MAR Conference & Tradeshow Sessions

Realtor® Night at the Museum
September 26 5:00-8:00pm WORCESTER ART MUSEUM
Enjoy a night of networking, hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar at the Worcester Art Museum (WAM) before the MAR Conference & Tradeshow! Attendees have access to the museum. WAM's collection of nearly 38,000 objects contains superlative examples representing 51 centuries of creative spirit and cultural heritage, including some of the finest Roman mosaics in the U.S., world renowned works of European and American art, and 3,500 Japanese prints documenting the entire history of printmaking in Japan. 

Everything You Need to Know About Tax Reform
Chris Bird
Learn about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and its impact on the real estate market and business.The course includes detailed information on the Qualified Business Income Deduction, the new rules impacting the deduction of real estate taxes, changed rules regarding the deduction for Home Mortgage Interest, Home Equity Indebtedness, and much more. 

Seed. Lead. List. Repeat.
Chandra Hall
Are you willing to work smarter to make opportunities in a low inventory market? You’re going to need tried-and-true methods but also new and unique approaches that capture sellers. Chandra's session shows you how to identify listing opportunities, deliver a winning listing presentation, and then use easy systems to maximize sellers’ market dollar.  

NAR Realtor® Code of Ethics Training
Real Estate Brokerage Professional Ethics for Residential and Commercial Real Estate Brokerage - RE33RC11 (CE2)
Anita Hill
Realtor® members must complete two and a half hours of ethics training, meeting specific learning objectives and criteria, within a two-year cycle. The course heightens awareness of the key tenets of the Code of Ethics, enhances professionalism and competency, and encourages Realtors® to view their Code of Ethics as a viable guide in their daily dealings with clients, customers, and the public. The course offers two Massachusetts approved continuing education credits and fulfills the mandatory ethics training.

Lead Paint
Residential Sales and Rentals
 - RE20R13 CE (2)
Anita Hill
Anita Hill answers questions about lead paint: What is lead poisoning? Does a landlord have to de-lead? The course also reviews the laws and regulations regarding lead paint and the sale or rental of real estate. The course offers two Massachusetts approved continuing education credits.

Seven Streams of People
Jeff Lobb
We have peaks and valleys in our businesses. Jeff's session will cover how to build higher peaks and less valleys by leveraging multiple streams of people. Venture down the path of new ways to connect through social tools and online marketing and build the most important part of your business: Referrals.

The DANGER Report:
The Definitive Analysis of Negative Game Changers Emerging in Real Estate
Stefan Swanepoel
When things are going well it’s often hard to imagine it being any other way. The goal of the DANGER Report is to provide real estate leaders and professionals with a comprehensive and objective analysis of the most significant dangers and risks that could possibly impact the real estate industry. The dangers covered in the presentation are not predictions; they are potential threats facing real estate brokers and agents today.

Why Be Normal?
Terry Watson
Now is the time to recharge, reinvent and refocus. The great news is money is not a problem. 99% of the tools Terry shares in his laugh-out-loud session are free and the rest can be done on a dollar store budget.

One-Day Tradeshow
Meet and learn about the businesses that can improve your own. Network with vendors, Realtors®, win prizes and take home cool new giveaways!

Tradeshow Networking Reception
Join your colleges and industry vendors for complimentary hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and a chance to win the Conference & Tradeshow grand prize.

Maximizing Your zipLogix™ NAR Transaction Management Benefit
Mike Sitko
zipLogix™ and the National Association of Realtors® provide members with access to a suite of transaction tools that every member needs to prosper in today’s dynamic real estate market. In this hands on session, learn how to get the most out of your zipLogix™ member benefit.