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Mid Valley Association of REALTORS®

The mission of the Mid Valley Association of REALTORS® is to uphold the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, protect, promote and advocate the interests of real property ownership and to educate and serve our members and our communities.

We firmly advocate for universal access to informative resources, empowering individuals to foster business growth and bolster their respective industries. Central to our mission is facilitating our members' continuous professional development, ensuring they remain up-to-date with licensing requirements and abreast of pertinent industry trends and events.

Read our weekly newsletter and visit our REALTOR® Resources tab above to keep informed on national and local topics.

NAR Settlement Updates & FAQs

Questions about the recent NAR settlement and what it means for you? Visit facts.realtor or click below to learn more about the settlement and have your questions answered.

A Message to All Oregonians from Oregon REALTORS® 2024 President, Ashleigh Fordham

In the wake of recent antitrust lawsuits and settlements affecting the real estate industry, Oregon REALTORS® aims to clarify the impacts and guide consumers through the changes.

To read the message from Oregon REALTORS® 2024 President, Ashleigh Fordham, please click below.

 

Upcoming Events

MEMBER APPRECIATION BBQ

🎉 Join Us for our Member Appreciation Summer BBQ! 🎉

📅 Date: Thursday, July 11, 2024

🕛 Time: 4:00pm-6:30pm

📍 Location: Riverfront Park      200 Water St NE, Salem, OR 97301

MVAR is excited to invite you to our Member Appreciation Summer BBQ! This fun-filled event is FREE for all members and their families. Bring the entire family for a day packed with exciting activities and delicious food! All you have to do is register and show up, we'll take care of the rest.

🍔 What's Happening:

  • Games for Kids: Pie eating contest, piñatas, and more!
  • Games for Adults: Cornhole, human bingo, and bocce ball.
  • Free Food & Drinks: Enjoy a fantastic BBQ spread on us!
  • Music: Enjoy great tunes while you relax.

Don't miss out on this fantastic event! Register now and join us for a day of fun, food, and appreciation.

Click the button below to register.

We can't wait to celebrate with you!

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CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

First Annual MVAR Cornhole Tourney!

📅 Date: Thursday, July 11, 2024

🕛 Time: 4:30pm-Finish

📍 Location: Riverfront Park      200 Water St NE, Salem, OR 97301

Get ready for a fun-filled evening of friendly competition at the Mid Valley Association of REALTORS® First Annual Cornhole Tournament! This exciting event will be held at the MVAR Membership BBQ on July 11th, 2024, with the tournament kicking off at 4:30 PM.

Bring your A-game and compete for bragging rights while supporting a great cause. All proceeds from the tournament will go to the MVAR Community Foundation, helping to make a positive impact in our local community.

Don't miss out on the fun! Gather your teammates, register your team, and let's make this a memorable event. See you there!

The Price is Right: Appraisal Updates for REALTORS®

General Membership Meeting: July 2024

📅 Date: Thursday, July 18th, 2024

🕛 Time:

Vendor Fair: 8:30am-9:00am

Meeting: 9:00am-10:15am

📍 Location: The Kroc Center - 1865 Bill Frey Dr., Salem, OR 97301

🎓 CE: 1 Hour

Description:

Are you ready to elevate your understanding of the appraisal process? Join us for an exclusive class on appraisal updates, presented by industry expert John Conser of Conser Appraisals. Whether you’re a seasoned REALTOR® or new to the field, this session will provide invaluable insights into the world of appraisals and how they impact your work.

Topics Covered:

  • Historical Overview and Collaboration
  • NAR Settlement Impact
  • FHA Requirements
  • Preparing for Appraisal Inspections
  • And more...
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Insure and Asure: A REALTORS® Guide to Insurance Considerations

Risk Advisory: July 2024

📅 Date: Thursday, July 25th, 2024

🕛 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

📍 Location: MVAR Classroom, 670 Hawthorne Ave SE Ste 120, Salem, OR 97301 or via Zoom

🎓 CE: 1 Hour

Description:

MVAR is excited to present "Insure and Assure: A REALTORS® Guide to Insurance Considerations," a must-attend class for real estate professionals. Led by TJ Sullivan of Hagan Hamilton Insurance Solutions, this comprehensive session will cover essential insurance topics that every REALTOR® should know.

Topics Covered:

Vacant Homes During a Sale: Learn the risks and insurance needs for properties that are unoccupied during the selling process.

Houses Occupied by a Seller After Close: Understand the coverage requirements and potential liabilities when sellers stay in their homes post-closing.

Occupied by a Buyer Before Close: Get insights on insurance considerations when buyers move in before the official closing date.

And More!

Gain valuable knowledge on a variety of other insurance scenarios that can impact your transactions

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2ND ANNUAL MVARCF GOLF TOURNEY

"FORE!" a Good Cause!

The Mid Valley Association of REALTORS® Community Foundation invites you to participate in our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at the scenic McNary Golf Club in Keizer, Oregon. Tee off with purpose as we come together for a day of golf, camaraderie, and community support!

📅 Date: Thursday, August 15th

🕘 Tee Time: 9:00 AM

📍 Location: McNary Golf Club, Keizer, Oregon

🎟️ How to Get Involved: 🎟️

🔗 Register to Play: Secure your spot by registering for the tournament. Limited slots are available, so act fast!

🤝 Sponsorship Opportunities: Showcase your commitment to community and gain visibility by becoming a sponsor. Various sponsorship levels are available to suit your business or individual preferences.

💝 Donate or Volunteer: Can't join us on the greens? You can still contribute by making a donation or volunteering your time.

Contact Information:

For registration, sponsorship, or general inquiries, please contact:

Janel Roden: 503-508-1550 or janel@traditionrep.com

⛳⛳ See you on the green! ⛳⛳

SPONSORSHIPS

🤝 Sponsorship Opportunities: Showcase your commitment to community and gain visibility by becoming a sponsor. Various sponsorship levels are available to suit your business or individual preferences.

Contact Information:

For registration, sponsorship, or general inquiries, please contact:

Janel Roden: 503-508-1550 or janel@traditionrep.com

⛳⛳ See you on the green! ⛳⛳

SPONSORSHIPS

🤝 Sponsorship Opportunities: Showcase your commitment to community and gain visibility by becoming a sponsor. Various sponsorship levels are available to suit your business or individual preferences.

Contact Information:

For registration, sponsorship, or general inquiries, please contact:

Janel Roden: 503-508-1550 or janel@traditionrep.com

⛳⛳ See you on the green! ⛳⛳

SOUP WARS 2024

The Fight of the Century

📅 Date: Thursday, Sept 19th, 2024

🕛 Time: 4:00pm-6:30pm

📍 Location: Salem Scottish Rite 4090 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302

Get ready for a Rumble in the Jungle, a Thrilla in Manilla, the Bedlam in Salem, at the tastiest battle of the year! Presenting "Soup Wars" - where flavors collide and only the best emerge victorious! Step into the ring and experience the ultimate showdown of soups, chowders, and chilis, all served up with a punch of excitement.

With a whopping 30 different kinds of soups, chowders, and chilis on offer, prepare your taste buds for a knockout sensation! Ten skilled chefs in each category are gearing up to duke it out for the coveted title of "Unified Soup Champion."

But the power is in your hands! As a participant, you'll have the thrilling opportunity to cast your vote for your favorite soup in each category, and ultimately crown the one true champion of "Soup Wars."

Join us at "Soup Wars" and let your taste buds be the judge as we determine the undisputed champion of soups, chowders, and chilis. Grab your tickets now and get ready to savor the flavor!

SOUP WARS 2024

Chef Registration

📅 Date: Thursday, Sept 19th, 2024

🕛 Time: 4:00pm-6:30pm

📍 Location: Salem Scottish Rite 4090 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302

Do you have the spice of Julio Cesar Chavez's chili, the finesse of Floyd Mayweather's mulligatawny, or the power of Cassius Clay's clam chowder? Then it's time to step into the ring as a contender in the ultimate culinary showdown: Soup Wars!

Think you can go toe-to-toe with the greats and come out on top? This is your chance to face off against the best of the best and see if you have what it takes to deliver the knockout blow and exclaim "I am the GREATEST!" as this year's Soup Wars Champion.

Categories:

  • Soup
  • Chowder
  • Chili

Competition Format:

  • 3 categories
  • 10 chefs per category
  • 1 winner per category
  • 1 Ultimate Soup Wars Champion

Register now and prepare for an event that will make the Thrilla in Manila look like a pillow fight. The Bedlam in Salem is coming, and it promises to be a culinary clash like no other!

Do you have what it takes to emerge victorious? Enter the ring and find out!

NEW REALTOR® ONBOARDING

📅 Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2024

🕛 Time: 9:00am-10:00am

📍 Location: MVAR Classroom:  670 Hawthorne Ave SE, Ste 120, Salem, OR 97301

Description:

Are you embarking on a new journey as a REALTOR®?

Have you completed your onboarding for new REALTORS®?

If not, seize this opportunity now!

As a new REALTOR®, there are five essential steps to kickstart your active status:

  1. Complete the Code of Ethics course.
  2. Watch the NAR History of Fair Housing Video
  3. Take the Fairhaven Simulation
  4. Participate in our New Member Onboarding course.
  5. Take the REALTOR® Pledge at a General Membership Meeting.

Join us and take a significant stride toward becoming an active REALTOR®. Follow us as we delve into the intricacies of being a new REALTOR® and explore the plethora of resources available to you within the REALTOR® community.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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