The KAAR office reopened on Monday, June 1 with important COVID-19 precautions, which can be viewed here. Members may access COVID-19 updates at

Homeownership Month

June is Homeownership Month and we’re celebrating Americans who are #CreatingHome. By becoming homeowners, they are one step closer to the American Dream and sharing their experience can help others to do the same. Join us all month long as we celebrate the new era of homeownership and recognize the people, policies, and programs that are #CreatingHome now and into the future!

Online CE classes

Staging to Sell Designation - 3 CE | 6/7/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

TREC CORE - 6 CE | 6/9/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NAR Code of Ethics - 3 CE | 6/24/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

*SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist) NAR Designation - 14 CE | 8/25/2020 - 8/26/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 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.

CIPS Designation

Earn the CIPS Designation for only $150 (a $320 discount)! Greater Nashville REALTORS® welcomes KAAR members to earn the CIPS designation, a course designed to introduce real estate professionals to the basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate international real estate transactions. 

WHEN: June 8 and June 9, 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM EST/8:30 AM to 4:30 PM CST

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. Four episodes are now available!

What's Going On

May 29, 2020
Since mid-March and the arrival of COVID-19, the KAAR staff has been working remotely while continuing to meet members' needs. We take pride in knowing that we quickly rose to the occasion and didn't miss a beat when it came to the continued delivery of the extraordinary service the association's members are accustomed to. KAAR staff will return to the association's office on Monday, June 1st and we want you to know we view the...
May 22, 2020
Under the details of Phase II of Knox County's Reopening Plan Open Houses are allowed in Knox County beginning May 26 with the following guidelines. Although allowed, it is not business as usual yet. Open Houses may only have a maximum of 50 people for the duration of the event. Physical distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained between attendees of different households.  If physical distancing cannot be maintained, all attendees...
Apr 30, 2020
April 30, 2020 guidance on open houses: This information may change at any time and Realtors are encouraged to confirm general business and open house regulations regularly with their county health department(s). The six (6) Counties of Davidson, Hamilton, Knox, Madison, Shelby, and Sullivan have authority to make their own decisions to allow or prohibit real estate open houses through their county health department. Real estate open...