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.
Tax Strategies Class
Wednesday, March 4 • 10 am to 11:30 am • GFWAR Auditorium
Many of us assume our accountants take care of our taxes…but forget that we are the ones giving them the numbers and records they are using to prepare our tax return. This seminar, presented by Thomas Rich of Bradford and Company, Inc., will help identify between $2,500 and $27,000 in new deductions that can be used right away to pocket thousands in tax savings. These deductions are based in tax law, but presented in simple English that all of us can easily understand. Register Here
REALTOR Property Resource Training *CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER*
Thursday, March 5 • GFWAR Auditorium
Introduction to RPR classes will be available from 9 to 10 am and 1:30 to 2:30 pm, and Advanced Look at RPR classes will be available from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm. The classes are FREE to GFWAR members. Non-members may contact Nathan DeWitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-336-5165 to register for free as well. Download these flyers in PDF version for more information on both classes: RPR Training and RPR Class Descriptions. Register Here
MCE: Broker Responsibility Course
Tuesday, March 10 • 9 am to 4 pm • GFWAR Auditorium
The purpose of this TREC course is to address the regulatory aspects of the management, operation and supervision of a real estate brokerage firm in Texas. The course provides an understanding and working knowledge of the law of agency, planning and organization of business entities, requirements for written policies and procedures, records retention and control, advertising, recruitment and training of agents, and the anatomy of a complaint filed with TREC. The course is worth six hours of MCE credit. (Course#: 06-06-124-24214; Provider #: 0390). Register Here
Business After Hours
Thursday, March 26 • 5 pm to 7 pm • Buffalo West
Join fellow REALTORS® for networking, drinks and appetizers at Buffalo West. GFWAR members will be given two drink tickets upon arrival. In addition, Buffalo West is offering free appetizers to all attendees. Buffalo West is located at 7101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76101. The restaurant offers ample parking. No registration required.
Dr. Jim Gaines Housing and Economic Outlook 2015
If you missed the January Super Starbucks Session featuring Dr. Jim Gaines, Research Economist with the Texas A&M Real Estate Center, click here to view his slideshow from the event.