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Attorney General Bill Schuette to Speak at Upcoming Legislative Day and Centennial Celebration

Attorney General Bill Schuette will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the upcoming Michigan Realtors® Legislative Day and Centennial Celebration on March 4th in Lansing.

Attorney General Schuette has strong roots in state and federal government, and has been a champion of the real estate industry throughout his extensive career. Michigan Realtors® is excited and honored to have AG Schuette address the membership at this special event.

The event also includes two Legislative Panel Discussions comprised of House and Senate legislative leadership and optional Capitol tours. And for only $35, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear from top elected officials on issues impacting our industry.

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2015 Profile of Home Staging

This new report gives the results of a survey of Realtors® on the effectiveness of home staging.

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Tech Touch: Top 5 Technology Trends for 2015

By Cade Madison, REAL Trends

Technology systems, trends, and strategies come and go. Some materialize, however most don’t. We analyzed the top technology trends from last year and what’s hot for 2015 including: predictive analytics, listing portals marketing, mobile apps and mobile web web sites, reputation management and video marketing.

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Webcast: Commercial Real Estate Outlook: Will Demand Continue to Lift Prices?

Register for this webcast featuring NAR Research & Deloitte, February 5 at 2pm EST.

With the current turbulence in the economy and world events, some US real estate markets are in flux. What recent developments could affect your planning? Hear results of an outlook report by Deloitte, NAR, Situs, and Real Estate Research Corp. on commercial real estate markets, and learn practical tips for navigating market uncertainty.

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Legal Lines – Question of the Month

With the help of McClelland & Anderson, we are taking the most recently asked questions from our legal hotline and putting them in E-news. We will be featuring a different question each issue.

QUESTION:
I am a licensed salesperson commonly known by the nickname “Stevie M” and I use that name in all of my advertising.  Is it a violation of licensing law to use a nickname in my advertising?    
  
ANSWER:
No. The Occupational Code does not prohibit salespersons from using nicknames in their advertising.  However, the broker’s name and telephone number or address must also appear in the advertising.

For more Legal Q&A, visit the new Legal Resources Web site

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Featured Member Benefit: Home and Auto-Owners Insurance

You work hard to help people find peace of mind and security when they are searching for a new home. You are well respected and loyal to your buyers when helping them make one of the most important purchases of their lives.

We understand and respect that kind of loyalty. What’s more, we think it’s time that you enjoy that peace of mind and comfort as well. That’s why Frankenmuth Insurance is offering special discounts to Michigan Realtors®. Savings include a generous discount on auto and home policies. They can also be combined with other discounts available through your independent insurance agent. To locate an independent insurance agent click on this link: http://www.fmins.com/ or call 800.682.6881 or visit the Hartland Insurance Group web site.

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In This Issue:

Events

Centennial Celebration 1915-2015
#REALTORS100 #centennialsaturdays
March 4th, 2015
Lansing Center, Lansing
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Michigan Realtors® at Grand Hotel
Mackinac Island
June 7 - 9, 2015

Registration opens Monday, February 9th, 2015.

Become a Centennial Sponsor

Convention & Expo
September 30 – October 1, 2015
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Sponsorship Opportunities

For more Upcoming Statewide Events,
visit the Statewide Calendar

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Real Estate Today: The Best Year Ever to Own

Real Estate Today opens doors for buyers and sellers with critical and credible information on the real estate market. It’s fast paced and fact packed with experts, interviews, call-ins, field reports, and timely market conditions.

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