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<br /> ©2013<br /> Minnesota Association of REALTORS®<br /> Edina, MN 55436<br /> February, 2013<br /> Volume 13, Number 5<br /> ® RESOURCE<br /> In This Issue...<br /> Minnesota’s Economy At-A-Glance ... 4<br /> Forms Q & A ............................... 6<br /> Code of Ethics Q & A .................... 8<br /> DOC Required Module ................. 10<br /> Professionalism Q & A ................. 12<br /> Legal Hotline Q & A ..................... 14<br /> Governor Recommends Sales Tax<br /> on Services ................................ 16<br /> Annual Statewide<br /> Housing Report ........................... 18<br /> Final Rule on Appraisals for<br /> Higher Priced Mortgage Loans .... 20<br /> MN-RPAC Update ......................... 22<br /> February Calendar ...................... 23<br /> MNAR Committee Reports ............ 26<br /> Did you know you can view past issues of<br /> MNAR’s Newsletter online, as well as view<br /> previous weekly e<a title="February2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=1"> ©2013 Minnesota Association of REALTORS® Edina, M</a> <a title="February2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=2"> In This Issue... Minnesota’s Economy At-A-Glance </a> <a title="February2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=3"> Letter from the President It’s hard to believe </a> <a title="February2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=4"> Minnesota’s Economy At-A-Glance Christine</a> <a title="February2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=5"> “BATC education beats others by a mile. The varie</a> <a title="February2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=6"> Forms Q & A Erica Forman Director, Com</a> <a title="February2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=7"> An Online File Management and Compliance Sy</a> <a title="February2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=8"> Gregg Hartos Senior Director, Professional Standa</a> <a title="February2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=9"> continued from previous page After receiving the </a> <a title="February2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=10"> DOC Continuing Education Requi</a> <a title="February2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=11"> continued from previous page • Monday, February </a> <a title="February2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=12"> Professionalism Q & A Linda Modlinski </a> <a title="February2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=13"> continued from previous page • Agency disclosu</a> <a title="February2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=14"> Brad Boyd MNAR Legal Counsel, Thomsen, Nybeck, P.</a> <a title="February2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=15"> 2014 MNAR Officer Candidates Sought for positions</a> <a title="February2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=16"> Paul Eger Vice President, Governmental Affairs pe</a> <a title="February2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=17"> Member Benefits MN Associati</a> <a title="February2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=18"> 2012 Was a Turnaround Year for MN Housing </a> <a title="February2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=19"> continued from previous page </a> <a title="February2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=20"> Final Rule on Appraisals for Higher Priced </a> <a title="February2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=21"> February, 2013 </a> <a title="February2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=22"> MN-RPAC Update Q What am I hearing about a sales</a> <a title="February2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=23"> February Calendar Entire Month of February RLI Hy</a> <a title="February2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=24"> continued from previous page Tuesday, February 12</a> <a title="February2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=25"> continued from previous page Thursday, February 2</a> <a title="February2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=26"> MNAR COMMITTEE REPORTS 2012 Professional Standar</a> <a title="February2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=27"> continued from previous page As of January 25th, </a> <a title="February2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c1fe8ceb?page=28"> Experience the “Real Deal” with the best in t</a>