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This website provides information about upcoming events, courses, and general Association-related news to current and future REALTORS® and Affiliate Members. Check our Community Page for how we are involved, and how YOU can get involved in the community!
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Continuing Education Opportunities!
The Greater Bangor Association of REALTORS has no continuing education classes scheduled during the next couple of months. If you need credits for renewal, or would like to expand your knowledge, there are may courses available in the area. Please be sure to click on the Education Tab to find out more!
2016 GBAR REALTOR® of the Year Announced!
Renee Hudgens, current President of the Greater Bangor Association of REALTORS® and Broker at Realty of Maine in Bangor, was named the 2016 REALTOR® of the Year at our May 3 Membership Meeting. Renee will be recognized at the Maine Association of REALTORS® Convention and Trade Show at Sunday River Resort in October, where she will be in contention for the 2016 MAR REALTOR® of the Year. Renee accepted the award from Angelia Levesque, Chair of this year’s ROTY Committee. Congratulations on this award, Renee…it is well deserved!
New Member Orientation – April 29, 2016
The Greater Bangor Association of REALTORS® inducted 13 new members at our May Membership Meeting. Congratulations to all!
The Greater Bangor Association of REALTORS® provides valuable services to its members and promotes high ethical standards while striving to enhance the quality of life in our community, the image of the REALTOR® professional, and the preservation of real property rights.
- REALTORS® to Congress: Flood Insurance Rates Post Threat to Business, Homeownership
David McKey, 2016 Insurance Committee vice chair, testifies before the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship committee about flood insurance. WASHINGTON (June 30, 2016) — Flood insurance cos …
- Pending Home Sales Skid in May
WASHINGTON (June 29, 2016) — After steadily increasing for three straight months, pending home sales let up in May and declined year-over-year for the first time in almost two years, according to the …
- New REALTOR Benefits® Partner Provides Members-Only Online Shopping Destination
WASHINGTON (June 28, 2016) – The National Association of Realtors® has partnered with Electronics Row to create a Members’ Gift Galleria, the first-of-its-kind custom shopping destination exclusively …
REALTOR® Magazine Headlines
- For Buyers Who Want to Upsize on the Cheap June 30, 2016
Your buyers want a big home but their budget isn’t enough to afford one. Try these strategies to find a larger home for less money. … …
- Sales Contracts Soften on Inventory Woes June 30, 2016
“REALTORS® are acknowledging with increasing frequency lately that buyers continue to be frustrated by the tense competition and lack of… …
- What Really Ticks Off Buyers and Sellers June 30, 2016
Make sure you know how to guide clients through these common frustrations that can pop up during a real estate transaction. …