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From the AREC: A New Era for Arkansas Real Estate Education

Posted by Emily Morgan - April 8, 2014 - News & Events, News Releases
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A New Era for Arkansas Real Estate Education By Gary Isom, Executive Director, Arkansas Real Estate Commission   With the support of the Arkansas REALTORS Association® (ARA), the 2013 Legislative Session brought changes that will improve real estate education for years to come. The Commission expresses its appreciation once again to the ARA and especially […]

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REALTORS® Got Talent Competition

Posted by Emily Morgan - April 3, 2014 - News & Events
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REALTORS® Got Talent Competition Calling all REALTORS®! It’s time to show off your vocal abilities with our REALTORS® Got Talent Competition that will take place at the 90th Annual Convention and Trade show! Submit a video of you singing toquestions@arkansasrealtors.com. Two performers from each District will be chosen to perform LIVE at the 90th Annual Convention’s […]

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Meet the March 31 Health Insurance Deadline

Posted by Emily Morgan - March 28, 2014 - News & Events
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From realtor.org Information on the Affordable Care Act as it pertains to REALTORS®. White House to extend health care deadline for some The Obama administration has extended enrollment under the Affordable Care Act past the March 31 deadline for people who have had difficulty signing up, the administration has announced. The deadline to start the […]

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Arkansas Home Sales for February

Posted by Emily Morgan - March 28, 2014 - News & Events, News Releases
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Arkansas Home Sales for February LITTLE ROCK (March 28, 2014) – Arkansas REALTORS® experienced a increase in the number of homes sold statewide in February as reflected in a report distributed by the Arkansas Realtors® Association this morning. The number of homes sold in Arkansas in February increased by over twelve percent over a year ago while the average price of those homes […]

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2014 Forms are here!

Posted by Emily Morgan - December 30, 2013 - News & Events
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 The 2014 forms have been uploaded to the website and they should now be available in your library. https://ara.formsimplicity.com/ Haven’t purchased the 2014 forms yet? Click here.  Attention Brokers: Need to upload your logo or assign broker privileges to another? Review our Form Simplicity Broker’s Features guide for instructions here. *Any new agents throughout the […]

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House to House: Holiday wishes from the Arkansas Realtors® Association

Posted by Emily Morgan - December 26, 2013 - House To House
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House to House: Holiday wishes from the Arkansas Realtors® Association By Emily Morgan, Arkansas Realtors® Association   Every year the hustle and bustle of shopping for presents, decorating your home and prepping it for family celebrations on top of all of your other errands has us scrambling to finish our many tasks. So how can […]

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Advice for New Real Estate Professionals: by Gary Isom, Executive Director, Arkansas Real Estate Commission

Posted by Emily Morgan - December 26, 2013 - News & Events
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Advice for New Real Estate Professionals Gary Isom, Executive Director, Arkansas Real Estate Commission A close acquaintance recently asked me what advice I would give to his daughter who had just decided to enter the real estate profession. After offering my thoughts, it occurred to me that others who have decided to make real estate […]

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House to House: Agency Reprensentation

Posted by Emily Morgan - December 3, 2013 - House To House, News & Events
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AGENCY REPRESENTATION By Andrea Alford, Deputy Executive Director, Arkansas Real Estate Commission   In the real estate business, the concept of agency representation, or who represents whom in a real estate transaction, is often misunderstood. In 1978, the FTC did a study that showed most consumers had no idea if the agent they worked with […]

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Military Relocation Professional Certification Course

Posted by Emily Morgan - November 21, 2013 - News & Events
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When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful. This certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs […]

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Arkansas Establishing REALTORS® Land Institute Chapter

Posted by Emily Morgan - November 18, 2013 - News & Events
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Arkansas Establishing REALTORS® Land Institute Chapter In an effort to better serve our members who work primarily with farms and land, we are establishing a REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) Chapter in Arkansas to meet and exceed their educational & contract needs and to provide them with an opportunity to grow and expand their career. The RLI is […]

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