Document2014 Board Member Realtor Application

Southwest Iowa Association of Realtors

SWIAR is Southwest Iowa's Association of Realtors. As a dedicated group of professionals, we strive to improve the communication between the real estate community and the community at large.

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Experienced Professionals

The REALTOR designation is your assurance of REALTOR professionalism, integrity and competence. This designation is only used by a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.







Annual Membership Meeting ~ Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Look Here!Official Notification ~

Location: Council Bluffs Country Club, 4500 Piute Street

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

The annual membership meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Please plan to attend and exercise your right to vote on the proposed bylaws change and the Slate of officers for 2015. The board of directors passed a recommendation to change ARTICLE XI Officers and Directors.

Article XI Officers and Directors - Board Recommendation

Section 1. Officers - The elected officers of the Association shall be a President, a Vice President/Treasurer. They shall be elected for terms of one year.

(b) The Vice-President/Treasurer shall assume all duties of the President during the absence or disability of the President or upon the vacation of the office of President by action of the Board of Directors and upon ascension to Presidency indicated above he/she shall immediately nominate a Vice President/Treasurer who shall be approved by the Board of Directors.

(c) It shall be the particular duty of the Executive Officer to keep the minutes of the Board meetings and to chair the Strategic Planning Committee of the local Association.

(d) The duties of the Vice President/Treasurer shall be to counter sign all checks & warrants against the corporation and shall serve as Chairman of the Finance Committee. He/She shall serve in the absence of the Executive Officer other than the duties in a secretarial or administrative nature.

Look Here!2015 Slate of Officers

President: Marge Leaders

Vice President/Treasurer: Theresa Ruby

Past President: Dianna Dieatrick

Directors: John Dresher, Mike Morse, Mindy Doebelin-Perdue ~ Terms expiring January 1, 2018.

Jeannette Beresford and Susan Noland-Hunter ~ Terms expiring January 1, 2017.

John Edwards, Kathy Rogness and Lynn Christiansen terms expiring January 1, 2016.







CRS 206 Technologies to Advance Your Business




October 28 - 29, 2014 ~ 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Join Southwest Iowa Association of REALTORS and Nebraska REALTORS October 28-29, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2702 Mid America Drive, Council Bluffs, IA for CRS 206 Technologies to Advance your Business! This course will help you get a handle on technology and tools that work for you and your business. Register Online at www.NebraskaRealEstateEducation.com 16 ceu's ~ $205.00







NAR Fact Sheet

What ~

The National Association of REALTORS, "The Voice for Real Estate," is America's largest trade association, representing 1 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

Who ~

Our membership is composed of residential and commercial REALTORS, who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors and others engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of some 1,400 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS. They are pledged to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Why ~

Working for America's property owners, the National Association provides a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.

The Term REALTOR ~

The term REALTOR is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

2014 NAR Officers ~

Steve Brown, President Chris Polychron, President-Elect Tom Salomone, First Vice President Mike McGrew, Treasurer Gary Thomas, Immediate Past President JoAnne Poole, Vice President Beth L. Peerce, Vice President Dale Stinton, Chief Executive Officer For more information, contact the Public Affairs Office at 202/383-7515.

Realtors in the News

REALTORS and Affiliates attend the Legislative Bus-In
REALTORS and Affiliates attend the Legislative Bus-In

Local REALTORS and affiliates joined their peers from around the state of Iowa on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. They had the opportunity to speak with lawmakers about the important issues to keep the real estate industry a vibrant piece of Iowa's economy.

Check out this section to see what Realtors are doing for the benefit of your community. Click on the "News" link







April Is National Open House Month.

ROCK Your Opens!
ROCK Your Opens!

Spring has sprung, and Open House Season is in full bloom. To help you get ready, REALTOR.com has a full set of solutions designed to pollinate your opens with visitors, and help convert your walk-ins into clients. Check out the link listed below.




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