1011 S 10th St Ste 103
PO Box 1687
Manitowoc, WI 54221-1687
Tel: 920-973-7748

Weekly Update 04/23/2019

Live Continuing Education

Continuing Education Courses 1 & 2 will be held at City Limits Bar & Banquet Hall on Thursday, May 2nd.  Mike Sewell will be the Instructor.  The cost of these live CE Courses are included for MCBR members as a benefit of being a member of the association.

We are in a new biennium, all licensees (even those who received their license this year) must complete six Department of Safety and Professional Services – approved courses for a total of 18 hours before December 14, 2020.

Pre-registration required – See Registration Form for details.

Click here to download the registration form.

___________________

April Fair Housing Month Trivia

During the weeks of April 22nd and April 29th, we are sending out five questions pertaining to fair housing each week.  The member with the most correct answers at the end of the contest will win a $50 gas card.  If there is a tie for the most correct answers, those names will be put in for a drawing.  Answers must be submitted by Friday, May 3rd at 4:30 pm.  Send your answers to mcbrealtors@gmail.com.

Week of April 22nd Questions

  1. What year was the Fair Housing Act signed into law?
  2. What does the Fair Housing Act prohibit?
  3. True or False:  NAR has always supported fair housing rights.
  4. In the Code of Ethics, which article shows support for equal opportunity in housing?
  5. HR-5, the Equality Act, if this bill passes, would amend the Fair Housing Act to provide protections to who?

___________________

Affiliate Night/MCBR Elections

Thursday, May 9th

Doors open at 5 pm, installed Realtor® members fill out your ballot and then visit the Affiliate Booths from 5-7 pm.

Voting is for 2019-2020 Officers & Directors and interest in FOREWARN .

Elections – The Nominating Committee email went out last week Thursday, April 18th.  Voting will take place at Fox Hills Resort, Mishicot on May 19th.

All Realtor® Members that are voting in person need to be at Fox Hills between 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm. Ballots will be counted at 6:45 pm

Any Realtor® that would like to vote absentee can contact me for a form starting April 25th.  Absentee voting will take place starting April 25th and will conclude 9 am on May 9th.

Dinner is at 7 pm.  There is no cost for Affiliates and Realtors.  Guests and Admins will be invoiced.  Cancellations without 24 hour notice will be invoiced and attending without an RSVP to Diane you will be invoiced a $5.00 fee to have more food prepared.

Register for dinner by Thursday, May 2nd.

Canned Food Drive – Please bring an item to donate.

Please bring non-perishable, non-expired food items that we will donate to local food banks. Please last year we had a number of very expired items (5 years expired). If you would not eat it, don’t donate it.

___________________

5422Home Program

The City of Manitowoc has rolled out their 5422Home Program.  For details about this program and eligibility, click here https://mcbrealtors.org/5422Home/

___________________

FOREWARN

The Board of Directors has been researching and learning more about how FOREWARN works and how it can help with Realtor safety.  More information will be shared in the next few weeks so that membership can learn about FOREWARN.  Members voting at the May elections will be asked how interested they are in this program.  Click for more info.

Learn more by watching this video https://youtu.be/Qk1JX1sAwfE

___________________

Master Lock Tech Support

The Tech Support number for Master Lock is 1-866-760-1936.  Please identify yourself as a member of the Manitowoc County Board of Realtors.

Our account name is MCBRealtors

Website to be using https://beta.masterlockvault.com/MCBRealtors/Account/Login/

___________________

Facebook Page and Website

Have you joined the MCBR Facebook page?  This closed group is open to all members and affiliates.  Send us a request so we can add you to our page!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/237360791745/

See posts from the Board, other members, photos and register for upcoming events!

Check out our newly revised website!  https://mcbrealtors.org/

___________________

Member Birthdays

  • 4/3                 Jason Koenig
  • 4/4                 Amy Valleskey
  • 4/7                 Kathryn Budzisz
  • 4/9                 Kevin Neelis
  • 4/16               James Krajnik
  • 4/17               Patrick Theis
  • 4/20               Victoria Seehafer
  • 4/25               Troy Halverson
  • 4/29               Heather Parnau

___________________

Member Updates

No changes to report

___________________

Upcoming Events - 2019

April 19th – Board Office Closed

April 24th – REALTOR® & Government Day

April 29th – New Member Orientation, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Board Office

May 2nd – Live CE, 8 am – 4 pm, City Limits Bar and Banquet Hall, Manitowoc

May 3rd - Board Office Closed, WRA Board of Directors meeting

May 6th - Board of Directors Meeting, 8:30 am, Board Office

May 9th – Affiliate Night/Elections, 5 pm social/7 pm dinner, Fox Hills

June 17th - Board of Directors Meeting, 8:30 am, Board Office

June 20th – Membership Meeting, 5 pm social/6 pm dinner, Neshotah Beach, Two Rivers

TakeCareOfCustomer