News & Information
MATRIX MLS CONVERSION IS AUGUST 13TH
Matrix is now available and running parallel to NTREIS Listings. You can access the system from NTREIS.net homepage, selecting the blue box reading “Beta Test NTREIS Matrix” Members will be able to search and use reports but Add/Edit will continue in NTREIS Listings until the cutover on August 13, 2014. Click Here to Register for classes. Click Here for Matrix Help Manual Videos. Click Here for a List of Things to Know & Do before the Conversion.
Small Brokerage Forum
GFWAR is hosting a Small Brokerage Forum on Monday, August 11 from 2-4 p.m. in the GFWAR Auditorium entitled “Do You, or Don’t You? Comparing Ideas with other Small Brokerages.” There will be a round table discussion on a variety of topics, including office size, business procedures/processes, teams, finding competitive pricing, etc. Refreshments will be provided by McBee Homes. The event is a great opportunity to brainstorm on important issues for small brokerage firms. Attendance is free. Register Here.
Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS® Casino Night
Thursday, August 14 • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. • T&P Ballroom located at 221 W. Lancaster in Downtown Ft. Worth.
Throw the dice with GFWAR at its annual Casino Night, benefiting the Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee (TREPAC). Don’t miss Craps, Texas Hold’em, Black Jack, Roulette and Slot Machines. Even though the gambling is not real, the bragging rights for the winners are HUGE! This event also includes gourmet hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and a silent auction to benefit TREPAC. Free parking is available in the parking lots in front of the T & P. Cost $35 per person (made payable to TREPAC). Registration is for GFWAR Members and Affiliates only. To Register complete the form 2014 Casino Night Registration Form. For questions, contact Robert Gleason at 817-336-5165 ext. 110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GFWAR/TREPAC Golf Tournament
Tuesday, September 23 • 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Golf Club at Fossil Creek
The tournament is being held to benefit the Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee (TREPAC), and player fees ($125) will go toward attendees’ TREPAC pledges. Players receive green and cart fees, two drink tickets, lunch, goodie bags and door prizes. Mulligans and an entry into the putting contest may be purchased for $20 at the door, which will go toward the Society of Commercial REALTORS® Scholarship Fund. Registration is for GFWAR Members and Affiliates only. To register complete the form 2014 Golf Tournament Registration Form. For questions, contact Robert Gleason at 817-336-5165 ext. 110 or email@example.com.
Business After Hours Event
Thursday, September 25 • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. • Village Townhomes
Enjoy free appetizers and networking with fellow REALTORS® at the newest townhome development in Fort Worth’s near west side, Village Townhomes in Linwood Park. This new area offers an urban context but a neighborhood feel. Downtown Fort Worth is visible from the homes, which are also in walking distance to shops in Montgomery Plaza and on West 7th St. Register Here.
Significant Road Changes Around GFWAR
GFWAR members will need to forge a new path when driving to the Association after April 18th, as the westbound Forest Park Boulevard exit from Interstate 30 has closed permanently.
Is Zillow or Trulia contacting you for sale price data?
If you are being contacted by Zillow or Trulia asking for sale price data, please keep in mind that you need authorization from your client to report sale price information to any third party.
Stay connected with GFWAR! Download the GFWAR smartphone app today
That’s right! GFWAR has a free smartphone app that is now available in the App Store and Android Market. App features include push notifications for GFWAR reminders, an event calendar, a committee meeting calendar, a committee sign-up form and interactive features that easily connect to social media. Just search “GFWAR” when in the App Store or Android Market to download the app.