Bandera County Board of Realtor Annual BBQ

It is that time a year again, The Bandera County Board of Realtors is holding its annual BBQ – Free BBQ Brisket!

Where: Bandera County River Park

When: Tuesday July 13, 5:30 to 9pm

What to bring: lawn chair and a dish

Why: To Network!!!!

BYOB! No Glass!!!!

Admission: Free

So please come and join us for a great evening!

IF you wish to let me know what you are bringing that is great, or just surprise us!!  Also if you wish to let me know if you are coming that would be good too. We plan on having aprox 75 people!!! Be one!

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Bandera Realtors ‘git ‘er done’ for Texas Association of Realtors

By Judith Pannebaker, Bandera County Courier –

If it’s one thing real estate agents and brokers understand it’s “location, location, location.” Bandera’s Medina River Ranch could not have been a more appropriate – or gorgeous – location for a seminar of Region 7 Realtors of the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR). Hosted by the Bandera County Board of Realtors, the two-day session took place on Thursday and Friday, June 17 and 18. During a working luncheon on Friday, Bill Jones, TAR chairman of the board and Travis Kessler, TAR president and CEO, spoke to realtors from Bandera, Canyon Lake, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Fredericksburg, Kerrville, Laredo, New Braunfels, Seguin and Uvalde. “We have attended more than 19 conferences similar to this across the state, meeting with the leadership of our membership,” Jones said. One of the mandates of TAR is to protect the private property rights so that landowners and homeowners do not become unduly burdened by ever-increasing taxes. “Texas is growing rapidly and the two greatest issues facing residents today are those of transportation and water,” he noted, adding, “Texas has plenty of water. It’s just in the wrong place.” TAR’s other function is to make the Texas Legislature aware of issues facing its members. Jones candidly asserted that the TAR is a lobbying group. “However, we only address one issue – private property rights.” “If it’s good for the Texas consumer, it’s good for Texas,” Kessler added. He also said that by meeting with grassroots realtors in meetings, TAR directors could identify concerns that may soon be facing them on a statewide level. “We listen to the issues that are particular to one area,” he said, “and that often helps us spot future problems.” TAR has members in all 254 Texas counties. “When we started 17 years ago, we had 43 members,” Kessler said. During a question and answer session, Kessler also warned realtors to beware of real estate scams emanating online. “Unscrupulous people are taking a realtor’s information and posting it on social networks and Craigslist,” he explained. “This is an insidious problem and there’s no one solution. They do it because, as of now, they can get away with it.”

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Region 7 TAR Leadership and Convention in Bandera!

The Bandera County Board of REALTORS and the Texas Association of REALTORS
cordially invite you to join us for a unique networking opportunity with the Leadership
group from TAR and the Region 7 group of Realtors which consist of Del Rio, Eagle
Pass, Fredricksburg, Kerrville, Laredo, New Braunfels, Canyon Lake, Seguin, Uvalde
and Bandera to be held on June 16th and 17th at the Medina River Ranch Resort &
Conference Center
June 16th we will be hosting a Networking Reception Dinner with socializing and drinks
beginning at 6:30 p.m. and dinner served at 7:30 p.m. The menu consists of:
Caesar Salad
Shrimp & Beef Tenderloins
Grilled Vegetables
Roasted Potatoes
with Cheese Cake for Dessert
Cost for Dinner is $35.00 and includes 2 drink tickets.
The luncheon on June 17th will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. and the menu
consist of:
Mixed Field Green Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing
Apple Glazed Pork Loin
Rice Pilaf
Fresh Green Beans
with a Fruit Crisp for Dessert
Our guest speakers will be Bill Jones, Chairman, and Travis Kessler, TAR
CEO/President. Our guest speakers will be presenting us with an informative update for
the Texas Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS
activities and plans for the exciting things coming to the industry.
Following the luncheon the MCE class will be held from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Judon Fambrough will be teaching course # 03-00-052-9226
“Doing Business Among the Derricks and Highline Wires”
This will be the latest on the activities in South Texas and through out the Hill Country
and West Texas
Cost for the luncheon and Class is $35.00.
Please RSVP by 6/14/10 one or both days to Linda Scruby by email at or call (830)796-9355

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May 4, 2010 General Membership meeting

June 16 & 17  will be our TAR Regional Meeting here in Bandera at the Medina River Ranch. Robynn Brown is the Chairman.

a free Blog training was done. Here is where you can get a free blot.

July 13 our General Membership annual BBQ will be at the Medina River Ranch.

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UNESCO and United Nations

Most places in the world those rights don’t exist anymore.  The United Nations already owns all the major rivers in the united states!!  Wohhh did you just read this right!!   They are called: UNDESA  and Unesco… AND YES you did.  Here is a link to them directly! and also

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Texas Ranch and Land meeting: April 28, 2010

Texas is the 5th largest economy in world!  So what we do matters.   Currently we have around $7 billion in the rainy day fund, but because of the federal unfunded mandate of the new health care bill, we will have a 20 billion in debt Texas in the 1st year!

The reason is that 25% uninsured 2-4 billion cost for Texas.

Texas Unemployment 8.2% vs  10-20% or higher in other states . Illinois desperate, Navada, Florida, California are the worst off.

It will cost $4-$5 billion if the Cap Trade come into effect!

Not since great depreciation has the gov run private business out of business and not allowed  private industry take up the slack.

Tennessee valley authority took over the electricity business away in last depression by undercutting the private industry!

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