With increasing COVID-19 infection rates continuing to set record highs in the Knoxville area, the KAAR physical office will be closed beginning Tuesday, July 7 for the foreseeable future. KAAR staff will immediately shift to working remotely from home as they continue to meet members’ needs. Please keep an eye here for updates as we navigate through the continuing COVID-19 matter.

Online CE classes

Setting the Stage for Buyer Success - 3 CE | 8/18/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (COST: $15)

THDA 101 Basics - 1 CE | 8/20/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

RPR Basics - no CE | 8/24/2020 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Make it Rain: RE Investing for REALTORS (NEW!) - 2 CE | 9/2/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Cost: $15)

Featured Class

Join Monica Neubauer from 9 am to noon on 8/18 via Zoom to learn the valuable skills necessary to be the professional Realtor buyers want to work with, especially during this challenging time! Learn the skills that will set you apart from the competition as you guide your buyers through an often challenging and more often rewarding process that starts with an initial meeting and ends with a satisfied client who will refer you again and again! The cost to register is $15.

KAAR Podcast Now Streaming!

"In the Loop": Keeping members at the Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® in the loop with up-to-date industry news & trends and the latest association events." KAAR's official podcast is now streaming via Spotify, iTunes, and other channels. Seven episodes are now available!

COVID-19 Updates

As the coronavirus remains a growing concern in the U.S. and in Tennessee, KAAR will continue to share the latest developments affecting our members and communities. We are compiling the latest announcements, advocacy efforts, and updates from our local, state and national organizations which can be found at this page. Please make sure to check this page for regular updates.

Scholarship Recipients

We are pleased to announce that Katie Dansereau and Sophia Foster will each receive a $2,500 scholarship toward their respective college/university. This competitive merit-based scholarship honors Barney Thompson, who passed away in 2007, after twenty-seven years of leadership for Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS®. The scholarships are funded through the annual summer solstice dinner and association & MLS fines.

What's Going On

Aug 06, 2020
Charles Lloyd Teague, Jr. age 75 of Knoxville, formerly of Clairfield, TN, passed away July 25, 2020. He was an agent with Century 21 Select and then Century 21 Legacy. He also served as a Claiborne County School Board Chairman. He wife, Wilma Teague, passed away three days earlier. There will be a graveside service at Woodlawn Cemetery in LaFollette at 10 am Tuesday, July 28th for Charles and Wilma and will be live streamed on Weaver Funeral...
Aug 04, 2020
While the residential real estate market shows no signs of slowing down amidst COVID-19, the commercial real estate industry is experiencing transformative changes. Justin Cazana, Chair of the KAAR Commercial Committee, and John Thurman, Vice President of McCarty Holsaple McCarty, discuss the ways in which COVID-19 might permanently change commercial real estate.
Jul 13, 2020
KAAR is sharing a GoFundMe on behalf of KAAR member Harry Bacon, at the request of his broker, Rita Neubert. "Our friend Harry Bacon and his wife Darlene Bacon have been struggling with Harry's health for several months. He has not been able to work since April and now his wife cannot work as he...