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FMLS Theatre

10:00 am

The Future of Matrix and GoMLS

Speaker:  Shonda Paul, Senior Product Manager - CoreLogic

Come hear about some exciting upcoming changes to Matrix and GoMLS.


11:00 am

Yellow Pants and Pirates

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER

Speaker:  Matthew Ferrara, Philosopher & President - The Learning Network
How do your inner beliefs and personal creativity drive innovation and differentiation for your sales career? Matthew explores how today’s top professionals stand out in a crowded marketplace and inspire their sphere of influence to help them create great growth. Inspirational, practical and insightful ideas for achieving new levels of real estate success!


12:15 pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Mark Toro, Founder & President - North American Properties

The Secret Sauce - Key Ingredients to Creating Community

As Founder and Managing Partner for North American Properties, Mark Toro is responsible for some of Metro Atlanta's most "evolutionary" communities. From the repositioning of Atlantic Station and redevelopment of Colony Square to the development of Avalon and Revel, his team of "ExperienceMakers" redefines how community is created to respond to today's consumer. Mark will share what goes into assuring that NAP's properties lead the industry in value creation, both economic and social.


1:15 pm

Dive Deep into the Housing Market with MarketStats by ShowingTime for First MLS!

Speaker:  Mary Hess, Consultant & Trainer - ShowingTime

Getting to know and understand your local real estate market has become much easier courtesy of First MLS. With the new interactive tool and market reports—InfoSparks and FastStats—you can quickly generate and analyze local trends and position yourself as the true housing market expert you are. As we demo these great statistical tools, we’ll talk about how to use the data for your business, with your clients to provide meaningful information on local market trends and as tools for marketing. Get to know your market better than ever before! We’ll also take a quick look at the new Accompanied Showings feature in ShowingTime for the MLS in addition to a recent update in the mobile app that helps improve your search results when you’re out with your clients.


2:15 pm

Pretty Talk or Money Talk

Speaker:  Amy Powers, CSP - Ask for Staging, LLC

Home Staging - Amy will provide a presentation regarding how using buyer's demographics and psychographics to determine how to best stage a house. She will share how props, accessories and furnishings are not about the house looking pretty but more about details needed to increase the buyer's perceived value.


3:15 pm

Designer Tips from the Pros - Budget Friendly Ideas that Will Make any Entryway POP!

Speakers: Eileen Claar, Social Media Spokesperson - The Home Depot • Danny Watson, Associate/TV Personality - The Home Depot

Eileen and Danny are long-time gardening professionals and will provide budget friendly ideas for adding curb appeal to your client’s home and making any entryway pop.


FMLS Mini Theatre

10:30 am

Dive Deep into the Housing Market with MarketStats by ShowingTime for First MLS!

Speaker:  Mary Hess - ShowingTime

Getting to know and understand your local real estate market has become much easier courtesy of First MLS. With the new interactive tool and market reports—InfoSparks and FastStats—you can quickly generate and analyze local trends and position yourself as the true housing market expert you are. As we demo these great statistical tools, we’ll talk about how to use the data for your business, with your clients to provide meaningful information on local market trends and as tools for marketing. Get to know your market better than ever before! We’ll also take a quick look at the new Accompanied Showings feature in ShowingTime for the MLS in addition to a recent update in the mobile app that helps improve your search results when you’re out with your clients.


11:30 am

A Day in the Life of a Homesnap Agent: Features, Tactics and Tricks to Get the Most out of Homesnap

Speaker:  Bill Kauffman, Lead Agent Trainer - HomeSnap

We are taking you on a trip through a day in the life of a Homesnap agent to illustrate what makes Homesnap so user-friendly, sleek and addictive. You'll learn about new Homesnap features, upcoming features, and success stories from the field - MLSs, brokers and agents that are succeeding using Homesnap. We will also cover the Broker Public Portal and what it means to be part of an industry-leading initiative.


12:30 pm

What’s New and Upcoming Features with rDocs

Speaker:  Prabakar Mahalingam, VP of Enterprise Business Development - Real Estate Digital

Discover the nuances of rDocs new and upcoming features, as well as how to maximize integration into your business.


1:30 pm

Solving Your Buyers' #1 Problem

Speaker: Sean Moss, SVP, Director of Operations & Customer Support - Down Payment Resource

Surveys and data consistently show the down payment is your buyers' biggest obstacle to homeownership. And it's reducing your pipeline of buyers. What will you do to prevent this challenge from slowing your business? Down Payment Resource is available to all FMLS members at no additional cost and it matches your clients to the down payment programs in your market. Learn how find and set up your personal Down Payment Connect landing page on your website, blog, email signature and social media.


2:30 pm

To Infinity…and Beyond!!: Realtors® and the Future of E-filing, E-closing, Wire Fraud and More

Speaker: Monica Gilroy, JD, Principal - The Gilroy Firm, LLC

Monica will discuss recent trends in wire fraud and the advent of electronic filing and closings.


Technology Theatre

9:45 am

A Research Nerd’s Guide to Today’s Atlanta Real Estate Universe

Speaker:  Frank Norton, CEO & Chairman - The Norton Agency

An economic forecast outlining growth and business trends for the Atlanta region.


11:00 am

Investor's Blueprint to Success

Speaker:  Peter Pasternack, CPA - Entrepreneur/Business Expert

For REALTORS®, Agents, Real Estate Investors, or anyone who is interested in learning about Real Estate Investing.


1:00 pm

Healthcare Solutions Team

Speaker:  Stefan Manea, Independant Insurance Agent - Healthcare Solutions Team

Real Estate in the southeast can also be challenging simply because health coverage needs are often unaffordable and non-relevant to what most realtor's and small owner's needs are. Like a realtor that takes their client on a tour of viewing for sale homes; Stefan would like to take you on a tour on what’s available through the Healthcare Solutions Team. In summary: why Healthcare Solutions provides the ultimate “one stop shop” for all your healthcare needs.


2:00 pm

Transform the Way You Do Real Estate

Speaker:  Katie Smithson, Director of MLS Services - W+R Studios

Consumers today don’t just want access to detailed real estate information - they expect it. Which means that if you’re looking to grow your business you need tools that not only make your life easier, but ones that also impress your clients and prospects. Join Katie Smithson and she’ll show you how you can leverage the Cloud Agent Suite to help you do more business with your clients and prospects.


3:00 pm

Why Did My Property Not Appraise? How to Avoid a Low Appraisal

Speaker:  Scott Murphy, Chairman - Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board

Discover what you need to do and know in order to achieve the highest appraisal possible.


All Times subject to change.

Showcase 2018 Calendar Reminder

Thursday
August 23, 2018
9:30 - 4:30

TICKETS:

$10 Early Bird
By Wednesday, August 22nd
$15 Day of Show

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Campbell & Brannon, Attorneys at Law

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McMichael & Gray, P.C.

Weissman Nowack Curry & Wilco, P.C. - Attorneys at Law

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