DMAR Digest | Week of February 11

Check out the featured content, get the scoop with top news stories from the blog, mark your calendar for upcoming events & classes, and catch up with the most buzz-worthy social posts from your Association.

February 11, 2019

FEATURED

► From NAR: "Primary Field of Business" Required

DMAR has been notified by NAR that the field on member profiles for Primary Field of Business is going to be a required field within the next few weeks. Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS

► 2/12/19 | Industry Partner Connect: Killing it on Social Media *Sold Out*

Without knowing best practices, finding leads on social media can feel like a wild goose chase. It doesn't have to be that way! Understanding how to use Facebook and other major platforms organically and thoughtfully is a surefire way to build trust, strengthen communication and attract clients. Read More

► 2/13/19 | District Dialogue: Outsmarting Cyber Fraud Hosted by the South/East District

To keep you and your clients safe, it's important to take the proper precautions. Aleta Jeffress, Chief Information and Privacy Officer for the City of Aurora has the latest tips to keep your information private. Read More

► 2/13/19 | YPN Connect: Discrimination in Real Estate

Discrimination in real estate is not always obvious or intentional, but it does exist. Join us for a special panel discussion on this hot-button issue with four members of DMAR's Community Alliance Committee. Read More

► 2/15/19 | Chili Cook-Off |  Douglas Elbert District

Bring your best red, green, white or hot chili and step into the ring. Popular vote will decide who's got the best in each category. If your recipe reigns supreme, you'll move on as a finalist in the all-district cook-off. Read More

► 2/19/19 | District Dialogue: Growth & Development Along the Front Range Hosted by the North & West Districts

To fill us in on the new businesses transforming North District’s real estate, we’ve brought in the CEO of the Metro North Chamber of Commerce, Greg Moss. Speaking on what we can expect for the West District’s growth, we have the CEO of the Jefferson Country Economic Development Corporation, Kristi Pollard. Read More

► 3/01/19 | Central District Chili Cook-Off

Bring your best red, green, white or hot chili and step into the ring. Popular vote will decide who's got the best in each category. Read More

► 3/08/19 | 2019 Excellence Awards: A Showcase of Showstoppers

It's time to showcase Denver's most impressive real estate professionals. We all know how much dedication it takes to come out on top in this industry, so join us in honoring our 2018 showstoppers, who helped make 2018 a record-setting year in real estate. Read More

► 3/13/19 | YPN Connect: $0 - $200k in 1 Year!

Meet the Marine who made $200k GCI in his first year selling real estate, Will Grimes. His inspirational advice is a must for agents looking to step up their game! Read More

► 3/13/19 | District Dialogue: Connecting Buyers with Open Spaces Hosted by the Douglas Elbert District

Colorado's front range famously attracts lovers of the great outdoors. To properly sell-up this prime location, it's helpful to have an insider's knowledge of the many parks and trails available to the locals. Read More

► 3/14/19 | North District Chili Cook-Off

Bring your best red, green, white or hot chili and step into the ring. Popular vote will decide who's got the best in each category. If your recipe reigns supreme, you'll move on as a finalist in the all-district cook-off. Friends and family are welcome to attend. Read More

► 3/19/19 | South/East District Chili-Cook-Off

Bring your best red, green, white or hot chili and step into the ring. Popular vote will decide who's got the best in each category. If your recipe reigns supreme, you'll move on as a finalist in the all-district cook-off. Friends and family are welcome to attend. Read More

► 3/20/19 | Industry Partner Orientation: Maximizing Your Membership

You've decided to join the Association... but now what? Learn how you can leverage the full advantages of your DMAR membership to help you do your job better, develop your skills, grow your network and advance your goals. During this presentation, you'll learn more about how to get involved in committees, social and networking events available to you, sponsorship opportunities and more! Read More

► Through 3/31/19 | Birthday Smiles Drive Hosted by the North District

Children living in homeless shelters miss out on a lot of the experiences that make childhood special. Birthday Smiles is a volunteer organization that makes it their mission to add color, joy and a sense of normalcy to their lives through birthday celebrations. But they can't do it without some help from the community. Read More

FROM THE BLOG      

► Do I Need an Inspection on a Newly Built Home? | Guest Post

While a newly built home is not likely to exhibit climate-related wear and tear as an older home would, we have found that new construction home inspections are equally beneficial. Here are some of... Read more

► Real Trends February Newsletter | compliments of DMAR

The monthly REAL Trends newsletter features commentary from Steve Murray on the state of real estate and forward-thinking articles from guest contributors such as Larry Kendall of Ninja Selling and Sue Johnson, former CEO of RESPRO. These articles originally appeared in the January 2019 issue of the REAL Trends Newsletter and are reprinted with permission of... Read more

From NAR: "Primary Field of Business" Required

DMAR has been notified by NAR that the field on member profiles for Primary Field of Business is going to be a required field within the next few weeks. Read more

 [INFOGRAPHIC] Market Trends Overview | FEB. '19

Download the February Market Trends Report infographic. This is a great resource to share with your clients and colleagues on social media, your website or via email or even print! Read more

February Mortgage Trends Insight | Guest Post

We’re still in the calm before the storm as winter continues on. We know the spring flurry of activity is coming soon, so how can we make the most of this time? How can we make sure we are preparing... Read more

DMAR Real Estate Market Trends Report | FEB. '19

Home sellers in Metro Denver continue to see year-over-year home price appreciation and more homes under contract, yet buyers have more choices as housing inventory has increased. Read more