Proposed MLS Rule Changes

In late 2017, the KAAR Board of Directors approved a presidential advisory group to consider the growing practice of “Coming Soon” listings.  Please take a moment to watch the video of Proposed Residential MLS Rule Changes, including the Coming Soon Sign Policy details.  Visit the link below for any questions & answers you might have.


Commemorate

April 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act. Each year, REALTORS® recognize the significance of this event and reconfirm our commitment to upholding fair housing law, as well as our commitment to offering equal professional service to all in their search for real property.


Be Like Bill.

It’s that time again!  The National Association of REALTORS® latest Ethics Requirement Cycle begins on January 1, 2017, and has switched from a four year to a two year cycle. REALTORS® are required to complete a minimum of 2.5 hours of the Code of Ethics training, and December, 31 2018 is the deadline for the current cycle.  Have you taken your Code of Ethics course?


Get your SRES

Seniors Real Estate Specialists® or SRES® designees are REALTORS® qualified to address the needs of home buyers and sellers age 50+. By earning the SRES® Designation, you have demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.


Represent Sellers? Take a look!

NAR's SRS DESIGNATION – 16 CE (A GRI ELECTIVE)!  OCTOBER 15 – 16 (Registration Opens June 1)


Generational Marketing, Emerging Business Trends, Prospecting, Listing Strategies, Marketing the Listing, Setting the Stage, Seller Counseling, & more.


Cost is $275 for members/$315 for nonmembers


What's Going On

Mar 29, 2018
Realtors must keep safety in mind.  Recently, Agent 1 contacted the association to report she had been working with a male in his mid 20s.  Described as "eccentric," he appeared to only be interested in seeing vacant homes.  Agent 2 in the same office agreed to help out and show the male properties on a day when Agent 1 was unavailable.  During one of the showings with Agent 2 the male...
Feb 23, 2018
KAAR occasionally receives reports from members who suspect their listings have been fraudulently posted on Craigslist as rental listings. It is believed that these listings are being posted on Craigslist as part of a scam or a plan to trick those who respond to the fake rental ads out of money. If this has happened to you or if you want to learn more in order to prevent this issue, read more about...
Feb 02, 2018
On Tuesday, January 30, the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors® took part in the statewide Realtor “Day on the Hill” at our state capitol.  KAAR brought over 50 of the 400 Realtors who attended this important political advocacy event, which gives Realtors a chance to meet their elected officials and speak on issues important to Realtors and their clients. KAAR's jurisdiction covers 12 counties in East Tennessee so its group...

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