In this Issue   April 11, 2016

Modified Hours at SPAAR

SPAAR Diversity Committee Sponsors 2016 Black Women's Expo

Third Annual Cheers for Charity is April 25

Bring Your Child to Work Day BBQ at SPAAR on April 28

REALTORS Charitable Foundation Scholarships

Twin Cities Housing Market Statistics

SPAAR Squad: Association Staff Speakers for Office Meetings

Welcome, New Members!

Connect with us!



  Modified Office Hours for SPAAR Remote Locations

SPAAR's Eagan and Coon Rapids offices will be opening 11:30 am on the following days, due to staff training.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016
  • Tuesday, May 3, 2016
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016

SPAAR's Maplewood/St. Paul location will maintain regular office hours on these dates.


SPAAR Diversity Committee Sponsors 2016 Black Women's Expo

SPAAR is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Black Women's Expo and Job Fair, which took place on Saturday, April 9, in St. Paul.

The event was well attended with more than 500 registered attendees, and members of SPAAR's Diversity Committee answered a lot of questions about first time homeownership, managing forclosure, and becoming a REALTOR®.


Third Annual Cheers for Charity at Summit Brewing, April 25

Join SPAAR for the Third Annual Cheers for Charity from 5-7 pm on Monday, April 25, and raise your glass for a good cause. This event will be hosted by Summit Brewing, who will taste you through the samplings of their craft beer and share the stories behind their brand.

All proceeds from ticket sales goes to the SPAAR Charitable Foundation. Tickets are $20 per person and include: beer tasting, one beer ticket, appetizers, and an opportunity for you to network and grow your business.

Thank You, Sponsors: Coldwell Banker Burnet, First American Title, Summit Mortgage, Twin City Visions, and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage



Free BBQ at SPAAR to Celebrate Take Your Child to Work Day April 28

Thursday, April 28 is national Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day. To celebrate, SPAAR is hosting a BBQ at their 325 Roselawn Ave. location for members from 11:30am to 2:00pm. We’ll be serving free burgers and brats, and fun activities for kids.

Show your children what you do for a living! Raise funds for RPAC to protect homeownership. The event is FREE with a suggested $15 RPAC Contribution.



Announcing REALTORS Charitable Foundation Scholarships

Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS Charitable Foundation will award $1000 scholarships to students beginning a two- or four-year degree program at a college, university or trade school in the fall of 2016. Up to six scholarships will be awarded. Eligible students must be a child or grandchild of a SPAAR member in good standing. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of applicant’s academic achievement, school activities and community service. Completed applications are due April 29.



Housing Market Statistics

Get up-to-date housing market information here! SPAAR provides four different types of reports so you can offer your clients the most accurate housing data available. Click below to see how the market's doing.

Local Market Updates | Weekly Market Activity Report | Housing Supply Overview | Monthly Market Indicators


SPAAR Squad: Association Speakers for Office Meetings

SPAAR staff would love to join you for your next office meeting! We will give a presentation on Association happenings, policy issues, communications, market information and more. You can tailor the presentation to meet your office's needs: choose the length of the presentation and the topics you'd like discussed. We want your agents to have all the information when it comes to the Association. Request speakers today!

Click below to book the SPAAR Squad for your next office meeting!



Welcome, New Members!

SPAAR would like to welcome all our new members! Thank you joining, and we look forward to helping you be successful in your business.

Member Name Company Name
Anderson, Brady Coldwell Banker Burnet
Arcoren, Jilayna RE/MAX Advantage Plus
Berrini, Tim Source One Realty, LLC
Buss, Jeffrey Coldwell Banker Burnet
Carmack, Joseph Keller Williams Integrity NW
Dinca, John Realty Group, Inc.
Ecklund, Ryan RE/MAX Results
Ertz, Jeremy Keller Williams Integrity NW
Fagrelius, Alan Edina Realty, Inc.
Hartfiel, Amanda Exit Realty Rivertown
Kirkpatrick, Bridget Keller Williams Integrity NW
Laude, Scott Coffman Realty
Long, Candice RE/MAX Advantage Plus
Madsen, Paul Lynden Realty, Ltd.
McGill, Jarrod Inspecta-Homes
Morris, Jennifer Keller Williams Premier Realty
Mueller, Jesse Inspecta-Homes
Ness, Eric White Bear Lake Realty
Penman, Jesse Keller Williams Premier Realty
Prins, Megan Ace Midwest Moving & Storage
Rindahl, Kenneth White Bear Lake Realty
Roseth, Brent Keller Williams Classic Realty
Snyder, Jonathan Keller Williams Integrity Rlty
Swanson, Brian White Bear Lake Realty
Sweeney, Diana Agent Referral Network
Wengler, Christopher Edina Realty, Inc.
Wright, Paul Keller Williams Integrity Rlty
Zochert, Travis Inspecta-Homes