January 28, 2019
  • February 7 - Brews and News hosted by YPN
  • February 13 & 14 - SRES Designation 2-Day Course
  • April 25 - REALTOR® Summit 2019: Trending Now
  • Final day to apply for a Foundation committee
  • View photos from the 2019 Installation and Awards Celebration
Weather Policy Reminder
Occasionally, MAR’s business hours may be altered or operations may be reduced or temporarily closed down due to inclement weather or emergency conditions. If threatening weather is forecast or occurs, refer to the local media or school websites. Except as noted below, the Association will follow the direction of the Edina School District. If the Edina School District has closed, then the Association will be closed for the day and all classes and events are cancelled. If Edina School District has a 2-Hour Delay, then the Association will have a 2-Hour Delay and morning classes and events will be cancelled. Should the Edina School District Close or be delayed due to temperature alone, the MAR Office will be opened with regular hours. Check mplsrealtor.com for updates on closures and late starts.

Brews and News
Explore the neighborhoods of Robbinsdale, Crystal, New Hope and Brooklyn Center with the Minneapolis Area REALTORS® Young Professionals Network. Hear from expert panelists and learn about new business developments, housing and programs offered in these communities.
Hosted by the Young Professionals Network
Thursday, February 7
Wicked Wort Brewing Company

Welcome Our 2019 Leadership
The Leadership Installation and Awards Celebration was held on Thursday, January 24 at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. We'd like to thank the members who attended to help us welcome our 2019 Board of Directors, Executive Committee members, and 2019 President Todd Urbanski. Award recipients were also recognized. MORE

Join a Foundation Committee

Final day to apply!
MAR Foundation is seeking volunteers to serve on three new committees in 2019. If you are interested in serving on a committee, complete the application by January 28. For more information, visit maarfoundation.com.

SRES 2-Day Designation Course
The 2-day SRES Designation course seeks to instill knowledge and understanding of and empathy for 50+ real estate clients and customers. The goal of the Senior Real Estate Specialist is to help 50+ consumers make wise decisions about selling the family home, age appropriate financing, buying rental property or owning real estate.   This course will assist REALTORS in navigating their clients through the transitions in relation to housing choices.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for 12.5 real estate continuing education credits
February 13 & February 14
 Minneapolis Area REALTORS®

Upcoming Classes
Salesperson and Broker Required Module: Risk Management
Tuesday, February 12 (1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education
Agency and Fair Housing Plus
Friday, February 15 (1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2.5 hours of real estate continuing education
Mortgage 101 Plus
Tuesday, February 19 (1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.)

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of real estate continuing education
When Bad Things Happen to Good Transactions
Wednesday, February 20 (8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.)

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education

Broker Support Meeting
State of the Real Estate Market
David Arbit
Friday, February 8
Minneapolis Area REALTORS®

New Broker Offer
New offer! As brokerages are planning fundraiser events for the year, Brokers can request a beautiful and practical home basket now through February 14 only for use at fundraiser events. Recipients will be contacted on February 15. Contents of the basket may slightly vary. (Valued at $200)

 Tuesday Mornings at MAR
1031 Exchange
Jeff Peterson
Tuesday, February 5
LOCATION CHANGE: Royal Credit Union
4450 W 76th Street Edina, MN 55435

Breakfast provided by Tim Gerdes, Inspect All, LLC

Announcing REALTOR® Summit 2019
Save the date for the largest MAR member event of the year held at the Minneapolis Convention Center:
Thursday, April 25
Registration and details to come...


Market Reports

Minneapolis Area REALTORS
5750 Lincoln Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55345