February 3, 2020
Minneapolis Home and Garden Show Tix
Who is ready for the Minneapolis Home + Garden Show? Get outdoor living ideas and project inspirations before Spring.
MAR has free tickets to the February 26 - March 1 Show.
Active MAR members may come to our office and grab up to 20 tickets while supplies last.
Share with your clients. 
Minneapolis Area REALTORS were out in the community last week. Our Government Affairs Committee attended Breakfast with the Mayors at the University of St. Thomas. Affordable housing was a key topic of Mayor Frey’s remarks. And MAR Research Director, David Arbit presented residential housing numbers at the Housing 2020: Session Preview hosted by Housing First MN.

MAR Foundation donates $1,000 to Francis Drake Hotel Fire Recovery Fund 
The Foundation contributed $1,000 to the Minnesota Helps – Drake Hotel Fire Recovery Fund as part of its mission to support local organization’s efforts to end homelessness. The fund is being administered by the Minneapolis Foundation which brings together local non-profits, civic leaders and donors to promote a stronger community. The MAR Foundation is proud to support such efforts in our community, so everyone has a place they can call home. All contributions to the Foundation are used to support our mission. To learn more about how you can help, visit our Foundation page.
Photo credit: Mark Vancleave and the Star Tribune

New! Wake Up YPN Series
Wake up and be amazing!

Join us to jump start your day and hear from two great speakers! Hot breakfast, great topics and networking with peers provided.

MAR's own David Arbit will discuss the upcoming Spring market. Entrepreneur and success story Dr. DelRae Messer will join us with inspiration to take the steps necessary to start designing your life.
Get fired up and hear how to create change, success and more freedom in your life. 

Upcoming Classes
No hours of Real Estate Continuing Education
This course has been approved by the MN Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of Real Estate Continuing Educat
Using Instanet & Authentisign 101
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
This course has been approved by the MN Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of Real Estate Continuing Education
RPR: Navigating, Searching and Reporting for Your Consumers
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 (1:00 PM to 4:45 PM)
This course has been approved by the MN Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of Real Estate Continuing Education

How to Become a Power Agent
Darryl Davis will be in Minneapolis this week, February 6 to share his successful insights in growing your business. His his half-day seminar, How to Become a Power Agent and Double Your Income in Today's Changing Market is free. If you've never seen him speak you are in for a treat! He is fun, high energy and life changing! 
To register, follow this link.

VAREP Lunch and Learn
VAREP Twin Cities Chapter is hosting a FREE VA home loan education event.
Speaker: DVA St Paul VA Regional Loan Center Training Team
11:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
MAR Office 

Market Reports
CoreLogic's latest Single-Family Rent Index report saw the cost of renting single-family homes, including condos, up 3% in November 2019 compared to November 2018. More info
Member Spotlight
Congratulations to MAR members Sarah Huffman and William Huffman who are on the cover of Twin Cities Real Producers! They are featured REALTORS for the February issue. Way to go!

New Broker Fundraiser Baskets
MAR wants to support your fundraising efforts! Brokers can request a beautiful and practical home basket (valued at $200) now through February 14 for use at fundraising events. While there are many good causes, the fundraiser must be a broker event. 12 recipients will be selected. 
Minneapolis Area REALTORS
5750 Lincoln Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55345