Greater Newburyport Association of Realtors hosts awards event

The board of directors and members of the Greater Newburyport Association of Realtors celebrated their annual awards event at Vasa Kitchen and Waterfront Bar Grille in Salisbury. Attending the event were both Realtor and affiliate members who serve the Greater Newburyport community real estate community. MLS Property Information Network was a key sponsor of the GNAR event.

Linda Taylor Knight, of William Raveis, was presented with the prestigious 2017 Realtor of the Year award from over 350 of her peers. Knight serves as alternate state director and secretary for the GNAR Board of Directors. As chair of the professional standards committee at GNAR, Knight ensures all members are trained and adhere to the code of ethics of the National Association of Realtors.

The GNAR Affiliate Award was presented Elisabeth “Liz” Ryan, of Guaranteed Rate. This award is presented to a non-Realtor member affiliate who exemplifies professional and ethical standards — the philosophy of GNAR. Prior to entering the lending industry, Ryan was a local Realtor and brings this experience to her current role in mortgage lending.

GNAR is a professional trade organization representing over 400 Realtors and affiliate members engaged in the real estate business on the Greater Newburyport area. GNAR promotes ethical standards of real estate practice, serves as an advocate for homeownership and homeowners, and represents the interests of property owners in the communities of Amesbury, Byfield, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury and West Newbury.

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