DMAR Digest | Week of August 2

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.

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DMAR Connect Powered by the Industry Partners

Want to throw a client appreciation event that your clients will not only enjoy and remember but that will also result in more referral and repeat business?

Join us for our August Connect and learn how to generate more referral business and strengthen your client retention strategy through client appreciation events. Piper Knoll of the Knoll Team at Madison & Company Properties and Chad Lubben of The Lubben Group and Regional Vice President at CrossCountry Mortgage will share all their tips and tricks for planning these events, promoting them and following up post-event. They'll also share proven systems and strategies for tracking the data to know the impact of your dollars when hosting an event or using an appreciation tool. 


Quote of the week

"The only way to have a friend is to be one."

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist and poet

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Eight Director Positions Open | Deadline Extended

We're looking for dedicated members (8 to be exact) to help carry out our mission and support our growing membership by serving on the DMAR Board of Directors. Your involvement on the Board as an active and engaged member is what drives our community forward. So, are you ready to get involved? If you have the passion and vision to contribute to our growing Association please click the link below to apply (or share this link if you know someone who would be a good fit). This is your opportunity to have a voice at the highest level of our organization! Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Friday, August 5th. Apply Here

Member Appreciation Event | August 31

August is DMAR Member Appreciation Month and as a token of our appreciation, we are offering our members special perks all month long! In addition to an entire month of FREE CE, 25% off at DMAR's REALTOR® Stores, member spotlights and social media giveaways, we are hosting a FREE Member Appreciation Event featuring one of everyone's favorite national speakers, Elliot Eisenberg. Join us as Elliot, along with a panel of local broker-owners, updates us on the shifting market dynamics and shares his perspective on whether this slow-down is here to stay or just a seasonal blip. Breakfast will be provided and some lucky attendees will win raffle prizes. Free RSVP

Industry Partner Insider | August 24

Join us for an exclusive DMAR Industry Partner event to hear from a panel of a few of our top REALTOR® members, Colin Dart with milehimodern, Madison Kissel with The Kissel Group at Compass and EA21's Rookie of the Year Becky Clay with eXp Realty, as they answer questions and talk about what they are looking for in their Industry Partner relationships. We'll be covering all the tips and tricks you need to know in order to maximize your membership, attract top agent business and stand out from the noise as an Industry Partner. You'll also learn about the promotional avenues available to you through DMAR's website & Industry Partner Directory, email marketing, events and more. Free RSVP

No Relief in Shortages of Appliances, Furniture

High demand for home products continues to cause supply chain disruptions throughout industries related to real estate. Shortages of appliances, furniture, and building materials are most acute and not expected to ease any time soon. The problem largely began at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdowns—during which time demand soared as many people started remodeling their homes—disrupted supply chains. Read More

New Aid Coming for Mortgage Borrowers at Risk of Foreclosure

Borrowers who fell behind on their mortgages during the Covid-19 pandemic and continue to face economic hardship will get help from a Biden administration program announced on Friday, a bid to prevent a sharp rise in foreclosures over the coming months. Read More

The homebuyer journey is changing – So should you

The 2021 RealTrends Gathering of Eagles real estate conference captured our attention when the role and future of the real estate transaction process for a homebuyer were lively debated. Big players such as Zillow, Redfin, Compass… etc. claim dominance. We examine the need for complete vendor-provided software solutions vs. building in-house. We watch as consolidation transpires all-around. While addressing all of these issues is important, should we not have more stories and conversations about how brokerages can capture the most important stakeholder of all? The homebuyer. Read More

How to Solve the Noise Nuisance Problem for Property Buyers with ATTOM’s Noise Data

More and more people are considering potential noise issues before they purchase a property. However, it can be difficult to accurately deduce the level of noise in an area. Interested buyers often must rely on unreliable methods, such as booking multiple viewings at different times of day. As such, buyers typically depend on real estate agents to provide them with trustworthy information on possible noise disturbances. ATTOM’s noise data provides consistent information across coverage areas, ensuring we real estate agents have the data each client or prospect needs on a particular property.  Read More

Resources & services

DMAR Staff is Here to Help! If you are looking to reach a specific department or staff person, please refer to the staff directory here, or contact our main line at 303-756-0553 or email

Membership Dues Billing Starts Soon In an effort for dues billing and collection to go as smoothly as possible, please make sure that DMAR has your current email address and contact info. If you need to update any of your information, you can fill out this form or email

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are currently looking for sponsors for the DMAR InauguralDMAR RPAC Topgolf Fundraiser and our Wired Summit. If you are interested in sponsoring any of these events, or want more information on DMAR event sponsorship in general, please contact our Director of Events, Julie Voorhees, at

Take Control of Your Showings with the SentriKey® Real Estate App

The SentriKey® Real Estate mobile app is easy to set up and an awesome tool even if you don't currently own a SentriLock lockbox. PLUS, SentriKey® has a fully integrated Showing Service add-on available now! Read More

Member spotlight

Lisa Reich - DiVito Dream Makers, RE/MAX Alliance Real Estate Team

Lisa has been a DMAR member for almost five years - ever since she began her career in real estate! She is a lifetime learner and makes a point of earning at least one certification/accreditation each year. She attributes much of her success to her mentor (and current DMAR Chair), Mike Papantonakis. "He is the kindest and most patient mentor someone could ask for," said Lisa. "He is smart and knows the contracts. I am blessed to know him." 

"Being a member of DMAR isn't just about education and market trends. It's also about meeting new people and being connected to some of the BEST agents in the state."

Thanks for being part of the DMAR family, Lisa! You can find Lisa on Instagram at @reichcolorado.

August is Member Appreciation Month at DMAR. All month, we are turning the spotlight on our members. Are you interested in being featured? Fill out the form below and email your headshot to

Member Spotlight Form


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