November 2020

Board of Directors
Applications for COAR

COAR will accept applications for board of director positions until November 13th. Please click here for more information about open positions and how to apply. Contact casie@coar.com if you have any questions.
Election Results
Congratulations to COAR members Jack Zika and Vikki Breese Iverson on their re-elections to the Oregon House.

COARPAC had successful candidates for the Bend City Council race, Anthony Broadman, and the Redmond Mayor & City Council races, Mayor George Endicott, Shannon Wedding and Ed Fitch.

Two ballot measures that COAR supported passed-the Bend Transportation Bond and the Redmond School Bond.

2021 Dues
Your 2021 dues information was emailed to you a couple weeks ago. The REALTOR dues amount remains: $570--$100 is for COAR, $285 is for OAR, $185 is for NAR. Due: January 1, 2021. We are only permitting a 15 day grace period moving forward to pay dues late. Affiliate dues remain $100 for individual memberships and $200 for more than two members in an office. If you did not receive your emailed invoice, email chad@coar.com

REALTOR Insurance through OAR
OAR has paved the way for Oregon REALTORS® brokerages and their employees to finally obtain affordable group health coverage.  Please note this is a GROUP health plan, not individual coverage. As a result, there are eligibility criteria required by the state that we must follow in order to provide insurance to the Oregon REALTORS®. Click the links below for information on copays, deductibles and plan options.
Oregon REALTORS® Health Plan Toolkit
Oregon REALTORS® Dental/Vision Enrollment Booklet

Read the October Oregon Real Estate News-Journal Here

Click Here for Upcoming Classes and Events

Market Data

Our Third-Quarter Market Report from EconNW and our quarterly market statistics are now available on the market statistics page a coar.com
 
Click here to view.

In the News

Housing Shortage Tied to Single-Family Zoning - NAR
6 Steps to Running a Virtual Open House - NAR
Is ‘Starter Home’ an Outdated Term? - NAR
Library bond narrowly passing in initial results - The Bulletin
Redmond school bond appears to pass in initial results - The Bulletin
Endicott appears to win seventh term as Redmond mayor; Fitch, Wedding and Evelyn leading city council races - Redmond Spokesman
In the Battle of the Phils, Chang appears to have lead in Deschutes County Commission race - The Bulletin
Three leaders emerge in council race - Sisters Nugget
Fording wins re-election to Board of Commissioners - The Madras Pioneer
Crook County election results are in - Central Oregonian
Knopp gains lead in race for state Senate District 27 - The Bulletin
Kropf defeats Helt in race for Bend's House seat - The Bulletin
Bend appears to have elected its most diverse City Council in history - The Bulletin
Zika defending House District 53 seat - The Bulletin
$190 million Bend transportation bond appears to pass - The Bulletin
Deschutes County says no to future marijuana grows and processing facilities - The Bulletin

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