GREATER METRO MLS AREA MEETINGS AND TOURS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Designated Area representatives shall be responsible for the organization of meetings and tours.
Each MLS Area reserves the authority to decide the following matters:
· Selection of meeting site, time and program
· Time of tours or caravans
· Time and method of handing out tour sheets
· Deadline for submission of tour information
· Each area chair may assign an affiliate member to assist with policing MLS
attendees and possibly with other meeting responsibilities
· Area may utilize Broker sponsors to host meetings and schedule speakers
All meetings shall follow GMMLS policies:
1. Attendees at MLS area meetings must be current Participants or Subscribers of the MLS or Affiliate Members or Additional Affiliates of the Association or of a NTREIS participating association of REALTORS.
2. Only materials/flyers from Participants, Subscribers, Affiliates and other items as approved by the Association may be distributed at area tour meetings. Such distribution shall not cause the entry or exit to meeting facility to be blocked.
3. Topics for all speakers at MLS Area meetings shall be educational in nature or promote Association/MLS activities and shall not be used for the promotion, marketing or sale of products or services of commercial vendors.
4. If any elected officials and/or political candidates are invited to speak at/attend an MLS meeting in their official capacity, the following guidelines must be adhered to:
a. When any public official or political candidate is invited to speak at or attend an MLS meeting, the MetroTex Government Affairs Department shall be notified in advance.
b. During an election cycle and prior to MetroTex’s endorsement announcement, candidates invited to speak at/attend an MLS meeting, can be introduced from the podium and may “meet and greet” and hand out their campaign literature: however, they should not be given time to speak from the podium.
c. If an MLS area wants to have a candidate forum for a meeting program, all eligible candidates must be invited to participate or be offered the same opportunity to speak on another meeting day
d. Once MetroTex has announced endorsements, only those candidates who have received endorsement may be invited to speak at/attend an MLS meeting in their capacity as a candidate
Revised October 2010
Area: 12, 18
Jill Carpenter 214-828-4300
Angela Thornhill 214-769-7840
Virtual meetings are held on the first Wednesday at 8:30AM. Contact the East Dallas Area Representatives for more details.
Darryl Malloy 972-630-3233
Marilyn Jones (972) 743-0196
Virtual meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 8:30AM. Contact the Garland Area Representative for more details.
Meeting date: 04/08
Speaker: John Kohlschein, Carry the Load
What started as a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day has grown to include more than just our military heroes and more than just the one holiday. Carry The Load works to bring all Americans together to participate in honoring our nation’s heroes every day.
Affiliate Sponsor: Keta Woods, Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc.
If you would like us to feature your listing on our virtual tour, please call Marilyn Jones (972) 743-0196.
Kevin Robinson 972-282-8888
Kathleen Hunnicutt 903-455-6614
Area: 120 – 132
Barbara Martin-Powell 817-793-6259
Virtual meetings are held every third Wednesday at 9:00AM. Contact the Northeast Tarrant County Area Representatives for more details.
To put a home on virtual tour- mark as Broker Open for the day and time of the event, prior to 2pm the day before.
Virtual Tour has replaced the Caravan Tour for Areas 120 – 132
Deadline: Deadline for entry is every Tuesday at 2:00 pm
Notes: The virtual tour covers Hurst, Euless, Bedford, Haltom City, Richland Hills, N. Richland Hills, Keller, Southlake, Colleyville, Westlake, Grapevine, And Trophy Club And Area 130.
Meeting Date: April 21st, 9:00am
Guest Speaker: Cory Procter former NFL player turned Financial Advisor.
Cory will share the key items you need to know about financial planning and planning for retirement!
Pro Capital Wealth Management
Area: 14, 15
Rob Elmore 214-770-8885
Michael Mahon 214-914-5410
Virtual meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 9:00AM. Contact the Oak Cliff Area Representatives for more details.
Meeting date: 05/06 at 9am
Speaker: Harrison Edell of the Dallas Zoo
Join us on Thursday at 9:00 AM for a very special and fun meeting. Harrison Edell from the Dallas Zoo will be our guest speaker and Call Box is our meeting attendance sponsor. We will be giving away a Family Membership to the Dallas Zoo. Get ready to learn lots of fun things about the actual Dallas Zoo and be ready to share some of your “market zoo” tips on how to win that contract.
Breakfast Sponsor: Call Box Storage
Affiliate Sponsor: Republic Title
Meeting Date: 03/24
Start Time: 8:30 am
Speaker: Christian Johnson, Staying Sane in this Insane Seller’s Market
How do you navigate this market? Both buyers and sellers are frustrated with the process and they need you to help them navigate these rough waters. How do you present your best offer? How do you have the tough conversations with your clients? How do you choose the right offer as a seller?
Christian Johnson knows first hand the trials of this market and will shed wisdom as well as open the forum to discuss best practices and tips.
Broker Host: Paragon, Realtors
Affiliate Sponsor: Caliber Home Loans
Area: 11, 16, 25
Linda Callicutt 214-453-1850
Chad Redel 214-692-0000
Virtual meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month from 9:00 – 10:00AM. Contact the Park Cities / North Dallas Area Representatives for more details.
Meeting Date: 05/11
Speaker: Jeff Kitner, COO North Dallas Chamber and President, Friends of Northaven Trail. Jeff will be giving us an update on North Dallas, the Northaven Trail and the trail system….just in time for Summer!
Rockwall Area Representatives:
Delisa Lapinsky 972-772-7000
Kenneth Rowan 972-771-8163
Royce City Area Representatives:
Cathy Harris 972-771-9001
Virtual meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month. Contact the Area Representatives for more details.
Area Representative: Abe Fox 469-222-4052
Have A Listing You want to Share? Although we cannot promote Tours and Open Houses due to Covid-19, we are more than happy to share your Rowlett/Sachse Listing. Just provide an Active MLS Listing, and Address
Please visit www.facebook.com/rowlettmlsmeeting for house tour details and additional info about our speaker.
Want to put a house on tour? Please text Abe Fox 469-222-4052
Area: 5, 12, 13, 19 (2nd Tuesday – East of 635) – (4th Tuesday – West of 635)
Tracy Dotie Hill 214-536-7587
Sarah Coats 903-330-4962
Meeting Date: Mar 23, 2021
Guest: Anjelica Solano, North Texas Tollway Authority
Areas: 1 (Cedar Hill), 2 (DeSoto), 3 (Lancaster), 28 (Duncanville)
Virtual meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 8:30AM. Contact the Southwest Area Representatives for more details.