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Arkansas Realtor®, Doyle Yates, Appointed as Arkansas Real Estate Commissioner

Posted by Emily Morgan - March 10, 2015 - News & Events, News Releases
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Doyle Yates, Executive Vice President of Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney and Faucette in Fayetteville, Arkansas, was appointed by Governor Hutchinson as Commissioner to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission. Commissioner Yates obtained his real estate license in 1975 and his broker’s license in 1977 and is the current President of the Northwest Arkansas Board of Realtors®.  […]

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REALTOR® Credit Card Now Available

Posted by Emily Morgan - March 9, 2015 - News & Events
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Applications are now available for the new REALTOR® Credit Card, the official credit card of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. This unique card program was created through a partnership between NAR and REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, to offer a new choice for credit for REALTORS®, Association staff and […]

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REALTOR® Safety Updates

Posted by Emily Morgan - March 9, 2015 - News & Events
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On Tuesday, March 3rd at 1:30pm Representative Laurie Rushing, a fellow Arkansas REALTOR®, will be presenting a Safety Resolution to the House of Representatives. You can view the Safety Resolution by clicking here.   On Wednesday March 4th, HB 1504, a bill presented by Representative Laurie Rushing that allows flexibility on advancing safety education, made it out of committee […]

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House to House: Realtors’® Market Predictions for 2015

Posted by Emily Morgan - February 24, 2015 - House To House
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House to House: Realtors’® Market Predictions for 2015   As we welcome in the New Year, we also welcome more positive predictions for the housing market. After years of slow and steady recovery, in 2014 the U.S economy saw its best year since the 2008 recession. With the economy continuing to show improvement and income […]

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House to House: Selling Your Home During the Winter

Posted by Emily Morgan - February 24, 2015 - House To House
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House to House: Selling Your Home During the Winter     Selling your home during the winter months can be a daunting task. The holiday season is already a hectic time of year and selling a house can be stressful. However, there are distinct advantages to selling your home at this time of year.   […]

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House to House: Watch your Property Management Revenue

Posted by Emily Morgan - February 24, 2015 - House To House, News & Events
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House to House: Watch your Property Management Revenue By: Gary Isom, Executive Director of the Arkansas Real Estate Commission   When the real estate economy began to decline in the last several years, many real estate brokerage firms turned to property management to make up for the downturn in residential sales. This seemed like a […]

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REALTOR® Safety Concerns Affect Consumers – REALTOR.com Article

Posted by Emily Morgan - January 29, 2015 - House To House, News & Events
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In the wake of the kidnapping and murder of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter last year, agents have been beefing up their safety measures when it comes to showing houses to new clients. Many brokerages have hired safety experts to teach Krav Maga self-defense techniques, and real estate coaches are promoting smartphone apps such as SafeTREC, EmergenSee, and Real Alert—all […]

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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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