DMAR Digest | Week of March 22
Mark your calendars for our next FREE DMAR Connect
Want to know how to build a rock star real estate team? Join us for our April DMAR Connect and find out how to build a dream team your way! You'll have a chance to hear from three top-producing entrepreneurs - Bret Weinstein, Founder & CEO of BSW Real Estate; Andrew Abrams, Employing Broker of BSW Real Estate; and Lori Abbey, Team Lead of The Abbey Collection at Compass - who have all built successful real estate teams and profitable businesses. There are different paths to building a real estate business so if you're interested in taking your business to the next level by creating a successful team now is your chance to learn from the pros. You will have also have a chance to get your questions answered live and present your listings to the group. You don’t want to miss this one so be sure to register now - space is limited!
Quote of the week
“When at a crossroad, a team can choose to either amplify their chances for success by traveling a path together or amplify their risk of failure by choosing to go it alone.”
Moira Alexander, Founder of PMWorld 360 Magazine & Lead-Her-Ship Group
DMAR's Excellence Awards is the biggest REALTOR® awards show in the state and this year we're bringing it straight to your home. In addition to honoring our top producers, we'll hear from keynote speaker Tom Ferry, the #1 ranked real estate coach in the nation. Tom will share tips for not only becoming a top performer but how to actually stay on top, the four most important decisions you need to make now to powerfully move your businesses forward, motivation for 2021 and more! Register Here
March is Women's History Month, and the real estate industry has a long history of empowering women. Take a look at these 10 facts in celebration of this occasion. Read More
Typically, home sellers wait for a potential buyer to make an offer and then allow the buyer to pay for an inspection of the home before the transaction closes. But that could cause a lengthier closing process and negotiations over repair costs. Read More
U.S. homebuilders started construction on homes at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million in February, representing a 10.3% decrease from the previous month’s revised figure, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday. Compared with February 2020, housing starts were down 9.3%. Read More
The overall housing market has been booming, and sellers are showing a preference for working with a real estate professional to nab top dollar for their home on the MLS. Bidding wars have become practically the norm for those who do. Further, an inventory shortage means there are fewer homes for iBuyers to purchase. Read More
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve signaled that it won’t raise interest rates until 2023 at the earliest, even though some observers have voiced concerns about rising inflation. As of now, seven of the 18 Fed officials expect a rate hike to come in 2023, while four think one could happen next year. Read More
Resources & services
Earnnest is the largest digital earnest money service in the United States, allowing your homebuyers to deposit funds directly to an escrow holder. Connected to every bank across the nation, Earnnest saves you and your clients time, while replacing the hassle and risk of checks or wire transfers. Request payments from your homebuyers — at any time, from anywhere. Watch video
DMAR, along with the state association, has put tremendous resources toward providing a solution for its members. There is now a solution that provides convenient access to quality care at a cost that is significantly less than the traditional approach! Read More
Ranging from 20 minutes to nearly two hours, our newest series brings you focused, topical videos you can watch anywhere, anytime. Each video features local and national experts covering topics such as consumer trends, marketing and business planning tips, setting expectations for buyers in a volatile market, proper client engagement, lead generation, content creation, tips for new agents and more. Watch Here
It's already a tough market and spring isn't even here yet. Let people know you're ready to help them in ways non-REALTORS® can't. This downloadable handout is a great piece to share with clients. Download Here
Industry partner spotlight
Meet our new Annual Partner: 5280 Home
5280 Home magazine showcases the unique visual style and aesthetic of the Front Range with sophistication and accessibility. Each issue features the latest trends in home design, tips from local designers, where to get the best in home goods, and inspiration from beautiful homes in and around Denver. Plus, much more! Did you know that as a DMAR member the magazine is delivered to your home for FREE on a bi-monthly basis?
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Three Tier Benefits | SentriLock Lockbox and App Update
It's time to renew your SentriLock service. Your annual fee is $106.03 (billing period is May 2021 through May 2022). If you do not renew by May 13, 2021, your account will be suspended. Please search your inbox for an email from email@example.com. Discount/Promotion: If you currently own an NXT lockbox, you can upgrade to a Bluetooth model and get 15% off. This is a one-to-one exchange, so you can swap out as many NXT lockboxes as you own and get 15% off each new Bluetooth model. As a reminder, you will no longer be able to use a SentriCard to open the key compartment on a lockbox on January 1, 2022. Do you app like a REALTOR®? Whether you own a SentriLock lockbox or not, the SentriKey app offers ease of access, superior organization, agent safety features and more! Our staff of experts are here to get you started quickly and easily. Give us a call us at 303-756-0553 to set up your SentriKey® Real Estate app today!