KAAR OFFICE REOPENING: With COVID infection rates and hospitalizations continuing to fall, the KAAR office is back open to members as of Monday, April 5. For now, all professional development classes will remain virtual. Members visiting the office are strongly encouraged to wear a mask out of respect for the staff's health. We look forward to seeing you!

Win a Free MLS Subscription!

All KAAR members who complete the Fairhaven Simulator between now and the last day of April will have their name entered into a drawing for a free flexMLS or Catylist subscription for the upcoming subscription period (2021-2022). In order to be entered into the drawing, members must send their certificate of completion to Steve Lawson by April 30, 2021. Members can access their certificate of Completion by logging into https://fairhaven.realtor.


2020 KAAR Awards

In any other normal year, KAAR would have hosted an event to recognize the 2020 award winners. We didn’t want to let a pandemic stop us from highlighting the exceptional members we have at KAAR. Watch the videos to see the winners' surprise reactions caught on camera and the official announcement of the 2020 Realtor of the Year, Managing Broker of the Year, Affiliate of the Year, Good Neighbor, and Rising Star.


KAAR Scholarship

The KAAR Scholarship will award $2,500 to a high-school senior (rising college freshman entering a four-year accredited college or university). This competitive merit-based scholarship honors Barney Thompson, who passed away in 2007, after 27 years of leadership for KAAR. This scholarship is only open to immediate family of KAAR members; a cumulative HS GPA of 2.5 (on a 5.0 scale) is required. The deadline to apply for the 2021 academic year is Friday, April 30, 2021.


Online CE classes

Commercial Lot/Land Purchase & Sale Agreements Revealed - 6 CE | 4/13/2021 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NAR Code of Ethics - 3 CE | 4/14/2021 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (SOLD OUT)

Build Your Influence Brand - 2 CE (Pending) | 4/20/2021 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Cost: $15)

NAR Code of Ethics - 3 CE | 5/6/21 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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.


What's Going On

Apr 12, 2021
Statement on Today’s Officer Involved Shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School April 12th, 2021   KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — The Knoxville Area Association of Realtors today released the following statement: “We are devastated to learn about the deadly officer involved shooting that occurred today at Austin-East Magnet High School, and our hearts are with all those affected by this senseless tragedy. We would also like to...
Apr 12, 2021
Please be aware that there is a new text scam alert. Members have reported receiving text messages from supposed potential clients saying that they are interested in a property the agent has, and included in the text is a link. The link redirects to a fake Facebook login page that is setup to capture the login information to presumably impersonate them at a later date. Always be on alert for messages or emails with suspicious links!
Apr 01, 2021
Are you a KAAR member with a graduating senior? There are two great opportunities for your child/grandchild to win a scholarship toward a post-secondary education. KAAR will be awarding a rising senior with a $2,500 scholarship toward a four-year college, and Tennessee REALTORS® has also opened its TREEF scholarship application to assist incoming college freshman to a university, junior college or accredited trade school! Check out the...