wisconsin crs chapter: Two CRS President's Pins in Two States, Two Years Apart - 03/01/15 12:43 PM
Two CRS President's Pins in Two States, Two Years Apart
 
I'm quite proud of these two small gold lapel pins.  They represent the fact that I am currently in my second term as a CRS (Council of Residential Specialists) Chapter President.

In 2011, I was approached by members of the leadership team at the Wisconsin CRS Chapter and they asked me if I would consider serving as President of the Wisconsin CRS Chapter.  I agreed and two years later, in 2013, I served in that capacity in the State of Wisconsin.
 
During the same time as my service … (0 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin CRS Chapter Leaders are well-represented on ActiveRain - 04/06/13 02:51 AM
Wisconsin CRS Chapter Leaders are well-represented on ActiveRain
 
I just noticed this morning how many of our current and past Wisconsin CRS Chapter leaders show up on the first page of rankings on ActiveRain.
Take a look:

[Wisconsin real estate professionals and members of the Council of Residential Specialists on ActiveRain - 2013 WI CRS Chapter President Eric Kodner, 2013 WI CRS Chapter President-Elect Pat Tasker, 2013 WI CRS Chapter leadership team member Peggy Wester and WI CRS Chapter Past President Guy Lofts]
 
Page one of the ActiveRain roster for the State of Wisconsin lists four current and past Wisconsin CRS … (4 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Broker Eric Kodner Appointed to 2013 CRS Diversity Committee - 09/27/12 04:23 PM
 
 
REALTOR ERIC KODNER APPOINTED VICE CHAIR OF 2013
CRS DIVERSITY COMMITTEE BY CRS PRESIDENT-ELECT RON CANNING
 
 
Minneapolis – Saint Paul, MN (September 27, 2012) – Realtor® Eric Kodner has been appointed Vice Chair of the National CRS Diversity Committee by 2013 Council of Residential Specialists President-Elect Ron Canning.
 
Kodner is currently beginning his second year as Chair of the Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA) Cultural Diversity in Housing Committee.  He also serves on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Diversity Committee.  Kodner was appointed to the NAR Diversity Committee by former NAR President Dick Gaylord in January … (2 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin CRS Chapter Presents Silver Bullet Solutions with Instructor Mike Selvaggio, May 3rd in Appleton, WI - 03/29/12 09:16 AM
 
Wisconsin CRS Chapter Presents Silver Bullet Solutions with Instructor Mike Selvaggio, May 3rd in Appleton, WI
 
On May 3rd, the Wisconsin CRS Chapter will be co-sponsoring Mike Selvaggio's acclaimed "Silver Bullet Solutions" course in Appleton, Wisconsin, along with the Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA) and the Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin.
The course will be held at the offices of the Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin in Appleton, located at W6124 Aerotech Drive. 
The "Silver Bullet Solutions" course is approved for eight hours of CRS elective credit towards the CRS Designation.

To register for Mike Selvaggio's "Silver Bullet Solutions" course, visit the … (0 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin CRS Chapter Luncheon last Friday at WRA Winter Convention - 01/29/12 02:57 PM
 
Wisconsin CRS Chapter Luncheon last Friday at WRA Winter Convention
 
We had an amazing group of people at our Wisconsin CRS Chapter luncheon last week at Lake of the Torches Convention Center in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin!
There were nearly forty attendees at the Friday January 27th luncheon during the Wisconsin Realtors Association Winter Convention.  Our Wisconsin Chapter President, Cindy Ulsrud, was unable to attend, so I wound up taking her place at the luncheon.
For me, the most enjoyable part of the hour was the opportunity to present a half-hour "mini-course" on real estate photography.  This included some of … (0 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin CRS Chapter Transition Meeting - A New Leadership Team for the New Year - 12/18/11 03:29 PM
 
Wisconsin CRS Chapter Transition Meeting - A New Leadership Team for the New Year
 
Friday, December 16 was our annual Wisconsin CRS Chapter transition meeting at the Wisconsin Realtors Association building in Madison.  At transition meetings, a new leadership team arrives on the scene.  It is a time of hope and optimism, tempered with the realities of a challenging real estate market.
And so on Friday, 2011 President Jeannie Doyle handed the gavel over to 2012 President Cindy Ulsrud.  In 2012, I will be serving as President-Elect of the Wisconsin CRS Chapter and Pat Tasker will serve as our Treasurer.  … (0 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Real Estate Broker and Instructor Eric Kodner to Teach the NAR At Home With Diversity Course at Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors in October - 09/24/11 03:11 PM
 
Real Estate Broker and Instructor Eric Kodner (with Madeline Island Realty of La Pointe, Wisconsin) to Teach the NAR At Home With Diversity Course at Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors in October
 

Eric Kodner is broker and owner of Madeline Island Realty in La Pointe, Wisconsin.  He has twice taught the NAR "At Home With Diversity" course at the Wisconsin Realtors Association in Madison, most recently in November of 2010.  Kodner was recently named 2012 President-Elect of the Wisconsin CRS Chapter and he also serves on the Board of the Minnesota CRS Chapter.  He is 2012 Chair of the … (1 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin CRS Chapter 2012 Leadership Team Chosen at CRS Luncheon Today - 09/15/11 09:04 AM
 
Wisconsin CRS Chapter 2012 Leadership Team Chosen at CRS Luncheon Today
 
At today's CRS Luncheon for the Wisconsin CRS Chapter, the new 2012 Leadership Team was elected by member vote.
The 2012 Wisconsin CRS Chapter leaders will be Cindy Ulsrud (President), Eric Kodner, (President Elect), Pat Tasker (Treasurer) and Eunice Beekman (Secretary).  Ulsrud succeeds 2011 Wisconsin CRS Chapter President Jeannie Doyle. 
In 2010, the Wisconsin CRS Chapter received the "Chapter of the Year" award from the Council of Residential Specialists, under the leadership of past President Kathy Allison Zimmermann.
Eric Kodner is the broker and owner of Madeline Island Realty in … (0 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: NAR "At Home With Diversity" Course Presented in Madison, Wisconsin on November 30, Sponsored by Wisconsin CRS Chapter - 12/18/10 02:18 PM
 
NAR "AT HOME WITH DIVERSITY" COURSE PRESENTED IN MADISON, WISCONSIN ON NOVEMBER 30, SPONSORED BY WISCONSIN CRS CHAPTER
 


On Tuesday, November 30th, the Wisconsin CRS Chapter sponsored and presented the "At Home With Diversity" course at the Wisconsin Realtors Association in Madison.

The NAR (National Association of Realtors) course was taught by instructor Eric Kodner at WRA (that's me).  We had a great class, with fifteen attendees, and class participation was excellent!  Considering road conditions and the fact that we had no choice but to reschedule this class between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I thought attendance was pretty good.
This "At Home With Diversity" class … (1 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin CRS Chapter Earns "Chapter of the Year" Award - 11/11/10 08:26 PM
At the CRS Awards Dinner in New Orleans last Friday evening, the Wisconsin CRS Chapter received recognition for a year of hard work and numerous achievements.
Our Wisconsin CRS Chapter was awarded "Chapter of the Year" during the ceremonies at the Marriott Hotel in New Orleans.  President Kathy Allison Zimmermann accepted the award on behalf of Wisconsin CRS designees.

[Left to right: 2010 President Kathy Allison Zimmerman, Treasurer Cindy Ulsrud, Education Chair Eric Kodner, 2010 Regional Vice President Faye Brock, President-Elect Jeannie Doyle, 2011 Regional Vice President Rose La Pira]
This annual awards event is sponsored by the Council of Residential … (0 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: New Wisconsin CRS Chapter Officers Installed at CRS Luncheon During WRA Convention - 09/29/10 04:49 AM
At today's Wisconsin CRS Chapter Luncheon, which took place during the 2010 WRA Annual Convention, the Wisconsin CRS Chapter installed its new leadership team for 2010-11.

Retiring President Kathy Allison Zimmermann handed the gavel today to our new President Jeannie Doyle.  In addition to Doyle, the new Wisconsin CRS Leadership Team consists of the new President-Elect Cindy Ulsrud, new Treasurer Eric Kodner, and new Secretary Pat Tasker.  Former Wisconsin CRS Chapter President Pat Dollins was named "Wisconsin CRS of the Year" for 2010.
Doyle was officially installed as the new Wisconsin CRS Chapter President by Ron Restaino, President of Restaino & Associates Realtors in Madison, Wisconsin.
 

 
 
(5 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Live From the Wisconsin Realtors' Association Convention - Social Network Sign-up at the Wisconsin CRS Chapter Networking Reception - 09/27/10 11:31 PM
Yesterday evening, I was at the Wisconsin CRS Chapter Networking Reception at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Baraboo, Wisconsin, where the Wisconsin Realtors Association Annual Convention is underway.  We had a Chapter leadership meeting and after that ended, our Board asked me to set up at a table in the suite and to help visitors sign up for Twitter accounts.

Actually this is something we've done before.  I helped about a dozen of our CRS members sign up for various social networking accounts last year.  One of those members, Barb Yaeger, stopped by to visit me last night while I was … (4 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin CRS Chapter to host NAR "At Home With Diversity" Course in October - 09/15/10 04:56 PM
[UPDATE: This offering of the "At Home With Diversity" course has been re-scheduled for November 30, at the Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA) Office.]
 
*****
On October 21, our Wisconsin CRS Chapter will be sponsoring NAR's acclaimed "At Home With Diversity" course.  Wisconsin CRS Education Chair Eric Kodner will teach the course, which will be presented at the Comfort Inn & Suites Madison, located at 4822 East Washington, Madison, Wisconsin 53704. 

The "At Home With Diversity" course is a great way to jump start your real estate practice!  Adding diversity to your marketing is a proven path to expanding your client base.  This course … (3 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: My Article in the Wisconsin CRS Chapter Newsletter - 07/20/10 10:13 AM
I was delighted to see an article of mine published in the June Newsletter for our Wisconsin CRS Chapter.  The article was entitled "Referral Etiquette" and it outlines some ideas I put together for making real estate referrals a more successful part of your business.
The article may be found HERE or by clicking on the photo below
 
In the same issue of the Wisconsin CRS Chapter newsletter, there's an ad for the NAR "At Home With Diversity" course which I'll be teaching on October 21 in Madison, Wisconsin.  The course is being offered back-to-back with the 203k Specialist course on October 20th.  Both … (0 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: CRS 111 Short Sales & Foreclosures Class Coming to WRA in Madison, Wisconsin April 23, 2010 - 03/28/10 04:56 AM
As Education Chair for the Wisconsin Chapter of the Council of Residential Specialists, I'm proud to announce that CRS 111 is coming to Madison, Wisconsin on April 23rd!
This latest (and most popular) CRS course, "Short Sales & Foreclosures: Protecting Your Clients' Interest". will be offered at the Wisconsin Realtors Association in Madison on April 23.  The instructor will be Frank Serio.

The course offers "practical approaches to the pre-foreclosure and foreclosure processes that will result in the successful disposition of these properties. The course explains the intricacies of the short sale and foreclosure processes, as well as the roles of … (2 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin Realtor Eric Kodner Appointed to NAR Committee on Equal Opportunity - 02/03/10 06:50 PM
On January 12th, 2010 I received a delightful surprise in the form of a phone call, informing me that I had been appointed to the National Association of REALTORS Equal Opportunity - Cultural Diversity Committee.  Former NAR President Dick Gaylord congratulated me on the appointment by telephone and the next day I learned that the announcement had been picked up by the LuxuryRealEstate.com Blog. [photo courtesy of LuxuryRealEstate.comTM]

Two days later, on January 14th, I received a copy of The Residential Specialist magazine (published by the Council of Residential Specialists), containing an article by Regina Ludes that featured an interview I had given her … (3 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: Wisconsin CRS Leaders Meet at "Designation Week" Hosted by WRA, February 2-5, 2009 - 02/03/09 06:04 PM
 
Today I attended the Wisconsin CRS Chapter luncheon at the Radisson Hotel and Convention Center, in Green Bay.  The CRS luncheon was part of the event schedule for WRA's "Designation Week" which opened yesterday and continues through Friday, February 5.

2009 CRS Wisconsin Chapter members (left to right), Chapter President Pat Dollins, Eric Kodner, Jo Baldridge
 
Close to fifty Wisconsin CRS Chapter members attended today's networking luncheon, chaired by President Pat Dollins.  Following the event, I spent a pleasant couple of hours staffing the CRS booth at the Convention Center, along with Pat Dollins and Jo Baldridge.
And this evening, our CRS Chapter hosted a … (3 comments)

wisconsin crs chapter: 2009 Wisconsin CRS Chapter Leadership Team Hits the Ground Running! - 01/02/09 03:54 AM
Our 2009 Wisconsin CRS Chapter (with newly-elected President Pat Dollins picking up the gavel) is embarking on a new year of activities on behalf of Wisconsin CRS designees.

This year's Wisconsin CRS Chapter Officers include: Pat Dollins (President-Elect), Kathy Allison-Zimmermann, Jeannie Doyle, Jo Baldridge, Gayle Galston, Judy Gull (2008 President), Eric Kodner, Brenda Lothe, Belle Luhman, Sona Olson, Mike Raber, Della Rancourt, Dawn Sinclair, Pat Tasker, Cindy Ulsrud, Roberta Vellucci, Kris Villars, Anita Wilde and Mike Zurfluh.
Our first leadership meeting of the New Year will take place on January 6th, so you can see that Pat is wasting no … (0 comments)

 
Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -  (Madeline Island Realty) Rainmaker large

Eric Kodner

CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -

La Pointe, WI

More about me…

Madeline Island Realty

Address: 809 Main Street, Box 553, LaPointe, WI, 54850

Office: (715) 747-6500

Mobile: (612) 670-2539

Email Me



Listings

Links

Archives

RSS 2.0 Feed for this blog