The GRAPEVINE 8.21.15
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You're Invited! Frame Day Saturday, August 29
As you know, the Fresno Association of REALTORS® is celebrating 110 years! We would like to applaud you for your involvement in the community and are proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity who is celebrating 30 years. Through a grant from the California Association of REALTORS® Housing Affordability Fund, FAR is able to build two houses for two families. Construction has begun, and are we targeting for completion this fall. 

You are invited to attend "Frame Day" on Saturday, August 29 for refreshments from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Welcome Home Radio will broadcast from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. on-site. Listen to the families whose lives your are impacting! If you have never been out to a Habitat for Humanity job site, we hope you take the time to drop by and see all the "good things" this organization is doing in our community. 

Our two locations are 4713 E. Belgravia and 2382 S. Laval - Located near Church and Chestnut. We hope to see your there! 
GRI Courses 106: Money Making Strategies for Success
Thursday, August 27 at the FAR office from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Cost: $149 per day. Call 1-888-785-4800 to register. Please note these classes will be taught via Face2Face Interactive Video.
Legal Update with C.A.R. Legal Counsel Gov Hutchinson
Friday, September 4 at the FAR office. Choose from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Deposit of $10 required to reserve seat. Call FAR today!
A Field Guide to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule (TRID)
Tuesday, September 22 at the FAR office from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Deposit of $10 required. Representatives from the California Escrow Association and the California Association of Mortgage Professionals will share news regarding TRID. What it means to the escrow process, lender, REALTORS® and your clients. Register by calling FAR 559-490-6400.
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FAR Member Mixer
Thursday, September 17 at the Fresno County Sportsmen's Club from 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. FREE, must RSVP by calling FAR 559-490-6400 or by downloading form. Guest cost $15. 
CRS 201: Listing Strategies for the Residential Specialist
CRS Certified Instructor Robert Morris
2 Day -Thursday, October 1 & Friday, October 2 at the FAR office from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. REALTOR® Cost: $325, before September 9. Individuals who take this course will earn 16 CRS Education course credits toward the CRS Designation. Complete registration form or contact FAR 559-490-6400. ***SCHOLARSHIP Opportunity*** Complete Application here or visit for more information. 
Greta Gezalyan with Imperial Realty
Leslie Badilla with London Properties, Ltd.
Brian Maxwell with Agri Capital, Inc.
Giovanni Pivirotto with London Properties, Ltd.
Cristian L. Navarro with Cristian Navarro Realty
Angela Marshall with RPS Real Estate
Bruce D. Campbell with Connect Realty, Inc.
Rosa Medina-Edwards with London Properties, Ltd.
Maria Fung with Home Smart PV and Associates
John P Jennings with Mid State Realty
Patricia Patterson with Guarantee Real Estate
David Anderson with London Properties, Ltd.
Barbara E. Barstow with Realty Concepts, Ltd
Edward Earl Campbell Jr. with Edward Earl Campbell Realty
Carrol Whisenant with Guarantee Real Estate-Clovis
Janice Heinricy with Clovis Real Estate
Anthony Rodriguez with Guarantee Real Estate-Flex
Robert Gretsch with Guarantee Real Estate
Michaela Reyes with Rod Aluisi Real Estate
Lamar Leathers with Guarantee Real Estate
Samantha Xiongnhiathao with New York Real Estate
Mary N. Guthrie with Keller Williams Westland Realty
Amy Moua with London Properties, Ltd.
Lovejot S. Gill with Resource Realty
Patrick Furlong with Keller Williams Westland Realty
Gloria Martin with Guarantee Real Estate
Ana Chavez with MC Real Estate
Theresa Saenz with BMC Realty Advisors
David Koomjan with Keller Williams Westland Realty
Jeanine Reeder with London Properties, Ltd.
John Porter with Fresno Modern Real Estate
Phillip Wardwell with Guarantee Real Estate
Lobna Botros with BHHS Drysdale Properties
12.5 Misuse of Remarks
Information in the public remarks shall only relate to the marketing, description and condition of the property. No contact Information is permitted, including names, phone or fax numbers, email addresses or website address (including virtual tours and transaction tracking URLs). No showing instructions are permitted, including references to lockbox, alarm, gate or other security codes, or the occupance of the property(a statement that the property shall be delivered vacant is not a violation of this section). References to alarm and gate codes shall be permitted in confidential fields with the written permission of the seller. No information directed toward real estate agents or brokers, including compensation or bonuses offered to cooperating brokers may be shown in public remarks. No information other than the marketing, description and condition of the property is permitted. Participants and Subscribers may not use the remarks in a property data profile sheet or listing submitted to the MLS or inputted directly into the MLS database for purposes of disparaging other real estate agents or conveying information about other offices or for conveying any other information that does not directly relate to the marketing of the listing.
What does this mean?
If alarm and gate codes are published in the MLS, they must be put within the "Agent Remark" field and Listing Agent must obtain written permission of the seller to publish this information in the MLS database.

Sympathy extended to friends & family of 
Tom Hyatt in the loss of his brother. 
This Week at FAR
FREE Classes & Training
Monday 8/24/15
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Tuesday 8/25/15
MLS Meeting 
8:30 a.m. 
Speaker: Tad Uhl, Computer Security

Wednesday 8/26/15
FAR Opens 9AM 

Thursday 8/27/15
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday 8/28/15
FREE-Key Friday!

Digital Ink & zipForm Plus Training
Tuesday, August 25
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Clerical User Training
Wednesday, August 26
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Clerical User Renewal
Wednesday, August 26
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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