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2003, 2019

Call For Action

March 20th, 2019|0 Comments

CALL FOR ACTION!  PLEASE RESPOND... Recently, the Senate Judicial Proceeding (JPR) Committee held a positive hearing on SB 678, however, it has yet to move for a vote. We need you to email your Senate JPR member and urge them to please Move and Support SB 678 The Remote [...]

1303, 2019

March 12: Release Notes

March 13th, 2019|0 Comments

March 12: Release Notes Below is a list of the system enhancements and updates we released for March 12. Updated the Financial Functions compatibility with Mac OS and mobile browsers. Corrected listing fields and information that were incorrectly mapped into Bright from TREND and MRIS. Performed fixes to the [...]

1203, 2019

February 2019 Housing Market Update: Inventories remain near historically low levels, pushing prices for both D.C. Metro and Baltimore Metro areas to record February highs. Sales continue to slow.

March 12th, 2019|0 Comments

February 2019 Housing Market Update Inventories remain near historically low levels, pushing prices for both D.C. Metro and Baltimore Metro areas to record February highs. Sales continue to slow. The following analysis of the Washington, D.C. Metro and Baltimore Metro Area housing markets has been prepared by Elliot Eisenberg, [...]

403, 2019

GBBR Professional Development Enhancement Classes for Spring 2019

March 4th, 2019|0 Comments

GBBR Professional Development Enhancement Classes for Spring 2019 Learn about the various professional enhancement courses that GBBR will be offering this spring, including ABR and it's required elective, At Home with Diversity Certification and GRI. GBBR's 2019 Education Committee Vice Chair, Brenda Kasuva will explain what they are (here) and [...]

2502, 2019

NAR Launches “That’s Who We R” Campaign

February 25th, 2019|0 Comments

NAR Launches "That's Who We R" Campaign President John Smaby declared 2019 the year of owning our story, and that’s just what we’ll be doing as NAR launches an exciting new national ad campaign, “That’s Who We R®.” The campaign champions REALTORS® and what sets them apart from non-members [...]

2502, 2019

Congratulations to our Winter Party Auction Winners

February 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Congratulations to our Winter Party Auction Winners Check your tickets to see if you are one of our winners! (Click on the image below to enlarge it.) *All items have been claimed with the exception of the highlighted items in orange. Please notify GBBR by calling 410-337-7200 before March [...]

2202, 2019

GBBR Events

February 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Upcoming GBBR Events Click on the event name to register for each event. Winter Party February 22, 2019 7:00-11:00 pm Martin's East Bowling Night March 5, 2019 5:00-9:00 pm AMF Towson Lanes Bags and Baskets Bingo May 21, 2019 Doors open [...]

1502, 2019

Bright MLS Weekly Weekly Update, February 15, 2019

February 15th, 2019|0 Comments

WEEKLY UPDATE February 15, 2019 As we mentioned last week, we are committed to improving the MLS experience for you and making regular system updates. Here are some of this week’s system updates: Temporarily resetting Days on Market (DOM) when a new listing is entered and the previous listing [...]

1402, 2019

Bright MLS Update, February 14, 2019

February 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Bright Association Update: February 14, 2019 Dear Shareholders: As we head into the active Spring market, we have renewed our focus on the Bright MLS experience to make sure subscribers get the right data, statistics and tools when and where they need it. This week’s update touches on several [...]

902, 2019

NAR Code of Ethics: Pathways to Professionalism

February 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Code of Ethics Pathways to Professionalism While the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association establishes objective, enforceable ethical standards governing the professional conduct of REALTORS®, it does not address issues of courtesy or etiquette. Based on input from many sources, the Professional Conduct Working [...]

1301, 2019

Source of Rental Income Legislation Premature in Baltimore

January 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Source of Rental Income Legislation Premature in Baltimore Baltimore City Council’s proposed bill 18-308, “Housing Discrimination — Source of Income,” would force landlords to rent to Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher tenants, which involves compelling landlords to enter into a contract with the Housing Authority of Baltimore City and [...]

1101, 2019

Personal Safety Tips for Real Estate Professionals

January 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Personal Safety Tips for Real Estate Professionals This new video, published by NAR’s REALTOR® Safety Program, highlights safety protocols that all REALTORS® should implement into their daily routine and follow with every client, every day, every time. Watch the video and be sure to share it with your fellow [...]

401, 2019

What a Government Shutdown Means for REALTORS

January 4th, 2019|0 Comments

What a Government Shutdown Means for REALTORS As of midnight on December 21, 2018, the President and Congress were unable to agree on the provisions of a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government. As a result, a partial shutdown of some government operations has occurred. This partial [...]

401, 2019

Baltimore City Increases Recordation and Transfer Taxes to Help Fund Affordable Housing Trust Fund

January 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Baltimore City Recordation and Transfer Tax Increase The Tax Increase will Increase Baltimore's Affordable Housing Trust Fund On December 12th, Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh signed into law Council Bill 118-0221, enacting the imposition of an increase in Baltimore City's recordation (0.15%) and transfer (0.6%) taxes with respect to [...]