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General Membership Meeting
looks at regional economic growth


Ken Sherbenou speaking to MAR members at the Rec. Center.

The quarterly General Membership Meeting of the Montrose Association of REALTORS® (MAR) was held at the Montrose new Community Recreation Center on February 16, 2017. Three community leaders discussed the impact of the organizations they represent, regarding economic growth, community improvements, and the impact on both to the area.

Ken Sherbenou, Executive Director of Montrose’s new Rec. Center, talked about how that facility adds to the city’s amenities, making Montrose more attractive to new residents and businesses.  Sandy Head, Executive Director of Montrose Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), shared information about past, present, and future projects backed by that organization, which is committed to helping the City of Montrose. Michelle Haynes, Executive Director of Region 10, discussed Region 10’s role in the communities they work with, including Montrose, Delta, and Gunnison. The symbiotic relationship between MEDC and Region 10 was illuminating—lots of good information and lots of new information.  [Read more.]

Internet Marketing Classes starting soon

MAR is excited to announce a series of internet marketing classes, taught by experts in their fields, to learn how to use the internet to improve sales performance. Classes scheduled so far include:
Responsive Web Design (April 20 and Oct. 5);, Social Media Marketing (May 11 and Nov. 2),  Facebook Advertising (June 1 and Dec. 7), E-blast (June 29).

REALTORs are depending more and more on digital technology. To help keep you on top of the latest in internet marketing, we’ve added a new ‘Techie Tab’ to the MAR website. Click here to get the latest information on how to build a better business using internet tools and technology.
This week’s topic is: 6 Online Marketing Tactics Every Real Estate Agent Should Know.

Registration Deadline March 13, 2017
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Only REALTORS® voluntarily subscribe to this Code of Ethics founded on professional service and fair treatment. This is an important distinction that sets a REALTOR® apart from an unaffiliated real estate sales person.

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  • Political Advocacy (local, state, national levels)
  • In-house Mediation and Arbitration
  • Help with Contract Resolution
  • In-house Professional Research
  • Professional Development, in-house CE classes
  • Tracking for Continuing Education (CE) Credits & License Renewal
  • Networking and Collaboration
  • Industry Updates (local, state, national)
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  • CAR Legal Hotline
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