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-   F E B R U A R Y   2 0 1 6   -
Monday,
FEBRUARY 8
SentriLock Card and Training - Sold Out! 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday,
FEBRUARY 10
Legal Update
3 hours Required Legal Update (Category A)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Broker / Manager Meeting
Speaker: Leonardo McClarty - President/CEO, Howard County Chamber of Commerce
Enjoy a FREE Lunch, great speaker and timely industry updates.
RSVP today >
12 noon - 1:30 pm
Fair Housing
1.5 hours Required Fair Housing (Category C)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat - Monday,
FEB. 13 - 15
Energy Star Tax Free Weekend!!
There will be a tax-free, three-day weekend where the sales and use tax will not apply to the sale of any Energy Star Product. To see which products qualify, click here.
Monday,
FEBRUARY 15
Presidents' Day
HCAR Office Closed
Wednesday,
FEBRUARY 17
All About Columbia Association (CA):
An Information Session for Howard County REALTORS®

CA invites you to this free session at Haven on the Lake to learn more about CA's offerings and amenities, to help you share this information and answer questions with prospective Columbia homebuyers.
Details and registration >
9:00 am - 11:30 am
SentriLock Card and Training 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
HCAR REALTOR and Affiliate networking party HCAR YPN's Mardi Gras is back!

Ticket Sales Now Open >

Sponsorships >
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday,
FEBRUARY 18
Getting Started with MRIS
Details and registration >
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Getting Started with Matrix
Details and registration >
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Getting Started with Keystone
Details and registration >
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday,
FEBRUARY 22
1st Time Home Buyer and Down Payment Assistance TILA-RESPA
1.5 hours Professional Development (Category F)
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Intro to Septic
1.5 hours Professional Development (Category F)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday,
FEBRUARY 24
Staging 101 Workshop 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Matrix Tips & Tricks
Details and registration >
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Maximize Your Listing Exposure in Keystone
Details and registration >
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Run Your Business from the Road
Details and registration >
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday,
FEBRUARY 25
FREE Webinar Presented by MAR
The Rich and the Rest - the Distinctions of the Top 5%
Details & registration >
10:00 am - 11:00 am
SentriLock Card and Training 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday,
FEBRUARY 26
NAR Volunteering Works Grant and Mentoring
Program Application Deadline

2016 details and application >
6:00 pm
Monday,
FEBRUARY 29
MREC Agency Residential
3 hours Required Agency (Category H)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Contracts
3 hours Professional Development (Category F)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
-   M A R C H   2 0 1 6   -
Wednesday,
MARCH 2
SentriLock Card and Training 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Monday,
MARCH 7
Board of Directors Meeting*
Click here to contact your Board of Directors.
9:00 am - 11:00 am
SentriLock Card and Training 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday,
MARCH 9
MREC Supervision
3 hours Required Supervision (Category I)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
MREC Agency Residential
3 hours Required Agency (Category H)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday,
MARCH 10
Renovation Financing
3 hours Professional Development (Category F)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
FREE Webinar Presented by MAR
Social Media - 5 Must Haves on Your Website
Details & registration >
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Intro Well & Water
3 hours Professional Development (Category F)
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
SentriLock Card and Training 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri - Mon,
MARCH 11 - 14
NAR Asssociation Executives Institute
in San Antonio, Texas
 
Monday,
MARCH 14
Intro to Septic
1.5 hours Professional Development (Category F)
9:30 am - 11:00 am
SentriLock Card and Training 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday,
MARCH 21
Ethics
3 hours Required Ethics (Category D)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fair Housing
1.5 hours Required Fair Housing (Category C)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday,
MARCH 24
SentriLock Card and Training 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday,
MARCH 28
SentriLock Card and Training 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday,
MARCH 31
SentriLock Card and Training 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
REALTOR® Emeritus Application Deadline
Have you been an active NAR member for 40 or more years, and volunteered at the local, state or national level at least 1 year?
HCAR and NAR dues are waived for REALTOR® Emeritus members.
Apply online >
12 midnight
 
-   A P R I L   2 0 1 6   -
Friday,
APRIL 1
NAR Leadership Academy Applications are Due
Click here for details and the application.
 
Monday,
APRIL 4
Board of Directors Meeting*
Click here to contact your Board of Directors.
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday,
APRIL 5
Maryland Primary Election
- Voter Registration Deadline

Apply online > Click here to print an application >
 
Saturday,
APRIL 9
10th Annual
Come Home to Howard County Housing Fair

Be sure to stop by our HCAR Booth!
Details & Exhibitor / Sponsor Registration >
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thurs - Thurs,
April 14 - 21
Maryland Primary Election - Early Voting
Howard County early voting centers >
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday,
APRIL 19
MAR Leadership Academy Recognition Ceremony  
Thursday,
APRIL 21
FREE Webinar Presented by MAR
The Psychology of Lead Conversion
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday,
APRIL 26
Maryland Primary Election Day
Find your polling place here >
Polls Open
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
 
-   M A Y   2 0 1 6   -
Monday,
MAY 2
Board of Directors Meeting*
Click here to contact your Board of Directors.
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday,
MAY 5
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION and Ethics
FREE for HCAR Rookie REALTORS®!
3 hours Required Ethics (Category D)
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ethics
Register here if you are not a Rookie REALTOR®
3 hours Required Ethics (Category D)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat,
MAY 9 - 14
Save the date!
REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo
in Washington, DC
FREE to all REALTORS®!
Meetings May 9 - 14
Trade Expo May 11 - 12
Thursday,
MAY 19
FREE Webinar Presented by MAR
5 Best Video Strategies for Real Estate Agents
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday,
MAY 30
Memorial Day

HCAR Office Closed
 
-   J U N E   2 0 1 6   -
Monday,
JUNE 6
Board of Directors Meeting*
Click here to contact your Board of Directors.
9:00 am - 11:00 am
 
-   J U L Y   2 0 1 6   -
Monday,
JULY 4
Independence Day

HCAR Office Closed
 
-   A U G U S T   2 0 1 6   -
Monday,
AUGUST 1
Board of Directors Meeting*
Click here to contact your Board of Directors.
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday,
AUGUST 4
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION and Ethics
FREE for HCAR Rookie REALTORS®!
3 hours Required Ethics (Category D)
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ethics
Register here if you are not a Rookie REALTOR®
3 hours Required Ethics (Category D)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
-   S E P T E M B E R   2 0 1 6   -
Monday,
SEPTEMBER 5
Labor Day

HCAR Office Closed
 
-   O C T O B E R   2 0 1 6   -
Wednesday,
OCTOBER 19
Save the date!
Annual Meeting and Installation of
2016 / 2017 Officers and Directors

at Turf Valley Resort
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
 
-   N O V E M B E R   2 0 1 6   -
Thursday,
NOVEMBER 10
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION and Ethics
FREE for HCAR Rookie REALTORS®!
3 hours Required Ethics (Category D)
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ethics
Register here if you are not a Rookie REALTOR®
3 hours Required Ethics (Category D)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


* HCAR Board of Directors meetings are open to all HCAR members. And please do use the Board of Directors contact form to let us know of any suggestions, comments or questions. We appreciate your membership and involvement!

HCAR has entered into a reciprocal agreement with our neighboring associations to enable our members to take their classes at the member rate. Investigate other educational offerings from our neighboring associations at the following websites:

Greater Baltimore
www.realtorsbaltimore.com

Greater Capital Area
www.gcaar.com

Frederick County
www.fcar.org

Prince George's County
www.pgcar.com


Inclement Weather Policy:

If Howard County Public Schools are delayed two (2) hours, then all morning classes, events, SentriLock classes, and committee meetings will begin at 10:00 am. Any classes or events scheduled to begin after 10:00 am will run on time. All afternoon activities will run on time.

If Howard County Public Schools are closed, then all activities are canceled and will be rescheduled* to the best of our ability.

The association's normal business hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 am 4:30 pm. Notice of adjusted office hours or closure due to inclement weather will be posted to the HCAR website (www.hcar.org), Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/HCARVOICE), and Twitter (@HCARRealtors).

Click here for information sources of Howard County Public School delays and closings.

* HCAR staff will notify all committee members and class registrants via email as soon as the rescheduled date(s) has been finalized.


 
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