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  pdf LAR Newsletter March 3 2021 (15.77 MB)   In this issue: 

  • Learn more about SupraWeb and how it can help your business
  • Don't forget to use ShowingTime for EVERY showing
  • Texas REALTORS Disaster Relief Fund now open for members displaced by winter weather
  • February Membership Information

pdf 2021-02-22 Newsletter (13.18 MB)  In this issue:

  • Did you know you can rent office space at the LAR Office? Learn more about leasing rates for private offices and cubicles
  • Applications for the 2021 Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program are now being accepted through March 9, 2021
  • NAR is holding the Real Estate Forecast Summit: Commercial Update. Learn more about this virtual seminar
  • Congrats to Alison Blalock of WestMark Commercial/TCN Worldwide for winning the 2020 William C. Jennings award from Texas REALTORS®

2021-02-16 Newsletter In this issue:

  • Learn more about MLS Rules and Regulations regarding NAR's Clear Cooperation Policy
  • In the Commercial Corner, we are sharing an article that gives some insight into the Office Market
  • 2021 Texas Relocation Report 
  • Register for the February 18 Virtual Membership Meeting

pdf 2021-02-09 Newsletter (13.87 MB)  In this issue: 

  • Congratulations to the 2020 REALTOR® of the Year Vanessa Dirks
  • Learn about how to use the layers option on Rapattoni's Interactive Map
  • Register now for the Texas Eviction Diversion Program Webinar by clicking HERE and for the Commercial Services Virtual Luncheon with NAR's Lawrence Yun by clicking HERE
  • January 2021 Lubbock Housing Report

pdf 2021-02-02 Newsletter (11.48 MB)  In this issue:

  • Homesnap is here! Learn more about how to use this awesome benefit!
  • LAR Membership continues to rise. January 2021 saw an 11 percent increase over January 2020.
  • Join us for the free Texas Eviction Diversion Program webinar with Judge Jim Hansen on February 11 at 9 a.m.
  • Show some love in February to the John Walton Education Foundation as we celebrate 40 years of awarding scholarships to local youth. Donate $40 to the foundation to celebrate this anniversary and help us give a record number of scholarships this year! 

pdf 2021-01-25 Newsletter (13.65 MB)  In this issue:

  • Homesnap is coming on January 26!
  • 2021 Installation Photos
  • Membership stats for the first part of January
  • TREPAC Investments update

pdf 2021-01-19 Newsletter (12.78 MB)   In this issue:

  • 2021 Texas and National Association of REALTORS are late and must be paid by January 31, 2021 to avoid late fees or possible cancellation
  • Homesnap is the newest LAR Member benefit. Learn more about it by signing up for the free webinar.
  • Market stats for 2020 and December 2020
  • Find out more information about NAR's 100 Days to Greatness

pdf 2021-01-06 Newsletter (9.28 MB) In this issue:

  • Introducing personalized communication at your fingertips
  • The January MLS Forum is this Thursday, January 6  - Learn more about ShowingTime's Offer Manager
  • Pay your 2021 Texas and National Association of REALTORS dues before January 31 to avoid late fees!

pdf 2020-12-22 Newsletter (11.69 MB) In this issue:

  • Introducing personalized communication at your fingertips
  • Turkeys for TREPAC - We are more than halfway to our goal! 
  • Newsletter Survey - We need your feedback! 
  • January MLS Forum - Learn more about ShowingTime's Offer Manager
  • Holiday Hours for the LAR Office
  • 2021 Texas and National Association of REALTORS dues payable by December 31st

pdf 2020-12-15 Newsletter (14.04 MB)  In this issue:

  • December 17th - Virtual Membership Meeting 
  • Turkeys for TREPAC - We are more than halfway to our goal!
  • MLS Tips & Tricks - ShowingTime for the Holidays
  • Volunteer for 2021 Committees and Task Forces
  • 2021 Texas and National Association of REALTORS dues payable by December 31st
  • December 8-15 Member Applications, Transfers and Cancelations  

  pdf 2020-12-01 Newsletter (12.72 MB) In this issue:

  • Board of Directors approves changes to Keybox Rules
  • Submit names for REALTOR of the Year and Pinnacle Award
  • Turkeys for TREPAC - make your investment and help the Food Bank - contact the LAR to make your investment
  • Volunteer for 2021 Committees and Task Forces
  • MLS Tips and Tricks - ShowingTime can wow your clients!
  • November Member Applications, Transfers and Cancelations and more
  • 2021 Texas and National Association of REALTORS dues payable by December 31st

pdf 2020-11-23 Newsletter (14.02 MB) In this issue:

  • Board of Directors approves changes to Keybox Rules
  • Submit names for REALTOR of the Year and Pinnacle Award
  • Turkeys for TREPAC - make your investment and help the Food Bank - contact the LAR to make your investment
  • Volunteer for 2021 Committees and Task Forces
  • New NAR Member Benefit - save on GE Appliances
  • MLS Tips and Tricks
  • November 17-22 Member Applications, Transfers and Cancelations and more

pdf 2020-11-17 Newsletter (724 KB) In this issue:

  • Are you in the know?
  • Submit names for REALTOR of the Year and Pinnacle Award
  • Turkeys for TREPAC - make your investment and help the Food Bank - contact the LAR to make your investment
  • Volunteer for 2021 Committees and Task Forces
  • MLS Tips and Tricks
  • November 10-16 Member Applications, Transfers and Cancelations and more

  pdf 2020-11-09 Newsletter  (687 KB) In this issue:

  • Lubbock REALTOR Teresa Smith receives Spirit of TREPAC Award recipient
  • Turkeys for TREPAC - make your investment and help the Food Bank - contact the LAR to make your investment
  • Volunteer for 2021 Committees and Task Forces
  • MLS Tips and Tricks
  • October Market Statistics
  • November 1-9 Member Applications, Transfers and Cancelations and more

pdf 2010-11-02 Newsletter (534 KB)  In this issue:

  • Get out and VOTE! Election day is Tuesday, November 3rd
  • Turkeys for TREPAC - make your investment and help the Food Bank - contact the LAR to make your investment
  • MLS Forum this Thursday, November 5th at 9:00 a.m.
  • MLS Tips and Tricks
  • October 24-30 Member Applications, Transfers and Cancelations and more

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Requirements for New REALTOR Members

New REALTOR® members are granted provisional REALTOR® membership upon joining the association, with the understanding that they will complete the following requirements within the specified time frames. Failure to complete any of these within the time frames may result in membership termination.

  1. NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7th from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (location to be determined) Don't be late! Late arrivals will be turned away. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
    • Orientation MUST be attended within the first two (2) times it is offered after joining. Orientation dates are subject to change depending on COVID-19 guidelines.
  2. RAPATTONIMLS NEW USER TRAINING - Complete this online course within 90 days of joining the MLS
  3. Take the REALTOR® Code of Ethics New Member Orientation Course online here within 90 days after joining the LAR. This free on-line course covers the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics that all members agree to abide by.
  4. Attend a three (3) hour CE contracts course that the LAR offers - you will receive an email from Holly McBroom (members@lubbockrealtors.com) when the course and date has been set.
  5. Strongly suggested: Watch the recorded ShowingTime Training here.  It's the BEST way to begin with the ShowingTime system.

Contact Cade Fowler, Association Executive, with questions about these requirements.

2021 Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program

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Applications for the 2021 Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program are now being accepted. The application deadline is March 19, 2021. 

Once again, LAR is partnering with the Amarillo Association of REALTORS® to offer this exciting program to REALTOR® members who want to learn more about leadership skills and what it means to be a leader in the real estate industry. 

Only 10 REALTOR® members from LAR will be chosen for this year’s TRLP and they must commit to attending the following sessions:

April 26 - 27 — Retreat in Amarillo

May 19 — Personal Sustainability in Amarillo

June 4 ­— Spokesperson Training in Amarillo

July 9 — Your Role as a Leader in Lubbock”

August 13 — The Business of Associations in Lubbock

September 3 — Inclusive Decision Making in Lubbock

October (tbd) — Graduation (location to be determined)

October 13 — Law, Legislature, and Texas REALTORS® in Austin (this could be a virtual meeting)

REALTOR® members who are chosen will be notified no later than March 26, 2021. Tuition for the 2021 TRLP is $250 for LAR Members and $400 for non-members and is due by April 9, 2021. 

Applications can be downloaded pdf HERE (471 KB) and completed applications should be submitted to Cade Fowler at cadefowler@lubbockrealtors.com. 

Applications must be submitted no later than March 19, 2021. 

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