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The Arkansas REALTOR® is the official online publication of the Arkansas REALTORS® Association and serves the Arkansas real estate profession with timely information on trends, best practices, tools and resources for professional development and news about innovative business and community leaders.  The magazine is distributed monthly to members by way of a link to the ARA website.

January 3 *Happy New Year, 2017 Forms, 2016 Awards for Excellence Information, February Meetings, Lookout for a Survey, GRI & MRP Class Info and Tax Time with Chris Bird and more!

January 17 *2016 Awards for Excellence, 2017 February ARA Committee & Board of Director Meetings, Diversity Survey, ALC Designation Webinar, National Land Conference Registration Info, Security and Referral News articles and more!

January 31 *REALTOR® Day at the Capitol Information, 2017 February ARA Committee & BOD meetings, SCAM ALERT!, Region 9 Event Information – Registration, Bob Walker appointed to Arkansas Real Estate Commission and more… *NOTE* The Start time for REALTOR® Day at the Capitol has changed to 10:00am

February 14 *REALTOR® Day at the Capitol Information, 2017 February ARA Committee & BOD meetings, Region 9 Event Information – Registration, 2017 GRLA Class Announcement, 9 Tax Deductions Every Agent Needs to Know, Land Market Survey Released and more… *NOTE* The Start time for REALTOR® Day at the Capitol has changed to 10:00am

March 2 *New Arkansas REALTOR® Logo, Region 9 Conference Information & Registration, ARA Text Message Program, REALTOR® Leader Dealing with Email Scam for a Year, Fair Housing Commission Training and more…

March 14 *Educational & Networking Opportunity Coming Up, Congratulations GRI Graduates, ARPAC Tax Credit Information, Real Estate Negotiation Expert Certification Course and more…

March 28 *CE Class in Benton, Real Estate Investing Class, Real Estate Negotiation Expert Certification Class,  Get Referrals from Agents, Safety Tips, and more…

April 11  *Region IX Recap, Free Annual Fair Housing/Fair Lending Conference, ARPAC Tax Credit, Safety Tips, and More…

April 25  *2017 GRI Graduates, Real Estate Investing Class Opportunity, 2018 NAR Committees, REALTOR Action Center Mobile App, And Much More!

May 9 *Hearts & Homes, 2018 Nominations, June Meetings, Real Estate Investing Class, Bill Ladd Classroom Dedication, And Much More!

May 23 *Legislative Meetings, Honors & Awards, Upcoming Deadlines for Nominations, Classes, And Much More!

June 6 *June Meeting Registration, Text Updates, Upcoming Classes, Ethics Reminder, and Much More!

June 20 *Legislative Session Update, Flood Relief Update, New Hearts and Homes Fundraiser, and Much More!

July 5 *93rd Annual Convention & Trade Show Registration, Bill Ladd Classroom Dedication, Legislators of The Year, GRI Graduates, and Much More!

July 18 *Official Notice to Members 2018 Board of Directors Nominees, 93rd Annual Convention, Speaker Spotlight, Realtor Awards, and Much More!

August 1 *Convention Registration, Free CE Class, SOAR Raffle, Consumer Corner, and Much More!

August 15 *Convention Registration, Speaker Spotlight, Carl Carter Interview, and Much More!

August 29 *Convention! Texas Flooding Relief, Call For Action, New App Roll-out, and Much More!

December 20 *ARA’s Holiday Hours, 2017 Forms Purchasing Info, 2016 Awards for Excellence Information, AR Governor to Appoint AR REALTOR® Philip Taldo to AR Highway Commission, and more…

December 6 *2017 Forms Ordering Information, Graduate REALTOR® Leadership Academy Applications, GRI Schedule, SOAR Fundraising Total, 2017 Housing Forecast and more…

November 22 *Happy Thanksgiving! ARA Thanksgiving Hours, 2017 GRI Schedule, February Meetings, Apply for the 2017 GRLA Class, and more…

November 8 *Message from the AREC – Notice of Proposed Rule Amendment, Paragould Board Habitat Build, Karen Crowson installed as Region 9 Vice President & more…

October 25 *Ballot Issues 6 & 7, Special Olympics Duck Pluck, 3 Marketing Excuses You Need to Dump, NAR’s Conference and Expo and more…

October 11 *ARA’s 2017 Leadership Retreat, Oh the Places You’ll Go – Member Involvement Hearts & Homes Update, Client Corner from HouseLogic, NAR Conference & Expo, RLI Offerings and more…

September 6 *Convention Individual Tickets, Danna Johnson – NAR Good Neighbor Award Finalist, Safety Reminders and Resources and more…

August 19 *ARA’s 92nd Annual Convention & Tradeshow and Hotel Information

August 9 *ARA’s 92nd Annual Convention & Tradeshow, CE/Ethics/GRI Class, Lenders Told It’s Customary to Share Closing Disclosures With Agents, National Land Convention and more…

July 27 *Convention Registration, CE, Ethics & GRI Class Offering at Convention, Rebranding Contest, Northeast AR BOR Raised $$ for ARPAC and more…

July 12 *ARA Rebranding Contest – You could win $500 CASH!, Official Notice to Members, Northeast AR BOR Project REALTOR® Restore, and more…

June 29 *RLI Elects Arkansas REALTOR® Jeramy Stephens as 2017 Vice President, Drone Rules Update, Call for Action, SOAR Fundraiser and more…

June 15 *NAR Call for Action: Tell the Senate to Get to Work for Future Homebuyers, June Meetings, Upcoming GRI Class, Board of Directors Official Nominations and more…

May 31 *June Meetings, BOD Nominations, REALTOR® Awards, SOAR Raffle, NEAR Board supports Special Olympics Arkansas Torch Arrival, and more…

May 17 *NAR Board of Directors Decisions, ARA BOD Nominations being accepted, ARA June Meetings, NAR Mid-Year Meetings Recap, REALTOR® Awards and more!

May 3 *ARA Now Accepting Board of Directors Nominations, June Committee & BOD Meetings Information, Hearts & Homes Gifted over $7,000 last week and more…

April 19 *NAR Broker Summit Registration Deadline Extended, Buzzwords for Listing Ads, High Five for Hearts and Homes and more…

April 5 *Lawrence Yun at the ARA TOMORROW, SRS Designation Class, Get REALTOR® Campaign and more…

March 22 *Why I Invest in ARPAC, Lawrence Yun Coming to ARA, ARA Forms Changes Requests-Due April 1st, New NAR Committee Request Process and more…

March 8 *Forms Change Request-due April 1st!, Broker Summit, March special – Vacation & Second Home Course and more….

February 25 *REALTOR® Joel King Named in Auctioneer Hall of Fame, Form Simplicity Trainers Training, AR REALTORS® Represent at RPAC President’s Circle Conference and more…

February 10 *February Meetings, Meet the 2016 GRLA Class, 2017 Forms Changes Request Information and more…

January 26 *February Committee & Board of Directors Meetings, GRI Class Next Week!, Consumer related articles, IDShield Affiliate information and more…

January 12 *February Committee & Board of Directors Meetings, Lunch & Learn: Forms Changes Training, GRI Educational Oportunities and more…

2015

December 29 2016 Forms Changes Training Lunch & Learn, 2016 GRI Classes, Purchase 2016 Forms and ARA Copyright Information

December 15 GRLA Application Deadline Extended, SCAM ALERT, Message from AREC and more…

December 1 Paper forms and software for 2016 is now available for purchase, Half Price Homes from HUD: What You Need to Know and more…

November 17 CFPB/Forms Changes, Protect Yourself with IDShield, Land Professionals Survey and more…

November 3 Passing of ARA’s Immediate Past President Bill Ladd, CFA, CFPB Changes Info, New Affinity Partner – IDShield.

October 20 NAR: Call For Action; Stop Congress From Taking Money From Future Homeowners, Spooky Real Estate Stories, 5 Fall Staging Ideas and more…

October 6 2016 Leadership Retreat, AREC’s Alford Elected to ARELLO, What REALTORS® Should Know About CFPBB Changes, CRS Class and more…

September 22 ARA Convention Wrap Up, RESPA/TILA Lunch and Learn & 3 HR Required Topic and more…

September 8 Individual Convention Event Tickets, Lunch & Learn + 3Hr Required Topic Class, NAR Safety Class ad more…

August 25  The 91st Annual Arkansas REALTORS® Association Convention & Trade Show is coming to the Springdale Convention Center more…

August 11  Convention, Official Notice to Members, Safety Initiatives, Committee Volunteer Form, Lunch & Learn + 3 Hour CE and more…

July 28  Convention Registration, Here From Speaker Leigh Brown, Beverly Carter Safety-Certified Office Program Information and more…

July 14  Call For Action: Stop Patent Trolls, ARA Convention, Update on Carter Case, Beverly Carter Safety-Certified Office Program and more…

June 30  ARA’s Negotiation Class, SOAR Raffle, URRA Thank You, News from NAR and more…

June 18  Chris Polychron Boardroom Dedication, Legislator of the Year Luncheon, Congressman French Hill Meet & Greet, Case from the AREC, and more…

June 2  Leadership Nominations due June 3, June Meetings, April Housing Stats, LANDU Education Week, NWA GRI Course and more…

May 19  June Meetings, Leadership Nominations Now Being Accepted, Mid-Year Meetings Re-Cap and more…

May 5  June Meetings, Safety Update, May’s Safety Video – Auto Safety, GRI Graduates, Upcoming GRI Class, New NABOR Facility and more…

April 21  Jonesboro BOR Awards Gala, GRLA Class, Safety Updates, SRES Designation Course, GRI Graduates and more…

April 7  REALTOR® Open House Safety Video, Safety Course, SOAR Challenge and more…

March 24  NAR REALTOR® Safety Pilot Course, REALTOR® Safety Update, GRI Graduates, Arkansas Fair Housing Conference and more…

March 10  REALTOR® Safety Updates, Safety Video Series, Doyle Yates appointed as AR Real Estate Commissioner, SOAR Challenge and more…

February 24  2015 REALTOR® Day at the Capital wrap up, GRI Class change, ARPAC Tax Credit, Consumer Articles and more…

February 12  ARA Accepting Nominations, Fair Housing Conference, and more..

January 27  Educational Opportunities, Earn ABR, SRES and GRI Designations

January 13  Lunch and Learn, February Committee & BOD Meetings, REALTOR® Day at the Capitol and more…

2014

December 30  License and 2015 Forms Renewal Information, Holiday Hours, 2015 Forms Changes Info and more…

December 16  Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from the ARA, Messages from the AREC, Holiday Hours, January Lunch and Learn, and more…

December 2  2015 Forms Information, GRLA app, GRI & RPR Class Information

November 18  Message from ARA Leadership & Staff, RPR Class, GRLA Application Info, News from NAR & more…

November 4  2015 Form Simplicity Software Available for Purchase, RLI Meeting, Rural Housing Update Correction, 2015 Save the Dates – Meetings and GRI Classes, GRLA applications, and more

Early Voting – Legislative Newsletter

October 21  Leadership Retreat, Rural Housing Update, Get out the Vote, and more…

October 7  President’s Message, REALTOR® Safety and more…

September 23 Convention Wrap Up, ARA REALTOR® of the Year and more…

September 9  Explanation of Proposed Bylaws Changes to Article XIII, Section 7

August 26  Convention Information, Educational Opportunities and more!

August 12  Convention Information

July 25  Special Olympics Arkansas Raffle, Convention Information, GRI Kick-Off, News from NAR and more

July 15  REALTOR® of the Year and Distinguished Service Award Applications, More information on the Ride for the American Dream, GRI Information and Raffle Benefiting Special Olympics Arkansas

July 1  Slate of BOD Nominees, Mandatory Core Standards, Convention Information & Registration, GRI Information & Registration, Upcoming RLI Meeting and more

June 13  President’s Message, June Meetings, GRI Information, July CRS Class, May Housing Stats, and more

May 29  BOD Nominations, Mandatory Core Standards, June Meetings Information & Registration, NWA GRI Class and more

May 15  Tornado Relief Efforts, June Meetings Information & Registration, Ride for the American Dream and more

May 1  Tornado Relief Efforts, RLI Chapter Meeting in Jonesboro, The Great Moving Adventure – New Affinity Partner and more

April 17  Fair Housing Conference, SOAR Fundraiser, Save the Dates, Landlord Tenant Handbook and more

April 3  President’s Message, Fair Housing Month, 2014 GRLA Class, Safety App, News from NAR and more

March 20  Forms Changes Due, ARPAC Tax Credit Form, Arkansas Home Wins Wall Street Journal’s Home of the Week and more

March 6  February Meetings Wrap Up, REALTOR® Action Center Mobile App, REALTORS® in the News and more

February 20  REALTOR® Lunch & Learn, President’s Message, REALTORS® in the News, Accommodations for Service Animals in Housing, CRS Class in Conway and more

February 6  February Meetings Information & Registration, Breaking News out of the Senate, RLI Google Earth Webinar, Fort Smith SOAR Trivia Night, Introducing the 2014 GRLA Class, and more

January 23  February Meetings Information & Registration, Form Simplicity Tutorials, ARPAC Tax Credit Form, Arkansas Establishing REALTOR® Land Institute Chapter and more

January 9  President’s New Year Message, Form Simplicity Purchase Information, Awards for Excellence Information and more

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