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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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House to House: Prepare for Vacation with Home Safety Checklist

Posted by Emily Morgan - June 30, 2015 - House To House
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House to House: Prepare for Vacation with Home Safety Checklist   Vacations require a certain amount of planning and preparation, but one element that is often overlooked is home safety.   “Just like you create a packing list, homeowners should have a home safety checklist that they follow before going on vacation,” Jonathan Moore, 2015 […]

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House to House: Brokers Disagree over Broker Fee Disclosure

Posted by Emily Morgan - June 30, 2015 - House To House
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Brokers Disagree over Broker Fee Disclosure By Gary Isom, Executive Director of the Arkansas Real Estate Commission   So, the day before closing, the seller’s broker discovered that his seller would be paying a fee to the buyer’s broker for professional services rendered. The buyer had agreed to pay this fee to his buyer broker […]

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Expectations Grow Greater For Broker Fee Disclosure

Posted by Emily Morgan - June 18, 2015 - News & Events
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Expectations Grow Greater For Broker Fee Disclosure From the Arkansas Real Estate Commission   A case heard by the Commission on Monday, June 8, 2015, will likely increase expectations for brokers representing buyers to disclose fees the buyer’s broker will receive through seller concessions. Following the hearing, the Commissioners were concerned that their decision not to sanction […]

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Congressman French Hill Meet/Greet, Chris Polychron Boardroom Dedication & More from June Meetings

Posted by Emily Morgan - June 18, 2015 - News & Events, News Releases
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The Arkansas Realtors® Association kicked off their June Meetings with a Meet and Greet with Congressman French Hill. About 75 Arkansas Realtors® gathered at the Arkansas Realtors® Association building on Sunday, June 14th 2015, to meet and listen to Congressman Hill speak on current issues in the real estate industry.   On Monday, June 15th, […]

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