News & Events

HOME BUYER DEMAND REMAINED STRONG THROUGHOUT THIRD QUARTER

The housing market in the local region mirrored the national trend in the third quarter of the year, according to the Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS®.  There were fewer houses for sale relative to recent years while favorable mortgage rates and greater numbers of buyers fueled strong demand.   Read the full press release here. 3Q 2017...

NAR Call For Action : Reform our tax code AND protect homeowners

You have no doubt heard about tax reform plans from Washington, DC. Now Congress is threatening tax incentives for homeowners, like the mortgage interest deduction and the state and local property tax deduction. These incentives are critical for a strong housing market that creates jobs and builds stable communities. Take action to tell Congress to reform...

The Importance of Education

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By Linda Wilson, 2017 GRAR President Education is the process of receiving or giving systematic instructions. No one knows this better than New York State. That’s why 22.5 hours of Continuing Education (CE) is required for REALTORS® every 2 years for the duration of our careers. Some of your fellow GRAR members have been grandfathered....

UNYREIS Sales Master Awards Recognition Reception

Friday, November 17, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Rochester, 1111 Jefferson Road SPOUSES AND TEAM MEMBERS INVITED!!! Tickets are $35 and available for purchase by going to this event on your Member Portal.  Includes hearty hors d’oeuvres, stations, dessert and one drink.  LIMITED RESERVED SEATING! Contact Diane Russi at 585- 341-2122 with any questions.

2017 GRAR Awards Luncheon

Tuesday, October 24, 2017,  11:30 AM – 1:30 PM DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester, 1111 Jefferson Road Tickets are $25 and available for purchase by going to the event on your Member Portal. Awards include GRAR REALTOR® of the Year, Honor Society Award, Fran Henty Golden Rule Award, and the YRN Rookie of the Year....

Health Care Info Sessions & Open Enrollment

We contract with Lavoro Group to provide our members the opportunity to subscribe to various health plans, if needed, including Guardian Dental, Guardian Vision, Excellus BCBS Medical Plans, and MVP Healthcare Plans. The following information sessions are free, however, registration is required as seating is limited. Please contact Dawn Johnson at djohnson@grar.net or 585-341-2156 to attend. 2017...