST JOIN BH/GLAAR within 60 days of being hired, and then
  • ATTEND ORIENTATION within 90 days of joining BH/GLAAR
  • Missing these deadlines will results in forfeiture of your New Member deposit


MEMBERSHIP & BROKERAGE NEEDS -

CLICK HERE - to access all membership forms


BROKERS 

  • Designated Broker Application - FORM 
  • Opening a brokerage, or had a change of BROKER of RECORD? Use this form.
  • Agent Employment Discontinuation - DRE eLicensing
  • Removing an agent from your brokerage roster is a 2 step process - 
  • FIRST - Log in to the DRE eLicensing Portal and update your roster
  • SECOND - EMAIL MEMBERSHIP with a copy of your updated record
  • Limited Function Referral Only (LFRO) Compliance Form - FORM 
  • NAR REGULATIONS require that ALL REALTOR BROKERS must regularly certify that ALL AGENTS on their roster are REALTORS, Non Member Sales Persons (NMSP), LFROs, or MLOs. This form is for LFRO Members
  • LFRO licensees CANNOT ACCESS: ANY MLS, ZipForms, or Transaction System
  • LFRO licensees CANNOT PRACTICE a licensed real estate activity - leasing, selling, property management, advising, transaction coordinating
  • LFRO licensees CAN ONLY REFER clients through the brokerage
  • VIOLATION OF ANY OF THESE RULES can result in disciplinary actions - including TERMINATION OF REALTOR MEMBERSHIP.
  • Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Certification Form - FORM 
  • MLO licensees CAN ONLY engage in the functions of Mortgage Loan Origination - NO OTHER LICENSED REAL ESTATE  ACTIVITY.
  • NAR Required Code of Ethics Training - INFO - ONLINE COURSE 
  • NAR requires that ACTIVE REALTORS take a training on the REALTOR CODE OF ETHICS EVERY 2 YEARS
  • This is in addition to any State License Continuing Education Requirements
  • NAR Members can take a FREE version to comply with NAR's Mandate, or
  • A PAID version that satisfies both NAR and DRE Requirements.
  • Class time is approximately 2:30 hours.
  • BROKERAGE CLASS ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATION - 
  • If you offer a Class for your office, contact EDUCATION STAFF


AGENTS 

  • CHANGING OFFICES - FORM - $20 Fee
  • Agent's new broker must also update their roster w/ CA BRE - CLICK HERE
  • CHANGING ASSOCIATIONS - EMAIL REQUEST
  • Include first and last name, NRDS #, and return email address
  • A "letter of good standing" is required first that states -
  • All fees, requirements, or disciplinary actions have been satisfied
  • CHANGING MEMBERSHIP INFO - CLICK HERE
  • Update your profile, contact, and specialties in the BH/GLAAR Portal
  • You can also fill out a form and send it in if you prefer - FORM


2019 NEW MEMBERS

  • 2018 Memberships ONLY available in extreme cases - EMAIL Membership
  • 2019 REALTOR APPLICATION- CLICK HERE 
  • 2019 REALTOR Memberships will be processed the first week of January
  • 1/11/2019 Orientation @ BH/GLAAR 1:30 -3:30 PM - SIGN UP
  • DESIGNATED BROKER APPLICATION
  • Designate Broker Application is for new brokerages, or newly named Designated Brokers
  • REAL ESTATE SERVICE PARTNER (Affiliate) APPLICATION - CLICK HERE


SO ABOUT THE CODE OF ETHICS DEADLINE...


FAILING to complete the course by 12/31/2018 forces BH/GLAAR to:

  1. SUSPEND your REALTOR(R) MEMBERSHIP For 60 Days (January & February) which includes - 
  2. SUSPENDED ZipForms Account Access 
  3. SUSPENDED BH/GLAAR, C.A.R., and NAR REALTOR Member Benefits  including - 
  4. SUSPENSION of REALTOR-ONLY MLS Services - 
  • MLS Push
  • CLOUD CMA
  • Cloud Streams
  • 10K Infosparks
  • RPR
  • Idxcellent REALTOR Only Features
  • ZipForms-MLS-Connect


So....... How'd you like some extra time to complete it?  DONE!


BH/GLAAR is one of only a HANDFUL of Associations nationwide that managed to secure a 1 month extension for BH/GLAAR Members


You now have until 1/31/2019 to complete the course...


BUT DON'T LEAVE IT TO THE LAST MINUTE AGAIN!!!!!


Here's What you do - 

  1. Log on to NAR's Code of Ethics Site - CLICK HERE
  2. Check to see if you have completed the course - CLICK HERE
  3. Sign up for and take the course online TODAY!!!!! - CLICK HERE


Before you know it, you'll be done and it will not have been easier...


Honestly, even I - your CEO - managed to complete it: 

  • On December 24th & 25th (Christmas Eve & Christmas) : 
  • From my iPad 
  • In about 8 - 15 minute chunks (Took about 2 hours total)
  • While preparing for & handling all you can expect of a household carting 3 boys aged 7 to 11 to 2 separate sets of grandparents... on Christmas

 

Honestly, I actually kinda enjoyed it... only got 1 question wrong... So YOU have NO excuses!!!



NOW LOG ON AND TAKE THAT CLASS!!!!




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