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November 16, 2020
Congratulations to MAR Board of Director’s member, Patty Zuzek, who was appointed as NAR’s 2023 Region 8 Vice President! She will be representing Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska.

Regional Vice Presidents are appointed to oversee the work of the National Association and act as the representative of the President. In addition to serving as the spokesperson for the Association in their region, the RVP identifies problems or opportunities within the region and assists wherever possible.

TOPA Talk Webinar

A proposal to offer renters the first right of refusal when their landlord wants to sell the property is back on the front burner at Minneapolis City Hall. See Minneapolis OTP Policy Options Stakeholder Presentation 11.5.2020 to review the options being presented. Join our Director of Government Affairs, Eric Myers, on Friday at 9 AM to get all the details and learn how to get involved. 

Register today.

NAR BOD approves changes to COE 

On Friday, NAR’s Board of Directors approved changes that apply NAR’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice to all REALTOR® activities, not just those related to real estate and prohibit hate and harassing speech against protected classes. Changes took effect immediately, with training and materials becoming available in the coming weeks. Read more.

REMINDER: Annual dues are due December 1

Annual dues are available to be paid. Login to your member portal to pay today.

MAR Foundation Trustee Spotlight

LeRoy Bendickson 

As a member of MAR for over 28 years, LeRoy Bendickson has held several leadership roles and co-founded the Awards and Community Engagement Committee, which recognizes REALTORS® who are making a difference at MAR and in the community. 

Read more about LeRoy and his work as a MAR Foundation Trustee.

Welcoming 171 new members

We welcomed 171 new members to the association in October. Click here for a full list.
Take a look at the latest Twin Cities Weekly Housing Market Charts. Please note that this latest installment only includes showings activity and not detailed market activity, due to the ongoing Showingtime technical issue.
Join MAR's Director of Research and Economics, David Arbit, for a free monthly presentation and discussion on the Twin Cities real estate market Thursday, November 19 from 2-3 PM. Register here

"David keeps things moving along, actually makes relevant points to our work as Realtors and his attempts at humor are entertaining."
- Webinar Attendee 

November 17 | TISH Talk - Tuesday Mornings @ MAR | Free Webinar

November 17 | Social Media Management | 3.75 CE Hours

November 18 | CMAs & Customizing MLS | 3.0 CE Hours

November 19 | Forms 2020/2021 | 3.75 CE Hours

Market Reports

Due to technical issues with ShowingTime's systems, certain market reports are still experiencing delays. The Weekly Market Activity Report for week ending October 31 is available here. A more current report will be posted on our website and social media channels when available.