Association Highlights

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In this section of our website, “Association Highlights” you will discover the spirit of Board of REALTORS®, our service to the membership, community and beyond. We have provided a comprehensive resource that contains not only our formal missions, governing documents and history, but also the fun and informative part of the Board. You can read about the volunteers that are currently serving the association and find our how you can take part – whether you are considering joining as a REALTOR® member of our Board, or if you are already a member and thinking of getting involved.

We hope you enjoy your exploration

Realtor Relief Foundation

Emergency Housing After the Hurricanes

$6,746 Total To Date!  Awesome.  The Board of Directors considered a request for help from the Realtor Relief Fund, a foundation that was formed after 9-11 to provide housing relief to families affected by disaster. Now more than ever, temporary and emergency housing (and mortgage assistance when unable to work) is critical to so many

Anne Meczywor Elected MAR President-Elect in 2018

Congratulations to Anne Meczywor of Roberts & Associates Realty in Lenox on her election to the position of Massachusetts Association of REALTORS President-Elect in 2018.  She will serve in 2018 with President, Rita Coffey; Past-President, Paul Yorkis, and newly elected Treasurer, Kurt Thompson. Meczywor has served on the MAR Board of Directors for the last

Barb Hassan Elected MAR Regional Vice President

We would like to offer our congratulations to Barb Hassan of Barb Hassan Real Estate In Pittsfield.  At the regional meeting last week, Barb was elected to serve as the 2018-2019 Western Region Vice President for the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR).   The MAR Regional Vice President works to support the state association’s programs, seminars,

Bring Help Home to Texas

If you’re looking for a way to help those who have been flooded by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, consider donating to the REALTORS® Relief Foundation – they distribute 100% of the funds collected to provide housing assistance. Having a safe place to lay your head during the disaster and aftermath / cleanup makes a huge

Barbara Osborne 1 of only 10 in MA Chosen

We are happy to share the good news that Barbara Osborne, of Bishop West Real Estate has been admitted into the 2017-2018 Massachusetts Leadership Academy.  Barbara is Past President and Past Berkshire ROTY, and in addition to local committee service, also holds a seat on the MAR Finance , the MAR Board of Directors and

No Signage Allowed in Becket Estates

Thank you, Ann Spadafora, for sharing with the Board Office an email received from the Becket Estates Board of Directors.  The Board has advised that according to Bylaws and newly written rules and regulations of the Association, no signage is permitted. If you have a listing in Becket Estates that currently has a for sale

Please Help Transform Tyler Street

The Tyler Street Transformation project (more info) is fast approaching and we need your help!  We are coordinating efforts to have Realtor volunteers beautifying and cleaning up the area, and then creating our own real estate hub pop-up for the day of the event on August 26th.  Join other volunteers in 2 hour shifts, or

Bob Goldberg Takes Reins as NAR’s 12th CEO

This week, the National Association of REALTORS® officially has a new chief executive. Bob Goldberg took the helm, launching “a fresh chapter in our association’s 109-year history,” said NAR President William E. Brown in a video message. “A revolution is brewing on almost every level of organized real estate, driven by legislative, MLS, technology, and market
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