20,000 reasons why YOU should attend the St. Louis Association of REALTORS®’ partners meeting on March 24!
If you’re passionate about building a better St. Louis, mark your calendar to attend the upcoming St. Louis Association of REALTORS®’ partners meeting March 24 at UMSL! Not only will we be celebrating the kickoff of our new Community Engagement Committee, the REALTORS® Housing Assistance Fund (RHAF) will be presenting a $20,000 check to Rebuilding Together St. Louis, an organization that is dedicated to restoring the homes of neighbors in need. And that’s not all! We’re going to have a fantastic line-up of speakers at the meeting and we’ll tell you how YOU can get involved in Rebuilding Together St. Louis’ upcoming Building Day on April 30 – an event guaranteed to change the lives of 53 families in need.
When it comes to giving back to the community, St. Louis REALTORS® can build a better St. Louis!
St. Louis Association of REALTORS®’ Partners Meeting Date: Thursday, March 24 Time: 10-11:30 a.m. Location: UMSL, JC Penny Conference Center, Room 204
Did you know the St. Louis Association of Realtors® is comprised of 7500+ members AND we add on average over a thousand new members every year? While our average agent is over 55 years old, we have many members under 30. Geographically, we represent every part of St. Louis City and County, St. Charles County, Jefferson County and even other states!
Batter up! Come join us for a fun-filled evening at RPAC Trivia Night with colleagues and friends. Dress up as if you were heading out to the baseball game and have fun with industry peers all while protecting your business. Please complete the registration form below.
Attendees are encouraged to attend in teams of ten. Beer, soda, and wine will be provided but teams may also bring food and decorations to complete their table. In addition to ten rounds of trivia, a small silent auction will also be available the night of the event.
The price of tickets and silent auction purchases count towards your RPAC investment for 2016! Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and Last Place winners as well as the Best Decorated Table.
Date: Friday, April 1st Time: Doors open at 6:00 PM | First Question Promptly at 6:30 PM Location: St. Louis Association of REALTORS® | 12777 Olive Blvd. | St. Louis, MO 63141 Cost: $25 per person* | $250 per table (of ten)
*Your ticket price includes beverages.
Please complete the form below to register for the 2016 RPAC Trivia Night:
The Missouri REALTORS® Leadership Academy is a selective, comprehensive leadership development program designed for Missouri REALTORS® who want to grow personally and professionally. Consider applying for this highly regarded program which has proven to be a springboard to success benefiting agents, brokers, the REALTOR® organization, and the community. The deadline to apply for the 2016-2017 class is Friday, June 10, 2016.
Objectives of the Missouri REALTORS® Leadership Academy include:
To identify Missouri REALTORS® who have demonstrated leadership potential and an interest in the REALTOR® organization, its history, and goals
To train participants in leadership skills
To motivate participants by increasing their awareness of real estate and association management issues and challenges and involving them in problem-solving activities on issues of current interest
To develop a network of leaders across the state who will actively work for the continued growth of the REALTOR® organization at all levels
Participants work together in a training course of five retreats that combine presentations, group activities, and project planning. Sessions include the development of leadership skills, team-building exercises, goal setting, personal profile analysis, communication, ethical decision-making…and much more. Retreats take place between October 19, 2016 and September 14, 2017. Find out more about the Leadership Academy program online.
The St. Louis Association of REALTORS® is excited to announce new benefits available to our members starting 2016.
Tech Helpline is a free member benefit offering support for hardware, software, networking and digital devices. The best part is you have the choice of contacting their friendly and knowledgeable analysts via phone, e-mail, or online chat. They troubleshoot problems and offer solutions, often by connecting remotely to your computer while you relax. They can advise you on hardware and software purchasing, and most importantly, they understand your needs as a REALTOR®.
In an effort to provide tools that help facilitate transactions for REALTORS® and their clients, the National Association of REALTORS® and zipLogix will be providing REALTORS® with zipForm Plusand zipTMS. St. Louis members now have free access to technology that has been shaped from over 20 years of industry expertise and feedback from REALTORS® across the nation.
Single sign-on coming for St. Louis REALTORS®
The St. Louis Association of REALTORS® is working with MARIS and Missouri REALTORS® to streamline members’ online services. Implementing behind-the-scenes technology called “single sign-on” between stlrealtors.com, The Landing, and MARIS dashboard will enable members to toggle back and forth among all three web platforms without having to log in multiple times.
Single sign-on will be a time-saver and convenience for our members,” said John R. Gormley, CEO.
It will help facilitate members’ day-do-day work, doing the business of real estate,” added Sandy Hancock, 2016 President.
The timetable to implement single sign-on is second quarter 2016.
In an effort to provide tools that help facilitate transactions for REALTORS® and their clients, the National Association of REALTORS® and zipLogix will be providing REALTORS® with zipForm Plus and zipTMS. St. Louis members now have free access to technology that has been shaped from over 20 years of industry expertise and feedback from REALTORS® across the nation.
What is included in this new 2016 member benefit?
zipForm Plus – Electronic Forms Software
Templates, clauses, address book
Collaboration through zipCommunity
Notifications, strikeout, photos
To get your free zipForm Plus, visit www.ziplogix.com/zipformplus. (Click ORDER and scroll down to MO – St Louis Association of REALTORS® in the drop-down menu.)
Learn how to use zipForm Plus to complete real estate forms quickly and efficiently online. Click here to view video tutorials to help you get started. Training courses for zipForm Plus will be available at the Association of REALTORS® in the second quarter of this year, so stay tuned! We will also continue to provide FormsRus to our members.
We are excited to announce that Tech Helpline is here! Tech Helpline is a free member benefit offering support for hardware, software, networking and digital devices. The best part is you have the choice of contacting their friendly and knowledgeable analysts via phone, e-mail, or online chat. They troubleshoot problems and offer solutions, often by connecting remotely to your computer while you relax. They can advise you on hardware and software purchasing, and most importantly, they understand your needs as a REALTOR®.
Tech Helpline’s friendly, expert computer analysts are U.S.-based and comprised of a team of the most highly qualified technical support professionals in the tech support industry. Let them help you today! Click below to access Tech Helpline (also located under Member Benefits).
We had a great turnout at the 2016 Economic Forecast. Thank you all for joining us for the event! We would also like to give special thanks to our featured speakers, Jonathan Smoke and Charles Gascon. To view their presentations, please see below.
Jonathan Smoke Chief Economist realtor.com® Jonathan joined realtor.com® as its first Chief Economist in June 2014. He leads the efforts of realtor.com® to develop and translate real estate data and trends into accurate and relevant consumer and industry insights.
Charles Gascon Regional Economist & Sr. Research Support Coordinator Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Charles supervises the research department’s staff of analysts, contributes to the bank’s Beige Book and Burgundy Book, reports on economic conditions, and conducts research with staff economists.
Date: Wednesday, February 17 Time: Registration: 8:15am | Breakfast: 8:15am-9:05am | Program: 9:05am – 11am Place:Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall | 2319 Chouteau Avenue | St. Louis, MO 63103 Cost:FREE! Includes hot breakfast, coffee, and juice.
The deadline to apply for the 30 Under 30 class of 2016 is less than a month away. Don’t miss your chance to apply! Submit your application by Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 at 12pm CT. (Please note that you will need to sign in with your REALTOR.org password.)
Each June, REALTOR® Magazine features 30 rising young stars in the real estate industry. Any REALTOR® member of the National Association of REALTORS® who will be 29 years old or younger on May 31, 2016, and who has not been profiled as a previous 30 Under 30 honoree is eligible.
For more information, please check out the FAQ page.