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In this Issue   August 22, 2016

SPAAR Remote Offices Closed Sept. 13; Roselawn Office to Close at Noon

REALTOR® Day at the Minnesota State Fair: Question of the Week

SPAAR 2017 Board of Directors Nominees

Reminder: Verify Truth-in-Housing

Fall Parade of Homes Opens Sept. 10

Free REALTOR® Safety Program Webinar Sept. 14

RPR Introduces Learn-as-you-go eBooks

Bring in the SPAAR Squad for your Next Office Meeting

Twin Cities Housing Market Statistics

Welcome, New Members!

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SPAAR Remote Offices Closed Sept. 13; Roselawn Office to Close at Noon

On September 13 SPAAR's remote locations will be closed for the day and the Roselawn office will close at noon for staff training.

 
 

REALTOR® Day at the Minnesota State Fair: Question of the Week

Answer this week's REALTOR® Day at the State Fair question, and you could win two tickets to attend the event.

Week 8 question: What year was the very first state fair held? CLICK HERE to submit your answer. Answers must be received by noon, on Wendnesday, August 24, to be eligible.

Show your REALTOR® pride at the first annual REALTOR® Day at the Minnesota State Fair, on Monday, August 29, 2016. Join your state and local associations at the Horton Pavillions at Hefron Park between 8am and 2pm for activities and events exclusively for REALTORS®. Register* online at https://statefairrealtorday.eventbrite.com to let us know you'll be there. All REALTOR® attendees and their guests will receive a free t-shirt to wear at the event. *Registration does not include admission to the fair.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER FOR REALTOR DAY AT THE MN STATE FAIR

 
  SPAAR 2017 Board of Directors Nominees

The Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors and the 2016 Nominating Committee have completed the selection process to fill open positions for the 2017 Board of Directors. New Directors named are Brianne Lawrence, Mark Mason, and Patrick Ruble.

Additional candidates may be nominated by petition signed by at least 75 REALTOR® Members and directed to tdouglas@spaar.com no later than September 15, 2016. Any nominations so made, shall be added to the list of nominees selected by the Nominating Committee and all such nominees shall appear on a ballot to be voted on by REALTOR® Members.

Installation of the elected Officers and Directors shall take place during the Annual Meeting in January 2017. This notice serves as delivery of the Nominating Committee report.
 
 

Reminder: Verify Truth-in-Housing

Before you list a property, please verify whether or not the city requires Truth-in-Housing. To do so, please visit SPAAR's Local and Regional Regulations page.

 
 

Fall Parade of Homes Opens Sept. 10

The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is proud to present the 2016 Fall Parade of Homes. For 68 consecutive years, the Twin Cities has hosted a Parade of Homes to present new homes to area families. This Fall, there are 423 homes to tour all across the extended metro region. Homes are open from noon to 6:00 pm Thursdays through Sundays for four weeks: September 10 through October 2, 2016.

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Free REALTOR® Safety Program Webinar Sept. 14

September is REALTOR® Safety Month! You can join NAR on Sept. 14 for the REALTOR® Safety Program Webinar, "Get Smart About Smart Homes and Your Safety." Find out what REALTORS® need to know about smart home technology to best inform clients and protect them while on the job. The webinar takes place at 1:00 pm CST.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

 
 

RPR Introduces Learn-as-you-go eBooks

Now is the time to take your REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR) knowledge to the next level with RPR's brand new learning materials. RPR now offers topical eBooks, accompanied by corresponding videos and an online workshop, to show you how to apply RPR’s data tools and reports to every aspect of your everyday business.

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Bring in the SPAAR Squad for your Next Office Meeting

Looking for useful content for upcoming office meetings? SPAAR Squad is here to help! Our staff members are available to attend your meeting and speak about a variety of relevant topics. We also provide onsite training (some with free CE) for groups of 25 or more.

SPAAR SQUAD TOPIC LIST | SPAAR SQUAD REQUEST FORM

 
 

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

 
 

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
Aarestad, Erin Coldwell Banker Burnet
Booe, Keith MDC Real Estate Services
Cade, Gloria Keller Williams Premier Realty
Crimmins, Tatiana RE/MAX Advantage Plus
Disch, Ronda Exp Realty, LLC.
Gaedke, Sean Weichert, Realtors-Premier
Gross, James Keller Williams Premier Realty
Hinderschied, Alena Heartland Inspections, Inc.
Le, Brianna Realty Group, Inc.
Meitz, Diane RE/MAX Results
Meyers, Susan Keller Williams Preferred Rlty
Norville, Kari Housing Hub LLC
Olson, Mikkee Right Sales Inc
Peterson, John Edina Realty, Inc.
Selyukov, Dmitriy RE/MAX Advantage Plus