KAAR staff is currently working remotely as of Tuesday morning, November 24 due to the continuing rise of COVID-19 cases. Staff is only a phone call or email away during regular business hours, 8:00 - 4:30 p.m. (EST), Monday - Friday.

2020 Year in Review

Even though 2020 was an unprecedented year, KAAR members celebrated many successes despite the pandemic. Let's take a look back at all that was accomplished in the year 2020!

KAAR 2021 Installation

The 2021 KAAR Board of Directors & Officers Installation is here! Join us as we install the 2021 leadership by watching this short video featuring KAAR leadership, including 2020 President Jim Oakley and 2021 President Shannon Foster-Boline. We thank our outgoing leaders for their years of service, and we welcome and congratulate our newly elected board to serve the years ahead!

Featured Class

4/8/21 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am (2 CE - NEW!)

Learn best-practices for leveraging social media marketing to raise awareness, increase prospective customer touch-points, build relationships, generate leads, and create clients-for-life. Discover shortcuts to practices that have proven to work best and learn what doesn't work. If you feel you lack the time, skill, or resources to accomplish your social media marketing goals, this is the jumpstart you need to level up your social media efforts.

Online CE classes

Emotional Intelligence and Real Estate - 3 CE | 3/2/2021 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Commercial Purchase & Sale Agreements Revealed - 6 CE | 3/8/2021 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

GRI 401-403 - 18 CE | 3/9/2021 - 3/11/2021 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lot/Land Purchase and Sale Agreeements Revealed - 4 CE | 3/23/2021 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 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.

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. Ten episodes are now available!

What's Going On

Feb 16, 2021
KAAR has received report of a few agents that have received threatening phone calls/text messages demanding money with a threat of being killed. If you receive a call such as this, please report it to the proper authorities. Additionally, a brokerage has reported that scammers has been spoofing the real estate office's phone number for contract jobs. If you receive any report of a scam call or what you think might be a spoof phone call, we urge...
Feb 12, 2021
Madeline Combs Fields age 78, of LaFollette passed away Thursday February 4, 2021. She was beloved by many as the consummate businesswoman, a born entrepreneur, compassionate friend and family woman, the founder of Fields Real Estate who took great pride in providing outstanding service to her many clients. She was also an icon for many burgeoning female real estate agents in the area. In 1985, Madeline and her husband purchased property that...
Feb 11, 2021
The announcement of Zillow purchasing Showingtime has unsurprisingly generated a lot of talk online and on social media platforms. KAAR certainly wants to encourage discussion and engagement, but we want to protect our members of the REALTOR family by reminding them they must refrain from making comments that are inconsistent with federal antitrust law. Antitrust lawsuits are typically high dollar and notoriously difficult to defend, not to...