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2018 GRAR REALTOR® of the Year and Fran Henty Award

Nominations for 2018 REALTOR® of the Year and Fran Henty “Golden Rule” candidates are now being accepted. They should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than August 1, 2018. Send your completed nominations to Diane Russi. Nominations without the appropriate forms will not be accepted.

• For REALTOR® of the Year, click here to download the form.
• For the Fran Henty Award, click here to download the form.
• For more information about each award and a list of past recipients, please click here.

REALTOR® Night at Homearama

Thursday, August 16, 2018
5:00 p.m.— 7:00 p.m.
$10 Admission fee includes Hors D’Oeurves, One Free Drink (Beer, Wine or Soda), and a Tour of the Homes.

This year’s site is at Watersong Trail in the town of Penfield– located off Five Mile Line Road north of Plank Road

Reservations can be made via your Member Portal by August 8th, or send this registration form to Diane Russi.


REALTOR® Night at the Red Wings

Tuesday, July 31

vs Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees
Frontier Field
$7.00 per person includes: Dinner and cash bar at the “Nest” Picnic Area

Register now on the GRAR Member Portal or complete this form and return to Diane Russi

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Doubletree Hotel Rochester
1111 Jefferson Road
Rochester, NY 14623

Advance Tickets are $35 (available now through September 30)

6th Annual REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Luncheon
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 E Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604

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NYS home sales post second-highest May total

Homebuyer activity remained strong in May, driving the New York State housing market to the second-highest sales total for the month with 10,348 closings, according to the housing market report  by the New York State Association of REALTORS. May 2018 closed sales were 8.6 percent lower than the record of 11,322 set in May 2017. Click here to read more.

View the complete report on the NYSAR housing statistics page here



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