EMTAR News & Announcements
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Thinking about an exciting career in real estate? Maybank Academy of Real Estate and EMTAR bring Real Estate Pre-License classes to Wilson County and surrounding areas. Complete the 60-hour Pre-Licensing Class in just 4 weekends, Saturdays and Sundays 9:00-5:00 starting June 1st and ending June 30th. (No class on June 15th or 16th). Only $345! Cost includes class materials.
Congratulations to EMTAR’s Rookie of The Year, Kenny Sallis with Blackwell Realty and Auction! Not only is Kenny our Rookie of The Year but he also received the Diamond Award, which is our highest category for sales volume. “Kenny is a class act that always looks out for his clients’ best interest. Kenny treats everyone with respect during the many transactions he’s done this year.” Congratulations Kenny!
Congratulations to EMTAR’s REALTOR® of The Year, Kay Self with Crye-Leike REALTORS® - Mt. Juliet! In 2018 she served as the Recording Secretary on the board of directors and co-chaired our RPAC Committee. “She is a very good agent and represents her clients, sellers, buyers and our Board very well.” Congratulations Kay!
The older genration Sentrilock boxes are no longer under warranty! This means that if the lockbox is defective you will not receive a replacement lockbox. If you encounter any locksmith fees associated with the box, you will be responsible for the cost.
Congratulations to Karen Lowe, EMTAR's CEO for 32 years before retiring earlier this year, for receiving the Bill Tune Award from TREC! This prestige award is given only to individuals who represent the highest ideals of dedicated service and professionalism in Real Estate education.
The RPAC Auction was a success! Thank you to everyone who attended, donated and provided auction items. With your help we raised $16,215 for RPAC!!! That is double the amount that was raised at last year's auction.
Also a very big thank you to our RPAC Committee for all of your hard work!!! And congratulations to Margaret Dixon with Crye-Leike REATORS® who was awarded with REALTOR® Emeritus Status for her 40 years as a REALTOR® member plus her service to the association.
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TAR has put out an Spam Email alert. Please see alert below and screenshot.
Dear Tennessee REALTOR®,
A number of members have reported receiving an email today from Leon Dickson, Sr., via We Transfer, with a prompt to "Get your files". (See screenshot below.) If you receive this, please DELETE it and DO NOT RESPOND. This is a fake/hack/spam message and is not a legitimate request.
EMTAR will be implementing a new Association Database Management platform at the end of this month. Because of this launch, payment of services (e.g. membership applications, education, luncheons, signs, etc.) will be non-accessible from May 30th - June 4th. The EMTAR Office will still be open, however, payment processing will not be available.
We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.
Buzz Steele, CEO
June 12th Transaction Desk Classes- These are the last transaction desk classes at EMTAR for 2018!
"Basic" is from 9:00-12:00 and "Advanced" is from 1:00-4:00. The classes are 3 CE hours each and are $30 a piece. The instructor for the day is Brent Maybank.
If you receive an email titled "Opening For Members of Eastern Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS®" delete it immediately and do not open the attachment. This email is not from EMTAR.
NAR has also issued a Email Scam Alert-
Members should be aware of a suspicious email being deployed with the subject line: "ANNUAL REPORT TO ALL MEMBERS OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTOR (NAR)" from the email address firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that official NAR emails will come from a realtor.org or realtors.org email address and include proper branding, messaging, contact information and opt-out provisions. NAR has already reached out to the domain provider to report this issue. Do not click on any links within this email.
For more information on cyberscams and cybersecurity best practices, visit nar.realtor.