News & Information

Welcome to Matrix, your new MLS system
GFWAR will be offering ongoing Matrix training. The classes are free for GFWAR MLS members, but register is required. Login to the Members Login and you will find the classes under Event Registration. To learn more about Matrix, click this link to view videos. Click Here for Helpful Matrix Conversion Information.
For Matrix help or questions, contact Matrix support at 888-440-3687, watch a tutorial HERE or please use the following email for staff assistance: MLS@gfwar.org
View the GFWAR Calendar Page for the rest of the Matrix class dates.

Just Dues It
It’s that time again! Your 2015 REALTOR® Membership Dues are accessible on our website,
January 2 – A late fee of $30.00 will apply for anyone not paid in full on this day.
February 1 – Membership will be terminated (including MLS and SUPRA services), and a $100.00 reinstatement fee will be assessed, for accounts not paid by in full.
Login to www.gfwar.org, choose Annual Dues to make a payment or print the statement to mail in your payment.
Please contact Theresa Diaz at t.diaz@gfwar.org with questions or assistance.

2015 Installation Banquet
Friday, January 9 • 6 pm to 9 pm • Ashton Depot
Join GFWAR for the 2015 Installation of Officers & Directors as Michael Langford takes his dutiful position as the new GFWAR president. New officers joining Michael at the elegant Ashton Depot in downtown Cowtown will be VP Jaci Coan, Secretary/Treasurer Callen Miller and Immediate Past President Carol Van Hook. The new slate of directors will be honored as well. Register Here.

Super Starbucks Session
Monday, January 26 • 10 am to noon • GFWAR Auditorium
Dr. Jim Gaines, Research Economist for the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M, will speak about local market statistics. He’ll shed some light on what the economy will do in 2015 and provide information on what’s going on in the real estate market in North Texas. Register Here

2014 REALTOR Mark of Excellence Award
The purpose of this award is to encourage maintenance of the high standards for REALTORS set forth in the National Association of REALTORS Code of Ethics including the Preamble and Articles of the Code. Entries must be received by GFWAR no later than December 31, 2014. Click here to download the REALTOR Mark of Excellence form.

NAR Call For Action: Don’t Tax “Phantom Income” on Short Sales
Congress has begun its “Lame Duck” session with a big list of unfinished business items.  Number one on that list for REALTORS® is an extension of “The Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act.” This bipartisan legislation would extend an expired provision that has helped millions of distressed American families by allowing tax relief for homeowners when lenders forgive some portion of the mortgage debt they owe. Urge your Member of Congress and Senators to act and help provide certainty for struggling homeowners and stability for our nation’s housing markets. Click here to take action!

tarrant food bank verticalTurkeys from TREPAC
Take this opportunity to support the Fort Worth Community during the holidays. Advertisers will support the GFWAR “Turkeys from TREPAC” fundraiser, which will benefit both TREPAC and the Tarrant Area Food Bank. GFWAR is looking for 20 advertisers at $100 each. Click Here to access the advertising form.



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