DMAR Digest | Week of July 26

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Join us for a Free Member Appreciation Event feat. Elliot Eisenberg

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 perspectives 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.NOTE: These perks are only available to current Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® REALTOR® and Industry Partner members. Store discount limited to stock on hand. SentriLock electronic lockboxes excluded from discount. Certification and designation courses are excluded.

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Quote of the week

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."

Francis Bacon, English philosopher and statesman

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Apply Now! CAR, NAR and REcolorado Director Positions | Apply by July 30

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? Learn More

Drive for Change - A Topgolf Fundraiser for RPAC

Tee it up for a great cause and join us for a Topgolf fundraiser for RPAC (no golf skills required). This will be our final push of the year to meet our 2021 RPAC goal... and show other local Associations who's boss! Plus, along with great raffle drawings we'll be awarding prizes for the best-dressed team, top female and male scorers and the top-scoring bay. Buy your way to victory while supporting RPAC. Mulligans will be available on site. Register as a team or individually. Register Here

Become a Drive for Change RPAC Fundraiser Sponsor

On September 23, 2021, DMAR is hosting an RPAC fundraiser at Topgolf. This is your opportunity to get your brand in front of some of Denver Metros most successful and involved real estate professionals. Read More

DMAR Connect | July 2021 [Video]

Did you miss July's DMAR Connect all about mastering the art of real estate branding? Not to worry! Here you can watch the full presentation. Our four panelists shared tips and tricks on how to develop a brand and how to maximize its value to grow your business. Read More 

New Agent and Industry Partner Meet and Mastermind

If you're new to the real estate business and want to build your connections and polish your networking skills while getting tips and tricks to kick-start your real estate career as a new agent, join us for a meet-and-greet with your DMAR Industry Partners. This month our topic is utilizing your brokerage's stats and the DMAR Market Trends report to boost your confidence when presenting to clients. RSVP Here

Cash Buyers Scoop Up a Third of Homes

Nearly one-third of U.S. home purchases this year have been made to cash buyers. That represents the largest share since 2014, according to a housing report from Redfin that tracked county records across the country from January 2001 through April 2021. Read More

Variant scare causes mortgage rates to fall to 2.78%

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage sank 10 basis points to 2.78% for the week ending on July 22, continuing several weeks of declines, according to mortgage rates data released Thursday by Freddie Mac‘s PMMS. According to Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, concerns about the COVID-19 Delta variant and the recovery from the pandemic are taking their toll on economic growth. Read More

U.S. Existing Home Sales Rebound in June After Four Months of Declines

Existing-home sales rose 1.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.86 million in June, the National Association of REALTORS® said Thursday. Compared with June 2020, home sales were up nearly 22.9%, though the year-over-year comparisons are skewed by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. 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 help@dmarealtors.com

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 help@dmarealtors.com.

The A to Z of Real Estate

Have you shared our Real Estate Glossary with your cleints yet? This resources is particularly helpful to share with first-time homebuyers to keep them in-the-loop during an unfamiliar and complicated process. Read More

Exclusive Healthcare Benefits

As a benefit to you, enrollment in this program is now available to all DMAR members - REALTORS® and Industry Partners - as well as their families (whether the member enrolls or not). This cost-sharing solution is now available to DMAR members for a cost averaging 30-60% less than purchasing traditional health insurance. Read More

Become a 2021 Wired Summit Sponsor

Want to be in front of a large and engaged group of businesswomen who are serious about forming relationships to build their businesses? That’s precisely what you’ll get by becoming a sponsor of Wired. Read More

Become a 2021 Inaugural Sponsor

This is an exciting opportunity to get in front of DMAR leadership, members & industry influencers. By participating as a sponsor, you are demonstrating your corporate support for our Association, our Board of Directors and our incoming Chair. Read More

 

Industry partner spotlight

CompareTitleCompanies.com Educational Tidbit: Consumers educated about Title Insurance on KMGH 7 & KCDO

Consumers are learning about title insurance and the ability to easily shop, save and select the right title company for their real estate transactions through the media. Visit CompareTitleCompanies.com to view this KMGH 7 & KCDO 3 consumer educational marketing segment.

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Three Tier Benefits | DocuSign 

As a member of DMAR, you also gain access to member-only benefits and services from the Colorado Association of REALTORS®️ (CAR) and the National Association of REALTORS®️ (NAR).

DocuSign is the National Association of REALTORS® official and exclusive provider of electronic signature services under the REALTOR Benefits® Program. DocuSign services are easy-to-use and accessible at any time, from any desktop or mobile device. Solutions available at member-only pricing include the Real Estate Starter eSignature plan for individuals, DocuSign for REALTORS® eSignature for individuals and offices up to 5 users and DocuSign for Brokers for offices of 6+ users.DocuSign offers a variety of exclusive options for NAR members.

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