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OFFICIAL NOTICE TO MEMBERS

Posted by Emily Morgan - August 7, 2015 - News & Events
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OFFICIAL NOTICE TO MEMBERS   Click for:  BYLAWS CHANGES FOR 2016 In accordance with ARA Bylaws ARTICLE XVIII, Amendments   The Bylaws may be amended at any meeting of the membership by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members present, provided, however, that notice of any proposed amendments shall have first been mailed (see […]

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House to House: Understanding Realtor® Lingo

Posted by Emily Morgan - August 3, 2015 - House To House
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House to House: Understanding Realtor® Lingo By: Emily Morgan, Director of Public Relations, Arkansas Realtors® Association   Have you ever noticed letters behind a Realtors® name on their business card or listing signs (i.e. John Smith, ABR, CRS, GRI)? If so, have you ever asked or looked into what those acronyms mean? For the majority, […]

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What Arkansas REALTORS® Association’s Copyrights Mean to Members

Posted by Emily Morgan - August 3, 2015 - News & Events
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What Arkansas REALTORS® Association’s Copyrights Mean to Members By Joel Carter, Quattlebaum, Grooms, & Tull, PLLC As you may know, Arkansas REALTORS® Association’s Real Estate Contracts (the “Forms”) are copyrighted by ARA. ARA sells copies of the Forms to members and non-members for use in connection with various real estate transactions. Due to several members’ confusion […]

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ARA Launches Two New Safety Initiatives

Posted by Emily Morgan - July 30, 2015 - News & Events, News Releases
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Beverly Carter Certified Safety Office program and Application In memory of our colleague Beverly Carter, the Arkansas REALTORS® Association Safety Task Force and the Carter Family challenge each office to keep safety in the forefront of Real Estate business at all times. We encourage every Real Estate Company and office to become a Beverly Carter […]

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House to House: Become a Weekend Warrior with Some DIY Home Projects

Posted by Emily Morgan - July 22, 2015 - House To House
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House to House: Become a Weekend Warrior with Some DIY Home Projects Even though many homeowners have a list of projects they’d love to undertake during the ideal summer weather, the work can be overwhelming. Oftentimes, people are spending their extra cash on a family vacation instead of pouring all that money into home improvements. […]

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House to House: Living it up by Downsizing

Posted by Emily Morgan - July 22, 2015 - House To House
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House to House: Living it up by Downsizing   People buy and sell homes for many reasons. Perhaps they need to relocate for a job, or maybe they simply want a change of scenery. However, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2015 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report, if you are 50 years […]

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Tips for Choosing A Realtor from NAR President Chris Polychron

Posted by Emily Morgan - July 15, 2015 - News & Events
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Tips for Choosing A Realtor from NAR President Chris Polychron Posted in NAR in the News, by Maggie Kasperski on July 10, 2015 While most people know a Realtor® is an excellent partner to have in buying or selling a home, it can be daunting to choose the right one. After all, everyone is an […]

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OFFICIAL NOTICE TO MEMBERS: NOMINATING COMMITTEE SELECTS SLATE OF NOMINEES FOR 2016 POSITIONS

Posted by Emily Morgan - July 8, 2015 - News & Events
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OFFICIAL NOTICE TO MEMBERS NOMINATING COMMITTEE SELECTS SLATE OF NOMINEES FOR 2016 POSITIONS IN ARKANSAS REALTORS® ASSOCIATION The ARA 2015 Nominating Committee met on June 14, 2015 and selected the following slate of nominees to fill positions in the Arkansas Realtors® Association starting January 1, 2016.  Write in candidates information will be due to ARA […]

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House to House: 5 Home Improvement Trends Worth Your Time

Posted by Emily Morgan - July 6, 2015 - House To House
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House to House: 5 Home Improvement Trends Worth Your Time   By Paul Kazlov Paul Kazlov is a “green” home remodeling enthusiast and an industry pioneer for innovation in home renovation. Paul writes for the Global Home Improvement blog and strives to educate people about “green” products such as metal roofing and solar. Follow him on Twitter @PaulKazlov   […]

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House to House: Protect Your Home from Increased Crime During Summer Months

Posted by Emily Morgan - June 30, 2015 - House To House
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House to House: Protect Your Home from Increased Crime During Summer Months   While the summer months are often characterized by warmer weather and the smell of sunscreen, they’re also the peak season for burglaries.   There’s an uptick in crime rates during the summer months, but many people don’t think it will happen to […]

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