News of February 2021

 PCBR Monthly News                                                                                             February 2021

Join fellow members on Thursday, March 4th at NOON at the Putnam Inn

Sponsored by:  Indiana 811 Damage Prevention,

with guest speaker Mason Hubner.

Learn more about the IN 811 Service and why REALTORS and their clients can’t afford NOT to use it!

Join us in the front room, with lunch compliments of our sponsor.



If you can spare a little time now and then, here is a great opportunity to serve in our community.  Extra hands are needed to help distribute food through Gleaners:


February 18, 4-6**

Gleaners drive-through food giveaways will be held at the Putnam County Fairgrounds the second* and third** Thursday of each month.

Participants must be Putnam County residents

*The Senior event is for age 55+ and will be on the second Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m.

**The all-ages event will be on the third Thursday from 4-6 p.m.

If it is 30 degrees or below, the drive-through may be canceled.

Membership Updates

The following members have placed their licenses in referral or with the State:

  •         Donna Gray-Graves, Lakehouse Realty
  •         Denny Bridges, Carpenter
  •         Carolyn Sabean, Carpenter
  •         David Duncan, Century 21 Wheeler


NAR will begin verifying member email addresses: (This was delayed in January)

Soon, NAR will be sending a verification email to the current 1.4 million active Realtor/Realtor Associates in the REALTOR database.

Sender will be: National Association of REALTORS® [email protected]

12 New Tools for the Tech-Savvy Agent

The latest innovations revealed at CES 2021 seek to transform home and work.  Find out more here.

The Marketplace MLS Mandate

The brokerage cooperative that has served real estate for more than 100 years has never faced more pressure. The path forward is affirmative transparency. More here.

Stop Building Your Own Real Estate Brand

Many pros suggest that branding is a magic pill that will separate you from the competition. Not only is this advice a waste of time and money, it also represents a common misconception.  More here.

How ‘Letting Go’ Can Improve Your Listing’s Staging

You may not be able to bring a property’s best features to the forefront if your clients aren’t willing to move on emotionally.  More here.


































Minutes of January 2021

Putnam County Board of REALTORS

Minutes of the January 7, 2021 Board meeting

The meeting was held via ZOOM

In Attendance

My Gilley, Lezley Wass, Traci Dobson, Sue McCune, Gina Carter, Chris Skillern, Rolynn Ramirez, Elizabeth Kienzynski, Sandy Thurman, Jana Sillery, Deena Kochvar, Diane Ummel.

Treasurer’s report was presented by Sue McCune, and was approved subject to audit.

Old business

  • Decembers executive meeting update
  1. Operating procedures
  2. conflict of interest
  3. board member job description
  4. standards in conduct in business practices
  5. anti-trust policy
  6. purchase of zoom $119.92
  7. Food drive winner prime real estate they donated their winnings back to the food pantry

New business

  • Committees – Proposed strategic plan amendments for the committees and chairpersons appointed

Next Meeting

February 4, 2021 at Noon, via Zoom

Meeting adjourned at 1:05

Respectfully Submitted, Traci McKinney, Secretary


Minutes Jan 2021 pdf

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