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House to House: Arkansas Realtors® Raise over $88,000 for Special Olympics Arkansas

Posted by Emily Morgan - December 16, 2014 - House To House
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House to House: Arkansas Realtors® Raise over $88,000 for Special Olympics Arkansas   Arkansas Realtors® have a long-standing tradition of community involvement, making a difference in the neighborhoods in which they serve.   Realtors® volunteer their time and effort with numerous charities and worthy causes on a local, state and national level. The Arkansas Realtors® Association encourages Realtors® to […]

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Message from the AREC: Retention Rates for New Licensees

Posted by Emily Morgan - December 15, 2014 - News & Events
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Retention Rates for New Licensees A broker once said to me that real estate was one of the last professions whereby a person of limited means with no specialized training or college degree could establish a highly successful career through intelligence and hard work. There is truth to that; however, there has to be a […]

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House to House: Real Estate Consumers May Encounter New Safety Practices

Posted by Emily Morgan - November 19, 2014 - House To House
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House to House: Real Estate Consumers May Encounter New Safety Practices By Gary Isom, Executive Director of the Arkansas Real Estate Commission   In response to the recent tragedy regarding real estate agent Beverly Carter, much attention is being given to measures that can be taken to better prepare real estate agents to recognize, avoid […]

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2015 NAR Officers Installed

Posted by Emily Morgan - November 12, 2014 - News & Events, News Releases
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2015 NAR Officers Installed Original Press Release from realtor.org:  http://www.realtor.org/news-releases/2014/11/2015-nar-officers-installed Media Contact: Yolanda Byrd / 202-383-7515 / Email New Orleans (November 11, 2014) – Chris Polychron, a Realtor® in Hot Springs, Ark., was installed today as 2015 president of the National Association of Realtors® at the association’s Board of Directors meeting during the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Polychron has […]

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Requirements for Real Estate Courses Tighten – Gary Isom, AREC Executive Director

Posted by Emily Morgan - October 20, 2014 - News & Events
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The Banker’s Advocate September 2014 – Gary Isom Article   This article was originally published in the September 30, 2014, issue of the Arkansas State Bank Department’s newsletter, The Banker’s Advocate.

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House to House: What Consumers Should Expect When Working with a Realtor®

Posted by Emily Morgan - October 6, 2014 - House To House
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House to House: What Consumers Should Expect When Working with a Realtor® By Emily Morgan, Director of Public Relations & Communications, Arkansas Realtors® Association   On behalf of the Arkansas Realtors® Association, we would like to extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to Beverly Carter’s family. Words cannot express how truly sorry we are that […]

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ARA’s Convention Wrap Up

Posted by Emily Morgan - October 3, 2014 - News & Events
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Statement from the Arkansas REALTORS® Association on the Beverly Carter Tragedy

Posted by Emily Morgan - September 30, 2014 - News & Events, News Releases
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On behalf of the Arkansas REALTORS® Association, we would like to extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to Beverly Carter’s family. Words cannot express how truly sorry we are that this tragedy has happened. Though not every REALTOR® in Arkansas may have known her, we all feel a deep connection with her as a part […]

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Central AR REALTOR® Reported Missing

Posted by Emily Morgan - September 26, 2014 - News & Events, News Releases
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UPDATE:   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Pulaski County sheriff’s deputies are reporting that they have located the body of missing real estate agent Beverly Carter, 49. As of 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, 33-year-old Arron Lewis is officially charged with capital murder of Carter. He was initially booked on a kidnapping charge and a parole hold […]

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ARA Convention Wrap Up

Posted by Emily Morgan - September 22, 2014 - News & Events, News Releases
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The Arkansas REALTORS® Association held their 90th Annual Convention September 15-17, 2014 at the Fort Smith Convention Center. The theme for this year’s Convention was “Saddle Up!”   The three day program included committee meetings, the annual membership meeting, recognition luncheons and banquets, and nationally-recognized speakers who covered legal, technological, motivational, and operational subjects. Speakers […]

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