May 30, 2017
10:30 PM CST - 1:00 AM CST
And we're hiring...
Do you know someone who has a fantastic personality, smart, works great with people, and is looking for a new job?  MAAR is hiring a Membership Services Representative. This position is full time Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., salary commensurate with experience, and we have an excellent benefits package.
Applicants should contact Robyn Chargo at for more information.

Wednesday, May 31 (1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Pathways to Professionalism - Code of Ethics 2017/18 | 2.50 CE Hours | REGISTER
Completion of this course will satisfy your Code of Ethics requirement for 2017/18

This course has been approved by the MN Commissioner of Commerce for 2.50 hours of Real Estate Continuing Education

Wednesday, May 31 (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
YPN Twin Cities Panel - Southwest Corridor | Excelsior Brewing Company
Join YPN in exploring the great communities that make up the southwest corridor. You'll be hearing from Market updates as well information about the light rail development. The "All-Star Panel" of guests includes:
  • David Arbit, Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® Director of Research & Economics
  • Denny LaufenBurger, Mayor from Chanhassen 
  • Ronald A. Case Ed.D, Acting Mayor of Eden Prairie
  • Terry Schneider, Mayor of Minnetonka
  • Mark Windschitl, Mayor of Chaska
  • Dave Lindahl, City of Eden Prairie Economic Development Manager
Investment is $10.00 which includes one drink ticket and appetizers. Happy hour and networking will follow the event.

Home Matchmaker Ad Campaign
Let's get a little more serious.
Share the "A Little More Serious" video to your professional Facebook page and add a catchy tagline! The most inventive post will receive a free Home Matchmaker merch item and a customized cover photo! Voting will take place on June 2.
Be sure to include #HOMEMATCHMAKER
We've got this!
Check out the Home Matchmaker Campaign Toolkit
Remember, the most creative share by June 2 wins one item of Matchmaker merchandise of your choosing and a customized cover photo with your headshot!

Thursday, June 22 (11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
What's Your Cultural IQ? | Alisa Poehler
Do you have the ability to navigate, communicate and interrelate effectively when encountering cultural difference? Join us for an enjoyable lunch with Alisa Poehler, Cultural Subject Matter Expert with Berlitz Inc, as we gain knowledge of various cultures to help avoid misunderstandings and enable REALTORS® to provide better service. Investment: $10

Mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest levels so far this year but remain above where they were last year at this time. The market has proven to be ready for higher rates, as many homes continue to sell rapidly, often above the asking price. As long as there is ample supply, which is not a given in every market, 2017 should continue to be a great year for residential real estate. | MORE

Scheduled Supra Maintenance
On Tuesday, May 30 starting at 10:30 p.m. CST and ending at 1:00 a.m. CST, Supra will be conducting routine maintenance at their data center. Intermittent outages are expected during the maintenance window.
What MAY not be working for a short time?
  • SupraNET
  • SupraWEB (only available for update codes)
  • KIM Voice (only available for update codes)
  • Automated Phone Payments (IVR system)
  • ActiveKEY Automatic Updates
  • DisplayKEY eSYNCs
  • eKEY Syncs and Wireless Updating
How will updates be available?
  • SupraWEB
  • KIM Voice (888-968-4032)
What WILL be working?
  • SupraWEB (update codes only)
  • KIM Voice (update codes only)
Note for organization staff: If you have any questions regarding this evening maintenance period, please call the Supra Liaison Team at 800-545-9601.

Please note that many of our June classes are filling up rapidly.
Be sure to complete your 15 CEs by June 30. 
Wednesday, May 31 (1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Pathways to Professionalism - Code of Ethics 2017/18 | 2.50 CE Hours | REGISTER
Tuesday, June 6 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Tuesday Mornings @ MAAR: Back2Basics Digital Marketing - It's All About Brand Management | Tonya Troska | INFO 
Wednesday, June 7 (1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Agency and Fair Housing | 2.00 CE Hours | REGISTER
Thursday, June 8 (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Procuring Cause: Avoid Commission Disputes | 3.00 CE Hours | REGISTER

Friday, June 9 (9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Broker Support Meeting 
Featured this month is our new Government Affairs Director, Eric Myers, who will be providing us with a legislative update on the local, state and national level. 
This is a broker member benefit and free of charge.

Tuesday, June 13 (9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
Appraiser Support Meeting
NorthstarMLS will present useful products specific for your appraisal business and you will meet our new Government Affair Director, Eric Meyers, who will be providing you with a legislative update on the local, state and national level. 
This is an appraiser member benefit and free of charge. 

Twin Cities Pride Festival
Stop by the MAAR booth at the Twin Cities Pride Festival in Loring Park on June 24 - 25.
In our continued commitment to fair housing and homeownership for all, MAAR will again be participating at the 2017 Twin Cities Pride Festival, which will include hosting a booth that will be staffed by REALTOR volunteers & friends of the Association. A Tiny Home from Midwest Tiny Living will be parked next to our booth. We'll also be featuring the Tiny Home from as our float in the parade on Sunday morning. Join the fun! | MORE

The Heart of the Community Award recognizes REALTORS® for their commitment to serve as leaders in our local communities. If you are a REALTOR who rocks, your organization might be eligible to receive a $500 contribution from MAAR. Go ahead and tell us how you have made a difference in your community. Nominate yourself or a colleague. Watch the video below to see the impact. Nominations are accepted until July 11.APPLY

Casting Call
The hit DIY show, FIRST TIME FLIPPERS is currently casting for Season 7. Did you or anyone you know recently purchase a home and looking to flip it for a profit? 
If so, please fill out a quick submission form or send a video detailing why you want to be on First Time Flippers. Participants selected to appear in the series will be compensated.


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