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 (please be patient, emails will be answered as quickly as possible).
GFWAR will be offering ongoing Matrix training throughout the rest of 2014. View the GFWAR Calendar Page for the rest of the class dates and to register.
Just Dues It
It’s that time again! Your 2015 REALTOR® Membership Dues are accessible on our website at www.gfwar.org.
IMPORTANT DUE DATE: DECEMBER 1, 2014
December 1 – Membership dues due in our office
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 using you email address and the password gfwar03 (unless you have changed it), choose Annual Dues to make a payment or print the statement to mail in your payment.
October Starbucks Session
Monday, October 20 • 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. • GFWAR Auditorium
The October Starbucks Session will highlight some of the exciting new developments and programs in the Fort Worth ISD. REALTORS know that “how are the schools” is often the first question asked by potential home buyers, and this program is intended to help you answer that question with up to date information about the positive things going on in the Fort Worth ISD. There will be new data and we will also hear from two highly recognized and popular educators, representing Arlington Heights and Paschal. Register Here.
Agent Boot Camp Training
Tuesday, October 28 • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. • GFWAR Auditorium
Get your business ready for 2015. The USA College of Real Estate is offering this training session to help you bulk up your business in 2015. Learn how to: Capture, convert and close FSBOs everyday; P.L.A.N. 2015; 2015 Time Management – Build a Working Money Making Schedule; 2015 Business Plan – Get into the business of the business of selling real estate; Generate a great CMA. Free to all attendees. Register Here.
Leasing and Small Brokerage Political Forum
Thursday, October 30 • 10 a.m. to noon • GFWAR Auditorium
The October forum will feature a political and legislative update from the Texas Association of REALTORS®. With open seats at the top of the state ballot, including Governor and Lt. Governor, the November election will bring new leadership to the State Capitol.. In January 2015, the legislature will be back in session which means potential changes to leasing, property management, and real estate law. Mark Lehman, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, will discuss the upcoming election, our endorsed candidates, and why these candidates were selected for endorsement. Daniel Gonzalez, Director of Legislative Affairs, will discuss the upcoming session and how it could impact property management and the real estate industry. Register Here
Turkeys 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 County Food Bank. GFWAR is looking for 20 advertisers at $100 each. Click Here to access the advertising form.
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.