GSMAR Newsletter #32
Summer is fading and Fall is only a little over a month away. The scramble is on to get the last vacation in, before school, before the holidays and before the leaves start to fall. For me though, Fall is probably my favorite time of year. It’s the colors and the smells that always bring back so many memories. That hot cup of apple cider, the first cool morning without humidity and of course the college football season. Yes, I love them Vols. I remember the times going to Neyland Stadium with my Dad and being one of the over one-hundred thousand screaming fans. It was one thing to watch them on TV and quite another to see them live. The rumble, the wave, the immenseness of it all was so overwhelming. Remembering those moments just sends me back to simpler times.
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Created to support REALTORS® through difficult times,
Right Tools, Right Now is now a permanent program! Each month, NAR will offer savings on select tools, products, and resources most beneficial for you and your business, and offer them for free or at a discounted price.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It is time to elect the 2022 GSMAR Officers and Directors.
This new section of the Newsletter is designed to teach those less aware of their computers some tips, tricks or new information they never knew. So this new section will be for those less tech savvy. For those that are tech savvy, if you’d like to submit an article of your own for this section, please email email@example.com
Once on that page, bookmark it in your browser so you can quickly get back to it without a bunch of hassle. How do you do that?
This example is from Google Chrome but most browsers have a star (end of arrow) at the end of the search bar. When you’re on a webpage and click the star, a box will pop up like the one above. It will usually name the website on its own but you can change the name if you want to. Then click the done button and the web page is bookmarked.
They appear under the search tab at the top of the page. Once you have too many for that space a small >> will appear at the end of the list. When you click those double arrows, a drop down menu of all your bookmarks will appear. Now you know how to bookmark a webpage.
With classes changing and uncertainty in class numbers, we want to spotlight an Affiliate who came for a class and had very few members to talk to. We feel as though all our Affiliates are partners with us in this crazy industry we call real estate. If we treat each other with dignity and respect, it will always come back to you. That’s why we want to say thank you to Jon Simerly from American Foundations and Repairs. He came with a good lunch for our orientation class, but unfortunately had very few people to talk with.
We appreciate you Jon.
We often get phone calls from our members asking why we have this or that rule or why this fine or why we don’t do things a certain way. Rules, policies, fines, events, education and outreach are all done by members like you. Volunteers from our pool of members feel as though they should give some of their time back and volunteer to be a part of something bigger than them.
RPAC News 2021 The RPAC Committee of The Great Smoky Mountains Association of REALTORS® has been very busy this year. March Legislative meetings were virtual. TN Senators & Representatives met with TN REALTORS® to discuss important issues facing members and our clients. In June they hosted their annual Major Investor event. It was held at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, TN and was a beautiful success. Many honorary guests were in attendance from NAR and Tennessee REALTORS®. Past MI’s once again pledged their support and several members joined for the first time. Complimentary tours of the Museum were given to all Major Investors.